Global/Slope Stability Analysis

February 1st, 2024

Q: My question stems from the fact that (in my area) there still seems to be confusion over when a global/slope stability analysis is required and who is responsible. A contractor might ask for some budget pricing for retaining wall design. Generally, this is in regards to a segmental retaining wall design. The challenging part […]

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The lighter side of OSHA

August 1st, 2022

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 severity of the violation. […]

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Premier Product Preview offers first look at new products and services

February 1st, 2020

Here’s your first look at some of the new products and services that will be on the show floor at the Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES in North Charleston, S.C., March 8–10. The 2020 show floor will bring together exhibitors covering the gamut of geosynthetic products and services, from geomembranes to electrical leak location testing, […]

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GeoDallas watch: Check out the lineup from the USACE Engineer Research and Development Center

July 31st, 2018

GeoDallas is quickly approaching. On Oct. 16–17, 2018, the geotechnical community will gather to hear industry experts share case studies, technical lectures, short courses and panel discussions based on the conference’s theme “Geosynthetics in Transportation and Environmental Applications.” Join your peers as we shine a spotlight on the Engineer Research and Development Center of the […]

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GMA meetings upcoming at Geotechnical Frontiers in Orlando, Fla.

March 10th, 2017

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) will host multiple meetings at the Geotechnical Frontiers Conference in Orlando, Fla., March 13–15. Please RSVP at if you plan to attend. All GMA meetings will be held in Bayhill 23 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, one floor above the exhibit hall. Meetings include the following: Monday, March 13, […]

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