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Five Questions to Ask a Geotextile Supplier
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Five Questions to Ask a Geotextile Supplier

By Geofabrics Australasia – When considering a nonwoven geotextile fabric for your next project there are a number of elements as a customer you should be considering before you buy. The following will help give you peace of mind that your purchase meets your expectations and will save you time and money. CAN YOU PROVE IT PERFORMS? To ensure your geotextiles perform as required, you should i... »

Sustainable Development
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VIDEO: IGS Focuses on Sustainable Development

It debuted in Berlin during a special session at the 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics (10 ICG) late last September. Now, the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has started to distribute and promote its first major video project: “Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development.” The project, which was led by the IGS Education Committee, has focused on the strong role of geosynthetic... »

ClosureTurf Video
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VIDEO: A Profile of ClosureTurf™ at US Landfills

Beginning with an interview from the Potola Landfill in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, a new video from Watershed Geosynthetics focuses on the innovative ClosureTurf™ barrier system. The system utilizes geomembrane (from Agru America) and synthetic turf to create a natural-looking cover. As shown in the video and through testimonials from across the country, landfills and local agencies are... »

SWEMA Announces New Board

SWEMA Announces New Board

The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association (SWEMA) announced a new Board of Directors late Friday (January 23) in a release. The new Board’s term will cover 2015 and 2016. The results: President: Will Harris (Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions) Vice President: Derek Berg (Contech Engineered Solutions) Treasurer: Kevin McKee (Hydro International) At-Large: Ernie Carrasco (Rinker Materials... »

Solmax Geosynthetics, Lixiviation Pad
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Solmax Looks to Add Technical Coordinator

Solmax, an international manufacturer of geomembranes and affiliated containment solutions, has posted a new position for which it is currently accepting resumes: technical coordinator. Send resumes to RHCanada@solmax.com. A description of the position is posted below. TECHNICAL COORDINATOR – SOLMAX Summary of Responsibilities The Technical Coordinator is the technical expert supporting the ... »

Manuel Blanco, King of Spain award
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Dr. Manuel Blanco Receives Honor from King of Spain

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has published news that the Vice President of the Spanish IGS Chapter, Dr. Manuel Blanco, has been honored with the “Encomienda de la Orden del Mérito Civil” (Command of the Order of the Civil Merit). This extraordinary civil honor, given to Dr. Blanco for his scientific achievements, was awarded to him by His Majesty the King of Spain Felipe VI. A rep... »

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