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Erosion Control Technology Council ECTC

ECTC Board of Directors Announced for 2015 – 2016

The Erosion Control Technology Council has announced the results of its recent election, which determined the 2015 – 2016 term ECTC Board of Directors. Diane Hitt (East Coast Erosion Blankets, LLC) was elected Chairman. For Hitt, it marks another significant milestone in just the past 12 months. She was honored in early 2014 with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and... »

Conference Review - Environmental Connection 2015
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REVIEW: Environmental Connection 2015 – New Format, Excellent Benefits

By Elizabeth Peggs – I confess that when I heard “February in Portland” I quietly questioned a few things about the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA Region One) 2015 conference! My reservations were immediately offset by the second part of the same announcement: IECA had opted to co-locate its 2015 Environmental Connection conference with IFAI’s biennial Geosynth... »

ACF West wins Project of the Year

ACF West Earns Project of the Year Award from Profile Products

During the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA Region One) Environmental Connection 2015 conference, ACF West received a 2014 Project of the Year Award from Profile Products. Multiple other companies were also honored during Profile’s banquet in Portland, Oregon on February 16. The evening was dedicated to recognizing the work of distributors in the erosion and sediment c... »

Queen's University Engineering Student Dan Jones
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Queen’s University Engineering Student Wins NAGS Paper Award

By L. David Suits - The North American Geosynthetics Society’s (NAGS) 2015 Student Paper Award was presented to Daniel Jones, an engineering student at Queen’s University (Canada) at Geosynthetics 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Jones was presented with a USD $500 award and will receive an invitation to present his winning paper in a special session at GeoAmericas 2016, the 3rd Pan-American ... »

Strata Adds Phil McGoldrick as International Sales Manager
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Strata Adds Phil McGoldrick as International Sales Manager

Strata Systems has grown significantly in its international presence in recent years. Growth has followed a steady and diverse plan in developing product lines (e.g., StrataWeb®), investing in emerging markets (e.g., Indian and Brazilian infrastructure), and adding people. The company has just announced the addition of an industry veteran as Strata’s new International Sales Manager: Phil McGoldric... »

Maccaferri Geotechnical Software Tools
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Geotechnical Software Tools from Maccaferri

In its February 2015 newsletter, international geosynthetics and affiliated civil technologies manufacturer Maccaferri focused on two geotechnical software tools. These products are dedicated to assisting pavement design and improving fluid drainage. DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE NEWSLETTER (PDF) Visit Maccaferri’s Design Software Page The publication is part of a special supplement created by Macc... »

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