Slowing imports

August 12, 2022

After a record-setting spring, imports at the nation’s major container ports are expected to slow significantly for the remainder of the year, but 2022 should still see a net gain over 2021, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “Retail sales are still growing, […]

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Webinar: GEOWEB Geocells and Porous Pavers – August 16

August 12, 2022

Geosystems University will present the one-hour webinar on GEOWEB Geocells and Porous Pavers on August 16 at 11 a.m. CDT. The presenter is Sam Justice, PE, Civil Design Engineer. The webinar will discuss how GEOWEB geocells and porous pavers can help meet your green infrastructure and low-impact development goals. Learning Objectives: Learn what low-impact development […]

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Cone Denim partners with BastCore

August 11, 2022

Cone Denim®, a global company focused on denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is expanding its partnership with expert hemp processing innovator, BastCore, following Cone’s recently launched U.S. Hemp Collection. This evolving partnership continues to open new opportunities for collaboration between like-minded companies providing increased sustainable denim offerings to customers while increasing Cone’s support of American […]

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ABYC publishes updated boat building and repair standards, offers webinar

August 11, 2022

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the marine industry with the latest updates to the boat building and repair standards used for more than 90% of the boats constructed in the United States. On August 17, […]

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Manifattura Fontana adds geotextiles production line

August 11, 2022

Manifattura Fontana, one of the fastest growing geotextiles producers, is adding a complete neXline needlepunch line from Andritz for the production of geotextiles to its site in Romano d’Ezzelino, Italy. Start-up is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2022. This addition will make Manifattura Fontana one of the very few players in the […]

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Archroma to acquire the Textile Effects business of Huntsman Corp.

August 10, 2022

Archroma announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Textile Effects business from Huntsman Corp. Since its formation in 2013, through a series of mergers & acquisitions, as well as internal investments in R&D, manufacturing and service capabilities, Archroma has been building a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to serve the emerging needs […]

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SOBA Education & Training Symposium kicks off Aug. 29

August 10, 2022

The States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) will be hosting the 2022 Education & Training Symposium in Cleveland, Ohio, August 29 - September 1. Online registration is now open. Symposium education topics include federal updates, industry partner updates, boating access, clean vessels act, engineering, infrastructure, clean boating, aquatic invasive species, clean marinas, non-motorized access as […]

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Carpi Tech completes waterproofing with geomembrane on Santa Maria dam

August 10, 2022

Carpi Tech, waterproofing specialists and contractors with geomembranes, has finalized the waterproofing work on the upstream face of Santa Maria cofferdam in Sinaloa, Mexico. The project was developed by Conagua (Comisión Nacional del Agua). Carpi Tech collaborated with ICA Ingenieros Civiles Asociados on the project. Photo courtesy of International Water Power & Dam Construction. The […]

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Milliken & Co. expands yarn production

August 9, 2022

Milliken & Company — a diversified global manufacturer innovating in the textile, chemical, floor covering and healthcare industries — recently acquired one of the Frontier yarn plants in Mayodan, N.C., from Gildan. This plant acquisition expands Milliken’s open-end yarn production for its protective fabrics, workwear, government and defense, industrial, and napery textile business units. “Investing […]

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Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards open for entry

August 9, 2022

The 2023 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards is now open for entries. The deadline to submit projects is November 1, 2022. All MFA members will receive a code to allow one free entry if used by September 1. Fabrication Excellence Award Winners receive: •A featured spot in Marine Fabricator magazine •A personalized plaque and press release […]

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Mosul Dam rehabilitation project named outstanding project award winner

August 9, 2022

The winner of Deep Foundations Institute's 2022 Outstanding Project Award is the Mosul Dam Rehabilitation Project in Iraq, submitted by Trevi, S.p.A., the service foundation division of Trevi Group. The award will be presented at DFI’s 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October 4-7 in National Harbor, Md. The Mosul Dam on the Tigris River […]

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Recycled wool rug collection

August 8, 2022

Nani Marquina’s Re-Rug collection uses excess wool accumulated by its suppliers, reducing “unmanaged waste” and CO2 emissions. Nani Marquina’s Re-Rug collection uses excess wool accumulated by its suppliers, reducing “unmanaged waste” and CO2 emissions. The collection is composed of 50% virgin wool and 50% reused wool dyed black and white, yellow or blue, green or […]

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Answers to your Supply Chain questions!

August 8, 2022

CONNECT by ATA will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Supply Chain Challenges event with Bill Rooney of Kuehne + Nagel Inc. on August 30! Get the answers to your supply chain questions from an expert at this live session on August 30 from 1-2pm EDT. Can't make it to the live session? Email […]

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CE Rentals rebrands to Curated Events

August 8, 2022

CE Rentals, Raleigh, N.C., has rebranded under a new name — Curated Events. Curated Events is a brand consolidation of CE Rentals’ six event rental companies located throughout the eastern United States; together, this consolidation will streamline operations and expand services. As of Aug. 1, 2022, the company will offer expanded event resources through its unification with […]

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GEOWEB Load Support System provides soil stabilization solution for sawmill log yards

August 8, 2022

Frequent use of heavy machinery and poor soil conditions at sawmill log yards present serious and costly challenges when it comes to daily operations. Due to remote locations and varying weather conditions, owners must often contend with regular maintenance that can halt operations and stretch budgets. Such was the case for Canadian Forest Products Ltd. […]

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