Construction & Infrastructure

Maccaferri Enhances Corrosion Resistance in Double-Twist Geotechnical Steel

Maccaferri Enhances Corrosion Resistance in Double-Twist Geotechnical Steel

Maccaferri is one of the world’s biggest geosynthetics companies. It also has a strong international reputation for its wire mesh products, such as gabions and geohazards mitigation materials (e.g.., rockfall netting). With the introduction of the new GalMac® coating for the company’s double-twist wire mesh products, a wide variety of geotechnical designs are getting a substantial boost in corrosi... »

CLI Earns International Achievement Award

CLI Earns International Achievement Award

Colorado Lining International, Inc. has been honored with a 2017 International Achievement Award (IAA). The winning project (“Tucson Water Clearwell Rehabilitation and Replacement”) was recognized for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications. The Clearwell Reservoir is Tucson Water’s largest reservoir in its delivery system. Two 30-million gallon cells serve the site. The first of the t... »

Brine Ponds for Coal Seam Gas Operations

ACIGS Seminar Series to Focus on Drainage Geocomposite Systems

The International Geosynthetics Society Australasian Chapter (ACIGS) will host a multi-city seminar series on drainage geocomposite systems. The seminar will be held in Melbourne on November 27, Sydney on November 28, and Brisbane on November 29. In announcing the series, ACIGS writes: In response to the increasing use of drainage geocomposites systems as a drainage solution and the increasingly c... »

Rolled Erosion Control Products - ECTC

Erosion Control Technology Council Marks 25 Years

In a November 15 release, the Erosion Control Technology Council has marked its 25 years of industry collaboration towards better erosion and sediment control practices. “Through leadership, standardization and educational efforts,” the organization writes, “the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) has had a positive influence on the industry since being established by a small group of people... »

High-Strength Geotextiles in Infrastructure

JOB OPPORTUNITY: TenCate Geosynthetics Seeks Engineering Business Manager

TenCate Geosynthetics, one of the world’s largest geosynthetics manufacturer and engineering service providers, seeks to add an engineering business manager in the United States. For more information or to submit a letter and application, contact Brett Odgers: TENCATE ENGINEERING BUSINESS MANAGER DETAILS The Engineering Business Manager is responsible for marketing TenCate Geo... »

General Recommendations for the Use of Geomembranes in Barrier Systems

Translated: General Recommendations for Geomembranes in Barrier Systems

The International Geosynthetics Society’s French Chapter (CFG – Le Comité Français des Géosynthétiques) has published an English-language version of its key document Fascicle 10, “General recommendations for the use of geomembranes in barrier systems.”  The resource, which is free for downloading on the IGS French Chatper’s website, pertains to design, construction, and site inspection. The ... »

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