Geogrid focus group works towards specification

June 1st, 2011

GMA’s Geogrid Focus Group met March 15, 2011, during Geo-Frontiers in Dallas. The group is developing a table of values for biaxial geogrids for use in subgrade stabilization applications. The reason for this effort is to provide specifiers of state, county/municipal and commercial projects with information that will allow them to more easily specify geogrids […]

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GRI-24 Conference: ‘Optimizing Sustainability Using Geosynthetics’

June 1st, 2011

By Bob and George Koerner This, our 24th annual conference, was a great success, according to the 160 persons in attendance on March 16, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. Inasmuch as it was the last day of the Geo-Frontiers Conference, the topic kept interest high thanks to the 20 authors making presentations of their respective papers. […]

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NAGS offers continuing education credits

June 1st, 2011

By David Suits The North American Geosynthetics Society is now certified as a registered continuing education provider. NAGS acquired the certification via the Registered Continuing Education Providers Program (RCEP), an education management system for engineers, surveyors, and design professionals. RCEP is a joint program from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) […]

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Fabricated geomembranes for golf course ponds

June 1st, 2011

By Andrew Mills This is the first in a series of occasional articles from the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI). The topic for this first installment is fabricated geomembranes for golf course ponds. Golf course ponds have a couple features in common. In most cases, a golf course pond will contain water for course irrigation. The […]

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