Flood Protection – Rehabilitation of a Dike in Germany

Flood Protection – Rehabilitation of a Dike in Germany

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The flood disaster of 1997 made a deep impression on many Germans. The Oder and Morava river basins flooded, and the waters spread through...
IGS Barcelona Workshops

Barcelona Workshops Focus on Soil Reinforcement and Barrier Systems

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The International Geosynthetics Society's Technical Committees on Soil Reinforcement (TC-R) and Barrier Systems (TC-B) will gather IGS members and affiliated geotechnical professionals in Barcelona...
TechFab India New Website

TechFab India Unveils New Site and Video Channel

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One of the most diverse geosynthetics manufacturing entities in the world, TechFab India, has launched a significantly updated design to its website. The company...

Embankment Reinforcement and Load Transfer Platforms in Somerset

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Embankment reinforcement along a river and bridge abutment strengthening was required for a new carriageway in Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom. The project team used...

Kevin Vaughan to Speak on Inverted Pavements at GAP 2019

The GAP 2019 transportation engineering event is honored to announce the NSSGA has arranged for Kevin Vaughan of Vulcan to speak on Inverted Pavements,...

GAP 2019 – Connecting Three Transportation Disciplines

Three Major Transportation Disciplines, Three Co-Chairs Representing Diverse Infrastructure. Nearly three years ago, a discussion emerged around the geostructural aspects of pavements, railways, and airfields....
Protecting the Gas Processing Plant Railway Embankment

Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

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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

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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

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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...
Foundation Security with Geogrids at UNESCO Site

Foundation Security for UNESCO Site in Northern France

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The Cité des Electriciens is the oldest mining place in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, the northern most area of France. Mining activities and homes for mining workers...

488m Long Rockfall Bund Protects a Coastal Road

The coastal town of Kaikoura is located on New Zeland’s South Island in the North Canterbury region. It is a popular tourist destination and...
Strata Geosynthetics Manufacturing Facility with GAI-LAP

Strata Earns GAI-LAP Accreditation at New Center in India

The Indian geosynthetics manufacturing industry has grown substantially in recent years, both for domestic projects and exports. Strata, which is well-known internationally for its...
High-Strength Uniaxial Geogrid from NAUE - Secugrid HS

A New Geogrid Line and Global Market Honor for NAUE

In recent years, NAUE has truly staked its claim as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of geosynthetics through a series of high-impact activities....
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...
Photo of MnDOT Project Using GSE RoaDrain at Expansion Joints

GSI White Paper 40 – Geosynthetics and Pavement Design Methods

The Geosynthetic Institute had a particularly busy 2018 with White Papers, issuing five of them. All of them are worth reading. One that particularly...
HUESKER International Management Changes Focus on Expansion

International Management Moves Highlight HUESKER’s Expansion

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Following a few years of significant manufacturing investments around the world, HUESKER has announced major transitions in its international management team. Sven Schröer, who has...
GeoAmericas 2020 - Brazil

GeoAmericas 2020 Extends Abstracts Deadline to May 26

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GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be held 26 – 29 April 2020 in historic...
TxDOT Videos Highlight Zornberg’s Geosynthetics Research

IGS Establishes Zornberg Lecture for GeoAmericas

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Congratulations are due to International Geosynthetics Society Past President Jorge Zornberg! Dr. Zornberg, P.E., F.ASCE,  is one of the most influential and active practitioners...
Gas barrier performance and EVOH layers in geomembranes

Protecting EPS Geofoam in Transportation with Geomembranes

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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

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Maccaferri has released a new white paper on the use of geosynthetics in roadworks. The document was released at the 79th Annual Session of...
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 Manufacturing Facility

New Manufacturing Facility Shows India’s Rise in Geosynthetics

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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...
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GAP 2019 Extends Abstracts Deadline to February 15

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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

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MAXConference will continue its annual series of transportation-related events with a strong incorporation of geosynthetic materials. From 12 – 13 March 2019, the group...
Titan Times 2018 – Clean Energy, Large Projects, Company Expansion

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

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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...

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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...
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GAP 2019 Reset the Transportation Dialogue

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How do overloaded trucks impact the near- and long-term performance of roadways? How should we manage runways in karst environments? What is the impact...
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Reducing Well Pad Construction and Maintenance Costs

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By John D. Herrmann; Bruce A. Lacina, P.E.; and Monte Madsen – Oil and gas producers have uncovered many challenges when constructing well pads...
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