Layfield launches gas barrier geomembrane

January 14, 2019  |  Geomembranes, News

Layfield Geosynthetics announced the release of VaporFlex® Premium geomembrane. VaporFlex® Premium is a 7-layer coextruded geomembrane barrier with an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) core layer. This high-performance geomembrane is specifically designed to provide an ultra-low permeability gas barri…
GSI to host webinar on geosynthetic drainage materials

January 11, 2019  |  Drainage Materials, Events, GSI News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance,” on Jan. 24, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates o…
Modeling demonstrates benefit of geogrid-reinforced aggregate base

December 21, 2018  |  Geogrids, News

Improved modeling of geogrid for use with the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s pavement design software, MnPAVE Flexible, will allow pavement designers to simulate field tests of stiffness and resiliency in pavements over bases with and without geogrid. The department, known as MnDOT, is …
SGS and Cipatex release new PVC geomembranes

December 3, 2018  |  Geomembranes, News

Southern Geosynthetics Supplies Pty. Ltd (SGS) is now offering new Cipatex DG and Hipertech R geomembranes. Cipatex and SGS collaborated on the development of the new DG200 which is a 0.8mm PVC geomembrane bonded on either side with 200 gsm nonwoven geotextile. The composite material provides a geo…
Owens Corning releases TV show video on how RhinoMat is made

November 12, 2018  |  Geomembranes, News

Owens Corning’s RhinoMat reinforced composite geomembranes were featured on the Fox Business Channel TV show “Inside the Blueprint,” and Owens Corning has released the video of the program on YouTube. The video features the manufacturing, fabrication and installation process of …
GSI to host webinar on wick drains, GMA members get discounted rates

November 12, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Soil Consolidation Using Wick Drains, aka PVDs” on Nov. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Robert M. Koerner. GMA member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar a…
IECA Region One welcomes new executive director

November 5, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One board of directors and staff welcomes Samantha Roe, IOM, as the new executive director of the association. “We’re excited to announce Samantha as the new executive director to take our association in a new direction,” stated Tom S…
GMA/IGS-NA to present webinar on geosynthetic-stabilized roads

November 2, 2018  |  Geocells, Geogrids, Geotextiles, News, Transportation

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and IGS North America (IGS-NA) will sponsor a free webinar entitled “Recent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads: Introduction and Mechanisms,” on Dec. 4, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. Geotextiles, geogrids and geocells have been used widely in roadw…
KMS installs PURON PLUS package system in Canada featuring PULSION MBR

October 31, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, News

Koch Membrane Systems (KMS), a leader in the development and manufacture of membrane-based filtration technologies, announced the commissioning of a PURON PLUS packaged MBR system in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The PURON PLUS system provides a compact and turnkey wastewater treatment solution t…
Registration open for 2019 IECA Annual Conference and Expo

October 30, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) will host their annual educational conference and expo Feb. 19–22, 2019, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. “IECA’s Annual Conference and Expo is the most beneficial event in the country for those involved in or concerned about soi…