HUESKER Responds to Market Growth

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From HUESKER inc. – As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of geosynthetics, agricultural and industrial textiles, HUESKER, Inc. keeps their finger on the pulse of geotextiles and geosynthetics research. Sven Schröer, CEO says, “Market research indicates a projected growth in the Geosynthetics market of over 8.9% by 2017. With the North American geosynthetic demand for geote... »

Terracon’s Ebelhar Named 2015 Chairman of ASTM Board of Directors

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 8 January 2015—Ronald J. Ebelhar, P.E., D.GE, senior principal with Terracon in Cincinnati, Ohio, has been named chairman of the 2015 ASTM International board of directors. After earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ebelhar joined McClelland Engineers in Houston, Texas, as a staff engineer in 1977, work... »

Manufacturing: Menges Roller Company’s New Website

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30 December 2014 – Menges Roller Company, a leader in manufacturing and maintaining industrial rollers for the nonwovens, geosynthetics, and construction fabric industries, has launched a new website: www.MengesRoller.com. The URL address is the same, but the content is completely new and enhanced. Using a wealth of visuals and language that is inherently technical in nature, but not over-th... »

EPA’s First National Regulations for Coal Ash Disposal

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PRESS RELEASE – 19 December 2014, WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants. The final rule establishes safeguards to protect communities from coal ash impoundment failures, like the catastrophic Kingston, Tenn., spill in 2008,... »

Press Release: Low and Bonar Financial Update

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Low & Bonar (“the Group”), the international performance materials group with leading positions in niche industrial markets, today provides a brief update on trading for the year ended 30 November 2014. The Group expects to report full year results on 3 February 2015. On a constant currency basis, sales were 7.2% ahead of last year (5.5% up on a like-for-like basis excluding Texipl... »

Early-Bird Rate for InnoTrans 2016

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Berlin, 10 December 2014 – The early bird catches the worm. The same expression also goes for InnoTrans. Every exhibitor who books a stand at InnoTrans 2016 by 7 January 2015 can secure a price advantage with the attractive discounts offered by InnoTrans on early bookings. Registration forms in English and German are available for downloading on the InnoTrans website. If you have any queries as re... »

Australia: New Business Development Manager for Layfield

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Layfield Environmental Containment is pleased to announce the employment of Mr. Alex Gersch as Business Development Manager based out of Adelaide, South Australia. Alex brings a wealth of experience in geosynthetics engineering, construction and project management.  He will be responsible for promoting Layfield Environmental Containment’s products and services, including our high performance... »

Tensar Appoints Americas Executive Vice President

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ATLANTA – Nov. 24, 2014 – Tensar International, the global leader in geosynthetic construction technology, recently appointed Mike Lawrence as Executive Vice President of the Americas. Lawrence will spearhead strategic leadership support in the United States, Canada and Latin American regions and drive growth in these emerging markets. “We are proud to have Mike join our Tensar team in this ... »

Strata Wins Milton Vargas Award for Innovative Use of Geosynthetics

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Cumming, Georgia – Strata Systems, Inc.’s sister company Geo Soluções Ltd., recently won a Milton Vargas Award for the article, “StrataSlope,” which was published in the November 2013 issue of Brazilian publication “Foundations & Geotechnical Works.” The award distinguishes works, projects and professionals who stand out throughout the year in the segment of geote... »

HUESKER inc. Adds Regional Manager for LA, MS, TX, AR and OK Markets

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – HUESKER inc., an international manufacturer of geosynthetics, is proud to announce the addition of Shandie Gautreaux, to its US-based staff. Gautreaux’s hiring will strengthen the sales presence within the set territory to enhance HUESKER’s extensive product line, develop new business opportunities, grow the branding of HUESKER products, and manage all existing relationships. ... »