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Kolbasuk Receives Award of Merit from ASTM Committee D35

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2 JULY 2014 — ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics has honored Gary Kolbasuk, director of innovation and technology at Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with the Award of Merit. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities. A member of AST... »

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REMINDER: 10ICG Early Registration Deadline – June 17

The 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics will be held 21 – 25 September 2014 in Berlin, Germany. This quadrennial global event from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) will be co-located with the German Geotechnical Society’s (DDGT) biennial Baugrundtagung—one of the largest national geotechnical society events in the world. Readers are reminded that the 10ICG early registratio... »

IGS Photo Contest 2014 Deadline – June 15
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IGS Photo Contest 2014 Deadline – June 15

By Diana Davis – Showcase your work and support the global geosynthetics field! The International Geosynthetics Society conceived the IGS Photo Contest to create an excellent collection of photos that showcase outstanding work by IGS members. The response to the inaugural contest was phenomenal, with many entries received. This new tradition continues with the IGS Photo Contest 2014. DEADLINE FOR ... »

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Booking Warning from Interplan AG and 10ICG

Warning for Exhibitors and Participants: The Exhibition Management, the German Geotechnical Society and the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) have been made aware of a service provider named Exhibition Housing Services (EHS), which has contacted a number of companies who are participating in the 10ICG / 33rd Baugrundtagung, citing the congress, to offer hotel reservation services. ONLY INT... »

Edana Geotextiles Environmental Benefits
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Environmental Benefits of Nonwoven Geotextiles and Crop Covers

19 May 2014 – Brussels, Belgium – EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, today launched the first two in a series infographics.  These images are drawn from a study of the role different types of nonwovens play in our lives, and their effect and impact, highlighting that nonwovens not only play a huge part in our lives, but in how we live them. TodayR... »

Firestone EMEA Rebrands EPDM Liners as GeoGard ™
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Firestone EMEA Rebrands EPDM Liners as GeoGard ™

BRUSSELS - Firestone Building Products is pleased to officially announce the new brand name for its EPDM geomembrane in the EMEA region: Firestone GeoGard™ EPDM. The new GeoGard logo leverages the value of the Firestone brand and all it stands for. The middle line represents the typical cut of reservoirs and canals; the top line refers to landfill covers. The closed oval alludes to the offering of... »

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