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Concrete Canvas Tech Note on GCCM and ASTM D8364

How to Specify GCCM Materials with ASTM D8364

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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

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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

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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

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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...
HUESKER HaTelit asphalt reinforcement installation image

A Golden Anniversary for HaTelit Asphalt Reinforcement

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Through high-level research, testing, and projects, the geosynthetics field is constantly building its durability record for materials and applications. HUESKER is marking another sort of durability anniversary: the success...

The First International Conference on Geosynthetics, 20 April 1977

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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...
Post-Closure Care of Landfills

How Geosynthetics Help Design More Sustainable Landfills

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In 2019, Dr. George Koerner, P.E. and his Geosynthetic Institute colleagues published a white paper on the advantages of geosynthetics in construction from an embodied carbon perspective. They returned...
Pula Airport pavement reinforcement

Reinforcing Pavements at Pula Airport, Croatia

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Airport pavements must be stringently engineered to meet regulations, ensure passenger and personnel safety, and handle tremendous loads of modern aircraft. Rehabilitation works provide excellent opportunities for airport authorities...
Roman Colosseum. Photo by Ijby Berg via Shutterstock license.

12 ICG Moves to September 2023

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Organizers of the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) have announced a major scheduling change. The quadrennial signature event of the International Geosynthetics Society is moving a year to...

IGS Sustainability eBook Available in Six Languages

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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...
Secutex Green, 100% biodegradable nonwoven from NAUE

PODCAST: Fully Biodegradable Materials Mimic Geosynthetics

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Geosynthetic materials are renowned for their sustainability qualities. One of the ways in which the geosynthetics field really excels here is through constant innovation in the manufacturing process. It's that...
Photo of the mega fish farm pond array in Port Said, Egypt

Solmax Acquires TenCate Geosynthetics

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Well, this is a surprise! Montreal-based Solmax, which was already a global leader in geosynthetics when it acquired GSE Environmental in December 2017, has engineered another significant acquisition. The...
golf player putting golf ball into hole, image by lovelyday12 via shutterstock license

Geosynthetics in Golf Course Construction

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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...
Geomembrane installation image for July 27 GeoWire

Register for Geosynthetics CQA Week Online Training

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From 10 - 14 May 2021, TRI Environmental will hold the twice-yearly Geosynthetica CQA Week online training. The live, digital format has been a quick success, with December's event...
Kent von Maubeuge

Kent von Maubeuge Celebrates 30 Years at NAUE

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Geosynthetica congratulates Kent von Maubeuge for 30 years in geosynthetics with NAUE! Kent joined the international company in April 1991, not long after the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) had...
Waterproof Membranes 2016 - Concrete Canvas

Concrete Canvas USA Hits the Ground Running

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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

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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

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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...
Image of a businessman's clasped hands and and chess pieces on an old wooden table. Photo by Gajus via Shutterstock license.

Two Geosynthetics Business Moves: NAUE, BontexGeo

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Last week, many in the geosynthetics field were participating in virtual panel discussions and special sessions with the online Geosynthetics Conference. Two geosynthetics business moves were announced during the...
Photo of basal reinforcement with Secugrid HS from NAUE

NAUE Offers Working Platform Software

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Large-scale working platforms have become important solutions to infrastructure projects. grown in use in infrastructure, such as for situations in which load transfer enables more efficient construction or makes...
Roman Colosseum. Photo by Ijby Berg via Shutterstock license.

Reminder: 12 ICG Abstracts Due February 28

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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...
Close up of fabric on a Concrete Canvas product

The Patent Dispute between Concrete Canvas and Eurobent Continues

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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...
GCL installation - Photo by NAUE

The IGS TC-B Takes on GRI-GCL3

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On March 3, renowned geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) expert Kent von Maubeuge (NAUE) will deliver a live webinar on “GCL Standard Specification GRI-GCL3: Background, Development, Limitations, and Latest Updates.”...
Geosynthetics Apps for iPhone and Android Smartphones

What’s Hot: Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021

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The long-running Geosynthetics Conference from IFAI and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) was able to hold its event in person in 2020, with its early-year position. But in 2021,...
Image of the river along downtown Austin, Texas, site of GeoU 2022

2021 Endeavors to Support in Geosynthetics

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What will you and your organization support in 2021? We’ve got a few favorites in events and memberships that we hope you’ll take part in too. NOTE: This page...
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