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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 certification opportunities. Two of the...
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 part of the company’s technical...
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 stabilize and nurture vegetation while...

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 Weather Channel will deliver opening...
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 affiliated geotechnical and civil engineering...
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 Polk County Florida solid waste...
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 Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The...
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 раздельными функциями . В тех...
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 storage facility in Loukov to...
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, distributors, installers, construction/contracting firms, design...
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 in northern Nevada. The mine encompasses...
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 this free-to-enter competition, which is...
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 not most) of the goods...
US Capitol Building

Transportation Bill Shows Promise, Including for Geosynthetics

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On November 5, the US House of Representatives passed a six-year extension for the Highway Trust Fund. The House bill was overwhelmingly approved (363 – 64), which now...

Benson Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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The awards are piling up. Craig Benson, a Wisconsin Distinguished Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Geological Engineering at University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recognized Benson recently as well in selecting him to deliver the prestigious Ralph B. Peck lecture in 2012. In the NAE release, the Academy wrote that Benson has contributed "...improvements in design, construction, and monitoring of earthen liners and covers for municipal hazardous and radioactive waste landfills."

Harbor Maintenance Dredging and Geosynthetic Dewatering Tubes

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An extraordinary volume of sediment must be removed from waterways each year to enable safe navigation and effective port operations. Maintenance dredging and environmental remediation measures drive the sediment...
Image of Rio de Janeiro at night

GeoAmericas 2020 Rescheduled to Late October

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GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. With COVID-19 concerns impacting travel around the world, large and small events alike have rescheduled to protect their participants...
Craig Benson on CETCO Tech Talk

VIDEO: Bentonite Swell Index Test and Hydraulic Conductivity

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CETCO's Tech Talk video series shares high-quality information on geosynthetics and affiliated engineering issues. Here, and in less than three minutes, Dr. Craig Benson explains how a swell index...

FGI Video Podcast on MSW Slope Failure

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) continues to expand its technical and educational offerings, highlighting not just fabricated geomembranes but larger engineering concerns in applications that commonly incorporate these materials...
Geofabrics Australasia

Latest Geofabrics Journal Focuses on Oil and Gas

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Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), coal seam gas, containment ponds, and access road stability are just a few of the oil and gas issues profiled in the latest issue of...
Photo of the mega fish farm pond array in Port Said, Egypt

Mega Fish Farm in Egypt Secured with Geosynthetics

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In Egypt, Phase 2 of the mega aquaculture project in East Port Said is well under way. The project was initiated by government in 2017 and includes construction of...
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...
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 stormwater runoff by enabling a...
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: Peter McCourt has joined the...
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 Burleigh Heads, Queensland. Short courses...
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