NAUE Geosynthetics - Dam Construction

VIDEO: Construction of Turkey's Arkun Dam with Geosynthetic Reinforcement System

The newly constructed Arkun Dam hydropower facility on the Çoruh River (Turkey) would have been considerably more expensive if conventional concrete walls were used along the edges of the power station. NAUE Geosynthetics profiles the project and the reinforced earth option that was selected and which saved 40% on the cost for this portion of the project.
Geofabrics Australasia

Geofabrics Australasia Develops Video Tools

Geofabrics Australasia has developed a suite of videos that explain various standardized tests on geosynthetics. While these videos focus specifically on Australian standards, they are highly applicable to testing...

VIDEO: Geogrids with Embankments on Piles

Huesker Fortrac® geogrids were used to enable the construction of a bridge and state highway construction in Bavaria as part 2012-2013 highway works. The site video (in German with English...
MECA - Inlet Protection Video

VIDEO: Inlet Protection

The Minnesota Erosion Control Association (MECA) has launched a new series of erosion and sediment control-related educational videos. The latest is a video on inlet protection. It's a succinct, sub-4 minute video...

VIDEO: Interview with Beth Chesson

During the last International Erosion Control Association (IECA) conference and exhibition, Geosynthetica's Elizabeth Peggs sat down with Beth Chesson, Co-Chair of the IECA Committee on Standards & Practices. The...

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Pietro Rimoldi on 80m High Reinforced Wall

In a 9-minute interview with Geosynthetica's Elizabeth Peggs, Maccaferri's Pietro Rimoldi discusses an extraordinary hybrid reinforced wall design utilized in Sikkim, India. The result is an 80m high structure...

VIDEO: Geogrids Support Noise Protection for a Dutch Road

The A2 roadway in the Netherlands serves as a primary corridor between major cities within the Netherlands and connects them to others throughout Europe. It runs from Amsterdam via...
video interview with Geo Products LLC

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Slope Stabilization with Geocells

Panama's coastal storms cause significant erosion issues. Punta Raton Beach exemplifies the challenges and how to overcome them. Limited space, steep and sandy slopes. Heavy rains and wind. In this...

VIDEO INTERVIEW: American Excelsior at 125

This year marks a number of hallmark anniversaries in the geosynthetics and erosion control field, with industry organizations like the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) celebrating 30 years and various...
ADOT Landslide Report, Navajo Route 20

VIDEO: ADOT Uses Geogrid in Navajo Route 20 Work

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has an extensive video library that documents its work and the dedication of its personnel from around the state. In paving a 28-mile...

VIDEO: Grab Tensile Testing of Nonwoven Geotextiles

Geofabrics Australasia has developed a suite of videos that explain various standardized tests on geosynthetics. While these videos focus specifically on Australian standards, they are highly applicable to testing conducted...

VIDEO: IGS UK Sponsoring Sustainability Study with Loughborough University

During the International Geosynthetics Society's (IGS) quadrennial GeoAfrica event (November 2013, Ghana), Geosynthetica's Elizabeth Peggs sat down with Peter Assinder and Prof. Neil Dixon to discuss an important sustainability...

VIDEO: Scour Protection for Offshore Wind Farms

In "Secure offshore wind energy", the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm exemplifies how geotextile sand containers (Secutex® Soft Rock) enable economical, technically sound and safe construction. Here, NAUE's team...

Video – Miller Weldmaster Geosynthetic Welding Equipment

Miller Weldmaster is a manufacturer and innovator of rotary hot air and hot wedge welding machines for the industrial fabric and thermoplastic industries. Specializing in geomembrane liner welding equipment,...

VIDEO: Stormwater Basin with Geosynthetic Clay Liner

HUESKER has published the English-language version of its application video "Sealing of a Stormwater Holding Basin with Tektoseal®". The video explains the sealing of a water reservoir via a project...
ACE Geosynthetics

VIDEO: ACE Geosynthetics' International Projects

ACE Geosynthetics uploaded a video to YouTube (12 March 2014) showing its international utilization of geotextile tubes, its secondary containment system, and its geotextile-based, concrete-filled revetment and scour protection...

INTERVIEW: Lighter, Stronger, More Sustainable Construction Mats

Weak soils are common problems for access to oil and gas sites, wind warms, and staging areas for construction sites. In this interview with Geosynthetica’s Elizabeth Peggs, Presto Geosystems’...

VÍDEO: Proteção Contra Erosão para Parques Eólicos Offshore

Em "Energia eólica offshore segura", o parque eólico offshore Amrumbank West exemplifica como geofôrmas de geotêxtil com areia (Secutex® Soft Rock) permitem a construção econômica, tecnicamente robusta e segura....

Video Interview: Laura Felux, IECA

At the conclusion of Environmental Connection 2014 (Nashville, Tennessee), Geosynthetica’s Elizabeth Peggs sat down with Laura Felux, Marketing Manager of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One. Laura reports...

VIDEO: Underwater Installation of GCL for Flood Protection

By NAUE - The video "Dam Sealing with Bentofix® BZ 13-B" shows how Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) allow ecological, economical and safe construction, including for underwater installation of a...
Maccaferri Geosynthetics

New Maccaferri Video Profile

Maccaferri is one of the world's largest geosynthetics companies. With operations around the world and a string of acquisitions that have bolstered its presence and range of offerings, the...

President Obama Signs WRRDA into Law

US President Barack Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law on Tuesday, June 10. This bill is significant for its lack of earmarks, its...

ACE Introduces an Online Geosynthetics EcoPark

The official website of the ACE Geosynthetics EcoPark is now online. Readers are able to explore the park virtually anytime and anywhere while gaining knowledge about geosynthetics. Geosynthetic products have...
ACE Geosynthetics EcoPark

ACE Geosynthetics Adds Construction Videos to its EcoPark Website

The official website of the ACE Geosynthetics EcoPark has been online since October 2014. Users can explore the park virtually and learn about geosynthetics. Applications profiled on the website...

VIDEO: Construction Mats for Haul Roads on Soft Soils

In this video from Presto Geosystems, Joe Karbon of the Manitowoc County Highway Department (Wisconsin) discusses the challenge of haul roads on soft soils and how construction mats are...