Erosion Control

7ICG Conference Report & Pictures

7IGC 22-27 September 2002 in Nice was a fantastic success! Over 1,200 attendees, all booths sold out(and a few extras), elections, four unique educational tracks (300+ papers), dining, dancing, footballand so much more. »

ECTC’s Web site helps facilitate erosion-control design

ECTC's web site helps facilitate erosion-control design - Rolled erosion-control products are typically used in slope or channel applications. The design elements needed for both applications are provided in detail at the ECTC's Web site, http://www.ectc.org. At the site, click to enter the section entitled "Product Selection and Design." Once there, you will have to choose between slope or channe... »

2001 Export/Import Statistics

The amount of nonwoven roll goods exported from the U.S. increased last year by 6.8% compared to 2000. While this is good news, it needs to be tempered by the fact that U.S. imports increased by a whopping 13.5% last year too. Over a five year period, in fact, the gap between U.S. imports and exports of nonwoven roll goods has narrowed considerably. »

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Summary of Nuremberg 2002

Summary of Nuremberg 2002: The Nuremberg GCL conference sessions finished on 17 April with a summary of the sessions by the five session chairmen. It was clearly apparent that to get the optimum service from a GCL it is necessary to use a specifically designed product, as for example when a GCL is to be laid in a canal, underwater, then with ballast dropped on top of it (Heibaum). The lack of dama... »

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ECTC Announces Election of New Directing Members to the Council

ECTC Announces Election of New Directing Members to the Council: They are as follows: John Byun, Green & Bio Tech, Inc.; Mark Kimberline, Greenfix America; Lars Lueders, Tenax Corporation; and Mark Myrowich, ErosionControlBlanket.com. "ECTC has been active in developing standardized testing specific to rolled erosion control products and writing specifications ensuring that erosion products are us... »

Modifications to the 2003 Specifier’s Guide

Geotechnical Fabrics Report Technical Advisory Boad met to discuss modifications to the 2003 Specifier's Guide. Emphasis was placed on the Erosion Control and Geonet tables. It was suggested that all submitted data be technically reviewed for correctness and consistency with other submitted data. It was also suggested that actual values rather than "greater than" values be requested and published. »

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