New bridge abutments with a vegetated finish

February 1st, 2011

This project, submitted by ML Ingeniería, won an Outstanding Achievement Award in the 2010 International Achievement Awards(IAA) / Geosynthetics presented by the Industrial Fabrics Association International. Each project in it’s own special way, exhibits outstanding innovation, technical skill and design excellence. Submissions of geosynthetics projects for the 2011 International Achievement Awards are being accepted now. […]

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Versatile geosynthetics take the taxiway across the bay

February 1st, 2011

This project, submitted by Geo-Synthetics LLC, won an Outstanding Achievement Award in the 2010 International Achievement Awards(IAA) / Geosynthetics presented by the Industrial Fabrics Association International. Each project in it’s own special way, exhibits outstanding innovation, technical skill and design excellence. Submissions of geosynthetics projects for the 2011 International Achievement Awards are being accepted now. […]

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Incheon Bridge project with geotextile tubes application

February 1st, 2011

This project, submitted by TenCate Geosynthetics, won an Award of Excellence in the 2010 International Achievement Awards(IAA) / Geosynthetics presented by the Industrial Fabrics Association International. Each project in it’s own special way, exhibits outstanding innovation, technical skill and design excellence. Submissions of geosynthetics projects for the 2011 International Achievement Awards are being accepted now. […]

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EuroGeo4 Proceedings?

February 1st, 2011

Editor's Note: A reader of "Geosynthetics: A key toward sustainability" asks a question about EuroGeo4. Question Hello, I work for a federal library in Denver, Colo., and am trying to obtain a copy of a paper presented at the European Geosynthetics Conference (EuroGeo4) in Edinburgh, Scotland Sept. 7-10, 2008, but can find no contact information […]

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See the new Greenpoint Stadium

February 1st, 2011

Editor's Note: South African reader, Peter Davies, caught us using an old photo for the article "Geogrids remedy site soils at World Cup stadium in South Africa." To the editor: The story is great, but the picture shown of the Green Point Stadium is, in fact, the old one that was demolished to make way […]

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MSEW drainage?

February 1st, 2011

Editor's Note: From the Geosynthetics article: "Pipeless drainage system" (April/May 2008) GMA Techline question From: Carlos RE: Drainage What is the most used design method for drainage systems in MSEW with geosynthetics? Or what can I do for designing a system for drainage in the MSEW? Response From: October/November 2010 Geosynthetics RE: GMA Techline answer […]

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Questions and answers RE: “Backfill depleted open-pit mines…”

February 1st, 2011

Editor's Note: A variety of comments and questions arrived following the April/May 2010 publication of Allan Breitenbach’s article, "Backfill depleted open-pit mines with lined landfills, tailings, and heap leach pads." Comments From: Ana Posted: May 17, 2010 Re: Excellent article Very interesting and complete. Thank you! From: Herman Posted: Oct. 5, 2010 Re: Pit floor? […]

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Biogas geomembrane?

February 1st, 2011

Editor's Note: This question came from a reader in Thailand after he read the "Floating geomembrane cover improves biogas collection, heat retention, and odor control" article. The response is provided by Dr. Robert Koerner of GSI and the GMA Techline. Inquiry From: Kraivich RE: Recommended specification Dear sir, Pls, recommend the specification for biogas geomembrane […]

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Missing information?

February 1st, 2011

Editor's Note: In a comment regarding "Tensar grid wins IGS award," a reader asked a follow-up question regarding specifications for this particular geogrid. Inquiry From: Jorge Posted: Sept. 17, 2010 Congratulations to Tensar for the award [for TriAx geogrid], but what I would like to know, if it is possible, is the technical data for […]

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Here is more information for two previous questions

February 1st, 2011

To the editor: There are two GMA Techline responses in the October/November issue of Geosynthetics where additional information may be useful. Jorge in Mexico asked about Hypalon geomembranes. While Hypalon (CSPE) is no longer manufactured in the U.S., CSPE resin is available from Japan. Burke [Industries Inc.] in San Jose, Calif., continues to make what is […]

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