Using geosynthetics in mining heap leach pads

September 13, 2021  |  News, Products

Industrial mining is essential in our tech-driven world. The need to create more efficient and cost-effective solutions has led to the rising popularity of a large-scale mining technique called heap leaching. Heap leaching utilizes chemical reactions to separate desired minerals from raw ore. The te…
Dow launches new HDPE geomembrane resin

September 10, 2021  |  Products

Dow is now offering INTREPID 2499 Bimodal HDPE Resin for geomembranes. Geomembranes offer a critical line of defense against chemicals, toxins and other harmful materials entering the earth’s soil and water. By forming a barrier that helps prevent the transmission of contaminants, they play an ess…
Geosynthetics solve the unique needs of wind energy projects

September 7, 2021  |  News, Products

Geosynthetic load transfer platform for stormwater management system in Malaysia

September 6, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Climate change and human mismanagement of water resources, such as river channels and floodplains, increase flooding and erosion problems. Poor urbanization restricts floodwater flow and eventually leads to destructive flooding. Detention and retention systems are commonly adopted in urbanization pl…
Layfield to distribute Western Green in Canada

September 1, 2021  |  Products

Layfield Group LLC and Western Green announced Layfield to distribute Western Green geosynthetics products in Canada. Layfield Group LLC of Richmond, B.C., Canada, and Western Green of Evansville, Ind., announced a new partnership, allowing Layfield to distribute Western Green’s North American…
Geomembrane freshwater bladders for eco-friendly beach resort

August 31, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

An eco beach resort in an undeveloped wilderness area in Panama needed to find a way to store fresh water (rainwater) for use during dry spells. The goal of the resort is to educate while entertaining and to reduce the impact on the environment. It was thus important to the resort that the water sto…
Long-term HPTRM solutions for climate change resilience

August 26, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

By Kathryn Grant, Marketing Manager, GeoSolutions, Propex Operating Co. LLC In August 2021, the Biden administration released more than $3.46 billion to support climate change resilience. The funds, which will be distributed through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mit…
How to install a liner in a large pond

August 25, 2021  |  Products

Ponds are useful in a variety of functions, serving in processes such as water treatment, thermal storage, farming and more. Regardless of their function, one of the most important considerations in pond design is containment. Containment is often handled through compacted clay liners (if available)…
Constructing a refuge for healthcare staff: Geofoam backs plaza renovation

August 23, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

The University of Utah, bound by mountain ranges and the city of Salt Lake City, offers one of the nation’s top academic healthcare systems. The college’s Health Business Services Building (BSB), the system’s primary administration office, houses 1,400 board-certified physicians and more than …
Seattle awards Layfield with large CSPE floating cover project

August 18, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Layfield USA Corp. announced the award for the supply and installation of a new chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) liner and floating cover system for the Seattle Public Utilities Lake Forest Park Reservoir project in Washington State. The project is a unique and challenging double reservoir syste…