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A new specification for geotextile grout filled mattresses

April 1, 2021

…GGFMs can be used both above and underwater, by laying the fabric forms over the area to be protected and pumping fine-aggregate concrete into the forms. Fine-aggregate concrete is used…

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Presto GeoSystems installs GEOWEB geocells under Tasmanian road

March 30, 2021

…Corps of Engineers to allow heavy vehicles to travel over soft ground. It is widely used for load support, erosion control, slope stabilization, retaining walls and high-velocity channels. Through an…

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IGS says geosynthetics make significant contributions toward UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 29, 2021

…and silt fence systems Construction of sludge and tailings lagoon capping reducing mine and quarry impact Gray water storage for use in irrigation and buildings Preservation of potable and irrigation…

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Concrete Canvas is first GCCM to comply with new ASTM standard

March 23, 2021

…D8364, defining the appropriate GCCM specific test standards to use, such as: ASTM D8329 for compressive strength and ASTM D8058 for flexural strength. Specifying GCCM classification types to ASTM D8364…

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GSI to host webinar on landfill covers

March 23, 2021

…Methods of field connections and attachments will be described, particularly the use of plastic cable ties. Successful field projects, as well as four unsuccessful ones, will be illustrated in the…

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Benefits of woven and nonwoven geotextiles

March 18, 2021

…weaving, materials together. This is done either with the use of chemicals or heat, or through other methods like needlepunching. These nonwoven fabrics are typically made of synthetic materials and…

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FGI holds biennial meeting and introduces officers, board

March 11, 2021

…agency. FGI’s membership spans four continents: North America, South America, Australia and Europe.  FGI is dedicated to advancing the use of fabricated geomembranes through education, research and technology transfer. FGI…

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GSI issues graduate student fellowships request for proposals

March 10, 2021

…nine-person GSI board of advisors (BOA). For information on the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) and past recipients, visit us at www.geosynthetic-institute.org/gsifellows.htm. Submit proposals to: Jamie R. Koerner General Manager jamie@geosynthetic-institute.org

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HUESKER Group launches Fortrac T eco PET recycled yarn geogrid

March 8, 2021

…applies to Fortrac T eco: The high interaction flexibility ensures optimum ground interlocking effects. The high quality of the geogrid is also evident in the crossing points. They are free…

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Planning a successful landfill liner installation

March 2, 2021

…are among the best tools that engineers can use to help ensure landfill containment. In this article, we will explore various landfill categories and their capabilities, how a landfill location…

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