Expert Geosynthetics Installation for Better Silver and Gold Mining ROI

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The Coeur Rochester mine in Rochester, Nevada produced 4.6 million ounces of silver and 52,600 ounces of gold in 2016. One of the reasons for the success of the...

GSE Environmental Seeks Regional Sales Manager

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GSE Environmental is currently seeking a Regional Sales Manager for the Western United States territory. The candidate should reside in one of the following states: AZ, CA, NM, HI,...

OSHA Outreach Training & Safety in Geosynthetic Installation

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Environmental Specialties International is a top-tier installer of geosynthetic materials, with projects in all regions in major infrastructure segments such as waste management, oil and gas, mining, and coal...

Waterproof Membranes 2016 Program

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The annual Waterproof Membranes conference from AMI returns to Cologne, Germany  7 – 9 November 2016. The Waterproof Membranes 2016 program has been released. This edition is the conference's 10th. DOWNLOAD...

Hotel Booking Scams: Warning Issued by GeoAmericas 2016

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Many conferences are targeted by hotel booking scams and room resellers who are not associated with the event. These non-sanctioned buyers convince potential attendees that rooms are selling out...

ACIGS Seminar Series to Focus on Drainage Geocomposite Systems

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The International Geosynthetics Society Australasian Chapter (ACIGS) will host a multi-city seminar series on drainage geocomposite systems. The seminar will be held in Melbourne on November 27, Sydney on November...

FedIGS Launches Website

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The Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies (FedIGS) is a collaborative endeavor that brings together four major geotechnical societies. FedIGS facilitates interaction between these learned societies’ members, promotes common interests,...

2011 MAW nominee Tencate recognized

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North Georgia Technical College very proudly nominated Tencate Geosynthetics of Habersham County and Caterpillar of Stephens County for the honor of 2011 Manufacturer of the Year in the small business category. Learn more here.;

EPA to Host Brownfields Workshops for 2011 Grant Competition

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EPA will host a series of four free workshops during April and May in the four states of Region 7 for representatives of eligible participant groups in the 2011 Brownfields grant competition. Each half-day workshop will cover the basics of submitting a proposal to the EPA Brownfields Program and offer guidance for improving the quality of a proposal. The workshop will explain the different types of EPA Brownfields grants, who may apply for them, how the grant application process works, and tips for writing good grant applications.

Tensar International Launches Improved Web-based Version of Erosion Control Materials Design Software (ECMDS®) 5.0

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Tensar International, the manufacturer of North American Green® erosion and sediment control products, today announced the release of ECMDS® 5.0 -- the improved, web-based version of their popular Erosion Control Materials Design Software. ECMDS® 5.0 ensures the proper evaluation and design for soil-loss prediction,product specification and project planning.

Reinforced Soil Wall Supports 1000-Ton Crane Working Platform

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The Elan Valley Aqueduct (EVA) is an important part of the water supply for Birmingham City (Wales) and its surrounding area. The principal structure is 100 years old. The...

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

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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.
North Berwick Golf Course repair photo from NAUE

850 Geotextile Bags Protect Historic Scottish Golf Course

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Founded in 1832, the North Berwick Golf Club in the UK is one of oldest clubs in the world. In fact, you’d have to visit historic St. Andrews to...

Sustainability APWA Style

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Veteran editor John Trotti has never been too interested in overblown rhetoric in construction and engineering discussions. And he has used his editorial columns at times to take issue with too much non-practical discussion. But at the American Public Works Association's (APWA) Sustainability in Public Works Conference, he found himself pleasantly surprised at how focused and useful the sessions were. (As a previous attendee, Geosynthetica can attest to the event's strength.) Read his latest blog entry about the event. Learn more here.;

Embankments on Soft Soils Webinar – September 22

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Lilma Schimmel, MSCE, P.E., will lead a September 22 webinar on Embankments on Soft Soils. This free event—pre-registration required—is sponsored by HUESKER. Date: September 22 Time: 2:00 pm (EDT) Cost: Free PRE-REGISTER...

SWEMA Announces New Board

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The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association (SWEMA) announced a new Board of Directors late Friday (January 23) in a release. The new Board's term will cover 2015 and 2016. The results: President: Will Harris...

Geosynthetics for Waste Ash Landfill Closure – Two Projects

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For a landfill closure project in Massachusetts, Covanta Energy put an end to constant slope repair with a stable, cost-effective, geosynthetic closure technology. By Agru America and...

Are you looking for Employment in the Geosynthetics Field?

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Looking for a job in geosynthetics? Send us some details - experience, what you are looking for and where to: elizabeth@geosynthetica.net. We have been asked if we know available people. Your information will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Solmax Publishes Mining Solutions Magazine

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Montreal (Qc) – Solmax releases its first issue  of a series of technical magazines. We are proud to present Mining Solutions, a publication which explains the benefits and the use of polyethylene geomembranes...

Строительство солеотвала – Пермская область – Россия

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Объединенная компания «Уралкалий» создана в 2011 году путем присоединения ОАО «Сильвинит» к ОАО «Уралкалий». ОАО Уралкалий занимает первое место в мире по объемам производства хлористого калия. В основном производственном...

Ashley MacMillan Joins TenCate as an Engineering Business Manager

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TenCate Geosynthetics has announced the addition of Ashley MacMillan, PE as Engineering Business Manager – Northwest (United States). MacMillan is a 7-year veteran with a strong background in geotechnical...

Boston Cedar Receives Top Honor From Fiberweb' as 2009 Distributor of the Year

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Boston Cedar, Holbrook, Mass., was recently honored as the 2009 Distributor of the Year by Fiberweb, Inc., makers of the TYPAR® Weather Protection System. The award is based on outstanding sales and customer growth, marketing and promotion efforts as well as customer service. Fiberweb is one of the world's largest specialty nonwoven fabrics producers. In the construction industry, Fiberweb manufactures the well-known TYPAR brand for housewrap, geotextiles and roofing applications.

EC Vigilantes?

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The Daily Times has published an opinion from a Coastkeeper near Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Bay watersheds. The article invites concerned citizens not simply to learn about sediment runoff from construction sites but gain training and volunteer monitoring time to aid the overworked, single employee responsible for monitoring all sites in the region. It's a trend, and something of a form of environmental vigilantism. Learn more here.;

Exports to 50+ Countries Drive Record Year for Concrete Canvas

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In its latest financial results, Concrete Canvas Ltd has revealed another record year of growth for the South Wales-based manufacturer. Its international presence for its primary “concrete on a...

Geosynthetic Strip Reinforcement for Port of Miami Tunnel

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The Florida Department of Transportation’s impressive tunnel project has connected the Port of Miami directly with US Interstate’s 395 and 95. The well-publicized work has been designed to alleviate...