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Erosion Control

Armoring Against Erosion

Armoring Against Erosion

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It’s easy to assume that with sophisticated computer simulations, wireless monitoring, and engineered materials, we’ve conquered water management, but a look into our past might just dampen this hubris. When it comes to erosion control, everything old (really is) new again.  … Read More

Profile Products Expanding with New Wood Fiber Plant in Conover, NC

Profile Products Expanding with New Wood Fiber Plant in Conover, NC

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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.  — Profile Products announced an expansion of their production facilities with construction of a wood fiber plant in Conover, N.C. The new plant, located next to current operations, will more than double Profile’s capacity and add new fiber processing technologies to their already existing industry-leading capabilities.

The expansion  … Read More

A Million Tons Down

A Million Tons Down

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As milestones go, this is a somewhat disheartening one: A California paper reports that one million tons of debris from the fires last October in the northern part of the state have now been removed. Good that it’s done, of course, but the number just emphasizes the scope of the  … Read More

Should We Leave It Alone?

Should We Leave It Alone?

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It’s tempting, after a disaster of any proportion, to do something immediately to try to fix the situation. In the case of wildfire, revegetating the burned area quickly is often seen as an essential step, especially if the fire occurs just before the rainy season, to prevent erosion, flooding, and—in  … Read More

The Ongoing Controversy Over Beach Disposal

The Ongoing Controversy Over Beach Disposal

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Last week I wrote about the mudslides in Montecito, CA, and the cleanup effort. Some of the sediment and debris removed from roads and neighborhoods—and there are many tons of it to be removed—is being placed on local beaches. The cleanup continues; Highway 101 is open again as of Sunday,  … Read More

Profile Products Names Jim Tanner President and CEO

Profile Products Names Jim Tanner President and CEO

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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.  — Profile Products has appointed Jim Tanner as president and chief executive officer effective January 1, 2018. Tanner will be taking over for outgoing CEO John A. Schoch Jr. Schoch will transition into an executive chairman role and will remain active in manufacturing operations alongside Tanner.

Tanner has  … Read More


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Tensar
Tensar
2500 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 500
Alpharetta
GA
30009
Belgard Hardscapes
5909 Baker Road,
Suite 550
Minnetonka
MN
55345
Lane Enterprises
Lane Enterprises
3905 Hartzdale Drive
Suite 514
Camp Hill
PA
17011
Profile Products
750 Lake Cook Rd, Suite 440
Buffalo Grove
IL
60089

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