GMA’s geosynthetic education offerings make a difference on campus and Capitol Hill

October 1st, 2018

August 2018 was a great month for the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and the industry at large. Banner legislation promoting innovative materials was introduced in Congress by friend of the industry Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. GMA members and industry educators met at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to educate students about the importance of […]

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Highway deep-patch geogrid applications

June 1st, 2018

Deep patch is a repair technique that has been widely used on low-volume roads in the Pacific Northwest as a cost-effective mitigation technique to address settlement and shallow landsliding of side-cast embankment fill slopes and natural slopes consisting of weak soils overlying stronger soils (Cuelho et al. 2012). A deep patch consists of a subexcavation […]

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TRI offers CQA Training Week in Austin, Texas

October 6th, 2017

TRI/Environmental Inc. is offering CQA Training Week at the company’s campus in Austin, Texas, Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2017. The training program includes Liner Integrity Survey/Assessments (LISA) training, Construction Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) for Geosynthetic Installations instruction, a course in Construction QA/QC for Compacted Clay Liner and Geosynthetic Clay Liner Installation, and the Geosynthetic […]

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Registration open for containment & welding course

November 22nd, 2016

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI), in conjunction with TRI/Environmental, is offering a Feb. 21 short course, “Current Advances and Trends in Containment & Welding Technologies.” Date: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: TRI/Environmental 9063 Bee Caves Road Austin, Texas  78733 Earn: 8 professional development hours (PDHs) Instructors:  Timothy Stark (University of Illinois), Sam Allan (TRI/Environmental), Andrew […]

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