Raven salt gradient solar pond geomembrane for distilling brine water

September 30th, 2021

Full-site deployment of the Dura-Skrim reinforced polypropylene (RPP) panels and ballast tubes. Photograph courtesy of Raven Engineered Films Freshwater supplies are a worldwide issue for many areas in relation to access and availability. Geosynthetics have long been a significant factor in environmental water containment solutions. Solar Power & Water pond systems are designed and marketed […]

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Sept. 29 is the last day to register for the ISWA Virtual World Congress 2021

September 29th, 2021

The columns of Zeus Temple in Athens, Greece. Photograph courtesy Jebulon. Creative Commons CC0 1.0 license. Explore the updated program details of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Virtual World Congress, taking place the first week of October 2021. The congress will focus on the transition toward a circular economy and the changes required. This will include discussions on overcoming […]

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The importance of correctly protecting EPS geofoam blocks

September 29th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of e2 Technical Textiles Construction-grade expanded polystyrene, better known as EPS geofoam, is the go-to material for a variety of applications due to its low weight and superior properties. Today, it’s used in building foundations, landscaping, road construction, bridges and numerous other applications.  EPS geofoam, however, has a significant drawback that limits its […]

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Health and safety update: Get ready for a safe GeoNashville

September 28th, 2021

Photograph courtesy Tabitha Kaylee Hawk The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) are pleased to re-confirm that GeoNashville will take place in person, as planned, on Nov. 4–5, 2021. IFAI/GMA’s leadership and conference management team has and will continue to stay in close communication with the Music City Center (MCC), local government and health […]

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How to create a natural-looking pond with a geomembrane liner

September 27th, 2021

Constructing water pond with a geomembrane in Sweden. Photograph courtesy of BTL Liners Not all lining material is created equal. Although preshaped rigid liners exist, they are not normally what you would choose for your fish-stocking pond. No matter how small or large the pond you have in mind, your best option today is flexible […]

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Resilient flood mitigation protects Louisiana levee system

September 24th, 2021

By Lee Pierce, Vice President of Engineered Systems and Business Development, Propex Operating Co. LLC Worker installing the ARMORMAX system on a New Orleans levee. Photograph courtesy of Propex Operating Co. LLC Sixteen years to the day after Hurricane Katrina slammed into Louisiana, Hurricane Ida made landfall just 40 miles (64 km) down the coast. In […]

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Flowfinity white paper discusses how engineers can digitize workflows to drive project success

September 23rd, 2021

Flowfinity white paper. Photograph courtesy of Flowfinity Canadian company Flowfinity Wireless Inc., a leading no-code platform for business workflow automation, released a white paper detailing how engineers can better manage their project data collection and reporting by leveraging custom applications. Forward-thinking engineers understand the value in replacing forms and spreadsheets with data collection apps, digital […]

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Presto slope protection system beautifies new Olympics museum

September 22nd, 2021

Installation of the GEOWEB system. Photograph courtesy of Presto Geosystems Every year, visitors from around the world travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to hike the 130 miles (209 km) of trails or drive through the twisting canyons and winding mountain passes. But Colorado Springs now has much more to add to the trip itinerary. In […]

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GMA Fall 2021 Lobby Day registration opens

September 21st, 2021

GMA Lobby Day attendees at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in May 2019. Photograph courtesy of the Geosynthetic Materials Association 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 […]

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Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries release GeoVolt conductive geocomposite

September 20th, 2021

GeoVolt testing. Photograph courtesy of Layfield Geosynthetics Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries are pleased to announce the release of GeoVolt, a revolutionary patented conductive geocomposite that makes electrical leak location simpler and more efficient with almost any type of geomembrane. GeoVolt is delivered in rolls and placed directly under the geomembrane to provide a consistent […]

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