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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 certification opportunities. Two of the...
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 part of the company’s technical...
GSE Environmental

GSE Environmental to Close Plant in Chile

Having determined it can more efficiently serve its South American market through its other international manufacturing operations, geosynthetics producer GSE Environmental has announced it will close its plant in...
GCL Barrier from Terrafix for Barrie Landfill, Ontario

An Exemplary GCL Barrier for the City of Barrie

When the City of Barrie (Ontario) landfill reached capacity, an extensive program was enacted to recycle material from the old cells. Non-recyclable material was then reburied with the additional...
Coal Ash Management Forum - EREF and NWRA

Coal Ash Management Forum Program

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) are holding the Coal Ash Management Forum July 21 and 22 in Charlotte, North...

A New Geosynthetics Resource: Geosynthetica Latin America

Geosynthetica's publisher, Minerva, continues to expand its coverage of the international geosynthetics field. We are proud to announce the launch of Geosynthetica Latin America: www.geosynthetica.com.es. This new portal delivers Spanish-language...
GeosPeru 2017

GEOSPERU 2017 – 4th Peruvian National Conference on Geosynthetics

GEOSPERU 2017 will be held 29 – 31 March 2017 at the Hotel Los Delfines in Lima, Peru. Hosted by the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Peruvian Chapter, the event...
Polymer-Enhanced GCL for a Wet Process Ash Impoundment

Top Stories in Geosynthetics for 2016

As promised, we reveal here today (December 29) the top stories in geosynthetics for 2016 on Geosynthetica. The stories have been ranked by most read, with the further caveat...

IGS-NA General Assembly Issues Open Invite and Agenda to Geo Community

When Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 convenes in Orlando, Florida, it will bring together members of the geosynthetics and larger geotechnical engineering communities. The conference, which occurs every six years, combines...
Image of Solmax Geomembranes

Solmax Seeks US Market Development Manager

Solmax is one of the world’s top three manufacturers of geomembranes and affiliated fluid transportation solutions (e.g., HDPE pipes, valves, fittings and accessories). The company operates major manufacturing facilities...
Final Cover Systems

SWANA Publishes Alternative Final Cover Report

“The utilization of alternative final cover systems is an area of growing interest among landfill owners who want to avoid the problems that are associated with traditional final cover...

PODCAST: Creating Strong Environmental Programs

Infrastructure projects often shape our futures for the better, but they can also be tremendous sources of pollution—especially without proper attention to erosion and sediment control—and lead to poor...
2nd Geosynthetics Pavilion

M&T Expo 2018 to Host 2nd Geosynthetics Pavilion

Geosynthetica Brasil will host its second Geosynthetics Pavilion at a major conference and exhibition. This time, the venue will be M&T Expo 2018 - International Trade Fair for Construction...
IECA 2018 Exhibit Hall

Early Registration Deadline for IECA 2018 – January 15

The International Erosion Control Association 2018 Conference and Exhibition (IECA 2018) is will take place 11 – 14 February 2018 in Long Beach, California. This annual event is one...
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 to be held 24 –...
GAP 2019 logo

GAP 2019 Connects Pavement, Railway, and Airfield Engineers

The inaugural Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Airfields, and Railways Conference (GAP 2019) will be held 4 – 7 November 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event, managed by Minerva...
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 of geogrids. Tensar International sponsors...
GeoAmericas 2020 - Brazil

GeoAmericas 2020 Extends Abstracts Deadline to June 26

GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be held 26 – 29 April 2020 in historic Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The...
Mining Disasters, Moutn Polley and Samarco

New Mining Risks at Mount Polley and Samarco

The mining disasters at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, Canada and at the Samarco Mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil were both dramatic examples of containment failures. Each...
Slope Erosion Protection for Golf Course, India

Slope Erosion Protection for Golf Courses – Example Project

By Strata Geosystems – DLF Ltd (Delhi Land & Finance - largest commercial real estate developers in India) redesigned its 18-hole golf course into a grand 27-hole facility in...

VIDEO: Geosynthetic-Reinforced Embankments on Vertical Columns

HUESKER's videocast series delivers geosynthetic product and application details in succinct video spots. The material is developed by the company's international personnel, and the videos in the series that...
Retaining Walls Engineered for Oil Drilling Operations

MSE Walls Engineered for Oil Drilling Operations

Molisht is an underground resource-rich area in Berat, Albania. Numerous important oil and gas wells are found there. For an energy plant, Maccaferri engineered retaining wall solutions...
Solmax Cleans Up 150 Tons at an Illegal Dump

VIDEO STORY: Solmax Cleans Up 150 Tons at an Illegal Dump

International geosynthetics manufacturer Solmax has been undergoing a change in its identity from that of a commodity producer to a provider of value-added solutions. It hasn’t lost its focus...
GeosPeru 2017

GEOSPERU 2017 Speakers, Topics, and Exhibitors

GEOSPERU 2017 will be held 29 – 31 March 2017 at the Hotel Los Delfines in Lima, Peru. Hosted by the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Peruvian Chapter, the event...
Waterproof Membranes 2017 - Waterproof Membranes Conference

Waterproof Membranes 2017 Call for Presentations

AMI has announced the dates of Waterproof Membranes 2017, the 11th installment in the annual series and issued a call for presentations. The international conference focuses on the market...