FGI elects new board of directors

April 10th, 2023

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has elected seven individuals to its board of directors for the 2023-2025 term. The new board of directors consists of president – Patrick Elliott (Viaflex/Colorado Lining International); treasurer – Ray Peebles (Cooley Group); secretary – Brian Fraser (Layfield Geosynthetics); and board members Todd Harman (Hallaton); Doug Hilts (Hilts Consulting Group); […]

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A look at Geo Conference 2023

August 1st, 2022

As we move into August, session chairs and reviewers are hard at work and authors are putting the final touches on their papers; instructors and moderators are preparing for an exciting variety of panel discussions, workshops and short courses. Registration opens on August 15! It’s a great time to start making your travel arrangements. Stop […]

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Long-term durability of geomembrane material and seams

April 1st, 2017

Introduction The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI), formerly the PVC Geomembrane Institute, in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (Minn. DNR), has been conducting a study assessing the long-term durability of PVC geomembranes. Samples of three different 30-mil PVC geomembranes were placed at the bottom of a settling basin near the northern Minnesota town […]

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Registration open for containment & welding course

November 22nd, 2016

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI), in conjunction with TRI/Environmental, is offering a Feb. 21 short course, “Current Advances and Trends in Containment & Welding Technologies.” Date: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: TRI/Environmental 9063 Bee Caves Road Austin, Texas  78733 Earn: 8 professional development hours (PDHs) Instructors:  Timothy Stark (University of Illinois), Sam Allan (TRI/Environmental), Andrew […]

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