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Tensar Appoints Americas Executive Vice President

Tensar Appoints Americas Executive Vice President

ATLANTA – Nov. 24, 2014 – Tensar International, the global leader in geosynthetic construction technology, recently appointed Mike Lawrence as Executive Vice President of the Americas. Lawrence will spearhead strategic leadership support in the United States, Canada and Latin American regions and drive growth in these emerging markets. “We are proud to have Mike join our Tensar team in this ... »

Dam World 2015, Geomembranes
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Dam World 2015 Announces Geomembranes and Dams as a Topic

By Bruno Pedroni and Chris Kelsey - Four years ago, the International Large Commission on Dams (ICOLD) released a bulletin that described 265 large dam structures with geomembranes. Geosynthetics companies and engineers have, since the report’s release, increased their communication with the dam engineering sector to further promote the roles that geosynthetics play in dam construction, operation,... »

What’s Old Is New: Geosynthetics International Adds Volumes 1 – 9 Online

What’s Old Is New: Geosynthetics International Adds Volumes 1 – 9 Online

Geosynthetics International, which has become one of the most respected geotechnical engineering journals in the world, is finally making its first nine volumes (1994 – 2002) available for online access. Dr. Richard J. Bathurst announced on the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) website in a November 20 posting that the IGS and the journal’s publisher, Thomas Telford, had come t... »

Geomembranes in Mining: the State of Research
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Geomembranes in Mining: the State of Research

An interview with Dr. Fady Abdelaal, GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s-RMC, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, by Chris Kelsey The first conference dedicated exclusively to geosynthetics in mining was held in Vancouver, Canada in September 2014. One of the presenters was Dr. Fady Abdelaal, who for the past 6 years has been part of the long-running geosynthetic barrier systems research being led ... »

Chapter 11, GSE Environmental

GSE Environmental Names Robert Preston CEO

HOUSTON — GSE Holdings, Inc. (“GSE” or the “Company”), the leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, today announced that Robert Preston has been appointed the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Preston will also join the Company’s Board of Directors as Chairma... »

Strata Wins Milton Vargas Award for Innovative Use of Geosynthetics
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Strata Wins Milton Vargas Award for Innovative Use of Geosynthetics

Cumming, Georgia – Strata Systems, Inc.’s sister company Geo Soluções Ltd., recently won a Milton Vargas Award for the article, “StrataSlope,” which was published in the November 2013 issue of Brazilian publication “Foundations & Geotechnical Works.” The award distinguishes works, projects and professionals who stand out throughout the year in the segment of geote... »

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