GeoDallas Watch: Geosynthetics in transportation and environmental applications highlight two-day event

April 1st, 2018

GeoDallas 2018 is an intimate two-day educational event focusing on the theme Geosynthetics in Transportation and Environmental Applications to be held in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 16–17, 2018. The conference includes half-day short courses, case studies, panel discussions and training lectures. The full schedule for the conference will be announced in late April at Attendees […]

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Propex launches online course on engineered earth armoring

March 13th, 2018

Propex GeoSolution’s Engineering Services team is offering the free online course “Engineered Earth Armoring Solutions: An Alternative to Rock Riprap.” Those who complete the course, taught by Drew Loizeaux, engineering services manager at Propex, will earn earn 3 PDH credits. Propex said learning objectives of the course include how to determine the hydraulic performance of […]

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TRI Environmental opens registration for geosynthetics short courses in Texas

March 9th, 2018

On March 7, 2018, TRI Environmental opened registration for Training Week, May 7–11, 2018, in Austin, Texas. The company simultaneously announced it had added a new course to the week’s geosynthetics training and certification line-up, “Slope Stability of Containment Systems: Understanding Issues Related to Design and Interface Friction Testing.” The company said the short courses […]

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GMA announces Waste Containment System Design technical seminar in Syracuse in April

March 8th, 2018

On March 7, 2018, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) announced the opening of registration for a technical seminar on “Waste Containment System Design” at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse, New York, April 17–18, 2018. The technical seminar will identify how vertical expansions of landfills can raise a number of engineering concerns that must be evaluated […]

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GSI hosts webinar on geosynthetic drainage materials

February 8th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance,” on Feb. 24, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic drainage materials consist of a drainage core (geonet or geospacer) with geotextiles bonded to one or both surfaces. Their in-plane flow capacity is equivalent to 12 […]

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GSI hosts webinar on wave management in geomembranes

January 31st, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Wave (or Wrinkle) Management for Proper Deployment of Geomembranes,” on Feb. 14, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. An intrinsic property of all exposed geomembranes is that they expand and contract depending upon ambient temperature. During times of elevated temperature, waves (also called wrinkles) […]

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GSI offers webinar on pond liners

January 16th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar entitled “Pond Liner Design and Performance,” on Jan. 24, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The first ponds were lined with geomembranes in the 1930s, and the application has grown enormously to the present. For example, of the many kinds of contained liquids, hazardous types […]

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Geosynthetics 2019 conference issues Call for Abstracts

January 16th, 2018

The Geosynthetics 2019 conference, Feb. 10–13, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas, has issued a Call for Abstracts. Abstract submission is now open, and abstracts are due on or before April 6, 2018. This premier geosynthetics conference, organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International and supported by the Geosynthetic Materials Association, brings together […]

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GSI offers webinar on geosynthetics in hydraulics

January 3rd, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar entitled “Geosynthetics in Hydraulic Applications,” on Jan. 10, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. By 2040 it is estimated that two billion people (25% of the world’s population) in 60 countries will have inadequate freshwater. This alarming prediction suggests that water must be hydraulically transferred […]

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SWS opens registration for Webinar Fest

September 26th, 2017

On Sept. 20, 2017, Storm Water Solutions (SWS) opened registration for Webinar Fest, a new, free three-day educational event featuring two keynote webinars, live and on-demand webinars, and a comprehensive agenda of storm water management and erosion control topics. The event is Oct. 17–19, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. Through a combination […]

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