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…
AGRU introduces CleanSeam for geomembranes

February 12, 2020  |  Geomembranes, News

AGRU released CleanSeam, a new product configuration for AGRU geomembrane liners that integrates a protective release film on the weld edges of the geomembrane. CleanSeam eliminates or greatly reduces the potential for fine soils, waste materials, and stockpile dust from coming into contact with sea…
Automating leak location surveys

December 20, 2019  |  Geomembranes

Geomembrane liners are engineered to be high-strength and chemically resistant, yet they remain susceptible to mechanical damage, especially during the installation process, transportation and use-related wear. The costs that companies face in combating this problem are significant, as the vast majo…
Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) updates PVC geomembrane specification

September 30, 2019  |  Geomembranes

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) updated its Material Specification for New PVC Geomembranes, previously referred to as PGI 1104 and FGI 1117.  The new specification, FGI 9119, addresses camber or layflat, film gloss, shore hardness, and color deviation within a manufactured lot. The …
HUESKER introduces ecoLine geogrids

July 23, 2019  |  Geogrids, News

HUESKER launched the world’s first geogrid made from 100% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET). With the introduction of the new ecoLine, the company is focusing on even more environmentally friendly solutions that conserve natural resources during production and offer the same quality as the…
Carthage Mills installs geocell in video

May 2, 2019  |  Erosion Control, Geocells

Carthage Mills has released a YouTube video showing the installation of a geocell on a slope. The company carries the CX and CXW Series of geocells, which are three-dimensional, expandable panels made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Engineers use such geocells for containment, erosion control…
Tenax presents GRAVEL LOCK, a composite for retaining gravel

March 21, 2019  |  Geogrids, Geotextiles, News

Italian company Tenax’s new product GRAVEL LOCK is a geocomposite made up of a cuspated, rolled high-density polyethylene geogrid coupled with a polypropylene nonwoven fabric. It is ideal for creating draining and stable gravel floors for pedestrian and vehicular passage, the shape in rolls and th…
Western GeoSystems’ Jung now represents DRAINTUBE in the western U.S.

February 11, 2019  |  Drainage Materials, News

Andy Jung is an environmental professional with more than 20 years of field work, operation management and sales experience. He has twice been awarded National Sales Representative of the year by two different organizations: Veolia and Clean Harbors. He has worked in the geosynthetics industry since…
Thrace-LINQ completes expansion project

February 8, 2019  |  Geomembranes, News

Thrace-LINQ in Summerville, S.C., announced the completion of the installation of a new Andritz needlepunched nonwoven line. The Thrace Group invested more than $9 million in this project to satisfy the growing demand for high-performance nonwoven fabrics in North America. This state-of-the- art nee…
Minnesota geomembrane durability study expanded

January 31, 2019  |  Geomembranes

More than twenty years ago, the founders of the PVC Geomembrane Institute (PGI) and the succeeding entity Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) set out to evaluate the long-term durability of geomembranes in actual field use. They wanted to exhume numerous samples of exposed geomembranes for testin…