CETCO unveils RESISTEX Universal Geosynthetic Clay Liner series

November 11, 2020  |  Geosynthetic Clay Liners

At this year’s GeoAmericas 2020 Online conference, CETCO paid homage to the event’s motto, “Geosynthetics Solutions for a Fast-Changing World,” by introducing its innovative geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) line extension, the RESISTEX Universal GCL series.  As a new class of polymer-modif…
IKO to acquire Axter’s waterproofing membrane division

October 15, 2020  |  Geomembranes, News

IKO, a global leader in the manufacture of residential and commercial roofing products and insulation, has announced that it has struck a deal in which it intends to acquire Axter’s waterproofing membrane division from the SMAC group. An information and consultation process is currently underway w…
Sustainable nonwovens for the construction industry

July 14, 2020  |  Geotextiles

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of everyday life. Geotechnical solutions have long contributed to working more sustainably in the construction industry. The geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE is taking the next logical step with a biodegradable nonwoven. Geotextile nonw…
Geomembrane wrinkles: Your challenges and solutions

May 11, 2020  |  Geomembranes

Wrinkles are all too common when installing a new geomembrane. Small wrinkles can turn into cracks under pressure. That, in turn, can compromise the integrity of an entire geomembrane installation and cause a costly amount of damage. In this article, we take a closer look at why geomembrane wrinkles…
GSI to host webinar on geotextile tubes

May 4, 2020  |  Events, Geotextiles

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Applications and Design of Geotextile Tubes,” on May 13, 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 registratio…
IGS North America to host webinar on electrical leak location

April 28, 2020  |  Events, Geomembranes

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “IGS Electrical Leak Location Seminar Series Ep. 4,” on May 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. The webinar will explain ASTM D8265: The new standard practice for covered geomembrane testing. The aim of the newly published standard practice…
E Squared offering webinars

April 13, 2020  |  Geomembranes, News

While we are all staying safe during these trying times, we can also take this opportunity to learn. E Squared is offering “No Lunch, Just Learn” complimentary webinars. The company can schedule a webinar for your remote staff. It is essentially the same presentation they provide during onsite L…
Coated fabrics for secondary containment applications

March 30, 2020  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners

The importance of environmental control In the U.S., dealing with environmentally hazardous liquids calls for conforming to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules, along with state and local requirements for secondary containment and under-dispenser containment. As part of your respons…
Performance benefits of factory-fabricated geomembrane liners

March 4, 2020  |  Geomembranes

Geomembranes are meant to provide a practically impermeable barrier for large-scale containment of liquids and gasses. Therefore, geomembrane liners are manufactured for the lowest possible permeability, depending on the application and chemicals involved. However, the amount of seam welding, patchi…
CETCO launches BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner

February 13, 2020  |  Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

CETCO, a leader in geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) manufacturing, has released the BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner, a new addition to the BENTOMAT product portfolio that uses proprietary, high-density needlepunching technology to generate superior peak shear strength properties for slope stab…