Geosynthetics in Low Impact Development

May 15th, 2023

Traditional stormwater systems throughout the country are aging. Meanwhile, municipalities are struggling to find cost-effective means of managing wet weather events. Traditional stormwater systems collect rain and/or snowmelt and carry it via piping networks to a nearby waterway, or wastewater treatment plant. In cases where stormwater is delivered directly to waterways, pollutants can be carried […]

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Wrekin introduces new geogrid

May 8th, 2023

Wrekin Products’ new SX Composite 3030 consists of nonwoven geotextile thermally bonded to its existing SX geogrid. Developed with contractor feedback in mind, it combines the functions of reinforcement, separation and filtration into one product, rather than having to use two separate solutions. The solution will help save time when acquiring materials and achieve quicker […]

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Global Synthetics becomes ISC-certified member

April 14th, 2023

Global Synthetics is a leading supplier of geosynthetics and environmental products, providing innovative and sustainable solutions for various infrastructure projects. As part of its commitment to sustainability, the company is proud to announce certification as a member of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC). Infrastructure is the backbone of society, providing the basic physical and organizational […]

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GCL and geosynthetic membrane installation for mining site

April 1st, 2023

Nestled in the Midas Trench lineament on the northwest side of the Humboldt Range, numerous mines take full advantage of their proximity to the basin and ridge frontal faults that serve as conduits for gold-bearing hydrothermal fluids. In 2020, CETCO was contacted by a mine in this region to assist with its heap leach pad […]

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Geotextiles in agriculture and aquaculture

March 21st, 2023

Geotextiles are fabrics made with engineering plastics widely used in applications such as agriculture and aquaculture (1, 2). They can reinforce soil and protect crops from erosion, pests, and extreme weather conditions thanks to their filtering and separation capability that improves drainage and promotes plant growth (3, 4). Geotextiles can also be used in aquaculture […]

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GSI Webinar – Geosynthetics Used In Paved And Unpaved Roads – December 7

November 24th, 2022

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics Used In Paved And Unpaved Roads” on December 7 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. Beginning in the 1930s, geotextiles and then geogrids have been used in unpaved and paved roads […]

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Geosynthetics in green roofs

August 1st, 2022

To talk about geosynthetics on green rooftops is to talk about an opportunity to change and make an environmental improvement in the world. The growing need to create awareness of an ecological responsibility and the environment has allowed this concept to spread more successfully. FIGURE 1 8,611 square foot (800 m2) extensive green roof central […]

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TechFab India’s advanced facility for interface testing of geosynthetics fully operational

June 24th, 2022

TechFab India’s state-of-the-art geosynthetic-soil interaction testing facility is now fully operational at its in-house laboratory located in Rakholi, Silvassa, Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli. This facility has a large pullout apparatus for conducting laboratory pull-out tests on geosynthetics in accordance with ASTM D6706 and a large direct shear apparatus for evaluating the interface […]

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Government of India increasing penetration of technical textiles in domestic market

June 15th, 2022

The Government of India plans to focus on research and development of technical textiles under the National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM) to increase penetration of these items in the Indian market. Over 500 BIS standards for technical textiles have been developed and 40 more are in the pipeline. “Technical textiles is a sunrise sector, and […]

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Confidence Infrastructure inaugurates geotextiles plant in N’ganj

June 8th, 2022

Confidence Infrastructure Limited (CIL), a sister concern of the Confidence Group, recently inaugurated a state-of-the-art geotextiles plant in its factory premises in Narayanganj to serve local and international markets. Photo courtesy of The Business Standard Confidence Infrastructure, one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh involved in the manufacture of mid-tech engineering products, has inaugurated a […]

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