VIDEO: Barrier Rehabilitation for Pumped Storage Plant, Germany

Geosynthetic Regulations Lecture Now Available Online

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During the GeoMEast 2018 conference, Kent von Maubeuge will deliver the Koerner Lecture. The affiliated paper (“Geosynthetic barriers in regulations and recommendations in line...

11 ICG Was an Enormous Success for Geosynthetics

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The 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics (10 ICG) was held in 2014 in Berlin. The event established new benchmarks for success for the quadrennial...
GeoMEast 2018 Geosynthetics Program

GeoMEast 2018 Geosynthetics Program

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GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 24 – 28 November  2018 at Marriott Mena House Hotel in front of...
McCourt Named Global Head of Sales for Solmax-GSE

McCourt Named Global Head of Sales for Solmax-GSE

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Though bringing together two of the world’s largest geosynthetics producers is an enormous task, Solmax-GSE is continuing its rapid evolution with a key announcement:...
Maccaferri Reinforced Berms at Kozcağız Dam in Turkey

Reinforced Berms at Kozcağız Dam in Turkey

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The Kozcağız Dam project is one of the biggest water-related investments by DSI in Turkey’s Bartin province. The dam provides water to a total...
New ASTM Standard Supports Geosynthetic Clay Liner Use

New ASTM Standard Supports Geosynthetic Clay Liner Use

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Earlier in August, ASTM International announced a new standard in support of those who construct and install geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs):  ASTM Standard D8204,...
14 GSI Fellows Announced for 2018 - 2019

14 GSI Fellows Announced for 2018 – 2019

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Ten years ago, the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Board established the GSI Fellows program. Since then, the institute has provided an exceptional level of support to...
IGS Specifications Guide 2018

IGS Releases 5th Edition of Its Geosynthetics Specification Guide

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The International Geosynthetics Society is dedicated to promoting the awareness and proper utilization of geosynthetic technologies in infrastructure. In support of its mission and...
IAGI GeoGames 2019

IAGI’s Inaugural GeoGames to Be Held in Houston in February 2019

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For years, members of the International Association of Geosynthetic Installers have discussed the possibility of a geomembrane welding competition at a major event. Attendees...
Public Vote Open for IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest

Public Vote Opens for IGS Young Members Photo Contest

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The International Geosynthetics Society supports its young members through special symposia at major events, a committee to liaise with chapters and the IGS Council,...
Carbon Footprint Advantages of HDPE Geomembranes

Carbon Footprint Advantages of HDPE Geomembranes

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By José Miguel Muñoz Gómez – High-density polyethylene liners are renowned for containment performance in landfills, mining, wastewater, and other vital sectors. Less discussed...
Waterproof Membranes 2018

Boyd Ramsey Leads off Waterproof Membranes 2018

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Waterproof Membranes 2018 will be held 5 – 7 November 2018 at the Maritim Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. Geosynthetics veteran Boyd Ramsey has been added...
Reflections on the IGS Technical Committee Workshops in Munich

Reflections on the IGS Technical Committee Workshops in Munich

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Dr. George Koerner, Director of the Geosynthetic Institute, published a very nice report from the International Geosynthetics Society’s IGS Technical Committee Workshops. The gathering,...
ASTM International Awards Honor GSI and Robeson

ASTM International Awards Honor GSI and Robeson

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During the twice-yearly ASTM Committee Weeks, various standards committees and subcommittees recognize key contributions from their members for consensus building, technical expertise, leadership, and...
Remediating a Concrete Flume in a Hydroelectric System

Preliminary Injunction Upheld in GCCM Patent Dispute

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A follow up on a GCCM patent story from earlier this year: The preliminary injunction issued in a Polish court against Eurobent Sp.zo.o regarding...
July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America

Geopipe Webinar to Examine Durability, Infrastructure Uses, and More

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UPDATE: IGS North America will move the webinar to the fall, due to interested attendee requests but difficulty arranging time during a very busy...

11ICG Extends Pre-Registration Rate to July 30

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The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) will be held 16 – 21 September 2018 at the COEX in Seoul, Korea. The program will...
NAUE Geosynthetics - Landfill Expansion

Landfill Expansion and Mondernization in Shenzhen

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Shenzhen is one of China’s many cities on a fast modernization track. Not unexpectedly, the city’s rapid industrial and residential growth has created numerous...
Slideshow of Whales - Geomembranes

A Primer for Preventing HDPE Geomembrane Whales

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By Ian D. Peggs, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng  – There continue to be failures of HDPE geomembrane lining systems in waste water treatment plant (WWTP)...
July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America

Pluimer to Lead July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America

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The next IGS North America webinar will tackle one of the most necessary elements of modern infrastructure: geopipe. Dr. Michael Pluimer (University of Minnesota...
Sand Mats Protect World Cultural Heritage Site Underwater

Sand Mats Protect World Cultural Heritage Site Underwater

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The prehistoric pile dwellings in upper Lake Zurich, Switzerland originated 4000 years ago and were awarded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site...
Geosynthetic containers in mining

Geotextile Tubes, Geotextile Filters: Two Webinars from GSI

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The Geosynthetic Institute’s GSI Webinar series provided high-level education and resources on all geosynthetic applications and materials. The next offerings will focus on geotextiles. Specifically,...
Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment - Concrete Canvas

Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment

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In September 2016, a CC HydroTM (CCH) Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Barrier (GCCB) was used to provide secondary containment to a 5000m2 berm face at...
Four Australia Landfill Design Seminars Headline August Opportunities

Four Australia Landfill Design Seminars Headline August Opportunities

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Global Synthetics is partnering with NAUE Geosynthetics (Germany and Malaysia) and Skaps (USA) to offer a series of four landfill seminars across Australia in August....
IGS North America Erosion Control with Geosynthetics Webinar

IGS North America Webinar: Erosion Control with Geosynthetics – May 29

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The next IGS North America webinar will focus on Erosion Control with Geosynthetics. Presenter Markus Wilke (HUESKER) brings more than a decade of experience...

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The Design of Optimum Asphalt Content of Asphalt-Treated Bases

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From the GAP 2019 transportation engineering conference: Danniel Rodriguez, Jose Garibay, and Soheil Nazarian from the Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (University of Texas...
Mining Engineering Photo by NAUE

The Use of Geosynthetics in Mining Works

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The use of geosynthetics in mining operations grows annually, as mining companies focus on the technical and economic advantages of geosynthetics. These materials have...
AGRU CleanSeam Photo

AGRU CleanSeam Protects Geomembrane Weld Edges in the Field

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Geosynthetica’s Manufacturing & Innovation Series continues with AGRU CleanSeam™, a simple concept but a unique solution to further improve geomembrane installation quality. A LEADING EDGE Certain...
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