Erosion Control

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... »


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, "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. »

Tenax expands facility

Tenax expands facility- Texax Corp. has doubled its sole manufacturing plant with a plan to add new machinery by the end of Dec. The firm has added three extruders to its existing five, boosting annual extrusion capacity to 20 million pounds. It will invest nearly $2.7 million in machinery. Its 60,000 sq. ft. building grew to 150,000 sq. ft. with a $2.2 million investment. They will hire 20 people... »

Cooley Career Opportunities

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GIGSA News Flash

GIGSA News Flash South Africa is having a very serious erosion control problem. If you would like to consider joining the South African Chapter of IECA or have any imput into solving the problem, this is a very useful association to belong to. For more information visist or »

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