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Plastic technology revolutionizes aquaculture 

October 24th, 2023

The Norwegian company Bluegreen AS has successfully implemented a groundbreaking aquaculture project, the Marine Donut. This closed floating fish farming system, made from the highly crack-resistant plastic PE 100-RC, was installed on a salmon farm owned by SalMar in Norway. This innovative facility, whose PE 100-RC components were supplied entirely by AGRU, marks the beginning of a […]

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Lining system supports upgrade at northern Nevada mine

October 1st, 2023

Installers prepare over 10 million square feet of AGRU 80 mil HDPE double-sided MicroSpike for a new heap leach pad in Northern Nevada. Photo courtesy AGRU AGRU collaborated with a Nevada mine’s stakeholders to supply more than 12.2 million square feet (1.1 million m2) of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) liner to help a mining operation expand […]

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Landfill closure best practices

April 19th, 2022

AGRU America Inc. explores landfill closure regulations and requirements, highlighting landfill closure best practices from the perspective of a geosynthetics manufacturer. In partnership with Watershed Geosynthetics LLC, AGRU America Inc. has manufactured more than 1,500 acres (607 ha) of ClosureTurf engineered landfill closure systems. Photograph courtesy of AGRU America Inc. Landfill containment is a complicated […]

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AGRU America and HK Solutions improve manhole technology using geomembranes

January 20th, 2022

Monoform PLUS for manhole and wet well rehabilitation applications combines HK Solutions’ Monoform with AGRU’s Ultra Grip geomembrane. Manhole incorporating Monoform PLUS. Photograph courtesy of HK Solutions Group AGRU America Inc. and HK Solutions Group have released Monoform PLUS, a comprehensive manhole rehabilitation product package that offers streamlined installation with minimal impact on local traffic, […]

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Geosynthetic solutions to improve safety in mining applications

October 6th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of AGRU America What do Tesla, Apple and Ford have in common? They all rely on mines that produce metals like lithium, which drives our technology-hungry world. Now, more than ever, mining operations must run efficiently to meet increasing demand. Equally as important is supporting positive public beliefs on mining. Mining operators must incorporate […]

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How to install a liner in a large pond

August 25th, 2021

An AGRU HDPE geomembrane installed in Tulfes, Austria. Photograph courtesy of AGRU Austria Ponds are useful in a variety of functions, serving in processes such as water treatment, thermal storage, farming and more. Regardless of their function, one of the most important considerations in pond design is containment. Containment is often handled through compacted clay […]

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AGRU America receives FM Approval for its AGRULINE HDPE pipe fittings

April 13th, 2021

FM Approved pipes and fittings are rigorously tested to meet certain standards of quality, technical integrity and performance in support of commercial and industrial facilities. AGRULINE HDPE fittings with FM Approval help certify that these products will perform under the toughest conditions. AGRU America, the market leader in pipe and fittings, has reached a new […]

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AGRU introduces CleanSeam for geomembranes

February 12th, 2020

AGRU released CleanSeam, a new product configuration for AGRU geomembrane liners that integrates a protective release film on the weld edges of the geomembrane. CleanSeam eliminates or greatly reduces the potential for fine soils, waste materials, and stockpile dust from coming into contact with seaming areas during or prior to geosynthetics installation.  The negative impacts […]

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AGRU America celebrates 10th anniversary of ClosureTurf

April 3rd, 2019

AGRU America, the waste industry’s leading manufacturer of structured geomembranes, is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the first ClosureTurf landfill installation with partner Watershed Geo, a leader in civil engineering and erosion control technologies. To date, ClosureTurf spans approximately 1,500 acres of closure, safely and effectively reducing the environmental and operational impacts of landfills across […]

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IGS-NA news

April 1st, 2018

The following are highlights of the many initiatives of IGS-NA over the last few months. IGS-NA supports Geosynthetics 2019 The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) is proud to support the Geosynthetics 2019 conference, which is organized by the Geosynthetic Materials Association, to be held Feb. 10–13, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis […]

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