Geosynthetics Conference 2023 workshop lineup announced

June 1, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events

The Geosynthetics Conference 2023 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the workshop and panel discussion program for the conference, Feb. 5–8, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. Workshops are two hours long and feature in-depth instruction without a full-day commitment. Panel discussions are 90 minu…
GMA is busy this spring and summer

June 1, 2022  |  GMA News

Government affairs, infrastructure spending and planning have been the watchwords for the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) this spring. In April GMA hosted three morning geosynthetics sessions as part of the annual Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Outlook Conference, the p…
New GSI test method for resistance of conductive geosynthetics

June 1, 2022  |  GSI News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has a new test method for resistance measured across positions on conductive geosynthetics. Conductive geosynthetics contain an electrically charged backing (usually a thin layer of polyolefin with letdowns containing 20%–30% carbon black) that allows leaks to be d…
‘Living breakwaters’ protect Staten Island’s shoreline

June 1, 2022  |  Case Studies