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Development of a new design method for geosynthetic-reinforced RPEs

April 1, 2021

…with finite element method (FEM) or discrete element method (DEM), can be useful to evaluate the effects of block impacts on RPEs. FEM and DEM often represent the reinforced soil…

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Modular geosynthetics construction

April 1, 2021

…addition, the factory-controlled process generates higher quality, less waste, fewer site disturbances, and a more predictable and shorter construction schedule.  This article focuses on the use of modular construction for…

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Comparative analysis of the flow and filtration capabilities of sediment retention devices—Part 2

April 1, 2021

…make informed decisions on the appropriate SRD system to use on any given jobsite. ASTM D5141 and ASTM D7351 SRD testing results ASTM D5141 and D7351 testing are most commonly…

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Three very different uses of geosynthetics

April 1, 2021

…focuses on the use of modular construction for geosynthetics. The same benefits of using modular construction for buildings can be realized with geosynthetics. For example, installation of a factory-fabricated geomembrane…

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A new specification for geotextile grout filled mattresses

April 1, 2021

…GGFMs can be used both above and underwater, by laying the fabric forms over the area to be protected and pumping fine-aggregate concrete into the forms. Fine-aggregate concrete is used…

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Presto GeoSystems installs GEOWEB geocells under Tasmanian road

March 30, 2021

…Corps of Engineers to allow heavy vehicles to travel over soft ground. It is widely used for load support, erosion control, slope stabilization, retaining walls and high-velocity channels. Through an…

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IGS says geosynthetics make significant contributions toward UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 29, 2021

…and silt fence systems Construction of sludge and tailings lagoon capping reducing mine and quarry impact Gray water storage for use in irrigation and buildings Preservation of potable and irrigation…

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Concrete Canvas is first GCCM to comply with new ASTM standard

March 23, 2021

…D8364, defining the appropriate GCCM specific test standards to use, such as: ASTM D8329 for compressive strength and ASTM D8058 for flexural strength. Specifying GCCM classification types to ASTM D8364…

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GSI to host webinar on landfill covers

March 23, 2021

…Methods of field connections and attachments will be described, particularly the use of plastic cable ties. Successful field projects, as well as four unsuccessful ones, will be illustrated in the…

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Benefits of woven and nonwoven geotextiles

March 18, 2021

…weaving, materials together. This is done either with the use of chemicals or heat, or through other methods like needlepunching. These nonwoven fabrics are typically made of synthetic materials and…

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