Bunch Brings Utilities Expertise to ESI's Project Management

Bunch Brings Utilities Expertise to ESI's Project Management

The largest contracted installer of geosynthetic lining materials in the United States, Environmental Specialties International, has added Ryan Bunch to its team as Project...
Bunch Brings Utilities Expertise to ESI's Project Management

Bunch Brings Utilities Expertise to ESI’s Project Management

The largest contracted installer of geosynthetic lining materials in the United States, Environmental Specialties International, has added Ryan Bunch to its team as Project...
Gas barrier performance and EVOH layers in geomembranes

Protecting EPS Geofoam in Transportation with Geomembranes

Raven Engineered Films has issued a new technical paper: Advanced Geomembrane Technology for Enhanced Protection of EPS Geofoam in Transportation Systems. The publication is...
Oman’s Enormous Geogrid Basal Reinforcement Project

4 Ways Geosynthetics Outperform Aggregates in Roadworks

Maccaferri has released a new white paper on the use of geosynthetics in roadworks. The document was released at the 79th Annual Session of...
Oil and Gas Pipeline Protection - Solmax RockArmour

Solmax Enhances Oil and Gas Pipeline Protection

Through a partnership with Rock Armour LLC, Solmax is furthering its presence in the oil and gas market. The company has unveiled an innovative...
MoDNR to Host September CQA Week Courses

Register Now for Essential Containment Systems Courses

When CQA Week attendees gather in Austin, Texas 7 - 12 April 2019, they'll have four high-end courses to choose from and two key...
Tengiz Oil Fields Expansion with Machina High-Strength Geotextiles

Tengiz Oil Field Expansion Supported by High-Strength Geotextiles

Tengiz is an oil and gas field in the Atyrau region of Kazakhstan, 350 km southeast of the city of Atyrau. Since 1991, Tengiz’s...
New Short Course: Slope Stability of Containment Systems

Geosynthetics CQA Training and Certification Events – April 2019

TRI Environmental will host four geosynthetics CQA training courses and two certification opportunities 7 - 12 April 2019 in Austin, Texas. The events are part...
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Asphalt Interlayer Association Releases Video Series

Asphalt interlayer technologies have contributed substantially to extending pavement service lives and reducing project costs and installation maintenance needs. To further the dialogue on...
New Manufacturing Facility

New Manufacturing Facility Shows India’s Rise in Geosynthetics

India’s fast-developing economy and large population places extra pressure on the nation to execute large-scale infrastructure development. The resulting investment in roadways, railways, power-grid...
Solmax Unifies Its Global Identity under One Name

Solmax Unifies Its Global Brand under One Name

When Solmax announced its acquisition of GSE Environmental in December 2017, the geosynthetics field and containment market professionals were unsure of how to interpret...
ClosureTurf Final Cover Systems from AGRU America

10 Years Ago, Watershed Geo Significantly Changed Closure Applications

A decade ago, options in closure applications changed dramatically with the debut of two unique systems: one was an exposed membrane with thin-film photovoltaic...
Presto Geosystems Releases a Porous Pavement Design Assistant

How to Reduce Stormwater Infrastructure with Porous Pavers

Porous pavement solutions have drawn considerable interest in communities for the green engineering benefits they provide. Grass and gravel porous pavers can greatly reduce...
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Interview: Elizabeth Peggs on IGS Two for a Few

At the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (September 2018, Seoul), the International Geosynthetics Society recorded another “Two for a Few” interviews, which brings together...
GAP 2019 Connects Pavement, Railway, and Airfield Engineers

GAP 2019 Extends Abstracts Deadline to February 15

The growing field of transportation geotechnics will be the focus of the inaugural Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Airfields, and Railways Conference (GAP 2019). The event,  managed...
MAXConference Expands the Scope of Its Geosynthetics Event

MAXConference Expands the Scope of Its Geosynthetics Event

MAXConference will continue its annual series of transportation-related events with a strong incorporation of geosynthetic materials. From 12 – 13 March 2019, the group...
Geotechnical Aspects of Embankment Dams Workshop

Geotechnical Aspects of Embankment Dams Workshop

One of 2019’s signature geotechnical engineering events is the XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Reykjavik, Iceland. The event will...
I-CORP 2018 Year in Review in Geosynthetics

I-CORP on 2018’s Most Interesting and On-Going Projects

Dr. Ian Peggs, PE, PEng, started an international print newsletter in the 1990s. That publication, Industry Insight, evolved out of its print format and...
Titan Times 2018 – Clean Energy, Large Projects, Company Expansion

Titan Times 2018 – Clean Energy, Large Projects, Company Expansion

In its Titan Times 2018 Year in Review magazine, Titan Environmental delivers a strong account of geosynthetic growth for its company and the geotechnical field in...
Geocells Excel in Track Ballast Research Studies at KU, OSU

Railway Ballast Stabilization with Geocell at Bridge Approaches

A portion of a railway track in Fort Lauderdale, Florida had been a high maintenance area for many years due to the impact loads...
H2Ri Wicking Geotextiles from TenCate

Wicking Geotextiles Getting Noticed by US DOTs

Roughly eight years ago, TenCate Geosynthetics was involved in a now well-studied project along Alaska’s Dalton Highway. The road served as the only ground...
Needlepunched Biomat from Machina-TST

Machina Turns Its Tech to a Needlepunched Biomat

Machina-TST has grown quickly behind lines of geotextiles, geogrids, geocomposites, and turf reinforcement mats. Now, it’s turning its manufacturing technical knowledge to erosion control...
Educate the Educators - IGS

ACIGS Bringing IGS Educate the Educators to Australia

The International Geosynthetics Society’s Educate the Educators program has had a substantial and beneficial impact on college-level geotechnical and civil engineering programs. EtE workshops...
Reinforced Soil Wall Supports 1000 Ton Crane Working Platform

Phil McGoldrick on Value Engineered Systems and Tripling Production

Geosynthetica second season of the GeoTalk pocast series has begun! Editor-in-Chief Chris Kelsey sits down with globe-trotting industry veteran Phil McGoldrick. With Strata Geosystems,...
Kerry Rowe Mercer Lecture Schedule Announced

Kerry Rowe Mercer Lecture Schedule Announced

Dr. Kerry Rowe has been selected to deliver the 2019-2020 Mercer Lecture. The biennial lecture series honors the late Dr. Brian Mercer, the inventor...

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Lining a Nevada Tailings Storage Facility Pond

AGRU’s latest video story focuses on a tailings storage facility in northern Nevada. The site utilized a textured geomembrane (AGRU MicroSpike) in a three-phase...
IGS Young Members in Korea

New Logo Contest from IGS Young Members Committee

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Members Committee has opened a competition for a new logo design. A couple prizes are in play for...
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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...
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