Layfield named one of Canada’s best managed companies for 8th consecutive year

June 17th, 2024

Layfield was recently recognized for its industry-leading performance, its global business practices, and its sustained growth by receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award. Celebrating over 30 years, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program awards excellence in private Canadian-owned companies with revenues of $50 million or greater. To attain the designation, companies are evaluated […]

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HeatGard® used in next-generation solar and thermal pit storage project

September 29th, 2023

With the need to transition away from fossil fuel-based energy generation, large-scale and long-duration energy storage has become critical. RayGen, an Australian technology company, has created an innovative cost-effective solution to combine renewable solar power generation, energy storage, and regeneration to provide reliable and flexible dispatchable power on demand. The system utilizes mirror arrays to […]

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Layfield’s Fraser joins GSI board

April 20th, 2022

Layfield’s Fraser joins GSI board of advisors, bringing his 40+ years' experience in the geosynthetics industry to GSI. Brian Fraser joins GSI board of advisors. Photograph courtesy of Layfield Group Ltd. The Layfield Group Ltd. announced that Brian Fraser, vice president of business development for Layfield Geosynthetics, has been appointed to the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) […]

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Geosynthetics for stormwater tank encapsulation

March 31st, 2022

By Amy Woods, Technical Product Manager, Layfield Group Ltd., and Prabeen Joshi, Engineering Business Manager, Layfield Group Ltd. Layfield Group Ltd. discusses geosynthetics for stormwater tank encapsulation, including the pros and cons of flat bottom and arched tank types. In a typical urban setting, runoff from impervious surfaces—such as pavement and rooftops—should be managed effectively […]

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Western Green’s WattleFence launches

January 11th, 2022

Western Green's WattleFence combines the best features of wattles (aka, logs and sediment retention fiber rolls [SRFRs]) and silt fences. Western Green's WattleFence for erosion control. Photograph courtesy of Layfield Geosynthetics Western Green's WattleFence has launched; it is designed for treatment of sediment-laden flows, quickly and cost-effectively replacing more traditional technologies for perimeter control, slope interruption, […]

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