Raven Expands Production Capacity in Midland, Texas

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Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN) is the latest geosynthetics company to announce production capacity expansion. Raven’s Engineered Films Division, which manufactures geomembranes along with various other film and sheet materials, is increasing production capacity at its Midland, Texas facility. The company noted that the move is in response to increased demand for geomembranes, particularly fo... »

Geosynthetics Excel in Louisiana Trafficking Study

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By TenCate Geosynthetics – The Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) recently completed phase 1 of a full-scale trafficking study that included Mirafi® RS580i. The phase 1 research results were recently presented at an ASCE conference in a paper titled “Use of Geosynthetics for Reinforcing/Stabilizing Unpaved Roads under Full-Scale Truck Axle Loads” (Tang, Abu-Farsakh, ... »

Tensar International Strengthens Local Presence in Bakken Shale Region

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ATLANTA – Tensar International, the global leader in geosynthetic site development technology, is pleased to announce the relocation of Scott Whaley, regional sales manager, from Alpharetta, Ga., to Mandan, N.D. This strategic move will strengthen Tensar’s footprint in the area surrounding the Bakken shale formation and address the growing infrastructure demands of the oil and gas industry. “... »

EMPLOYMENT: CQA Market Development in Mining, Energy, and Waste

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CQA Solutions, Ltd. (http://cqasolutions.co), a leader in containment construction quality assurance (CQA), is looking to expand our field services department in the Mining, Energy, Shale Gas, and Waste Containment sectors.  We seek established professionals with a vast industry network within one or more of these market sectors for sales and business development positions. Please submit resume to... »

Layfield Opens New Warehouse in West Virginia

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WEIRTON, WV – As a leading geomembrane manufacturer to the Oil & Gas industry, Layfield Environmental Systems is pleased to announce its newest distribution center located 2700 Harmon Creek Road, Colliers, WV. Layfield specializes in manufacture and fabrication of high quality frac tank liners and pads, oil pit liners, and well pad liners for the upstream oil & gas sector. We also pr... »

Call for Abstracts: ASCE Shale Energy Conference, July 2014

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A great opportunity is approaching for the geosynthetics field to play a larger role in the environmental side of the shale energy dialogue. Through August 6, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Shale Energy Conference will accept abstracts. Geosynthetic liners are providing essential environmental and operational efficiency containment for shale energy sites, geogrids and geotextiles a... »

FGI Announces Shale Oil and Gas Short Course

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has announced a short course on “Environmental Protection in Shale Oil and Gas Development.” To be held 12 September 2013 in Corsicana, Texas, the event will describe the estimated 40 trillion cubic feet of retrievable natural gas and oil in the Barnett and Eagle Ford Shale, techniques to ensure environmental protection during the development,... »