Environmental Connection 2015

IECA Courses at Environmental Connection 2015

Each year at the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA Region One) annual conference, Environmental Connection, there is an option to come a day early and take one of many full-day courses that earn you 7 PDH credits. On 15 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon, IECA is offering seven courses for those that want additional education. Full-day courses include: Getting to Know RUSLE2 &... »

East Coast Erosion Control

JOBS: Technical Services Manager, Erosion Control

An industry leading manufacturer of rolled erosion control products is seeking a dynamic, high-energy and results-driven technical services manager who is looking for a position with a continually growing company. The successful candidate must possess effective time management and organization skills, have a strong sense of customer service, confidently convey technical information through oral an... »

RFID Smart Geosynthetics Enable a Talking Road
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RFID Smart Geosynthetics Enable a Talking Road

By Rainer Lugmayr – Passive RFID tags embedded in an asphalt geosynthetic interlayer may be coming to a road near you. The geosynthetic reduces reflective cracking while the uniquely tagged sensors provide roadway integrity and roadwork history for inspectors. The technology received an Energy Globe 2014—the world award for sustainability. Provlies GmbH provides the RFID tag-equipped geosynthetic ... »

Titan Environmental Containment - CN Railway
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Riding the Rails: Track Extension on Composite, Biaxial Geogrids

By Sam Bhat – The Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) wanted to build an additional 6-track extension at the Transcona yard in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Heavy rail cars were expected to pass over this extension area, but the site was not situated on ideal soils for further railway development. CN Rail discovered quickly that the track extension project would need to be delayed while it returned to the e... »

IECA Region One

IECA Revamps Educational Service: IECA on Location

Denver, Colo. - The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) announces IECA on Location, a revamped educational service offered to those who desire to have course(s) conducted at their business site. IECA on Location is a customizable educational program created by IECA Faculty and delivered live at the customer’s site. It is the goal of IECA Education to meet the needs an... »

Geosynthetics in Hydraulic Applications

November Webinar: Geosynthetics in Hydraulic Structures

Live and on-demand education for engineers has really taken off. The North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) ran a successful webinar series in 2014. The online site has been delivering geosynthetics-related on-demand presentations from international experts. And the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) hosts monthly webinars. On November 12, Dr. Robert Koerner will continue the series with ... »

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