Erosion Control News

  • How to Protect Slopes and Embankments from Erosion?

    Embankments and slopes are highly susceptible to soil erosion. Given the fact that they can cause really serious damage to life and property, one cannot help but rely only on high quality erosion control products. This is where Soil Stabilization Innovations (SSI) comes into the picture. Since its inception more than 20 years ago, SSI has been delivering world leading services with their in-house ...

  • Euro-Tech Presents the World Launch of the FINN T35 HydroSeeder®

    FINN, a leading provider of erosion control equipment announced today that EURO-TEC will unveil the new FINN T35 HydroSeeder for the European market at the Paysalia Show in France. The FINN T35 is an entry-level hydroseeding machine loaded with features that come standard with every unit. Designed to easily manage professional quality seeding, fiber mulching, straw tacking all with the efficiency ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Hybrid Geocell Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

    A Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution was used in a new track foundation over weak expansive clays. This unique solution combines PRS-Neoweb geocells with a geogrid layer to reinforce the sub-ballast layer. Track alignment measurements showed zero degradation, thereby demonstrating the efficacy of the hybrid solution for rail and road soil stabilization and reinforcement applications. ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • Great performance comes from articulated concrete blocks

    Whenever you are planning out a construction project, you need to take into account the potential for erosion to occur. Without doing this, not only could you risk sacrificing the quality of the soil on the construction site, but you also risk damaging properties around the site and causing irreparable damage to the local environment. All of this could result in your being slapped with some ...

  • Devron Sales Ltd. Participates At Drainage Engineers Conference 2016!

    On Friday, October 21st , Devron Sales will be participating in the 48th annual Drainage Engineers Conference. Devron is proud to be the Canadian manufacturer of the internationally acclaimed, bioengineered ShoreSox System. This innovative erosion control system is a soft-armour solution to reclaim lost land and aid in the ...


    By Devron Sales Ltd.

  • FINN Rolls First Tier 4F Large Tank HydroSeeder Into California

    Fairfield, OH  (July 20, 2016): FINN Corporation, the leading manufacturer of hydroseeding and erosion control equipment in North America, has introduced the first ever  large tank HydroSeeder® with a CARB Compliant, Tier 4 Final Diesel Engine.  The new machine is powered by a Cummins QSB 4.5 liter diesel engine and meets the state ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Maccaferri US contributes to the safety of coral reefs in Puerto Rico

    The Erosion Control Magazine focused on a project aimed at protecting coral reefs in the Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, where Maccaferri US provided supplies and our expertise. A coastal protection project in Puerto Rico, which Maccaferri US contributed to by providing Green Gabions and our know-how about coastal protection issues, was the focus of a story ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • The HORAS 600 project provides erosion control via Reno Mattres

    Launched in March 2014, the Hybrid Off River Augmentation System (HORAS 600) is the Selangor State Government’s solution to water woes during prolonged dry seasons. Absolute reliance on dam and surface water is not enough to sustain over a million consumers in the Klang Valley. Overpopulation thus leads to water rationing during times when the water level is at critical stages. The RM 405 ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • Sinorock consistently meets our customers needs

    Sinorock has been providing the finest rock bolt products and services in the geotechnical anchor engineering.We manufacture and galvanize rock bolts with variety diameters.We stock standard construction rock bolt, nuts, and other accessories both domestic and imported. The rock bolt system of Sinorock is involved in many areas of the construction field. A few examples of our specialties include ...


    By sinorock

  • Got Erosion? North American Green Has It Covered

    SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Time to roll out the green carpet. North American Green proudly sponsors the 2016 Environmental Connection Conference (EC 2016), hosted by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) in San Antonio. Leading ...


    By North American Green

  • Sinorock has a wealth of information concerning anchoring types, applications, and systems

    Sinorock is professional in rock bolt system.Years of experience have provided Sinorock with a wealth of information concerning anchoring types, applications, and systems. Technical advice is available at all times for the development of better ideas for anchoring. The sales staff is trained and experienced in recommending the proper anchoring application to fulfill the ...


    By sinorock

  • Presto`s Porous Pavements Offer Stormwater Contributions at Nature Preserve

    Presto Geosystems’ GEOPAVE® porous pavements were utilized along with other environmental and sustainable products in a popular Wisconsin nature preserve, The Ridges Sanctuary, in their pursuit for a LEED® Platinum rating. With certification expected by year-end, this facility will be the first LEED® certified commercial building in Wisconsin’s Door County. In addition to ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • New data on soil erosion by water reveals Mediterranean at highest flood risk

    Rainfall is one of the principle causes of soil erosion. It breaks apart soil, dislodges it from its surroundings, and washes it away as runoff. These mechanisms have an effect on how much water the soil may hold, how fast water flows over the soil, and even on the soil depth. In a much broader sense soil erosion can negatively affect vegetation growth and yields, as well as water quality, and ...

  • Landslide in central China traps 60 people in mining town

    A midnight landslide at a mining community in central China buried several dormitories and homes, leaving more than 60 people missing, local authorities said Wednesday. The provincial government of Shaanxi said 15 dormitories belonging to the Wuzhou Mining Co. were buried along with three homes in the mountainous county of Shanyang, and that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nordkalk`s legal process on Gotland further delayed

    The Swedish Land and Environment Court of Appeal announced today that it will postpone hearing the case of Nordkalk's planned limestone quarry in Bunge Ducker until the government has made a decision about new Natura 2000 areas on northern Gotland. This means that the hearing planned for 13-17 April 2015 has been cancelled. The suspension of proceedings is explained by the fact that the ...


    By Nordkalk Corporation

  • Wind erosion risk mapped in first ever pan-European assessment

    Over 8% of land in Europe could be at moderate-to-high risk of wind-driven soil erosion, a new study has estimated. In the first assessment of its kind, the researchers produced maps which show wind erosion risk across 36 countries. This information could help guide actions to tackle land degradation. Soil erosion by wind is, to a certain extent, a natural process that has always played a role in ...

  • Soil erosion study brings ecosystem services approach into regional planning

    How best to integrate the ecosystem services concept into regional planning? A recent study provides a practical example for an area in Germany that is faced with an increased risk of soil erosion under climate change. Researchers used a decision-support system incorporating ecosystem services to show that measures to reduce soil losses could also support a number of other services. Ecosystems ...

  • EPA Hosts a Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference with the International Erosion Control Association

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One and the IECA Southeast Chapter are hosting a two-day conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 18 and 19, 2014. The primary focus of the event will be management of the MS4 function within the EPA southeastern region. State sessions for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, ...

  • Joint Projects Help Manitoba Lead the Way in Emerging Bio-Composites Markets

    NORMANDY, France - Premier Greg Selinger announced here today the government is supporting development of joint projects that will see increased flax production and fibre processing in Manitoba, as well as new research and development that will make the province a North American leader in the bio-composites industry. "Manitoba is a major flax production centre and we are looking ahead to new ...

  • Warning on Bulldozing Hills for Chinese Cities

    China's campaign to shave off mountaintops and fill in valleys to make way for cities may come at too high a price in the pollution, soil erosion and flooding unleashed by the unprecedented redistribution of earth, Chinese researchers warned Thursday. Dozens of peaks up to 150 meters (490 feet) tall have been flattened to fill up valleys and create ...


    By Associated Press

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