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Jamestown Landfill: Phase II

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The second phase of the closure of the Jamestown Landfill, Tuolumne County, California, will go forth. The county board voted unanimously to approve significant closure works that will involve the construction of a new buttress, a retooled geosynthetic cover, and much more. Cost projections and additional state approvals will be needed next. Learn more here.;
XV PCSMGE 2015 - IGS Reinforcement Workshop

XV PCSMGE Unveils Soil Mechanics 2015 App

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We are only a few weeks away from the 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE), which will be held 15 – 18 November...
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...
ClosureTurf Final Cover Systems from AGRU America

PODCAST: The Rise of ClosureTurf® in Final Cover Systems

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Landfill engineering has advanced significantly over the past 35 years. Geosynthetic lining, capping, and final cover systems have had a lot to do with the tremendous success landfill operators...

Story of a Photo: Geomembrane Integrity Survey from a Crane

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While nosing around in Geosynthetica's archives, we happened upon an interesting photo (dated 2004) of Ian Peggs conducting a liner integrity survey while suspended from a crane. Though liner integrity surveys are common, the conditions in which they must be conducted vary wildly. We asked Dr. Peggs if he might offer a few notes about this particular situation. Here's what he shared with us. Read more.
VIDEO: Geocell Solutions for Mining Applications

VIDEO: Geocell Solutions for Mining Applications

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Load support, slope remediation, stormwater control, and vegetated retaining walls: these are all mining applications for which highly effective, extremely durable, and easy-to-implement geocell solutions are available. Presto Geosystems’...

Exeed's Fibre and Building Materials Divisions Draws High Interest at Big-5 Exhibition in Dubai

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Exeed Industries LLC, an Abu Dhabi-based specialised manufacturing investment company, today announced products from two of its major divisions--fibre and building materials--received significant interest during its successful participation at The Big-5, the largest building and construction exhibition in the Middle East. Held from 22-25 November in Dubai, The Big-5 witnessed Exeed highlighting its Precast, Premium Plaster, Aswar, Litecrete, Geotextile and Glasswool range.
EuroGeo 6

EuroGeo 6 Abstracts Due October 30

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The technical committee of the 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics (EuroGeo 6) remind readers that the window for submission of abstracts will close 30 October 2015. Please remind your...
Concrete Canvas, Queen's Award

Concrete Canvas Wins Queen's Award

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Concrete Canvas Ltd was presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation on the 17 July 2014 by the Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan Mrs Kate Thomas. The awards...
ISO 14001 Certification - NAUE News, December 2017

NAUE Earns ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification

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In its annual year-end newsletter, NAUE Geosynthetics has announced a significant achievement: ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification for its production sites in Germany. The international company manufactures Bentofix® geosynthetic...

D35 on PVC Air Channel Seam Evaluation

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ASTM D35 on Geosynthetics has reapproved D7177, "Standard Specification for Air Channel Evaluation of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Dual Track Seamed Geomembranes." It is available as D7177-05(2010). This specification covers a nondestructive evaluation of the strength and continuity of parallel PVC geomembrane seams separated by an unwelded air channel. Learn more here.;
CQA Week - QA/QC of Geosynthetic Installations

Slope Stability Short Course Added to May 7 – 11 Training Week Offerings

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Short Course Training Week (May 7 – 11) is coming to Austin, Texas, where TRI Environmental will host four courses and two certification opportunities for professionals involved in CQA,...
Heap Leach Solutions 2014

Heap Leach Solutions 2014 Extends Abstracts Call

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Infomine has announced that the abstracts submission window for Heap Leach Solutions 2014 (www.heapleachsolutions.com) has been extended to May 12. Heap Leach Solutions will be held 10 – 13...

India Building 5-Mile Tunnel Through Mountains

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India is digging a huge tunnel to bypass a treacherous Himalayan mountain pass known locally as "Pile of Corpses." The $320 million project is expected to take 5 years to complete and will create a five-mile tunnel buried a mile deep beneath the mountain range's snow-covered rocks. "Once this tunnel is complete, it will be an engineering marvel for the whole nation," said P.K. Mahajan, the project's chief engineer. Learn more here.;
Africa Export Award, Solmax

Solmax Receives Export Award

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8 October 2013 – Varennes, QC – Solmax, a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of geomembranes, is pleased to announce that it received the Export Award from Forum Africa 2013....

Trelleborg Capital Market Days Postponed to 2012

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Trelleborg's planned Capital Markets Day on 30 November 2011, is postponed to 2012. A new date will be communicated at a later date. Trelleborg believes that before holding the Capital Markets Day, the work to form the 50/50 joint-venture company for antivibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles should have progressed further. An agreement on the formation of the new company is expected to be signed during the fourth quarter of 2011. However, the continuation of the process is dependent on the decisions and processing times of relevant competition authorities.
Image of Rio de Janeiro at night

GeoAmericas 2020 Online Agenda Lives Up to the Hype

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The 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics is also the first major geosynthetics conference to be held entirely online. The organizes have released the GeoAmericas 2020 agenda. It is, as...

Propex Global Launches New Website

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The infrastructure solutions provider Propex Global, which has a well-established and well-known geosynthetics division, has opened 2016 with the launch of a new website. The revamp features updated product...
Geosynthetics CQA Week

CQA Week Course Dates: November 2 – 6

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CQA Week delivers courses on performing liner integrity surveys (electrical leak location), CQC/CQA of geosynthetic installation, and CQC/CQA of geosynthetic clay liner and compacted clay liner installation. The...
Imagine Intelligent Materials - Graphene Manufacturing

Imagine IM to Present Graphene Solutions at Startup Booster Competition

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Australia-based graphene solutions company Imagine Intelligent Materials (Imagine IM) has been selected to compete in the Startup Booster competition at JEC World 2017, the world’s largest composites show. JEC World...

Knitted Composite Geotextiles

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When needing to reinforce soil, such as for foundation improvement or in very soft soil conditions such as working in tidal mud flats, a warp-knitted industrial polyester base and nonwoven-backed composite geotextile may be the answer. This unique construction provides high-strength, excellent elongation characteristics, drainage, filtration, soil separation, isolation, and more. Learn more. Learn more here.;
VIDEO: Barrier Rehabilitation for Pumped Storage Plant, Germany

VIDEO: Pumped Storage Plant Barrier Rehabilitation, Germany

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The latest video from NAUE tells the story of the pumped storage plant barrier rehabilitation in Hohenwarte, Germany. The project provided an essential update a half-century-old site. Geosynthetic clay...

Propex's Concrete Solutions Group Completes Ready-Mix Concrete Industry Survey to Explore Benefits of Using...

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Tennessee-based Propex Operating Company today announced the completion of a ready-mix industry survey on the benefits of using synthetic fibers in concrete construction. The anonymous and completely confidential survey targeted more than 5,000 concrete producers in the U.S. and was conducted over a six-week period on the Propex Concrete Solutions website at Fibermesh.com. The survey was completed by 1,300 respondents, which is a very high percentage rate of response.
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 area included a large utility...
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...
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