GeoDallas Watch: Geosynthetics in transportation and environmental applications highlight two-day event

April 1, 2018  |  News

GeoDallas 2018 is an intimate two-day educational event focusing on the theme Geosynthetics in Transportation and Environmental Applications to be held in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 16–17, 2018. The conference includes half-day short courses, case studies, panel discussions and training lectures. The ful…
Editorial: Geomembranes and water

April 1, 2018  |  Editorial

The World Health Organization (WHO) asserts that a clean water supply is “fundamental to global health.” WHO estimates that considerable exposure worldwide to contraction of many waterborne diseases and conditions (diarrhea, malaria, malnutrition, parasites, bacterial infections, etc.) could be …
IFAI IAA Awards: Innovative capping system for supersaturated sludge

April 1, 2018  |  News

Completion Date: Aug. 15, 2016 Fabric Name: Geogrid Fabric Producer: Tensar International Corp. Fabric Name: HDPE Geomembrane Fabric Producer: Groupe Solmax A large multinational company closed a manufacturing facility in North Carolina. Sludge was one of the byproducts of the manufacturing process.…
Geosynthetics Pavilion at 2018 IFAI Expo booth reservation opens

April 1, 2018  |  News

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has opened reservations for exhibit booths at the Geosynthetics Pavilion at IFAI Expo, to be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 15–18, 2018, with the exhibit floor open Oct. 16–18. The Geosynthetics Pa…
Geosynthetics: To protect and conserve water

April 1, 2018  |  Final Inspection

Geosynthetics are part of a flexible, cost-effective infrastructure that helps to treat, store and deliver clean water around the world. If you’ve had a glass of clean water today, you can likely thank a geosynthetic product. Geosynthetics perform behind-the-scenes work to ensure communities have …
GMA spring Lobby Day is May 16–17, 2018

April 1, 2018  |  GMA News

GMA’s biannual Lobby Day has helped the industry make significant strides toward increasing our exposure in Washington, D.C., and pushing for stronger consideration of geosynthetics’ use in environmental and civil infrastructure applications. Many members of Congress are now advocating for our i…