The history of geocells

February 18, 2022  |  Products

Presto Geosystems, which invented geocells in the late 1970s, expands on the history of geocells technology.
Maximizing landfill airspace with geosynthetics

February 10, 2022  |  Products

Watershed Geo ClosureTurf final cover system plays a big role in maximizing landfill airspace at two landfills on the East Coast.
Geogrid geocomposite saves 50% in installation time

February 8, 2022  |  Products

Freudenberg Performance Materials Holding SE & Co. KG released a new geogrid geocomposite aimed at increasing the efficiency of construction projects.
Premier product showcase 2022

February 1, 2022  |  Products

Here is your first look at some of the new products and services that will be available from companies in 2022. Information for this special section was provided by companies who submitted materials to us before the publication deadline. All photographs are courtesy of the company listing the produ…
New ASTM geosynthetics standard provides specifications for vinyl sheet piling

January 28, 2022  |  Industry News, Products

ASTM International’s Committee D35 on Geosynthetics has approved a new standard that will help engineers, designers and specifiers who work with vinyl sheet piling. Applications for such piling include the construction of seawalls, retaining walls and chemical cut-off walls.   “The new specifi…
AGRU America and HK Solutions improve manhole technology using geomembranes

January 20, 2022  |  News, Products

Monoform PLUS for manhole and wet well rehabilitation applications combines HK Solutions’ Monoform with AGRU’s Ultra Grip geomembrane. AGRU America Inc. and HK Solutions Group have released Monoform PLUS, a comprehensive manhole rehabilitation product package that offers streamlined installation…
Seaman Corp. launches XR-FR, a fire-retardant flexible geomembrane

December 20, 2021  |  News, Products

Seaman Corp. of Wooster, Ohio, has released a new fire-retardant geomembrane, XR-FR, in its XR Geomembranes product line. With the product line’s history of proven performance, a fire-retardant flexible geomembrane has been introduced into the product lineup. The XR-FR product is appropriate for u…
Raven salt gradient solar pond geomembrane for distilling brine water

September 30, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Freshwater supplies are a worldwide issue for many areas in relation to access and availability. Geosynthetics have long been a significant factor in environmental water containment solutions. Solar Power & Water pond systems are designed and marketed to address freshwater shortages, agricultura…
The importance of correctly protecting EPS geofoam blocks

September 29, 2021  |  News, Products

Construction-grade expanded polystyrene, better known as EPS geofoam, is the go-to material for a variety of applications due to its low weight and superior properties. Today, it’s used in building foundations, landscaping, road construction, bridges and numerous other applications.  EPS geof…
Resilient flood mitigation protects Louisiana levee system

September 24, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

By Lee Pierce, Vice President of Engineered Systems and Business Development, Propex Operating Co. LLC Sixteen years to the day after Hurricane Katrina slammed into Louisiana, Hurricane Ida made landfall just 40 miles (64 km) down the coast. In addition to their date and location, these storms …