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 …
Flowfinity white paper discusses how engineers can digitize workflows to drive project success

September 23, 2021  |  Products

Canadian company Flowfinity Wireless Inc., a leading no-code platform for business workflow automation, released a white paper detailing how engineers can better manage their project data collection and reporting by leveraging custom applications. Forward-thinking engineers understand the value in r…
Presto slope protection system beautifies new Olympics museum

September 22, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Every year, visitors from around the world travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to hike the 130 miles (209 km) of trails or drive through the twisting canyons and winding mountain passes. But Colorado Springs now has much more to add to the trip itinerary. In 2012, the Colorado Springs City of Champio…
Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries release GeoVolt conductive geocomposite

September 20, 2021  |  Products

Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries are pleased to announce the release of GeoVolt, a revolutionary patented conductive geocomposite that makes electrical leak location simpler and more efficient with almost any type of geomembrane. GeoVolt is delivered in rolls and placed directly under the…
HUESKER introduces new geotextile bag product and provides coastal protection with geotextile container systems

September 17, 2021  |  Products

Large-format tubes and bags as effective erosion protection for banks, coasts and harbors In the era of climate change, sea level rise and an increasing number of extreme weather events, not only new strategies and solution concepts are required but also alternative, new construction materials. Sust…