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SWANApalooza Includes Geosynthetics Panel on Failure and Value

SWANApalooza Includes Geosynthetics Panel on Failure and Value

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At the open of promotional video for the March 28 geosynthetics panel discussion on failure and project value, the narrator quotes renowned investor Warren Buffet: Price is what you...

TxDOT Videos Highlight Zornberg’s Geosynthetics Research

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The 96th Transportation Research Board (TRB) conference has just wrapped up in Washington, DC. The event saw a record 14,000+ transportation engineers, policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders attend the...
Project Video: GRS Structure for Major Greek Cultural Center

Project Video: GRS Structure for Major Greek Cultural Center

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One of the world’s leading architects, Pritzker Prize-winning visionary Renzo Piano, has led the development of Greece’s newest cultural treasure: the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. The site, which...
A Conductive Prime Finish for Spark Testing Geomembranes

Video: Conductive Geomembranes and Enhanced CQA

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In November, Solmax provided the third of its high-level webinars on geomembranes with a session on “Enhancing Quality Assurance with Conductive Geomembranes.” The presentation is now available for free...
Project Video: High-flow Drainage Support for Athletic Facility

Project Video: Geosynthetic Drainage Support for Athletic Facility

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Varicore Technologies documented the extensive drainage installation work its geocomposite materials were utilized in performed for the Annandale Regional Athletic Facility in Minnesota. The multi-sport site hosts a baseball...
Video Story: Waterway Restoration after Mining Activities

Video Story: Waterway Restoration after Mining Activities

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The waters of the Schurenbach, a stream near Essen, Germany, formerly ran underground from the foot of an old coal slag heap (the Schurenbachhalde). As part of a land...

Project Video: Geosynthetic Tubes for Coastal Protection

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This project video from HUESKER details a 1500m-long coastal protection installation of geosynthetic tubes along Lake Sedlitz in Germany’s Lusatian Lake District. The 1400 ha (3460 acre) lake is...
Solmax Cleans Up 150 Tons at an Illegal Dump

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

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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...
CQA Solutions - Cable Ties and Geosynthetics

How Cable Ties Can Cost a Geosynthetics Project Millions

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Construction quality assurance expert Glen Toepfer (CQA Solutions) takes on the topic of cable ties in his latest video post from his Uncontained blog. In the 3.5-minute video, he...
VIDEO: Performance of Geogrids in Track Ballast Applications

VIDEO: Performance of Geogrids in Track Ballast Applications

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Tensar's "Keeping You in the Know" video series is a Q&A influenced campaign. Here in its third video, Stabilisation Systems expert Mike Horton (Tensar International Limited) tackles the question:...
Solmax Geomembranes - Additive Packages, Resins, Performance

Additive Packages, Resins, and Geomembrane Performance

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How do additive packages, resins, HPOIT and OIT testing, and other components and quality control measures to geomembranes affect material durability and performance? Solmax engineer Mathieu Cornellier led a...
HUESKER Geotextile Encased Columns for Foundation Systems

VIDEOCAST: Geotextile Encased Columns

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Geotextile encased columns (GECs) were developed to provide efficient foundations for embankments on weak subsoils. These columns, characterized by geotextile sleeves filled with noncohesive material, transmit loads through weak...
VIDEO: Barrier Rehabilitation for Pumped Storage Plant, Germany

VIDEO: Pumped Storage Plant Barrier Rehabilitation, Germany

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The latest video from NAUE tells the story of the pumped storage plant barrier rehabilitation in Hohenwarte, Germany. The project provided an essential update a half-century-old site. Geosynthetic clay...
VIDEO: Road Building on Geosynthetics

VIDEO: Service Life Advantages of Road Building on Geosynthetics

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In its latest animation, TenCate Geosynthetics profiles how road building with geosynthetics can extend service lives up to 10x. The 1 minute, 37 second video shows design with TenCate...

VIDEO: Geosynthetic-Reinforced Embankments on Vertical Columns

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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...
VIDEO: Tensar on Relevance of Tensile Strength in Certain Designs

VIDEO: Tensar on Tensile Strength Relevance in Certain Designs

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Tensar’s "Keeping You in the Know" video series is a Q&A influenced campaign. In the first video, Senior Product Manager Jonathan Cook (Tensar International Limited) addresses questions on tensile...

PODCAST: Coal Combustion Residuals and GCLs

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Geosynthetica’s Director, Elizabeth Peggs, interviewed Dr. Craig Benson (University of Virginia) and engineer John Allen (CETCO) about coal combustion residuals (CCRs) and new barrier system regulations governing CCR handling...
Video: EPI Geomembrane Fabrication Leads to Rapid WWTP Installation

VIDEO: Geomembrane Fabrication Leads to Rapid Install

Geomembrane fabrication can provide significant cost savings for geosynthetic barrier installations. EPI shares a video from a wastewater treatment plant project. GEOMEMBRANE FABRICATION ADVANTAGES Prefabrication of geomembrane panels can provide significant cost...
VIDEO: Asphalt Pavement Interlayers

VIDEO: Asphalt Pavement Interlayers

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In a new video from Geosynthetica's YouTube channel, HUESKER describes how asphalt pavement interlayers (e.g., HaTelit®) improve the long-term performance of new roads. The high-strength, flexible, temperature-resistant composite geogrids allow...
VIDEO: Geocell Solutions for Mining Applications

VIDEO: Geocell Solutions for Mining Applications

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Load support, slope remediation, stormwater control, and vegetated retaining walls: these are all mining applications for which highly effective, extremely durable, and easy-to-implement geocell solutions are available. Presto Geosystems’...

Interview: Koerner on Lifetime Predictions for Geosynthetics

Dr. Russell Jones, President of the International Geosynthetics Society, sat down with the Geosynthetic Institute's Dr. Robert Koerner to discuss GSI's 12-year study on the long-term performance and aging...
NAUE Rockfall Protection Wall, France

VIDEO: Rockfall Protection Wall in Val d'Isère

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Last year Geosynthetica profiled NAUE's rockfall protection wall design in Val d'Isère, a renowned winter sports region in Southeastern France. Now, the company has released video of the construction...
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Cazzuffi on CEN TC 189 and Standardization

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Cazzuffi on Geosynthetics Standardization

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Following the recent meetings of ISO TC 221 – Geosynthetics, Past President of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Daniele Cazzuffi sat down to discuss geosynthetics and how standardization efforts...
VIDEO INTERVIEWS: John Imm and Dave Chenowith

VIDEO INTERVIEWS with John Imm and Dave Chenowith

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During Environmental Connection 2016, Geosynthetica's Elizabeth Peggs caught up with John Imm of APEX and Dave Chenowith of Western States Reclamation. Imm was at the International Erosion Control Association...
Andy Durham of Propex GeoSolutions on erosion control material UV performance

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Andy Durham, Propex GeoSolutions

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Andy Durham of Propex GeoSolutions discusses TRM durability and UV performance in erosion and sediment control materials--part of the company's "Are you sure?" campaign to improve engineering and construction...

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