How does geofoam support green roofs?

August 31st, 2022

One of the primary ways that some of commercial architecture's leading minds are contributing to their cities' ecological health is through the design and implementation of green roofs. With their benefits to building aesthetics and their positive impact on the environment, it's no wonder that companies like Facebook have turned away from conventional roofs in […]

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Sensor introduces DDS MIT for waterless geomembrane arc testing

August 30th, 2022

Sensor DDS® MIT technology is developed specifically for the testing and quality control of exposed geomembranes including synthetic waterproofing membranes, liners and asphalt systems. It is applied to the exposed face of the liner directly after installation, and the system electronically verifies the integrity of the entire surface including the welds, enabling the elimination of […]

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FGI Webinar – Microplastics and Geosynthetics – August 30

August 29th, 2022

A webinar on Microplastics and Geosynthetics will take place August 30 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. This webinar will focus on differentiating microplastics and geosynthetics and you can register here. In addition, it will focus on current concerns of microplastics in the environment and address the following questions: · What do we mean […]

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TOPS Webinar – Concrete Over Asphalt Bonded Overlays – August 30

August 27th, 2022

You’re invited to join the FHWA Targeted Overlay Pavement Solutions (TOPS) Every Day Counts team for a webinar highlighting concrete over asphalt bonded (COA-B) overlays. The webinar is August 30 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET and you can register here. Hear success stories from Colorado DOT, where concrete overlays often last 10 years […]

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Presto Geosystems unveils ATRA Key Connection Device

August 26th, 2022

Geocell technology leader Presto Geosystems unveils the new and improved design of the patented ATRA® Key Connection Device for the GEOWEB® Soil Stabilization System (Geocells). The innovative ATRA Key design includes a structurally reinforced handle and frictional barbs for improved interlock with the GEOWEB surface texture. Together, these features provide added protection against the three […]

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GSI Webinar – Applications and Design of Geotextile Tubes – September 7

August 25th, 2022

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Applications and Design of Geotextile Tubes,” on September 7, 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. Geotextile tubes are large factory-fabricated textile tubes with multiple access ports for introduction of the infilled material, […]

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IISc constructs geosynthetics testing facility for better walls and roads

August 24th, 2022

A new testing facility at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) with more realistic assessment of dynamic soil properties has helped scientists in their attempt to design geosynthetics that can sustain severe earthquake conditions and also reduce the cost of construction of roads. It can also help them estimate the optimal amount of geosynthetics needed […]

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Webinar – Designing Landfills Using Advanced Geosynthetic Technology – August 23

August 22nd, 2022

Geosystems University will present the one-hour webinar on Designing Landfills Using Advanced Geosynthetic Technology on August 23 at 11 a.m. CDT.    Learning Objectives: Gain an understanding of how the GEOWEB geocells function and the different applications for which they can be used.Understand the unique accessories provided by Presto Geosystems® and the ways that Presto can […]

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WINFAB expanding with geotextile production line

August 22nd, 2022

Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics, Inc. (WINFAB) is investing in a new state-of-the-art nonwoven geotextile manufacturing production line in Nashville, Ga. Start-up of the ANDRITZ needlepunch line is planned for the second quarter of 2023.   “We’re excited to continue the growth of our industry-leading geosynthetic solutions, and to provide options to customers during a time of industry […]

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Titan Environmental constructing new facility

August 19th, 2022

Titan Environmental has announced the growth of its U.S. operations with expansion of the Titan Environmental USA (Titan USA) team, and construction of a new facility in Houston, Texas. Titan has broken ground on a 40,800-square-foot facility located on a nine-acre lot in Houston. The new facility will provide additional working space and increase capacity […]

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