TRI Environmental acquires Laboratorium IBB, opens TRI Europe

June 7th, 2024

TRI Environmental, Inc. (TRI), a global leader in geosynthetic and geosynthetic system testing, announces the acquisition of Laboratorium IBB, and has opened as TRI Europe. This strategic move bolsters TRI’s commitment to excellent customer service that is responsive to the European region, maintains the highest quality in geosynthetic testing services, and offers a broad technical […]

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Letter to the Editor – A few more words about smart welders

November 7th, 2022

Editor’s note: The October/November 2022 issue of Geosynthetics featured the article Evaluating New Technologies To Limit Geomembrane Destructive Testing written by Evan Andrews, P.E., PMP and Kenneth R. Daly, P.E. Dear Mr. Kerfoot, I read with great interest the article entitled “Evaluating New Technologies to Limit Geomembrane Destructive Testing” (October November 2022). I am a […]

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A new name and other exciting changes

October 1st, 2022

As fall and winter approach, so do the many expos and conferences Advanced Textiles Association and Geosynthetics participate in. In mid-October our very own IFAI Expo, co-located with Sun Shading Expo North America, will take place October 12 through 14 in Charlotte, N.C. GMA Fall 2022 Lobby Days in Washington, D.C., follows on November 15 […]

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TRI Environmental senior engineer receives ASTM annual Award of Merit

August 5th, 2022

Richard Lacey, TRI Environmental Senior Engineer ASTM International has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Richard Lacey, a senior engineer at TRI Environmental, for his contributions to ASTM’s geosynthetics committee (D35). The award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for distinguished service and outstanding […]

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TRI Environmental to host CQA Week

October 29th, 2021

Online event offers chance to expand your geosynthetic construction quality assurance (CQA) knowledge Photograph courtesy of Chris Kelsey and TRI Environmental The renowned geosynthetics CQA Week courses from TRI Environmental return Dec. 6–10, 2021, in a convenient online format. The live, half-day morning sessions can be used as preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute–Inspectors Certification […]

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TRI/Environmental to host CQA Training Course

January 27th, 2020

For the past 15 years, engineers, regulators, and other waste management professionals have come to Austin, Texas, to attend the geosynthetic containment system construction quality assurance (CQA) training course developed by TRI/Environmental. This year, the traditional back-to-back single-day courses are combined under a single course name: “QA/QC of Geosynthetic and Compacted Clay Lining Systems.”  What’s different […]

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TRI/Environmental to host CQA Training Week

October 11th, 2019

TRI/Environmental is offering two one-day short courses, which may be taken singly or as a package. They are designed specifically for those who need a detailed understanding of proper construction quality control (CQC) and construction quality assurance (CQA) procedures at waste containment facilities. The courses provide ideal preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute’s Inspectors Certification […]

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ASTM honors Von Maubeuge and Allen

June 14th, 2019

During the biannual meeting of ASTM International in Denver, Colo., June 5–7, the society awarded the Award of Merit to NAUE’s Kent von Maubeuge and the L. David Suits Award to Sam Allen of TRI Environmental. Kent von Maubeuge The Award of Merit was established in 1949 by the ASTM International Board of Directors and […]

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TRI Environmental hosting Short Course Training Week in April

March 11th, 2019

TRI Environmental will sponsor Short Course Training Week in Austin, Texas, April 7–12. The training week includes multiple courses with optional certification, including the following. Liner integrity surveys/assessments (LISA) April 7 Electrical leak location (ELL) surveys are the state-of-the-art nondestructive method of locating leaks in installed geomembranes. The Liner Integrity Survey and Assessment (LISA) course […]

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Christopher honored with 2018 Koerner award and lecture series

February 1st, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), led by a Koerner awardee selection task force, chose Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D., P.E., as the recipient of the 2018 Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series. The award and lecture series is named for Robert M. Koerner, Ph.D., the founder and director emeritus of the Geosynthetic Institute and professor […]

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