GSI to host webinar on hydraulic applications

April 17th, 2019

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics in Hydraulic Applications,” on April 24, 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 people (25% of the world’s […]

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GSI offers webinar on uses for abandoned/closed landfills

May 22nd, 2017

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar on “Beneficial Uses of Abandoned and/or Closed Landfills,” on May 24, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. There are currently about 7,000 closed and/or abandoned landfills in America and countless others around the world. They invariably stand as fenced-off monuments to our waste-disposal practice and […]

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GSI offers webinar on geosynthetics in heap leach mining

April 19th, 2017

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar on “Geosynthetic Applications Used in Heap Leach Mining,” on April 26, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The chemical extraction of precious metals from low grade ore and tailings has been ongoing since the 1950s. Gold, silver and copper are the general targets, wherein heaps […]

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GSI offers webinar on expanding landfills

April 4th, 2017

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar on “Lateral and Vertical Expansions Over Old and Existing Landfills,” on April 12, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. With literally thousands of old landfills scattered worldwide, their upgrading (via lateral and vertical expansions) to an engineered landfill is a widespread need. A key aspect […]

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GSI webinar Feb. 8: “Wave (or wrinkle) management for proper deployment of geomembranes”

February 1st, 2017

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. (ET) Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 GSI members: $200 USD Non-GSI members: $250 USD www.geosynthetic-institute.org 610-522-8440 Webinar overview An intrinsic property of all exposed geomembranes is that they expand and contract depending on the ambient temperature. During times of high temperature, this is evidenced by the appearance of waves (also called wrinkles) in […]

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Next GSI webinar: ‘Geosynthetics in Hydraulic Applications’

December 21st, 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 11:30–1 p.m. (ET) GSI members—$200 USD per each webinar Non-GSI members—$250 USD per each webinar 610-522- 8440 www.geosynthetic-institute.org Background By 2040 it is estimated that two billion people (25% of the world’s population) in 60 countries will have inadequate fresh water. This alarming prediction suggests that water must be hydraulically transferred from […]

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Next GSI webinar Oct. 12

October 3rd, 2016

“MSE wall back drainage design” is the topic for the October webinar presented by the Geosynthetic Institute—Wednesday, Oct. 12, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. (ET). Webinar Overview Within GSI’s database of 171 failed mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls reinforced with geogrids or geotextiles, 60% have failed due to water. Furthermore, 61% have been constructed with fine grained […]

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