GMA Fall 2021 Lobby Day registration opens

September 21, 2021  |  Events, GMA News

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 success. We have been successful in connecting virtually with individual congres…
FGI to host webinar on geosynthetics and stability for heap leaching and tailings dams

September 16, 2021  |  Events

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar, “Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics,” on Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. CDT. The webinar will discuss the use of geosynthetics and bottom liner systems in heap leach pads and tailings storage areas.…
Earn 6 PDHs and make connections at GeoNashville 2021

September 14, 2021  |  Events

GeoNashville 2021 brings the geotechnical industry back together for a day and a half of learning, networking and discussions. This is a great opportunity for professionals in the geotechnical industry to reconnect with their peers, exhibitors and sponsors after a long hiatus of in-person events. IF…
SEG and AAPG set to host hybrid IMAGE conference

September 2, 2021  |  Events

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) will be hosting a new, integrated annual conference and exhibition: IMAGE—The International Meeting for Applied Geoscience and Energy. The two societies agreed earlier this year to hold joint…
GSI to host webinar on lifetime predictions of nonexposed and exposed geosynthetics

August 27, 2021  |  Events

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics,” on Sept. 8, 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 …
IECA and Storm Water Solutions offer webinar on exploring sediment control during inclement weather events

August 24, 2021  |  Events

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and Storm Water Solutions will host a free webinar, “Exploring Sediment Control During Inclement Weather Events,”on August 26 at 1 p.m. CDT. In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of how different modes of sediment control af…
GSI offers geosynthetics short courses online

August 19, 2021  |  Events, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) is hosting three short courses on-demand online. GSI and Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI short course registrations. Course 1: Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Geosynthetics in Wast…
GeoNashville attendee brochure released

August 13, 2021  |  Events

Start planning your experience at GeoNashville GeoNashville 2021 takes place Nov. 4–5, in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City Center. This event will bring geotechnical professionals together for a day and a half of plenaries, networking opportunities, and connecting with exhibitors and …
ASCE Geo-Institute to stream Annual Live Streaming Web Conference

August 5, 2021  |  Events

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute Technical Committees will be streaming their 6th Annual Live Streaming Web Conference, Dec. 6–10, 2021. Each day, top geotechnical professionals will present a diverse set of case histories. Each event will run two hours and include…
DFI announces winners of the 2021 Student Paper Competition

August 4, 2021  |  Awards, Events

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) has announced the winners of the 2021 Student Paper Competition. Osama Drbe, a Ph.D. candidate at Western University, in London, Ont., Canada, is the winner of the Student Paper Competition. His paper is titled, “Effect of Negative Skin Friction on Abutment Pil…