92.8 F
Austin
Friday, May 20, 2022
Roman Colosseum. Photo by Ijby Berg via Shutterstock license.

Reminder: 12 ICG Abstracts Due February 28

0
The extended abstracts call for the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) closes February 28! Be sure to submit your project, research, and application abstracts on time. 12 ICG...
Croydon, Pennsylvania / USA - February 6, 2019. Photo by Jana Shea, via Shutterstock Editorial Use Only License.

Rowe and Benson Lead PFAS Containment Webinar

0
Professors Kerry Rowe (Queen's University, Canada) and Craig Benson (University of Virginia) will lead a live, online discussion with short presentations and significant audience interaction on January 13 at...
Image of the river along downtown Austin, Texas, site of GeoU 2022

5 Ways GeoU 2022 Enhances Professional Value

0
GeoU 2022 combines expert geosynthetics instruction with exceptional networking. This in-person engineering professional development event will take place 5 - 8 April 2022 at the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin...
Geomembrane installation image for July 27 GeoWire

Geosynthetics CQA Week Online Training Returns

0
From 6 - 10 December 2021, TRI Environmental will host the next Geosynthetics CQA Week Online Training. The live, digital format and half-day sessions are ideal for balancing professional...
Vinca Landfill

EU Accession Supported by Landfill Upgrades

0
By NAUE - In the course of the European Union (EU) accession process, the adaptation of waste management to the EU's legal framework can be a major challenge for...
Waterproof Membranes 2021

Waterproof Membranes 2021 Program Announced

0
AMI’s Waterproof Membranes conference is back! The next edition will take place 8 – 10 November 2021 at the Pullman Cologne hotel in Cologne, Germany. The single-track, international conference focuses on...
Flood Protection – Rehabilitation of a Dike in Germany

Flood Protection Strategies with Geosynthetics

0
Geosynthetics have provided a wide range of flood defense solutions around the world. They are used to halt erosion, strength coast lines and riverbanks. They support dunes and prevent...

Tech Note: The Genuine Compressive Strength of GCCMs

0
This series of Technical Notes, authored by Concrete Canvas Ltd., consider the importance of using ASTM standards that are specific to Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs) when selecting GCCM materials...
FC Liners celebrates its win at the 2019 GeoGames.

FC Géosynthétiques Acquires Innovex

0
FC Géosynthétiques is one of the most recognized geosynthetic installers in Canada, with a strong track record in the field and a team that is increasingly an active contributor...
Still shot of floating cover over hazardous liquid from ACIGS webinar

ACIGS Video: Geosynthetics CQA with Barrier Systems

0
The Australasian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (ACIGS) is one of the most active IGS chapters in the world. It has been particularly active in hosting top-tier webinars...
HS2 Interchange Station. Birmingham Metro map by SevenMaps via Shutterstock license

Environmental Protection along the HS2

0
 HS2 is a new high-speed railway under development in the United Kingdom. It will link up London, the Midlands, and the North along lines that serve eight of the...

Video: Soil-Covered Geomembrane Surveys

0
TRI Environmental Senior Engineer Abigail Gilson is one of the world’s foremost practitioners in electrical leak location (ELL) technologies. As part of the on-going ELL webinar series supported by...
Concrete Canvas Tech Note on GCCM and ASTM D8364

How to Specify GCCM Materials with ASTM D8364

0
This series of Technical Notes, authored by Concrete Canvas Ltd., consider the importance of using ASTM standards that are specific to Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs) when selecting GCCM...
Solmax PolyLock profile

Solmax Enhances Geosynthetics Profile Line for EMEA Market

0
Solmax continues its extraordinary growth, this time through expanding the manufacturing capabilities at its state-of-the-art geosynthetics plant in Rechlin, Germany. The line enhancements, recently announced by the company, will...

Geotextile Containers Support Mangrove Growth, Healthier Ecosystems

0
In 2014, Australia-based Geofabrics reported on Geosynthetica about the use of geotextile containers to protect a coastal zone's vital mangrove vegetation. As part of Geosynthetica's extended Earth Day celebration,...
Electrical leak location - dipole survey image from TRI Environmental

Register Now for the Online Electrical Leak Location Course

0
TRI Environmental’s Senior Engineer Abigail Gilson is one of the world’s foremost practitioners in electrical leak location (ELL) technologies. On May 10, as part of the online Geosynthetics CQA Week training...
Online Learning Photo

Online Learning Opportunities in Geosynthetics

2
The following listings are only for live, online presentations: webinars, workshops, conferences, etc. Many of these companies/organizations offer on-demand learning too. Please visit their individual websites for on-demand opportunities. 26...

The First International Conference on Geosynthetics, 20 April 1977

0
From 20 - 22 April 1977, the International Conference on the Use of Fabrics in Geotechnics was held in Paris, France. This watershed event included a paper from engineer...

IGS Sustainability eBook Available in Six Languages

0
Last year, the International Geosynthetics Society released an eBook to mark the 50th Earth Day celebration and outline the many ways in which geosynthetics serve the UN Sustainable Development...
golf player putting golf ball into hole, image by lovelyday12 via shutterstock license

Geosynthetics in Golf Course Construction

0
Many of the world’s best professional golfers will be in Augusta, Georgia, USA from 8 – 11 April 2021 for the 85th edition of the Masters, the historic tournament...
Photo of Carl Charpentier performing an electrical leak location survey. Image courtesy of WSP Canada.

Charpentier on 20 Years in Electrical Leak Location

0
Geosynthetica welcomes field experience stories. Contact the Content Director, Chris Kelsey, here. By Carl Charpentier – The use of Electrical Leak Location (ELL) technologies on geosynthetic containment installations is said to...
Waterproof Membranes 2016 - Concrete Canvas

Concrete Canvas USA Hits the Ground Running

0
Today marks an important, new chapter for Concrete Canvas Ltd. The company has been very active globally in the geosynthetic barriers market, establishing offices, distributor relationships, and signature projects...
Geomembrane installation image for July 27 GeoWire

Online Geosynthetics CQA Week Training, May 10 – 14

0
The long-running geosynthetics CQA Week training courses from TRI Environmental return 10 - 14 May 2021 in an online format. The live, online format has been a quick success,...
Image of the river along downtown Austin, Texas, site of GeoU 2022

GeoU 2022 Announces Dates

0
Geotechnical engineering events around the world have shifted on the calendar or taken their education online, due to Covid safety concerns. The 2.5-day GeoU in Austin, Texas is focused...
Close up of fabric on a Concrete Canvas product

The Patent Dispute between Concrete Canvas and Eurobent Continues

0
For three years, a patent dispute has played out between Concrete Canvas and Eurobent over the latter company's material Tiltex™. Concrete Canvas Technology Ltd. is the inventor of Concrete...
X