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GeoAsia 7 in Taipei, Taiwan

GeoAsia 7 Announces New Dates – April 2022

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The 7th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics, GeoAsia 7, has proactively moved its dates a second time, due to ongoing travel restrictions and concerns around covid. Conference chair, Prof....
Lifetime Prediction of Geosynthetics

Lifetime Predictions of Geosynthetics Webinar

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Interest in the topic of lifetime predictions for geosynthetics has grown substantially as project records extend beyond 40 years. Research projects on material service life continue to be tracked. And, test...
Thrace LINQ Adds Matt Buck to Market Development Team

New Appointments for Andreas Lake and Brian Sparks with Thrace

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The Thrace Group continues its development through optimizing the roles for key personnel. Andreas Lake has been appointed to a newly created position as Group Development Director for...
Retaining Walls Engineered for Oil Drilling Operations

MSE Walls Engineered for Oil Drilling Operations

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Molisht is an underground resource-rich area in Berat, Albania. Numerous important oil and gas wells are found there. For an energy plant, Maccaferri engineered retaining wall solutions...
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...
Технология обнаружения утечки в геомембранах с помощью электрического тока

Технология обнаружения утечки в геомембранах с помощью электрического тока

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Геосинтетические системы для хранения отходов предлагают самое эффективное решение при создании более крепких, долговечных и экологически безопасных локаций для хранения отходов. Они произвели революцию в сфере охраны окружающей среды...
Geosynthetics QA - Construction Site Image, Hardhats

The GeoWire for the Week of July 6

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of July 6. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS The B1M compiles details on some of...

Rapid Change in Rapid City

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Rapid City, South Dakota has been growing, and with it has come the pollution and runoff problems associated with development. The city council passed on Thursday three new ordinances to address stormwater and construction site runoff. Permits and ready solutions are now needed and the public works department has agreed to respond in a week to applications. The city recently authored a sediment control manual. Learn more here.;

Mercer Lecture: Junichi Koseki

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Junichi Koseki of the Institute of Industrial Science (University of Tokyo) has been tapped to deliver the Mercer Lecture at Geo-Frontiers 2011. His topic: "Use of Geosynthetics to Improve Seismic Performance of Earth Structures." The Mercer Lecture is a biennial lecture with the endorsement of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). The lecture is being sponsored by Thrace/LINQ Inc. LEARN MORE about the other plenary lectures at Geo-Frontiers.
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...
A Conductive Prime Finish for Spark Testing Geomembranes

Video: Conductive Geomembranes and Enhanced CQA

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In November, Solmax provided the third of its high-level webinars on geomembranes with a session on “Enhancing Quality Assurance with Conductive Geomembranes.” The presentation is now available for free...

IGS North America Enters Next Phase with New Management

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The International Geosynthetics Society’s joint US-Canada chapter, IGS North America, has announced some significant organizational changes. David Suits, who has served as the Executive Director for the chapter over...
George Koerner Delivering Quality Assurance Lecture for IGS Brasil

Quality Assurance & Control of Geosynthetics in Waste Systems

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Dr. George Koerner, P.E. (Director, Geosynthetic Institute) has never shied away from big challenges in research and leadership in the geosynthetics field. The IGS Brasil Em Rede network, which...
GSI Asia 2015

GSI Asia and IGS Council Gather in Seoul

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Despite some anxiety over recent cases of the viral Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in some places in Korea, the geosynthetics community kept to its schedule and gathered for...
Floating Covers from Colorado Lining International

CLI Invites Strategic Partners in Floating Covers

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Colorado Lining International continues its international expansion in floating covers and fabricated products 8 May 2013 - Colorado Lining International, Inc. (CLI), a full-service geosynthetics contractor offering a range of...
Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014

Abstracts Extension: Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014

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The deadline for submission of abstracts to Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014 has been extended to March 17. Organized by Infomine, and in partnership with SLR Consulting, the event will be...
President Obama Signs WRRDA

President Obama Signs WRRDA into Law

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US President Barack Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law on Tuesday, June 10. This bill is significant for its lack of earmarks, its...
AGHP Geohazards Photo Contest

Geohazards Photo Contest: Stunning Views and Engineering

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The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) has announced the winners of its inaugural photo contest. The professional society is dedicated to promoting geohazard technologies, standards, and best practices, with...
Geosynthetica Most-Read Articles

Светлоокрашенные Геомембраны

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Установка геомембран часто покрывает значительную территорию. Проекты по закапыванию отходов занимают огромную площадь. Газовые и нефтяные впадины, индустриальные гидро-отстойники и пруды для локализации водных отходов также занимают большие пространства,...

Designing Reinforced Earthwalls to Eurocode 7, Part 2

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In this two-part article, Alain Hérault, Sabihi Abdelhak, and Chakib El Iraki write on the new French standard NF P 94-270 and how it establishes design rules for the use of geosynthetics and other reinforcing materials in reinforced earth walls and steep slope applications. These rules, based on the partial factors defined in Eurocode 7 (EN 1997), were applied to a huge Mediterranean bypass project in Morocco to determine tensile strengths, lengths and spacing of geogrids. HERE IN PART 2, the authors address design, installation procedures, and quality management.
Cobramseg 2016

COBRAMSEG 2016 Short Courses

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The Organizing Committee of Cobramseg and the the 7th Brazilian Symposium on Rock Mechanics (SBMR) have assembled a strong short course program. These courses will be held on October...

gsa Underwriters Join in LIS Education

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TRI and I-CORP have come together again as T-CLIC to present the third in the series of Leak Integrity Survey (LIS) courses, held 22-23 April 2005.

Rob Mcilwraith and an International Life in Geosynthetics

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What started as a very occasional podcast has quickly turned into a regular series from Australia-based engineer Siamak Paulson (ADE Consulting Group Pty Ltd). Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast, which features...

Geomats Reinforce 26m Slopes for Gas Processing Plant Railway

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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. Vegetation cover alone may be...
Asperity Height Webinar - Solmax - Textured Geomembrane Finish

WEBINAR: Asperity Height or Asperity Concentration for Geomembranes?

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For its next technical webinar presentation, Solmax is asking a unique and important question for geomembranes:  Does asperity height or asperity concentration matter more for increasing interface shear resistance...
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