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United Concrete Canvas Russia Opened a Demo Park

Though Concrete Canvas opened a unique demo park near Moscow in Russia in 2016, it wasn’t until mid-way through this year that the company officially announced it. The site,...

Events Help Machina-TST Expand Internationally

Machina-TST is one of the fastest-growing geosynthetics companies in Europe. The company has expanded its production space for geogrids, geotextiles, geocomposite reinforcement materials, and turf reinforcement mats. Part of...

CLI Hires New Production/Fabrication Manager

Colorado Lining International, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Tim Haran as the new Production and Fabrication Manager to oversee our Colorado Plant production. Tim brings with him over seventeen years of experience in the manufacturing industry. He comes to us from Protecto Wrap, where he served as Manufacturing Director of Operations for four years. He also served 13 years as a Maintenance/Reliability Leader for Owens-Corning.
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Hydraulic Engineering Solutions Seminar, July 14

Waterways are dynamic environments. Strong hydraulic engineering solutions are needed to create resilient infrastructures that minimize environmental impact, control costs, and provide long-term performance. On July 14, Maccaferri will...

11ICG Extends Pre-Registration Rate to July 30

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) will be held 16 – 21 September 2018 at the COEX in Seoul, Korea. The program will feature 1,000 geotechnical engineering experts...
GeosPeru 2017

Geosynthetica at GeosPeru 2017

Geosynthetica will be at GeosPeru 2017 in Lima, Peru, March 29 – 31. If you or your colleagues will be part of the event at the Hotel Los Delfines,...
Geofabrics Australasia

Latest Geofabrics Journal Focuses on Oil and Gas

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...
HDPE-Lined Reservoir for Artificial Snow on an Alpine Slope - Agru

HDPE-Lined Reservoir for Artificial Snow on an Alpine Slope

Ischgl is an internationally renowned ski resort in the Silvretta Mountains of Tyrol. Plenty of natural snowfall supports 200km of downhill pistes (compacted snow runs), but the ability to...

35-Mile-Long Tunnel in Alps to be World's Longest

Crews are blasting through the Alps as they work to build what will be the world's longest tunnel, the Gotthard Base Tunnel between Zurich, Switzerland, and Milan, Italy. The 35-mile tunnel will host trains running through the Alps. "For such a huge project, you have to construct from different sites, because if you start at one portal and then on the other end, you need 20 or more years for the construction of the entire system," said Heinz Ehrbar, chief construction officer with contractor AlpTransit. Learn more here.;

Life Cycle Assessment of Geosynthetic Reinforced Bridge Abutment Designs

Originally published as "Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Two Design Alternatives for a Geosynthetic Reinforced Bridge Abutment" in the GeoAmericas 2016 proceedings, Dr. Melissa Beauregard, Dr. Arunprakash Karunanithi, and...

Green Wall RFP Extended

The Green Walls Group (GWG) of the non-profit association Green Roofs for Healthy Cities – North America, Inc. (GRHC), has announced an extension to its request for proposals (RFP) for green wall research projects. The new deadline is 13 October 2008. Green walls are the next stage in construction following the growing success of green roofs. Read more in the PDF release. Learn more here.;

US Rail Industry Targets InnoTrans 2014 for Export Boost

Targeting new markets in effective ways – that is the declared aim of the US rail industry. That is why US companies operating on the world stage are increasingly...

FGI Video Podcast on MSW Slope Failure

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...
Fiberweb and Polymer Group

Polymer Group Completes Acquisition of Fiberweb

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Polymer Group Inc (PGI) has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Fiberweb plc, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty nonwoven products and materials for a...
Geosynthetics in Mining - Crusher Walls

Project Story: Reinforcing Mine Crusher Walls

By Maccaferri - Serajuddin Mines wanted to build a central ore handling plant at its facility in Joda, Orissa, in India. Joda is a city in the Kendujhar district...
IECA Environmental Connection 2014

Full-Day Courses at Environmental Connection 2014

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will hold its annual conference and exhibition 25-28 February 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, Environmental Connection, provides an enormous opportunity...

Titan Partners with McGill on Cold Regions Research

Montreal-based McGill University is home to one of Canada's top geotechnical engineering programs. Titan Environmental Containment has long partnered with different engineering schools on materials development projects. Now, Titan...

Large Hospital Demolition Completed by R. Baker and Son in NYC

R. Baker and Son All Industrial Services, Inc., a specialized contractor providing total plant dismantlement, demolition and decommissioning services, recently completed an eight phase, highly technical, demolition and environmental remediation project at Kings County Hospital located in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to underground tank removal, the project involved slab and foundation removal followed by geotextile installation and clean fill.

Royal Ten Cate President to Speak in Paris

The Industrial Fabrics Association International's high-level European event, IFAI Advanced Textiles 10, will feature Loek de Vries, President and CEO of the Netherlands-based Royal Ten Cate. Tencate Geosynthetics North America, which is part of Royal Ten Cate, is one of the world's leading geosynthetics manufacturers. The conference will take place in Paris, France, 16-17 June 2010. Learn more here.;

Elemix® concrete additive accelerates growth in the ready mix and precast markets

NOVA Chemicals Corporation, has signed a sales and representative agreement with Propex Concrete Systems, a business unit of Propex Operating Company, LLC, for Elemix® concrete additive. Under the agreement, Propex Concrete Systems will be responsible for increasing sales of Elemix concrete additive in the U.S. ready mix and precast markets, while providing customer service and marketing support to accelerate commercial use of Elemix additive in project specifications. Propex provides Elemix additive with an additional channel to market through a targeted, national sales force and gives Propex another innovative product offering to enhance the performance of concrete.
Warren Hornsey of TRI Australasia

Warren Hornsey on Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast

Australia-based engineer Siamak Paulson (ADE Consulting Group Pty Ltd) has published the latest episode of his eponymously named podcast series: Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast. This time out, he checks in...

Video: Asphalt Reinforcement of Australian Runway

​The Roma Airport in Queensland, Australia, manages around 100 arrivals and departures each week, including many that are vital to energy and resource industry work, such as coal seam...

VIDEO: What Makes Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) Impervious

In a new monthly video series—Tech Talk—CETCO shares high-quality information on geosynthetics and affiliated engineering issues. The first video in the series has been posted to the company’s YouTube...

Geomats Reinforce 26m Slopes for Gas Processing Plant Railway

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...
Green Roof South Dakota

Raven Industries Greens Downtown Sioux Falls with Planted Green Roof

Sioux Falls, SD – The renovated headquarters of Raven Industries (Nasdaq: RAVN) will soon be housed under plants. Next week, a living, planted roof will be installed as part...