Propex GeoSolutions receives awards for sustainability and innovative collaboration

October 23rd, 2020

Propex GeoSolutions received the Sustainability Project of the Year Award for its Mountain Creek Streambank Stabilization project from Building Recognition in Chattanooga (BRIC). This award recognizes projects that are significant to the Tennessee Valley and address the triple bottom line of sustainability. Additionally, Propex was awarded Innovative Collaboration of the Year. “We are honored to […]

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2020 GMA Virtual Lobby Day registration now open

October 22nd, 2020

As we continue to deal with the implications of the pandemic, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is making every effort to maintain our influence with federal and state governments to position our industry for success. We have been successful in connecting virtually with individual congressional members during these “shelter in” months. With this success we […]

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GSI to host webinar on QA/QC of waste containment systems

October 21st, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Quality Control/Quality Assurance (QA/QC) of Waste Containment Systems,” on November 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This presentation focuses on geosynthetics used in containment systems. […]

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Submit now for the Geosynthetics Premier Product Showcase in Geosynthetics magazine

October 20th, 2020

The February/March 2021 issue of Geosynthetics magazine will include a look at new products and services. To participate, here is what you need to do: 1. Fill out the online form for each product/service (submit up to 3) at  https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/showcase-submission/. 2. Attach a product description/press release for each product/service. The form will ask you: What […]

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Submit your product listings for the 2021 Geosynthetics Specifier’s Guide by Nov. 9

October 19th, 2020

The Geosynthetics Specifier's Guide is the industry’s complete print and online product sourcing tool. Thousands of companies use this guide to purchase products within the geosynthetics market. IFAI is offering you the opportunity to display your products in the 2021 Geosynthetics Specifier's Guide. Click on https://www.ifai.com/buyers-guide/ to get started. Submit by Nov. 9, 2020 Become an advertiser or a […]

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Solmax launches online Geosynthetic Drainage Tool for design engineers

October 16th, 2020

Geosynthetics play a vital role in the containment of solid and liquid waste in landfills, mining, energy, construction, and oil and gas applications. To help design engineers accurately specify the materials needed, Solmax has launched an online resource for engineers–its Geosynthetic Drainage Tool. Geosynthetics are used to contain, drain and protect, but specifications will be […]

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Last chance to register for the GMA Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

October 16th, 2020

There is still time to register for the Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar. This event will take place Oct. 20–22, 2020, in a three-day webinar format series. Experience all the benefits of the in-person event virtually from the comfort of your own location. Download the event flyer here. For more information or to register, visit […]

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IKO to acquire Axter’s waterproofing membrane division

October 15th, 2020

IKO, a global leader in the manufacture of residential and commercial roofing products and insulation, has announced that it has struck a deal in which it intends to acquire Axter’s waterproofing membrane division from the SMAC group. An information and consultation process is currently underway with the relevant stakeholders and will be completed before the […]

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Ground improvements using geofoam: A case history

October 14th, 2020

By Javaid M. Alvi, Ph.D., and Jahangir J. Kabir, Ph.D., P.E The project site is a triangular-shaped property located at the intersection of Raleigh Avenue and West Liberty Avenue in the Borough of Dormont, Allegheny County, Pa. (Figure 1). The site housed two Nissan buildings, one with a showroom at the top floor and the […]

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GSI to host webinar on soil consolidation using wick drains

October 12th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Soil Consolidation Using Wick Drains, aka PVDs.” on October 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Wick drains, also called prefabricated vertical drains (PVDs), consist of […]

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