GMA to host Waste Containment System Design III seminar in Syracuse, N.Y.

June 17, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) will sponsor the seminar “Waste Containment Design III: An Overview of the Current State of Practice for the Design of Solid Waste Landfill Double-Liner and Final Cover Systems,” July 16–17, at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse, N.Y. The objective of this third in a series of landfill design seminars is …

GSI short course on MSE walls, berms and slopes now available on demand

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) is sponsoring an online course, “Course 2: Construction Inspection of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls, Berms and Slopes,” available anytime on the GSI website. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This online course is focused on the …

Geosynthetics for coal combustion residual (CCR) applications

June 11, 2019

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar, “Geosynthetics for Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) Applications,” on June 25, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. This webinar will discuss the application of geosynthetic products for use in coal combustion residual (CCR) landfills and impoundments. The webinar will provide an overview of the available …

GSI to host webinar on geotextile tubes

May 29, 2019

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Applications and Design of Geotextile Tubes,” on June 12, 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. Geotextile tubes are large factory-fabricated textile tubes with multiple access ports …

Geo 2020 presentations deadline is Friday

May 28, 2019

The Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES is set to take place March 8–10, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. The deadline is Friday, May 31, for presentation proposals. This is your opportunity to share your experiences with your colleagues through a 30-minute in-depth case study. No formal papers are required. Select case studies will be featured in …

GWMS issues call for abstracts

May 21, 2019

The Seventh Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) has released a call for abstracts for the conference and expo, to be held Feb. 23–26, 2020, in Indian Wells, Calif. The GWMS will serve as a forum for the presentation of applied and fundamental research, case studies, and policy analysis on solid waste and materials management. GWMS …

ASTM hosting GCL workshop in Denver

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) will hold the workshop “Advances in Characterization of Hydraulic Barrier Performance of GCLs” at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Colorado on June 5. Chaired by Kent von Maubeuge of NAUE GmbH & Co. KG, the workshop will cover test prescription, long-term hydraulic performance, equipment and laboratory …

2020 IECA Annual Conference and Expo call for abstracts is open

May 9, 2019

Industry professionals are encouraged to submit an abstract to speak at the 2020 IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 23–26, 2020. The abstract submission deadline is May 31, 2019. Experts who are interested in sharing their knowledge on stormwater and MS4 management; erosion and sediment control; and wetland, stream and shoreline restoration …

ISSMGE issues call for abstracts for 4th ICTG 2020

May 7, 2019

The International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) has released a call for abstracts for the 4th International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (4th ICTG), to be held Aug. 30–Sept. 2, 2020, in Chicago. The deadline for submissions is June 16, 2019. Themes include many aspects of geotechnical engineering, including geosynthetics in transportation applications. …

GMA to host spring Lobby Day in D.C. in May

April 23, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) will hold its spring Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., May 21–22. Lobby Day offers a chance to meet with congressional representative and their staffs to discuss the ways geosynthetics can help with priorities such as infrastructure, aviation and much more. GMA continues to make significant strides toward increasing the industry’s …