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The Benefits of Accelerated Pavement Testing on Infrastructure

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Testing plays a vital role in the design and performance of transportation projects. Testing and monitoring improve infrastructure by providing valuable data before and after construction, allowing the designer...

AGRU CleanSeam Protects Geomembrane Weld Edges in the Field

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Geosynthetica’s Manufacturing & Innovation Series continues with AGRU CleanSeam™, a simple concept but a unique solution to further improve geomembrane installation quality. A LEADING EDGE Certain geomembrane types must be seamed...

TRI/I-CORP Short Course

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3-Part Accreditation for the Performance of Liner Integrity Surveys. Photos and review at the link below.
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Dewatering Tubes Solve Stormwater Blockage in Brisbane River

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Geotextile tubes are used in a wide variety of applications, such as coastal protection, flood defense, industrial processing, wastewater treatment, and dewatering. The use of dewatering tubes is quite...
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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 200,000 residents. When the time...

High-Tenacity Polyester Linear Strips in Non-Standard MSE Structures

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Extensible geostrip or strap reinforcement has been a fascinating topic in reinforced soil discussions, particularly over the past five years. It’s an older reinforcement technology, with inextensible metallic strip...

Buyers' Guide

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Nonwovens Industry's 37th Annual Guide lists suppliers and producers of nonwovens around the globe in one comprehensive listing. Learn more here.;
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Benson Headlines Geosynthetic Clay Liner Webinar Series

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Geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) have a tremendous record as hydraulic barriers in engineered lining and capping systems. Still, they are not necessarily well understood by the larger geotechnical design...
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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 Geosynthetica's publisher Minerva TRI. Here,...

The Dirt Hotel That’s Cleaning Contaminated Antarctic Soils

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The Australian Antarctic Division has been involved in exceptional soil remediation works at Casey Station. Fuel spills have occurred at the site over the years. Very large volumes of...

Technical Document – GSI White Paper #4 – Reduction Factors Used in Geosynthetic Design

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Part I- Separation and Reinforcement Applications Using Geotextiles and Geogrids Part II - Filtration and Drainage Applications Using Geotextiles Part III - Drainage Applications Using Geonets, Geocomposites and Geospacers
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The GeoWire for the Week of August 10

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of August 10. WORK SMARTER. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Northern Illinois University and Argonne have engineered...
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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 and resilient deformation behavior of...

Nathalie Touze’s Full Giroud Lecture

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The International Geosynthetics Society Vice President, Dr. Nathalie Touze, delivered an inspiring Giroud Lecture at the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (September 2018, Seoul). The lecture’s topic was “Healing...

Biobarrier Technology Celebrates 20 Years of Safely Protecting Structures and Landscapes from Root Intrusion

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Since 1986, Biobarrier® has been the product of choice for re-directing tree and shrub roots from walls, sidewalks, foundations and landscapes. Biobarrier Root Control System is placed in a trench between roots and the area to be protected and is guaranteed for 15 years. “ When we introduced Biobarrier, it was a different kind of product for the market,” said Jerry Dunaway, Biobarrier sales manager. “It still is unlike anything else. We think it is also the most effective and cost-efficient method of inhibiting root growth. For example, it generally costs about $900 to replace 15 linear feet of 4-foot-wide sidewalk. Using Biobarrier along that same stretch of sidewalk costs less than $50.”
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Video: ACIGS and Bouazza on PFAS and Geosynthetics

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The movement for greater open sharing of engineering technical information, particularly in geosynthetics, continues to grow. One of the champions has been the Australasian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics...
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Evaluation of Geocell Reinforced Backfill for Airfield Pavement Repair

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In this latest sharing of work from the GAP 2019 conference--Geosynthetica published GAP's proceedings--Lyan Garcia and Jeb Tingle of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) share...
GCLs Continue to Influence Barrier Designs

INTERVIEW: Kent von Maubeuge on Multi-Component GCLs

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While geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) are composite materials by design, the newer wave of multi-component GCLs are enhancing the performance of GCLs in a range of applications in a...

Underwriters Featured

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The forthcoming issue of Land & Water will feature a generic article on canal lining geosynthetics. The article, "Smarter Infrastructures" by Chris Kelsey, offers a general introduction to types of liner materials.
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REMINDER: Register Now for GeoVirtual 2020

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"Resilience and Innovation" is the perfect theme for this year's annual conference of the Canadian Geotechnical Society. Originally scheduled for Winnipeg, the organizers moved the conference online to provide...
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Development of a 3/4-Inch Minus Crushed Base Course Specification

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In the latest addition to our continuing series of articles developed out of the GAP 2019 transportation engineering conference proceedings, we follow Eli Cuelho, a senior engineer with TRI...
Habitat creation and artificial islands

An Artificial Island Ringed with Geosynthetics

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It’s long been said that investing in land is smart because “they aren’t making more of it.” In general, this is true. Mitigation strategies create more habitat, but not...
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Solmax Enhances Oil and Gas Pipeline Protection

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Through a partnership with Rock Armour LLC, Solmax is furthering its presence in the oil and gas market. The company has unveiled an innovative rockshield pipeline protection solution for...
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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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Restoring Reefs with Geosynthetics

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After spending a number of years working in Australia’s geosynthetics engineering field, American Joseph Little returned to the States and founded the environmental engineering consultancy firm, Little Environments PLLC...
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