George Koerner to deliver Koerner lecture at Geo-Carolinas

September 26, 2017

Dr. George Koerner will deliver the second lecture in the Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series at the Inaugural Geo-Carolinas Conference, hosted by the Geo-Carolinas Chapter of the Geo-Institute. The conference will take place October 9 and 10, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. Koerner’s lecture, titled “Geosynthetic Successes Hidden in

Read More

SWS opens registration for Webinar Fest

September 26, 2017

On Sept. 20, 2017, Storm Water Solutions (SWS) opened registration for Webinar Fest, a new, free three-day educational event featuring two keynote webinars, live and on-demand webinars, and a comprehensive agenda of storm water management and erosion control topics. The event is Oct. 17–19, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 5

Read More

GSI offers webinar on failed MSE walls with geosynthetics

September 25, 2017

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar entitled “A Data Base and Analysis of 301 Failed MSE Walls with Geosynthetic Reinforcement,” on October 11, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls, berms and slopes with geosynthetic reinforcement have been developed since the 1970s,

Read More

EPA to review 2015 coal ash final rule

September 22, 2017

On Sept. 14, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted two petitions to reconsider substantive provisions of the Final Rule regulating coal combustion residuals (CCR) as nonhazardous waste under Subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). “In light of EPA’s new statutory authority, it is

Read More

FiberVisions to raise geotextile fiber prices

September 21, 2017

FiberVisions of Duluth, Ga., will implement a 10% price increase on all grade of geotextile staple fibers, effective Oct. 1, 2017. The company says the price increase is independent of any movement in the index that sets fiber pricing. FiberVisions said it is making the price increases to return their

Read More