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Benefits of reinforced coated fabrics and geomembranes in biogas and biodigester applications

June 13th, 2024

Reinforced geomembranes are becoming increasingly popular in the biogas and biodigester industry due to their effectiveness in containing gases and liquids, preventing leaks, and ensuring the durability of the systems. Biogas and biodigester applications involve the storage and processing of organic materials to produce biogas, a renewable energy source. The use of reinforced geomembranes plays a crucial […]

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Ensuring quality control in Cured-in-Place (CIPP) applications 

March 15th, 2024

Cured-in-Place (CIPP) has transformed the rehabilitation of underground pipelines through its innovative approach and cost-efficiencies. A high level of quality control is imperative to achieve a high standard of materials, structural performance and longevity of the rehabilitated pipelines in reference to industry standards such as ASTM F1216, ASTM F1743 and guidelines by NASSCO and the […]

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Premier Product Showcase 2024

February 1st, 2024

Here is your first look at some of the new products and services that will be available from companies in 2024.  Information for this special section was provided by companies who submitted materials to us before the publication deadline. All photographs are courtesy of the company listing the product/service. Geotechnical Frontiers is coming back in […]

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Mass loaded vinyl: The ultimate acoustic barrier solution

January 24th, 2024

Mass loaded vinyl (MLV) has revolutionized the field of acoustic barriers by providing an efficient and versatile solution for noise reduction. From homeowners seeking peace and quiet to commercial establishments aiming to minimize noise pollution, with its exceptional sound-blocking performance, ease of installation, and durability, MLV offers a cost-effective way to create quieter and more […]

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The importance of CIPP and its benefits

January 12th, 2024

CIPP (Cured In Place Pipe) technology, also known as trenchless technology or in-situ pipe repair, enables the restoration of damaged sewer systems without the requirement for excavation or trench digging. This process involves deploying CIPP tubes using water, steam, or air pressure to line the existing pipes. In our forthcoming four-part series, we will delve […]

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E Squared FlexLiner FG: The ideal fish grade pond liner for a thriving aquatic environment

September 14th, 2023

A crucial component of any pond or water garden project is a reliable pond liner. Its primary purpose is to not only hold the water within the pond but also provide a safe and supportive environment for fish and plant life. Among the numerous options available in the market, E Squared FlexLiner FGTM stands out as an […]

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Geomembranes for beginners

September 7th, 2023

Geomembranes are low-permeability synthetic membrane liners or barriers formed into sheets used as a barrier to control or mitigate fluid and gas migration into the soil. Common applications of geomembranes include landfills, pond liners, dams, erosion control, sediment control, landfill liners, landfill covers, and for the mining industry among other applications providing a barrier between […]

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Storing geomembranes on a job site

April 5th, 2023

Geomembranes are very versatile materials made to withstand extreme temperatures, punctures, stress resistance, and exposure to various elements. In spite of this, it is nevertheless essential to store the materials properly on-site before installation to protect them from damage and degradation and maintain their optimum performance. Some of the key points to remember when storing geomembranes are: Store the […]

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Fall Lobby Day 2022 and GMA Leader of the Year

February 1st, 2023

GMA Chair Bryan Gee, left, and GMA Executive Director Fred Chuck, right, present House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio with the Geosynthetic Materials Association Leader of the Year Award. Photo courtesy of U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Lobby Day 2022 took place on November 16, 2022, in Washington, D.C. […]

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