Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment - Concrete Canvas

Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment

In September 2016, a CC HydroTM (CCH) Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Barrier (GCCB) was used to provide secondary containment to a 5000m2 berm face at...
Maccaferri Transforms an Abandoned Mine into a Major Green Development

Transforming an Abandoned Mine into a Major Green Development

When mining activities on a site cease, owners and communities may face a number challenges: soil remediation, re-vegetation, isolating contaminants from waterways, runoff control,...

11th International Conference on Geosynthetics Pre-Registration Deadline

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) will be held 16 – 21 September 2018 at Coex in Seoul, Korea. The program will feature...
Sergei Terzaghi to Present Geohazard Analysis Webinar for AGHP

Sergei Terzaghi to Present Geohazard Analysis Webinar for AGHP

The Association of Geohazard Professionals has announced its next AGHP webinar: "Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current, and Future." The session will be led by renowned...
CQA Training Week

Australia Geosynthetics CQA Training Week, May 15 – 18

TRI Australasia will host the next Australia Geosynthetics CQA Training Week 15 - 18 May 2018. Register now! The multi-short course event will take place in...
IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest

IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest

In recent years, engineering societies and conferences have wisely put greater emphasis on younger participants in their fields. Geotechnical engineering experienced a substantial growth...
Volume 34 of IGS News: Elections, Workshops, Young Members

Volume 34 of IGS News: Elections, Workshops, Young Members

The International Geosynthetics Society has published the first of 2018’s three issues of IGS News, which tracks the on-going contributions of the IGS to...
Photo of GCCM Installation at Zinc and Copper Mine

GCCM Market Growth Leads to Patent-Related Preliminary Injunction and Lawsuit

The development of the market for geosynthetic cementitious composite mat materials has occurred swiftly, with this unique barrier market’s innovator Concrete Canvas leading the...
GSI Webinar MSE Wall

Upcoming GSI Webinars on MSE Walls – Remediation/Monitoring and Inspection

The Geosynthetic Institute has a strong background in providing education and resources on all geosynthetic applications and particularly on MSE walls. The next GSI Webinars...

Slope Stability and Leak Location Highlight Early May Short Courses

In the United States, geotechnical engineering short courses often take place just ahead of the warmer months during which so much work takes place....

REMINDER: Register Now for IGS June Workshops in Munich

The International Geosynthetics Society has two exceptional, standalone events being held back-to-back in Munich. The June workshops kick off with the 1st GeoReinforcement Workshop, June 4...
IGS North America ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Webinar

ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Method Webinar on April 24

IGS North America’s webinar series has become a strong draw for the field. The International Geosynthetics Society chapter’s next offering lands April 24, when...
Andy Durham - Environmental Focus Group - Owens Corning

Andy Durham to Chair Environmental Focus Group

Owens Corning’s Senior Geosynthetics Engineer, Andy Durham, has been appointed as the Environmental Focus Group Chairman for the Geosynthetic Materials Association. GMA is a...
Photo of Hydraulic Engineering by Maccaferri

Maccaferri’s Young Engineer Program Targets Recent Graduates

Now in its third edition, the Young Engineer Program from Maccaferri  helps identify and develop young engineering talent. The company, which is well known...
Bund Lining at a Petroleum Tank Farm in Athens, Greece

Bund Lining at a Petroleum Tank Farm in Athens, Greece

Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) materials have grown quickly in adoption around the world in a large variety of containment applications. Bund lining has...
GeoMEast 2018

GeoMEast 2018 Abstracts Call Closes April 15

The GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition is one of the leading Geosynthetics and Geotechnical Congresses in the Middle East. The event will be held...
70 Years of Strong Economic Performance, Innovation, and Growth

70 Years of Strong Economic Performance, Innovation, and Growth

AGRU’s 2018 first quarter is off to a strong start. The company’s XXL Pipe Production Facility in South Carolina equipped to extrude the world’s...

1st GeoBarrier Workshop – Munich, June 6 – 7

The International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-B) will host the 1st GeoBarrier Workshop 6 – 7 June 2018 in Munich, Germany. This...
CQA Week - QA/QC of Geosynthetic Installations

Slope Stability Short Course Added to May 7 – 11 Training Week Offerings

Short Course Training Week (May 7 – 11) is coming to Austin, Texas, where TRI Environmental will host four courses and two certification opportunities...
Intermas at 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics

Join INTERMAS at 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11 ICG) will be held 16 - 21 September 2018 in Seoul, Korea. This event is not to be missed! Held...
Geocells Excel in Track Ballast Research Studies at KU, OSU

Geocells Excel in Track Ballast Research Study

Oregon State University’s Dr. Ben Leshchinsky, P.E. and the University of Kansas’s Dr. Jin Han, P.E. recently combined their wealth of geosynthetics knowledge in...
Elizabeth Peggs Retires from Minerva, Geosynthetics Field

Elizabeth Peggs Retires from Minerva, Geosynthetics Field

After nearly 18 years in geosynthetics, Elizabeth Peggs has announced her retirement from the field. Her roles have involved key positions with ASTM Committee...
TenCate Seeks Technical Manager for Engineered Structures

TenCate Seeks Technical Manager for Engineered Structures

One of the largest geosynthetics companies in the world, TenCate Geosynthetics, is adding a technical manager to its engineered structures team. In this position,...

VIDEO: Asperity Concentration or Asperity Height for Geomembranes?

In November, Solmax provided a technical webinar presentation on an important question for geomembranes:  Does asperity height or asperity concentration matter more for increasing interface...
GSI Webinars, Geosynthetics in Agriculture and Aquaculture

GSI Webinar: Wave Management for Proper Deployment of Geomembranes

The Geosynthetic Institute will host a webinar on “Wave (or Wrinkle) Management for Proper Deployment of Geomembranes” on February 14 from 11:30 am –...

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Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

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...
Presto Geosystems Business Development Manager

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager

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

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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