Eastman customers unite to offer contract cutting resources to PPE manufacturers

April 2nd, 2020

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鈥檚 website. Thousands of manufacturers use automatic and […]


Get listed in the Marine Fabricator 2020 Buyer鈥檚 Guide

August 26th, 2019

The annual call for listings in the Marine Fabricator 2020 Buyer鈥檚 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 […]


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

April 1st, 2019

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鈥檚 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Chicago, Oct. 15鈥18, 2019. The grant includes free conference registration and covers related expenses for attending […]


Modeling demonstrates benefit of geogrid-reinforced aggregate base

December 21st, 2018

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


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

December 20th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a short course 鈥淨uality Assurance/Quality Control of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities,鈥 Jan. 14鈥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 […]


FGI offers webinar on shear testing

December 17th, 2018

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar 鈥淕eosynthetic Interface Shear Testing,鈥 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 […]


Christopher to present Koerner lecture series on 鈥榣essons learned鈥

December 14th, 2018

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


EPT introduces new string-reinforced LLDPE geomembrane

December 13th, 2018

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 […]


FGI鈥坅ccepting鈥坅pplications鈥坒or鈥坋ngineering innovation award

November 30th, 2018

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


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

November 29th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar 鈥淪tability Designs of Landfill Cover Soils,鈥 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 […]