Geosynthetics Institute webinar calendar for 2018; GMA members get discount

July 9, 2018  |  GMA News, GSI News, News

July–December 2018 | 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. EDT Duration: 1.5 hours GSI/GMA Members: $200.00 USD per webinar Non-GSI/GMA Members: $250.00 USD per webinar The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is proud to promote Dr. Robert M. Koerner and the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) education program. …
GMA extends GSI’s educational benefits to GMA members

June 23, 2018  |  GMA News, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) announced June 23, 2018, an agreement with the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI), bringing new educational benefits to GMA members. “The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) has agreed to publicize the Geosynthetic Institute’s (GSI) online webinars a…
GMA News: GMA had a jam-packed start to the year

June 1, 2018  |  GMA News

In January 2018 members of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) participated in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. In February our executive council met in Charlotte, North Carolina, to review GMA’s goals and mission. In March a delegation of GMA exe…
GMA and FGI to host part 2 of a webinar on the stability of geosynthetic lined slopes

May 15, 2018  |  GMA News, News

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), in collaboration with the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI), will present the second of this two-part, free webinar series on May 31, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar will discuss the importance of geosynthetic interface strengths on slope stabi…
TenCate supports GMA

April 11, 2018  |  Events, GMA News

Since the mid-1980s, TenCate Geosynthetics has been an active member of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the parent company of Geosynthetics magazine. GMA provides engineering support, business development opportunit…
Call for candidates: IFAI Board of Directors

April 9, 2018  |  GMA News, News

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is now accepting applications to fill two director positions on the IFAI Board of Directors. Both of these positions are for three-year terms. IFAI is announcing all of its volunteer leadership openings a…
GMA advocating for infrastructure funding

April 1, 2018  |  GMA News

Over the past year, infrastructure has been talked about regularly as the “next big issue” for the White House and Congress to tackle. With tax reform out of the way and the midterm elections fast approaching, it is time for Congress and U.S. President Donald J. Trump to act.    On Jan. 30, 20…
GMA partners with FGI on free webinar program

April 1, 2018  |  GMA News, News

On Nov. 7, 2017, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) hosted a webinar entitled “Fabrication, Installation, and Testing of Geomembranes.” Dr. Timothy Stark of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who is also FGI’s technical dire…
GMA focus groups

April 1, 2018  |  GMA News, News

GMA provides technical guidance to outside agencies and groups seeking more information about best practices for the use of geosynthetic products. Our geotextile, geogrid, environmental and erosion control focus groups review specifications and provide industry guidance. In 2017 GMA reviewed specifi…
GMA spring Lobby Day is May 16–17, 2018

April 1, 2018  |  GMA News

GMA’s biannual Lobby Day has helped the industry make significant strides toward increasing our exposure in Washington, D.C., and pushing for stronger consideration of geosynthetics’ use in environmental and civil infrastructure applications. Many members of Congress are now advocating for our i…