Elko Mining Conference 2019

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ESI attended the Elko Mining Expo this past week, having the opportunity to meet many industry customers and partners.  This conference is regional in scope, primarily focused on Barrick, Newmont and precious metals mining in the Elko region   Demand for geosynthetics in this region remains steady with several large capital projects planned for 2019 …

Geosynthetics and labor in tight supply

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The U.S. economy has been terrific over the last couple years as confirmed by strong GDP growth of 2.9% and 2.2% in 2018 and 2017 respectively.  While it is not the first time we have experienced these growth rates in our country, what does seem to be unique is the growth has been very strong …

Let’s Talk Geosynthetics in Houston!

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If you work with geosynthetics, the Industrial Fabric Association International’s (IFAI) annual geosynthetic conference is a must.  The conference is the premier industry event for everything geosynthetics, featuring advanced technical sessions and the opportunity to network with key specifiers, influencers and buyers of geosynthetics.  This year’s geosynthetics conference is being held at the Marriott Marquis …

ESI Is Part of the Solution for Benton County, TN

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Our own Antonio Chico Bountai (Foreman) and Syvone Sakluexai (Master Seamer) provided a welding demonstration for important stakeholders of the EWS Camden Class II Landfill in Benton County, Tennessee.  As reported by WBBJ (Local ABC affiliate, channel 7 in Jackson, TN), the purpose of the meeting was to present and discuss with local residents from Camden, TN …

ESI issues new online privacy policy

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Laws, regulations and industry best practices are being implemented to ensure online privacy for internet users.  In keeping with recently enacted privacy regulations, ESI has issued an online privacy policy relating to your privacy when visiting our website.  You can read this policy by clicking on this link. Note that while ESI’s website does not request …

22% Decrease in HDPE Resin Prices for Q1 2018

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Average HDPE Resin prices for extrusion sheet fell 22% in Q1 2018, according to Plastic News (PN).  The average price as reported on April 2nd by PN was $0.65/lb versus prices reported at the end of Q4 2017 of $0.84/lb. As previously reported, HDPE resin prices for extrusion sheet increased 21% in calendar year 2017.  …

21% Increase in HDPE Resin Prices for CY 2017

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HDPE Resin prices for extrusion sheet rose over 21% for calendar year-to-date (2017), according to Plastic News (PN).  This month’s average price was reported to be $.84/lb versus January’s price of $0.69/lb.  According to the data, prices have steadily increased throughout the year. It has been since 2015, when the industry has seen prices as …