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D&E Construction, Visalia California
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Geosynthetic Installer D&E Construction Unveils New Website

VISALIA, California – D&E Construction (www.deconst.net), one of the most experienced geosynthetic installation companies in the United States, has launched a new website. Project stories, video profiles, and key personnel biographies are part of the new offerings. With an updated, responsive design, the site automatically adjusts to the screen size and browser/operating system of the user, ma... »

Super Storm Sandy, NASA
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Geosynthetic Responses to Super Storm Sandy

The October 2012 emergence of Super Storm Sandy proved to be one of the most intense and destructive storms on record in the Atlantic Ocean. From the Caribbean up through the Northeastern United States and inward through Quebec and Ontario in Canada, the storm was responsible for nearly 300 deaths and more than USD $65 billion in damage. Geosynthetics have been a strong part of the rebuild effort,... »

NAUE Underwater Installation of Bentofix GCL
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VIDEO: Underwater Installation of GCL for Flood Protection

By NAUE – The video “Dam Sealing with Bentofix® BZ 13-B” shows how Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) allow ecological, economical and safe construction, including for underwater installation of a flood protection sealing system. A barrage along the Lech River in Feldheim, Germany is profiled. The Feldheim barrage is located directly in a nature reserve, 40 km north of Augsburg. As ... »

ACE Geosynthetics Geotextile Tubes
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Sand Drift, Geotextile Tubes, and Land Reclamation in Taiwan

By ACE Geosynthetics – Taichung Harbor, located at the south side of the Dajia River outfall, suffered from siltation due to drifting sand. A silt deposition area between the harbor and the outfall had been established to trap drifting sand and prevented sedimentation from interfering with the navigation channel and harbor. However, increasing sand drift load led to saturation of the silt depositi... »

Green Roof South Dakota
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Raven Industries Greens Downtown Sioux Falls with Planted Green Roof

Sioux Falls, SD – The renovated headquarters of Raven Industries (Nasdaq: RAVN) will soon be housed under plants. Next week, a living, planted roof will be installed as part of a plan to green the entire facility. The LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System was selected for the green roof system, which will be installed on April 15-16, 2014. The modular green roof system will be delivered fully grown b... »

Geosynthetics 2015

Last Chance to Join Special Sessions at Geosynthetics 2015

Geosynthetics 2015 will be held 15 – 18 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Today (April 15) is the final day to submit abstracts to the conference’s technical sessions. Ian Peggs of I-CORP INTERNATIONAL reminds readers that there are two exceptional opportunities to contribute to sessions at the conference: “Critical Applications of Geosynthetics” (high walls, critical cont... »

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