Protecting the Gas Processing Plant Railway Embankment

Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Railways, and Airfields (GAP 2019) is an interdisciplinary transportation engineering forum designed to foster communication between the three primary transportation...
Presto Geosystems Business Development Manager

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager

Presto Geosystems has served as a leader in the geosynthetics field for nearly 40 years, including being an innovator in the truest sense: the...
IGS Prague Workshops on Stabilization and Hydraulics

IGS Prague Workshops Cover Stabilization and Hydraulics

The International Geosynthetics Society will hold back-to-back workshops 10 – 13 November 2019 in Prague. The events are being organized by the IGS Technical...
Foundation Security with Geogrids at UNESCO Site

Foundation Security for UNESCO Site in Northern France

The Cité des Electriciens is the oldest mining place in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, the northern most area of France. Mining activities and homes for mining workers...
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Lining a Nevada Tailings Storage Facility Pond

AGRU’s latest video story focuses on a tailings storage facility in northern Nevada. The site utilized a textured geomembrane (AGRU MicroSpike) in a three-phase...
IGS Young Members in Korea

New Logo Contest from IGS Young Members Committee

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Members Committee has opened a competition for a new logo design. A couple prizes are in play for...
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Video: Asphalt Reinforcement of Australian Runway

​The Roma Airport in Queensland, Australia, manages around 100 arrivals and departures each week, including many that are vital to energy and resource industry...
Bali's largest landfill

The Greening of Bali’s Largest Landfill

The Indonesian island of Bali is one of the world’s most well-known tourist destinations. It provides critical economic vitality to the province, with tourism...
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488m Long Rockfall Bund Protects a Coastal Road

The coastal town of Kaikoura is located on New Zeland’s South Island in the North Canterbury region. It is a popular tourist destination and...
Strata Geosynthetics Manufacturing Facility with GAI-LAP

Strata Earns GAI-LAP Accreditation at New Center in India

The Indian geosynthetics manufacturing industry has grown substantially in recent years, both for domestic projects and exports. Strata, which is well-known internationally for its...
Propex Pyramat Carbon Footprint Verified - Installation Image

Verifying the Carbon Footprint of a Turf Reinforcement Mat

Propex GeoSolutions has opened July with some welcomed sustainability news. The company became the first High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mat (HPTRM) manufacturer to verify the...
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Geomats Reinforce 26m Slopes for Gas Processing Plant Railway

The protection of embankments and natural slopes from wind and rain erosion is one of the critical tasks in large-scale railway and road construction....
ESI Feature Image for Oil and Gas Acquisition of Patriot Environmental

ESI Acquires Patriot Environmental, Enhances Oil and Gas Expertise

Environmental Specialties International (ESI), the largest contracted installer and provider of geosynthetic lining materials in the United States, is getting bigger. The company announced...
Feature image for A Composite Gabion–Reinforced Soil Wall for New Mumbai Airport

A Composite Gabion–Reinforced Soil Wall for New Mumbai International Airport

By Namrata Bichewar - As India has grown in population and economic influence, the country’s airport infrastructure has been strained. The existing Mumbai Airport,...
ASTM D35 Awards in Denver

A Family Theme Inspires ASTM D35 Awards in Denver

ASTM International’s Committee D35 on Geosynthetics held its mid-year committee week 5 – 7 June 2019 in Denver, Colorado. The D35 awards reception served as an...
Eric Blond Joins Solmax

Eric Blond Joins Solmax as Global Technical Director

Solmax continues a trend of big moves, this time announcing that industry veteran Eric Blond is the company’s new Global Technical Director. Blond brings...
High-Strength Uniaxial Geogrid from NAUE - Secugrid HS

A New Geogrid Line and Global Market Honor for NAUE

In recent years, NAUE has truly staked its claim as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of geosynthetics through a series of high-impact activities....
GeoAmericas 2020 - Brazil

GeoAmericas 2020 Extends Abstracts Deadline to June 26

GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be held 26 – 29 April 2020 in historic...
Raven’s New 7-Layer Extrusion Line Enhances VOC Barriers

Raven’s New 7-Layer Extrusion Line Enhances VOC Barriers

Raven Industries boasts a strong track record of manufacturing innovations and especially in regard to multi-layer barrier materials for geotechnical applications. The company has announced...
Tencate Geosynthetics - Wind Energy

GSI White Paper 41 – Sustainability and Geosynthetics

The Geosynthetic Institute's first white paper of 2019 focuses on one of the biggest issues in contemporary conversation: sustainability. GSI White Paper 41 is...
Photo of MnDOT Project Using GSE RoaDrain at Expansion Joints

GSI White Paper 40 – Geosynthetics and Pavement Design Methods

The Geosynthetic Institute had a particularly busy 2018 with White Papers, issuing five of them. All of them are worth reading. One that particularly...
HUESKER International Management Changes Focus on Expansion

International Management Moves Highlight HUESKER’s Expansion

Following a few years of significant manufacturing investments around the world, HUESKER has announced major transitions in its international management team. Sven Schröer, who has...
GeoAmericas 2020 - Brazil

GeoAmericas 2020 Extends Abstracts Deadline to May 26

GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be held 26 – 29 April 2020 in historic...
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Concrete Protection Liners Prepare Vancouver’s Wastewater Infrastructure

By 2041, the City of Vancouver is expected to grow by another million residents to a total population of 3.4 million. The increased population...
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The Importance of Packaging Systems in Geosynthetic Quality

Frequently, articles, brochures, podcasts, and other communications highlight the importance of various quality control and quality assurance steps in geosynthetics. These steps take place...

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GEOFORUM 2019 Heads to Philadelphia

HUESKER’s annual GeoForum events are characterized by high-caliber presentations and high-quality networking. The smaller-by-design gatherings leave considerable room for Q&A on some of the...
Post-Closure Care of Landfills

Post-Closure Care of MSW Landfills – GSI White Paper 42

Nearly a decade ago, the Geosynthetic Institute published results of its first survey on Regulatory Status of Post-Closure Care of MSW Landfills in the United...
Protecting the Gas Processing Plant Railway Embankment

Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Railways, and Airfields (GAP 2019) is an interdisciplinary transportation engineering forum designed to foster communication between the three primary transportation...
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