GSI to host webinar on geosynthetic applications used in heap leach mining

August 24th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics applications used in heap leach mining,” on September 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The chemical extraction of precious metals from low-grade ore and […]

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GSI hosts geomembranes in hydraulic applications webinar

August 12th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geomembranes in hydraulic applications (dams, canals, reservoirs, tunnels, pipes),” on September 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. By 2040 it is estimated that two billion […]

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GSI to host webinar on failed MSE walls

August 10th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “A database and analysis of 320 failed MSE walls with geosynthetic reinforcement,” on September 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Mechanically stabilized earth walls, berms […]

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Benefit/cost analysis as it relates to service life of geosynthetics

August 1st, 2020

On the surface, performing a benefit/cost (B/C) analysis is a straightforward process. However, ensuring that such an analysis is accurate and thorough is a much more nuanced task. In 2008, Bob Koerner laid out the procedure for geomembranes in Geosynthetic Research Institute (GRI) White Paper #12 “GS Selection Based on B/C Ratio.” This article expands […]

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GSI to host webinar on UV resistance of geosynthetics

June 27th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Ultraviolet (UV) Resistance of Geosynthetics,” on July 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Geosynthetics are polymeric products used to solve civil engineering challenges, typically belowground. […]

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetic drainage materials

June 10th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance,” on June 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Geosynthetic drainage materials consist of a drainage core (geonet […]

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GSI to host webinar on sustainability with geosynthetics

May 29th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Sustainability with Geosynthetics,” on June 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. There is a tremendous amount of infrastructure throughout the world. As it ages, it […]

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GSI to host webinar on lifetime durability of geosynthetics

May 20th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Lifetime Durability of Geosynthetics,” on May 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The need to know the approximate lifetime of geosynthetics is paramount in deciding […]

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GSI to host webinar on geotextile filters

May 12th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geotextile Filters: Concerns and Issues,” on May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. It is roughly estimated that geotextiles have been used in more than […]

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GMA hosts free webinar on geosynthetics for unpaved and paved roads

May 5th, 2020

Sponsored by Propex The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and Propex will present a webinar “Geosynthetics Used in Unpaved and Paved Roads,” May 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. CDT. The webinar is free to GMA members and nonmembers. Beginning in the 1930s, geotextiles and then geogrids have been used in unpaved and paved roads for […]

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