Plastics Technology: Resin Prices "Shoot Up"

In the February 2013 issue of Plastics Technology, senior editor Lilli Manolis Sherman reports that commodity resin prices have shot up for a number of reasons: unplanned disruptions in polymer feedstock production in December, planned cracker outages slated for the first four months of this year, etc. Monomer and resin prices have risen, especially with regards to polypropylene. Polyethylene and PVC have also been affected. Some geosynthetics manufacturers have acknowledged these price shocks too in having to increase prices on products as well. Learn more here.;
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Plastics Technology: Resin Prices "Shoot Up"

In the February 2013 issue of Plastics Technology, senior editor Lilli Manolis Sherman reports that commodity resin prices have shot up for a number of reasons: unplanned disruptions in polymer feedstock production in December, planned cracker outages slated for the first four months of this year, etc. Monomer and resin prices have risen, especially with regards to polypropylene. Polyethylene and PVC have also been affected. Some geosynthetics manufacturers have acknowledged these price shocks too in having to increase prices on products as well. Learn more here.;

"GCL University" – Mining Cover Systems – Feb 12, Idaho

CETCO has announced the next session of GCL University, an on-going series of comprehensive training seminars for engineers, regulatory personnel and facility owners/operators. This next session will be held in Pocatello, Idaho on February 12 and focus on "Design and Construction with Geosynthetics in Mining Cover Systems." Practical applications and engineering principles will be the focus. The seminar is free of charge. Those in attendance will be eligible for 5 hours of pdh credit. SPEAKERS INCLUDE Craig H. Benson (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Greg Corcoran (Geosyntec Consultants), an agency representative from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Monte Christie (Geo-Logic Associates, Inc.), and David Andrews and Greg Groene (TRC Solutions, Inc.).

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute to hold short course on "Environmental Protection in Shale Oil and Gas Development"

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has announced a 28 February 2013 short course on "Environmental Protection in Shale Oil and Gas Development." To be held in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the day-long course will be taught by a diverse group of industry professionals representing private and public entities and who will address environmental challenges, groundwater protection, drill pad site liners, hydraulic fracturing, geomembrane welding equipment, and more. Learn more and register for this FGI-sponsored, extremely affordable course.
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