Geosynthetic clay liner with aquiclude

August 1, 2022  |  Q&A: GMA Techline

Q: We are trying to design and construct an aquiclude with a geosynthetic clay liner (GCL). Do you have any experience with this application where a GCL has been used as the impervious barrier between a flowing stream and the underlain geologic formation?
The lighter side of OSHA

August 1, 2022  |  Update

When most of us hear the word “OSHA,” we instantly conjure up images of ticket-writing cops invading our workplace. And these aren’t the $35 tags that grace our windshield when we linger in a parking spot too long. These citations can easily hit the four- or five-digit mark depending on the se…
My ‘Geosynthetics Superhighway’ journey

August 1, 2022  |  Editorial

As you may have read in former senior editor Todd Berger’s final column in the June/July 2022 issue of Geosynthetics magazine, his journey along the “Geosynthetics Superhighway” has come to an end while mine has just begun.
Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance webinar August 10

July 29, 2022  |  News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials,” on August 10 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. …
Advanced Textiles Association debuts new logo

July 28, 2022  |  IFAI news, News

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), recently launched their new logo. ATA became the official new name of the association formerly known as Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), on June 1 and have now released their new look. The goal was to find a name and acronym that was more incl…
Raven Engineered Films becomes Viaflex

July 28, 2022  |  News

Raven Engineered Films is moving forward as Viaflex. The new name and corporate identity follow the April 2022 acquisition by Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) from Raven Industries and positions the company as an independent, stand-alone business. Viaflex, as an independent company, can now foc…
Polyfabrics introduces mastaTEX Concrete

July 27, 2022  |  News

Polyfabrics’ mastaTEX® Concrete is an alternative to placing wet shotcrete using an impregnated geotextile and on-site wetting of the fabric to create a concrete fabric that hardens as it dries. Shotcrete involves pumping ready-mixed concrete from a hopper through a hose and into a nozzle. Compr…
Presto Geosystems unveils ATRA Wall Key for GEOWEB Retaining Wall System

July 26, 2022  |  News

Presto Geosystems, the original inventor and global leader in geocell technology, introduces the ATRA® Wall Key for their GEOWEB® Retaining Wall System. The ATRA Wall Key is a device used to connect adjacent GEOWEB Retaining Wall sections through the GEOWEB material slots (I-slots). Made of non-re…
Core & Main Acquiring Inland Water Works Supply Co.

July 25, 2022  |  News

Core & Main, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Inland Water Works Supply Co., a full-service distributor of water and wastewater products, based in Southern California. “With a focus on personal service and attention to detail, Inland Wate…
Kaye William & Company acquires Carthage Mills

July 22, 2022  |  News

Kaye William & Company has acquired Cincinnati, Ohio-based Carthage Mills, a global supplier and pioneer of the geosynthetics industry. This transaction represents Kaye William’s initial investment in the specialty distribution and manufacturing channels with additional investments forthcoming…