Raven Industries Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

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Raven Industries Engineered Films Division (NASDAQ:RAVN) has made its mark with polymeric films and sheets, including well-known geomembrane lines. The company has steadily invested in material development and increased its manufacturing capabilities. Recently, it announced the installation of a 7-layer cast extrusion lamination line. The new line is housed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where the ... »

Live and On-Demand Professional Development

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As the calendar year winds down, professional development opportunities such as engineering webinars are utilized more. For some, these sessions provide needed PDHs. For others, it is simply the best time of the year for them to take time for the education. In December, multiple live and on-demand sessions are available. Live and pre-recorded webinar-based and online education tools have expanded ... »

Geosynthetic Lining Systems in Fish Farming

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In the oceans, overfishing has threatened several species of fish with extinction. To help preserve more sustainable fish populations in the wild, several countries have made fish farming—aquaculture—an essential industry. Some of the most commonly farmed fish are tilapia, carp, salmon, and catfish. In Norway, salmon farms are an important economic branch of the country’s aquaculture industry. Con... »

Raven Launches New Flexible Geomembrane Line

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Raven Industries’ Engineered Films Division has announced the release of a new flexible geomembrane product line: HydraFlex™. Designed for energy and environmental applications, the new linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) series is being offered in three primary variations to provide more application-specific design and performance options while maintaining a dependable baseline of flexi... »

Geo-U Launches with 14 Lectures from Koerner and Peggs

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Live and pre-recorded webinar-based and online education tools have expanded rapidly in engineering circles. The launch of Geo-U (www.geo-u.com) adds to this movement the insight of some of the world’s foremost experts on geosynthetics. Geo-U has debuted with 12 lectures from Dr. Robert Koerner of the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) and two from Dr. Ian D. Peggs (I-CORP INTERNATIONAL). The lectures a... »

Dec 11 Webinar: Geosynthetics in Agriculture and Aquaculture

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By Dr. Robert M. Koerner, P.E. – On Wednesday, December 11, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Eastern), the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will continue its monthly webinar series. The forthcoming topic is “Geosynthetics in Agriculture and Aquaculture.” REGISTER ONLINE This webinar illustrates the many and varied applications of geosynthetics which can be (and have been) used in agric... »