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Eastman customers unite to offer contract cutting resources to PPE manufacturers

Eastman Machine Co. announced today that its exclusive Matchmaker program is connecting facilities manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) with more than a dozen customers who offer automatic, CNC (computer-controlled) cutting services. The Matchmaker program has successfully linked organizations throughout the U.S. and U.K. for several decades from Eastman’s website. Thousands of manufacturers use automatic and [...]

By |2020-04-02T16:11:43-05:00April 2, 2020|

Get listed in the Marine Fabricator 2020 Buyer’s Guide

The annual call for listings in the Marine Fabricator 2020 Buyer’s Guide opens August 26. Thousands of companies turn to this annual guide to purchase products and services for their businesses. This comprehensive resource lists suppliers of fabric, film and foam; hardware and findings; end products and services; and equipment and tools. We need to [...]

By |2019-08-26T16:50:44-05:00August 26, 2019|

Applications being accepted for DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations professional development grants

The DFI Educational Trust and the DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committee are awarding five grants of $1,750 each to women involved in design and/or construction of deep foundations to attend DFI’s 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Chicago, Oct. 15–18, 2019. The grant includes free conference registration and covers related expenses for attending [...]

By |2019-04-01T13:02:02-05:00April 1, 2019|

Modeling demonstrates benefit of geogrid-reinforced aggregate base

Improved modeling of geogrid for use with the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s pavement design software, MnPAVE Flexible, will allow pavement designers to simulate field tests of stiffness and resiliency in pavements over bases with and without geogrid. The department, known as MnDOT, is using modeling results from a recent study to develop a design input that quantifies the [...]

By |2018-12-21T10:21:40-06:00December 21, 2018|

GSI to host short course on QA/QC in waste containment, GMA members get discounted rates

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a short course “Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities,” Jan. 14–16, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 pm EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This [...]

By |2019-01-08T08:31:21-06:00December 20, 2018|

FGI offers webinar on shear testing

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar “Geosynthetic Interface Shear Testing,” on Jan. 22, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. CDT. In this presentation, Robert Swan of Drexel University will discuss the different methods of measuring geosynthetic interface shear strength, describe industry standard test methods and explore the accreditation process for laboratories [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:47:44-06:00December 17, 2018|

Christopher to present Koerner lecture series on ‘lessons learned’

Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D., P.E., will present the first in the 2019 Dr. Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series on “Lessons Learned: An Adventure in 4 Decades of Geosynthetics Engineering” on Feb. 13, 2019, at the Geosynthetics Conference 2019 in Houston, Texas. The presentation will review his involvement in the development of geosynthetics engineering [...]

By |2018-12-14T00:00:11-06:00December 14, 2018|

EPT introduces new string-reinforced LLDPE geomembrane

To meet the growing demand for linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) by geomembrane fabricators and installers, Engineered Polymer Technologies (EPT) has announced a new string-reinforced LLDPE fabric. LLDPE has been in increasing demand due to its superior flexibility and better layflat versus high density polyethylene (HDPE). EPT has specially formulated its LLDPE fabric for high [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:00:42-06:00December 13, 2018|

FGI accepting applications for engineering innovation award

The Fabricated Geomembrane Engineering Innovation Award was created to recognize engineers who have creatively used fabricated geomembranes to successfully fulfill a client/owner’s needs, including technical requirements, scheduling and budget. Today’s engineers are working to solve environmental issues on a global scale. The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute’s (FGI’s) Fabricated Geomembrane Engineering Innovation Award competition pays tribute to [...]

By |2018-11-29T14:45:33-06:00November 30, 2018|

GSI to host webinar on stability designs for landfill covers, GMA members get discounted rates

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar “Stability Designs of Landfill Cover Soils,” on December 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. GMA member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This webinar focuses on the stability design of relatively thin soil layers over geosynthetics [...]

By |2018-11-30T10:14:51-06:00November 29, 2018|
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