Minnesota geomembrane durability study

August 1, 2016  |  News

More than 20 years ago, the founders of the PVC Geomembrane Institute (PGI) and the succeeding entity, the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) set out to test materials that were in actual field use. They wanted to exhume numerous samples for testing on a periodic basis without ruining the integr…
Schuler (VaDOT) succeeds Allen (WaDOT) as chair of the NTPEP, GTX, and REGEO Committee

August 1, 2016  |  News

On Monday, May 9, I attended AASHTO’s National Transportation Evaluation Program’s (NTPEP) annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Mich. I joined GMA Executive Council members Doug Brown (Tensar) and Brian Whitaker (Typar) to represent GMA as non-voting members of GTX and REGEO committee. During the GTX…
See you at Geotechnical Frontiers

August 1, 2016  |  Editorial, News

If you haven’t already planned to attend Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 in Orlando, do yourself a favor and register now. Is this is your first geosynthetics or geotechnical conference? Or have you attended geo events since the 1980s? Either way, this conference and trade show next March 12–15 in O…