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Permanent and Resilient Deformation Behavior of Geogrid-Stabilized and Unstabilized Pavement Bases

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Prajwol Tamrakar, Mark H. Wayne, and David J. White present field tests and results with Automated Plate Load Testing (APLT) to determine the permanent...
Post-Closure Care of Landfills

Landfill Design in the Age of Sustainable Development

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In April, the inaugural Geo-U training and networking event will be held in Austin, Texas. Four concurrent engineering courses will take place 8 –...
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Assessment of Historical Army Airfield Pavement Condition Data

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This article is a version of a paper included in the peer-reviewed proceedings from the GAP 2019 transportation engineering conference, which was managed by...

Geo-U 2020 Offers 5 High-Level Geosynthetics Courses

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The inaugural Geo-U gathering has been announced with Austin, Texas selected as the destination. With Geo-U 2020, four high-level, two-day geosynthetics short courses will...
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IAGI and Rippling Waters Rally Geo Community for Huge Impact

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Every ripple in the smallest water starts with a drop. This is how the Rippling Waters Charity (RWC) opens its website. The non-profit venture...

Geosynthetics in Diverse Railroad Applications

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Stephen Wilk, Colin Basye, Dingqing Li, and Brad Kerchoff write on some roles for geosynthetics in railroad applications, such as for ballast pockets and...
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Coated GCLs Growing in Australian Landfill Designs

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The City of Townsville in northern Queensland is Australia’s largest urban center north of the Sunshine Coast. The local Waste Services Department serves nearly...
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GAP 2019 Reset the Transportation Dialogue

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How do overloaded trucks impact the near- and long-term performance of roadways? How should we manage runways in karst environments? What is the impact...
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Reducing Well Pad Construction and Maintenance Costs

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By John D. Herrmann; Bruce A. Lacina, P.E.; and Monte Madsen – Oil and gas producers have uncovered many challenges when constructing well pads...
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The Benefits of Accelerated Pavement Testing on Infrastructure

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One of the key takeaways from the GAP 2019 transportation engineering conference (November 2019, Colorado Springs) was the vital role testing plays in the...
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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert Koerner and Paula Koerner

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By Chris Kelsey – The engineering community is mourning the loss of two of its most influential champions: Dr. Robert M. Koerner and Pauline...
Algímia de Alfara Urban Waste Management Project

Solving Urban Waste Struggles in Spain with Geosynthetics

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Traditionally, waste management in the southern regions of Castellón and north of Valencia has depended heavily on external treatment services. This made waste management,...
Flood Protection – Rehabilitation of a Dike in Germany

Flood Protection – Rehabilitation of a Dike in Germany

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The flood disaster of 1997 made a deep impression on many Germans. The Oder and Morava river basins flooded, and the waters spread through...
IGS Barcelona Workshops

Barcelona Workshops Focus on Soil Reinforcement and Barrier Systems

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The International Geosynthetics Society's Technical Committees on Soil Reinforcement (TC-R) and Barrier Systems (TC-B) will gather IGS members and affiliated geotechnical professionals in Barcelona...
Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Structures Course

How Reinforced Soil Is Transforming India’s Infrastructure

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Geosynthetic reinforced soil structures (GRSS) are transforming India’s transportation networks, commercial construction options, and much more. These reinforcement materials and designs enable more sustainable...
TechFab India New Website

TechFab India Unveils New Site and Video Channel

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One of the most diverse geosynthetics manufacturing entities in the world, TechFab India, has launched a significantly updated design to its website. The company...

Embankment Reinforcement and Load Transfer Platforms in Somerset

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Embankment reinforcement along a river and bridge abutment strengthening was required for a new carriageway in Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom. The project team used...

Kevin Vaughan to Speak on Inverted Pavements at GAP 2019

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The GAP 2019 transportation engineering event is honored to announce the NSSGA has arranged for Kevin Vaughan of Vulcan to speak on Inverted Pavements,...

GAP 2019 – Connecting Three Transportation Disciplines

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Three Major Transportation Disciplines, Three Co-Chairs Representing Diverse Infrastructure. Nearly three years ago, a discussion emerged around the geostructural aspects of pavements, railways, and airfields....
Geogrid - soil interaction, levee construction - HUESKER

GEOFORUM 2019 Heads to Philadelphia

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HUESKER’s annual GeoForum events are characterized by high-caliber presentations and high-quality networking. The smaller-by-design gatherings leave considerable room for Q&A on some of the...
Post-Closure Care of Landfills

Post-Closure Care of MSW Landfills – GSI White Paper 42

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Nearly a decade ago, the Geosynthetic Institute published results of its first survey on Regulatory Status of Post-Closure Care of MSW Landfills in the United...
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Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

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Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Railways, and Airfields (GAP 2019) is an interdisciplinary transportation engineering forum designed to foster communication between the three primary transportation...
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Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager

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Presto Geosystems has served as a leader in the geosynthetics field for nearly 40 years, including being an innovator in the truest sense: the...
IGS Prague Workshops on Stabilization and Hydraulics

IGS Prague Workshops Cover Stabilization and Hydraulics

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The International Geosynthetics Society will hold back-to-back workshops 10 – 13 November 2019 in Prague. The events are being organized by the IGS Technical...
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Foundation Security for UNESCO Site in Northern France

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The Cité des Electriciens is the oldest mining place in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, the northern most area of France. Mining activities and homes for mining workers...

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Estimation of Soil-Water Characteristic Curves in Fouled Ballast

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Dr. Stacey Kulesza, P.E., Robert Sherwood, and Dr. Michelle Berry, P.E. exam fouled ballast and soil-water characteristic curves, in this latest share from the...
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Unique Project Showcases Interior Design with Geocells

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If you visit a geosynthetic manufacturing center, distribution warehouse, or job site, you’ll often find unique uses of the materials. Installers might use extra...
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Wilke Joins GeoU 2020 Stormwater Course as Instructor

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The GeoU 2020 engineering short courses event has added another world-class instructor to its line up: Markus Wilke. He joins Joel Sprague, P.E., in...
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