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Call for Submissions for Environmental Connection 2016

March 11, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Erosion control

Denver, Colo., March 11, 2015—The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is calling for submissions for Environmental Connection 2016, annual conference and expo. Combining quality education with a top‐notch expo, this is the premier gathering…

Geosynthetics Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2014 – 2020

March 2, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Erosion control

New York, NY, Feb. 27, 2015—Geosynthetics is a type of polymeric material predominantly used in engineering applications such as civil construction…

‘Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development’ Video Speaks to ILT’s mission

International Geosynthetics Society’s new video “Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development” perfectly expresses International Lining Technology…

Grant Will Help Researchers Develop System to Assess Risk of Mudslides, Rock Falls

October 22, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received $1.14 million in funding to develop a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of wildfires. The funding…

Reinforced Wall Withstands Significant Tidal Fluctuations

In the spring of 2012, a massive construction project to transform Rhyl’s riverfront area broke ground, with the goal of increasing tourism and boosting the local economy. Another key goal of the project was to provide a safer, more scenic route for pedestrians…

Hiroshima to Install Sensors to Detect Landslides

August 23, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Sensors

The central government and Hiroshima Prefectural Government plan to place mudslide sensors in the northern part of the prefecture where at least 90 people were reported dead or missing as of Friday, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported Friday. The land ministry and…

Concrete Wall to Replace Failed Baskets at Ohio DOT Project

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s plan to build a green wall to spruce up the intersection of Rts. 750 and 315 in Delaware County crumbled when cages filled with soil and greenery collapsed in June. The wall was part of a $3.5 million plan to add left-turn…

A National Vision is Needed for Comprehensive Coastal Risk Management

A national vision for coastal risk management that includes a long-term view, regional solutions, and recognition of the full array of economic, social, environmental, and safety benefits that come from risk management is needed to reduce the impacts of natural…

Louisiana Levees to Be Mapped by Drones

July 20, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Water

South Lafourche's levees will be viewed though an unconventional eye in the coming months. Levee District Director Windell Curole said the district is in the early stages of working on an agreement to have its levees inspected by unmanned drone equipped with…

Calgary Strengthens Flood Infrastructure

City officials say if high waters flood into Calgary again this spring damage would be significantly less thanks to six, now-complete, major mitigation projects along river banks. As part of a city tour for provincial officials Tuesday, city staff showed off…