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Composite Materials Are Changing Conversations in Geosynthetics

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Geosynthetica editor Chris Kelsey checks in with Lilma Schimmel, Head of Engineering for HUESKER North America. The company has a long history with geosynthetic composites. Market interest in enhancing...

Harbor Maintenance Dredging and Geosynthetic Dewatering Tubes

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An extraordinary volume of sediment must be removed from waterways each year to enable safe navigation and effective port operations. Maintenance dredging and environmental remediation measures drive the sediment...
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Advance Your Coastal Engineering and Water Quality Strategies at GeoU 2020

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Geosynthetic materials are used extensively in coastal engineering and protection projects. The modern geotextiles industry, in fact, emerged in the late 1950s as the response of engineers to severe...
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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 the "Geosynthetics in Stormwater Controls...
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Petrochemical Site Requires Unconventional Road Design on Soft Soils

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Geosynthetics are used frequently to support roads that are built specifically for temporary or limited exposure to very heavy loads. This petrochemical installation project, first presented at GeoAmericas 2016...
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EcoLine Delivers Durability in a Recycled PET Fiber Product

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Welcome to a new Geosynthetica series on manufacturing and innovation! We begin with the first of a few looks at how geosynthetic companies are engineering greener products. HUESKER’s EcoLine...
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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 day’s most important geosynthetic topics....

Video: Asphalt Reinforcement of Australian Runway

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​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...

GeoForum Charlotte 2018 – Only a Few Seats Remain

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Charlotte, North Carolina-based HUESKER continues its annual series of high-level networking and geosynthetics discussions with GeoForum Charlotte 2018. The event will be held 17 – 19 October 2018 in...

Jim Olsta to Receive D18 Standards Development Award

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Jim Olsta is a veteran presence in the geosynthetics field, particularly in regards to barrier solutions that utilize clays (e.g., geosynthetic clay liners). He has also carved...

GeoPASS II Delivered a High-Level, Diverse Technical Seminar

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On the heels of ASCE’s GeoCarolinas conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, locally headquartered HUESKER delivered a high-level technical seminar and networking event. The gathering GeoPASS II, followed the previous...

Geosynthetic Support Pad Offers More Than 800 t Capacity

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HUESKER has developed a geosynthetic support pad (Fortrac Heavy Load). The system has been engineered for storing extra-heavy units, such as monopoles for offshore wind turbines or ship...
GeoPASS II Returns with a Strong Geotechnical Program – October 11

GeoPASS II Offers a Strong Geotechnical Program – October 11

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Last year, Charlotte, North Carolina-based HUESKER hosted a high-level, invitation-only geosynthetics technical networking event called GeoPASS. The inaugural series delivered top-tier lectures and perspectives on diverse topics such as...
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HUESKER Seeks Agriculture Business Unit Sales Manager

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North Carolina-based HUESKER inc. seeks an experienced Sales Division Manager. The position will be responsible for managing and overseeing the company’s sales in the growing Agriculture Business Unit. The...
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