MoDNR to Host September CQA Week Courses

Register Now for Essential Containment Systems Courses

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When CQA Week attendees gather in Austin, Texas 7 - 12 April 2019, they'll have four high-end courses to choose from and two key...
Gas barrier performance and EVOH layers in geomembranes

Protecting EPS Geofoam in Transportation with Geomembranes

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Raven Engineered Films has issued a new technical paper: Advanced Geomembrane Technology for Enhanced Protection of EPS Geofoam in Transportation Systems. The publication is...
Presto Geosystems Releases a Porous Pavement Design Assistant

How to Reduce Stormwater Infrastructure with Porous Pavers

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Porous pavement solutions have drawn considerable interest in communities for the green engineering benefits they provide. Grass and gravel porous pavers can greatly reduce...
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:...
CQA Training Week

Australia Geosynthetics CQA Training Week, May 15 – 18

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TRI Australasia will host the next Australia Geosynthetics CQA Training Week 15 - 18 May 2018. Register now! The multi-short course event will take place in...
IECA 2018 Exhibit Hall

Early Registration Deadline for IECA 2018 – January 15

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The International Erosion Control Association 2018 Conference and Exhibition (IECA 2018) is will take place 11 – 14 February 2018 in Long Beach, California....
Solmax - Geosynthetics Market

PODCAST: The Push towards Reinvention in Geomembranes

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Many infrastructure applications rely upon geosynthetic barriers. Over time, we’ve seen the specification of 40 or 60-mil black high-density polyethylene geomembranes become so common...
Image: Effective Education for Improving Erosion/Sediment Control System Adoption

Effective Education for Erosion and Sediment Control System Adoption

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Erosion and sediment control advances have produced enormously beneficial results, in infrastructure performance and economics; yet, rates of erosion and sediment control system adoption...
Image of Solmax Geomembranes

Solmax Seeks US Market Development Manager

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Solmax is one of the world’s top three manufacturers of geomembranes and affiliated fluid transportation solutions (e.g., HDPE pipes, valves, fittings and accessories). The...
Project Video: High-flow Drainage Support for Athletic Facility

Project Video: Geosynthetic Drainage Support for Athletic Facility

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Varicore Technologies documented the extensive drainage installation work its geocomposite materials were utilized in performed for the Annandale Regional Athletic Facility in Minnesota. The...
D&E Construction, Visalia California

Geosynthetic Installer D&E Construction Unveils New Website

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VISALIA, California – D&E Construction (www.deconst.net), one of the most experienced geosynthetic installation companies in the United States, has launched a new website. Project...
Image by TenCate Geosynthetics

Protecting a Caribbean Shoreline and Coal-Fired Power Plant

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TenCate Geosynthetics has published a new video that features how TenCate Geotube® technology was used to repair and protect a Caribbean shoreline. The immediate...
TenCate Geosynthetics Launches New High-Performance Turf Reinforcement Mats

TenCate Geosynthetics Launches New High-Performance Turf Reinforcement Mats

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Turf reinforcement mats are engineered to solve more difficult, longer-term erosion control situations on slopes and in channels. These materials retain bare soil and...
Jim Cantore, Craig Zeller to Deliver Environmental Connection 2017 Keynotes

Jim Cantore, Craig Zeller to Deliver Environmental Connection 2017 Keynotes

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 The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) has officially announced its keynote speakers for Environmental Connection 2017.  Renowned meteorologist Jim Cantore of the...
5 Things We Can Do Today To Improve Civil Engineering Tomorrow

5 Ways Today to Improve Civil Engineering Tomorrow

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In his latest post from the Uncontained series, construction quality assurance (CQA) expert Glen Toepfer writes on 5 things we in the geosynthetics and...
13-Year Study of Exposed, Green Geomembrane Cover

13-Year Study of Exposed, Green Geomembrane Cover

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By Boyd Ramsey – In the summer of 2001, a 60- mil high-density polyethylene (HDPE) green geomembrane was installed as a cap at the...
GeoAmericas 2020 - Brazil

GeoAmericas 2020 Extends Abstracts Deadline to June 26

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GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be held 26 – 29 April 2020 in historic...
Расчеты армогрунтовой стены на слабом основании - Е.В. Федоренко

Расчеты армогрунтовой стены на слабом основании

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Е.В. Федоренко - Армогрунтовые подпорные стены устраиваются, как правило, в случаях ограниченного места в зоне откосной части насыпи или в виде устоев мостов с...
Reinforced Soil at Underground Storage Facilities

Reinforced Soil at Underground Storage Facilities

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By Low & Bonar – CEPRO a.s., a government-owned major distributor of crude oil in the Czech Republic chose to build a large-capacity underground...
Ian Peggs, Australia

SURVEY: Extra-Wide Geomembranes

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I-CORP International's Dr. Ian D. Peggs, P.E., P.Eng has shared a survey on extra-wide geomembranes. Your participation is invited. Responses are sought from manufacturers,...
AEG - Gold Mine Heap Leach

INSTALLATION: Gold Mine Heap Leach Pad

By American Environmental Group - AEG began work on providing geosynthetic installation services for a heap leach pad expansion project for a gold mine...
IGS Young Members in Korea

New Logo Contest from IGS Young Members Committee

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Members Committee has opened a competition for a new logo design. A couple prizes are in play for...
Titan Environmental - Farley Mine Closure

Capping the Farley Mine

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Mining is a vital activity for modern life. The metals, minerals, and other raw materials extracted enable the production and success of many (if...
International Geosynthetics Society

International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) News, Vol 29 Issue 2

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In the opening column to the International Geosynthetics Society's IGS News (Volume 29, Issue 2), IGS President Jorge Zornberg notes, "The conferences of the...
Photo of whales (bubbles) in a geomembrane liner

Preventing HDPE Geomembrane Whales – A Primer

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Following news that Ian Peggs, founder of Geosynthetica, is retiring from I-CORP International (though not retiring completely from geosynthetics), we thought we'd look back...

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Photo of geocell in stormwater controls

Wilke Joins GeoU 2020 Stormwater Course as Instructor

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The GeoU 2020 engineering short courses event has added another world-class instructor to its line up: Markus Wilke. He joins Joel Sprague, P.E., in...
Petrochemical feature image, heavy equipment being hauled over soft soils

Petrochemical Site Requires Unconventional Road Design on Soft Soils

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Geosynthetics are used frequently to support roads that are built specifically for temporary or limited exposure to very heavy loads. This petrochemical installation project,...

Implementing Pavement Preservation in Pavement Management Systems

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During the GAP 2019 transportation engineering conference, W. Jeremy Robinson, P.E. of the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) presented on work...
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