Tag: erosion control

Erosion control is the practice of preventing or controlling wind or water erosion in agriculture, land development, coastal areas, riverbanks and construction. Effective erosion controls are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and human property loss.

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

Equipment used in composting applications can get really large. Some machines, such as Peterson Pacific Corp.’s 6700 grinders, have a footprint of 750 feet squared (63 feet by 11.9 feet). Other machines have really high capacities. The Scarab 27×11 A Frame windrow machine is capable of processing more than 15,000

Profile’s Marc S. Theisen Earns Esteemed Industry Awards

Profile’s Marc S. Theisen Earns Esteemed Industry Awards

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (September 11, 2018) — Profile Products is pleased to announce that Marc S. Theisen, M.Sc., CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, earned two esteemed industry awards: EnviroCert International’s (ECI) “Distinguished Service Award” and the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) “2018 Technical Paper of the Year.”

To win the Distinguished Service Award, recipients

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A.H. Meyer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
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Applewood Seed Co
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Berry Plastics
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Bowie Industries Inc.
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Dietz Hydroseeding
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East Coast Erosion Control
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Ernst Conservation Seeds
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Erosion Supply Company
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Filtrexx International LLC
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Genesis Nursery Inc.
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Granite Seed Company
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Heavyweight Sediment Control Solutions
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HydroStraw LLC
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Invisible Structures Inc.
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J.W. Faircloth & Son
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King-Hughes Fasteners Corporation
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Kuhn North America
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Lee Supply Company
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Maclean Civil Products/Foresight
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Marubeni / Kyowa Filter Unit
www.kyowa-filterunit.com

Mat Inc.
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Peterson Pacific Corporation
www.petersoncorp.com

Plastatech Engineering Ltd
www.plastatech.com

Plastic Solutions

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Silt Sock
Silt Sock manufactures a variety of products for controlling erosion and sediment. This line includes tube-based products known as silt socks, filter socks, or sediment socks. This product features fabric filled with compost, wood chips, or other organic filtering material to help keep soil in place by reducing stormwater

Project Profile: Rock and Rail

Project Profile: Rock and Rail

IN 2004, COLORADO VOTERS approved a multi-billion-dollar public transportation expansion called FasTracks. Developed by the Regional Transportation District (RTD), the plan consists of new commuter rail, light rail, and express bus services. The ambitious plan called for building six new light rail lines consisting of both electric commuter rail and

The Test of Time

The Test of Time

In channel stabilization, time is the test of the resiliency of a chosen solution. Several projects worldwide have demonstrated mitigation approaches that are making the grade.

Case in point: the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is a 3.91-kilometer-long suspension bridge linking Kobe, the capital of the Hyōgo Prefecture on Honshu Island, to Iwaya

Retaining Walls: Structural Protection

Retaining Walls: Structural Protection

Retaining walls provide structural stability, protection to land or edifices behind the wall, security, navigation of slope grade changes, or a division of property or land use. Because the designed usage of retaining walls covers a broad scope, choosing the right materials for the correct application and the best price

Movin’ Down the Highway

Movin’ Down the Highway

Two decades ago, while working as the erosion control supervisor in Orange County, NC, Warren Faircloth, the then-county inspector, frequently observed a recurring problem with sediment control on construction projects.

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