Innovative design of sludge drying beds using geocells

August 17th, 2021

The GEOWEB 3D Stabilization System. Photograph courtesy of Presto GeoSystems Wastewater treatment facilities have long had to contend with the challenge of dewatering sludge to minimize waste and achieve overall cost-efficiency for disposal. Large-scale facilities commonly use mechanical filter presses or centrifuges to dewater sludge. This equipment is often too cumbersome and expensive for many smaller […]

Read More

Geofabrics Australia releases SORBSEAL, GCL for PFAS

August 16th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Geofabrics Australia The Honorable Glenn Butcher, Queensland (Australia) Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing and Minister for Water, recently joined Geofabrics Australasia to launch SORBSEAL, a next-generation, hybrid geosynthetic clay liner (hGCL) specifically designed to trap per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and other harmful emerging contaminants. Geofabrics Australasia is the proud recipient […]

Read More

GeoNashville attendee brochure released

August 13th, 2021

Start planning your experience at GeoNashville GeoNashville 2021 takes place Nov. 4–5, in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City Center. This event will bring geotechnical professionals together for a day and a half of plenaries, networking opportunities, and connecting with exhibitors and sponsors on the show floor. Download the attendee brochure and prepare for this exciting event. For […]

Read More

Geosyntec Consultants acquires ATM

August 13th, 2021

Photograph courtesy Geosyntec Consultants Geosyntec Consultants, a consulting and engineering firm working in environmental, natural resources and civil infrastructure applications, announced the acquisition of Applied Technology and Management (ATM), an engineering and consulting firm focused on coastal, waterfront and water resources projects. The acquisition provides Geosyntec’s clients increased access to experts in the United States […]

Read More

IECA releases design standards for silt fences and sediment basins

August 12th, 2021

Silt fence. Photograph courtesy of WINFAB USA The standards and practices committee has been convened by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) board of directors to develop standards for the construction stormwater industry. The board recognizes local and regional differences in terminology and design of erosion and sediment control practices. The board also recognizes that […]

Read More

GeoStabilization International announces soil nail launcher system

August 11th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of GeoStabilization International GeoStabilization International has released the new Remote Operated Launcher System, which the company says brings advanced technology to slope stabilization. Slope stability is critical for maintaining safe and sustainable infrastructure. This launcher system increases crew capabilities and productivity by providing flexible and customizable carrier configurations for the launched soil nail stabilization […]

Read More

Deadline approaching for GSI fellowships for graduate students

August 10th, 2021

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) released a worldwide request for proposals (RFP) for 2021–22 focusing on innovative geosynthetic research and development projects. The deadline for receiving proposals is Aug. 23, 2021. Recipients must be pursuing a masters or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university. There will be several awards given (between 8 and 16 […]

Read More

Tensar releases next-generation InterAx geogrid

August 9th, 2021

Tensar InterAx geogrid. Photograph courtesy of Tensar International Tensar International announces the release of the next generation in its portfolio of geosynthetic solutions: InterAx geogrids. Since Tensar invented geogrids in the 1970s, the products have earned a reputation as the optimal way to address poor soil conditions and stabilize aggregate in roadways and other critical […]

Read More

An interview with Michael Lawrence, CEO of Tensar, on the launch of InterAx geogrid

August 8th, 2021

By Todd R. Berger Photograph courtesy of Tensar International As was announced August 9, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based geosynthetics manufacturer Tensar International launched an innovative new geogrid called Tensar InterAx. Michael Lawrence, CEO of Tensar, spoke with Geosynthetics magazine about the new geogrid. The questions and answers have been edited for clarity. The new InterAx geogrid […]

Read More

Long-lasting road rehabilitation with Polyfelt in England

August 6th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of TenCate Geosynthetics Europe The A617 Millennium Way, a road in Nottinghamshire County (England), which was opened in the year 2000, featured cracks and surface damage after 15 years of use and therefore had to be renovated. Asphalt Grid Systems Ltd. proposed TenCate Polyfelt PGM-G100/100 as a cost-efficient and technically excellent solution.  Missing adhesion between layers before treatment Core samples had shown that the structural integrity of the bituminous layers was good. However, […]

Read More