How To Select A Containment Boom Reel

Boom reels are devices for oil spill response and other applications that are used for the storage, deployment and recovery of floating barriers. They range in size and options, with some models built onto trailers, some are manually operated, and some feature a motorized drive system. Elastec’s team of oil spill equipment experts can help […]

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How Floating Silt Curtains Mitigate the Impact of Dredging

Dredging, the process of removing underwater sediment, plays a crucial role in maintaining waterways for navigation, flood control, and coastal development. However, this necessary activity can stir up clouds of silt and sediment, harming marine life and ecosystems. Floating silt curtains, or turbidity curtains as they are sometimes called, deployed strategically, act as a vital

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The Role of Floating Silt Curtains in Marine Construction

Marine construction projects are vital for development and progress. They encompass a wide range of activities, from building ports and harbors to installing offshore wind farms and laying pipelines. However, these projects can disrupt the delicate underwater environment by stirring up sediment and creating turbidity. Here’s where silt curtains come in – acting as a

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Case Study: Type 3 Ruffwater Screen Turbidity Curtain installed at the Crissy Field project

A stormwater drainage outfall pipe near the Golden Gate Bridge needed to be widened and extended to prevent blockage from sand buildup which contributed to flooding problems upstream in the Crissy Field and Mason Street areas in San Francisco. Environmental Impact Mitigation To protect the fish and marine wildlife, underwater best management practices were established

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Elastec Announces New CEO

Elastec’s Chief Operating Officer, Curt Kessler, is now stepping into the role of the Chief Executive Officer on February 1st, 2024. Current Elastec CEO Mark Hilliard will be a tenured member of the board of directors in 2024. Hilliard has been with Elastec since 2015 taking over the CEO position in 2021. Curt Kessler’s successful

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A Groovy Decade

THE CHALLENGE In 2011, Elastec embarked on a project that had been sitting on the back burner for years. Thanks to the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE, that project was given top priority, and every person in the company played a role to complete the task. When the X Prize foundation issued to the

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Expectation Management – Oil Spills, Marriage and Golf (Part 3) – Minibytes #11

Minibytes by Al Allen By now, if you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you are aware that my opinions, stories and lessons learned usually involve a blend of technology, oil spill experiences, personal stories, and some of my own opinions and expectations. Hang on…, be patient…, and possibly just tolerate my desire to share so

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Expectation Management – Oil Spills, Marriage and Golf (Part 2) – Minibytes #10

Minibytes by Al Allen Expectations can stimulate positive incentives, encourage and support creative ideas, and lead to fun and excitement. Some expectations, however, can fuel distrust, fear, impatience, confusion, and sadness. Wow! Haven’t we all allowed both types of expectation to impact our lives — such expectation created from within, or from the world around

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