Geosynthetics 2013 conference is set

September 6th, 2011

Geosynthetics 2013—the next biennial geosynthetics conference organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)—is set for April 1-4, 2013, in Long Beach, Calif. IFAI’s record of geosynthetics conferences dates to the 1990s, with the most-recent event the record-setting Geo-Frontiers in Dallas last March. Geosynthetics 2013 conference sessions and trade show will be focused in the […]

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Tensar launches new web-based version of erosion control materials design software

September 2nd, 2011

Calculations ensure proper evaluation, design and product specification for engineers, designers, and contractors Tensar International, manufacturer of North American Green erosion and sediment control products, announced in a press release this week the launch of its web-based version of Erosion Control Materials Design Software. ECMDS 5.0 ensures the proper evaluation and design for soil-loss prediction, […]

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Agru installs new extruder in Nevada

September 2nd, 2011

Agru America Inc., manufacturer of polyethylene geomembrane liners, has added a new, twin-screw, high-production extruder to its production facility in Fernley, Nev., according to an August press release from the company. Responding to increased demand, the two existing extruders were supplemented with a third extruder that has a 50% greater production rate than the two […]

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A heavy load: geotextile pipeline weight

September 1st, 2011

As technology advances, the quest for cost-effective, safe and lower impact (Eco-safe) products is more prevalent than ever. The pipeline industry is rethinking approaches to pipeline construction to use these new technologies to reduce costs exceed safety standards, and improve environmental conditions, according to an article in the September issue of Pipelines International. This article […]

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