Geosynthetics in green roofs

August 1, 2022  |  Features

To talk about geosynthetics on green rooftops is to talk about an opportunity to change and make an environmental improvement in the world. The growing need to create awareness of an ecological responsibility and the environment has allowed this concept to spread more successfully.
Wick drain ground improvements

August 1, 2022  |  Features

Construction of a large mine waste stockpile was required at the Rainy River Mine in Ontario, Canada. The mine rock stockpile foundation has up to 131 feet (40 m) thick of low to high plastic, slickensided and lightly overconsolidated clay deposits. The stockpile required foundation ground improveme…
Reinforced soil wall with geogrids

August 1, 2022  |  Features

Mechanically stabilized earth walls (MSE) are containment structures that have gained considerable popularity over the last few years due to their various benefits: constructive, environmental and economic. There are several types of reinforced earth walls, which vary according to the type of materi…
A look at Geo Conference 2023

August 1, 2022  |  Events

As we move into August, session chairs and reviewers are hard at work and authors are putting the final touches on their papers; instructors and moderators are preparing for an exciting variety of panel discussions, workshops and short courses. Registration opens on August 15! It’s a great time to…
GMA’s watchwords for this year are government affairs, infrastructure spending and planning

August 1, 2022  |  GMA News

Outlook® Conference 2022 included the debut of the “Geosynthetics Morning”—a new opportunity to explore the intersection of markets and include professionals in geosynthetics for a morning of specific education. The geosynthetics sessions included talks with Dave Bauer of the American Road &a…
Erosion and sediment control mine applications

August 1, 2022  |  ECTC News

Successful reclamation of mined lands is an important ecological and economic process recognized by the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC). ECTC is a leading industry organization home to top manufacturers of erosion and sediment control products, component suppliers, material distributors an…