PODCAST: Disturbed Land Reclamation with Tom Williams

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In this episode of GeoTalk, we check in with Tom Williams, a 40-year veteran of disturbed land reclamation work, much of which has been in connection with mining. Mining activities are integral to the success of an enormous number of industries, and many of them are inextricably part of our lives. Communications. Construction. Healthcare. Energy. Transportation. Essentially, everything built in mo... »

ECTC Updates Charts for Temporary RECPs

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The Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) has published revised charts for Temporary Rolled Erosion Control Products (RECPs). The documentation identifies product characteristics, such as material thickness, tensile strength, ground coverage, material mass, and maximum slope steepness in installation. “These charts are the result of consensus amongst leading manufacturers of RECPs in the indus... »

Jim Tanner Takes the Reins at Profile

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Jim Tanner is no stranger to the inner workings and business development success of Profile Products LLC. He has spent 18 years at the company, being part of its exceptional growth in providing in soil, water, and vegetation management solutions.  The company has announced that Jim Tanner has been named President. In his new role, he will also continue to serve at the company’s Chief Operating Off... »

Seattle Seminar: 5 Fundamentals for Land Rehabilitation

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On Wednesday, June 15, Profile Products and ACF West will present a high-quality seminar in Seattle: Five Fundamentals for Successful Land Rehabilitation Projects. Experts in agronomy, erosion control, and application of land rehabilitation materials will present on soil testing, vegetation species selection, erosion control selection, proper installation, and inspection and maintenance. Additiona... »

Profile Products Awards Outstanding Distributors

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Profile Products, a manufacturer of soil modification, erosion control, and plant establishment technologies, held its annual awards banquet in February in San Antonio, Texas. The event honors outstanding distributors in the company’s network. The gathering took place during the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Environmental Connection 2016 conference. OUTSTANDING DISTRIBUTORS: AWA... »

VIDEO INTERVIEWS with John Imm and Dave Chenowith

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During Environmental Connection 2016, Geosynthetica’s Elizabeth Peggs caught up with John Imm of APEX and Dave Chenowith of Western States Reclamation. Imm was at the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) show to promote his company’s latest advances for applying hydroseed and other hydraulically applied erosion control products (HECPs). APEX’s new vortex pumping system is d... »

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Andy Durham, Propex GeoSolutions

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Andy Durham of Propex GeoSolutions discusses TRM durability and UV performance in erosion and sediment control materials–part of the company’s “Are you sure?” campaign to improve engineering and construction knowledge of material quality and selection. Geosynthetica’s Elizabeth Peggs interviewed him during Environmental Connection 2016, the annual conference and exhib... »

Propex on TRM Durability and UV Performance

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When Environmental Connection 2016 opens in San Antonio, Texas, Propex GeoSolutions will be on hand to provide insight into turf reinforcement mat (TRM) product performance. In particular, the company will emphasize high-performance TRM durability in demanding applications, such as high flow channels, slope stabilization, steep slopes, and levee protection. In addition to HPTRMs, the company will ... »

New Lawn and Landscape Soil Conditioner

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Profile Products has announced the launch of Profile® Lawn & Landscape, an all-purpose porous ceramic soil conditioner. The system is supported by numerous studies that have shown years of effectiveness from a single application to flower beds, lawns, and containers. The innovation is expected to appeal significantly to landscape architects with sustainability interests. “Profile Lawn &a... »

An Easy Transition for Profile Products after Acquisition

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In May it was announced that Profile Products LLC, with its well-known and substantial portfolio of soil improvement, water quality, and vegetation management products, had been acquired by Platte River Equity. The growth-oriented move has gone forth without any interruptions to Profile’s business. Its management team remains intact, as does its 200+ person team. Profile various facilities in Illi... »

ACF West Earns Project of the Year Award from Profile Products

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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... »