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GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings Available for Purchase
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GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings Now Available

The GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings have been released to the engineering community. The conference, which was the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics, was held 10 – 13 April 2016 in Miami. More than 1100 participated in the event, which featured 200+ presentations, 95 exhibitors, multiple high-level sponsors, 49 technical sessions, and 4 keynote addresses. The GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings h... »

Tom Collins Reflects on HUESKER’s First 25 Years
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Tom Collins Reflects on HUESKER’s First 25 Years

By Chris Kelsey – This is Part 1 of 2 of a profile. Part 1, based on an interview with HUESKER North America’s first president, Tom Collins, looks at the founding of the North and Central American operations. Part 2, to be published May 25, focuses on the current wave of growth with the company, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. This two-part story is also part of an ongoing project... »

Kuhn to Lead TRI Geotechnical / Interaction Division
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Kuhn to Lead TRI Geotechnical / Interaction Division

TRI Environmental, Inc. (TRI) has announced the expansion of Jeffery Kuhn’s role. Effective May 23, Jeffrey Kuhn, Ph.D., P.E. will be the new Director of the TRI Geotechnical / Interaction Division, which provides interface friction testing, a wide variety of soils and rock testing services, and interaction tests, including pull-out, direct shear and large-scale connection testing. Dr. Kuhn ... »

Geofabrics Earns Australian Manufacturer of the Year Award
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Geofabrics Australasia Wins Manufacturing Award

The 2016 Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards honored Geofabrics Australasia as Manufacturer of the Year during a May 12 ceremony in Sydney. Geofabrics was recognized for its production of Trinet® and Flownet® geonet geocomposite drainage systems. The manufacturing award was given in the Industrial Product category. Flownet® is a lightweight drainage net used for landfill caps, tunnels, r... »

Conference Review - Environmental Connection 2015
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Environmental Connection 2017 Call for Abstracts

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA Region One) will hold Environmental Connection 2017 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta 21 – 24 February 2017. The annual Environmental Connection gatherings are billed as the world’s largest soil and water conference and exhibition. IECA has issued its call for presentations. Abstracts due: May 31 Key Topics for Environmental Connection 2017 ... »

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TenCate Promotes Beth Wilbanks and Melissa Medlin

Strong companies are often characterized by stability among key staff. Following its history of internal team development and promotion, TenCate Geosynthetics has announced the promotions of Beth Wilbanks and Melissa Medlin. Beth Wilbanks is an 18-year veteran of TenCate. She will now serve as Director of Product Management, following a successful tenure as Group Quality Manager. In her new role, ... »

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