Geosynthetic Institute June Short Courses

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The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has opened registration for its next geosynthetics training sessions. To be held at the Folsom, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) headquarters of GSI, the following courses will be offered: QA/QC of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities – Thursday, 19 June 2014 Construction Inspection of MSE Walls, Berms and Slopes – Friday, 20 June 2014 All GSI one-day courses c... »

Geotextile E-Learning Modules Offered by Propex

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Propex™ has launched a new series of e-learning training modules focused on woven geotextiles. The modules include profiles of applications, benefits, and installation notes from the company’s Geotex® Wovens line. ACCESS THE E-LEARNING PORTAL The Geotex® Wovens 101 is available on Propexglobal.com, Geotextile.com, and Propexplus.com. A Nonwovens 101 module is also available. Questions on this trai... »

Great Connections 2014 Announces Keynote Speakers, Opens Registration

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Online registration has opened for Great Connections 2014! This new water quality and stormwater management conference from two IECA Chapters will be held 29 April – 1 May 2014 in Davenport, Iowa. The conference organizers have also announced the keynote speakers: Tom Murphy, former mayor of Pittsburgh and now a Senior Resident Fellow for Urban Development with the Urban Land Institute (ULI)... »

Great Connections 2014 at the Heart of Stormwater Management

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By Rebecca Kauten – The Great Lakes and Great Rivers Chapters of IECA represent nine American states (IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MO, NE, OH, WI) and one Canadian province (ON). The region is characterized by old industry, overstressed underground stormwater systems, strong wetlands and conservation policies, agricultural runoff challenges, wind-induced soil erosion, and riverside urban redevelopmen... »

CQA Solutions, Ltd. Provides Michigan DEQ Education

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TOLEDO, Ohio – CQA Solutions, Ltd., an expert construction quality assurance (CQA), geosynthetics, earthworks consulting firm, recently led the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in a day-long professional development seminar. Key topics included the changing role of the CQA technician, common CQA misconceptions, and the importance of not diminishing the role of CQA as technology a... »

Full-Day Courses at Environmental Connection 2014

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will hold its annual conference and exhibition 25-28 February 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, Environmental Connection, provides an enormous opportunity to take part in professional development courses, discover new technologies, network, and share insight into erosion and sediment control problems and solutions. The 2014 edi... »