Containment Geosynthetics

CQA Week - QA/QC of Geosynthetic Installations

Slope Stability Short Course Added to May 7 – 11 Training Week Offerings

Short Course Training Week (May 7 – 11) is coming to Austin, Texas, where TRI Environmental will host four courses and two certification opportunities for professionals involved in CQA, waste management, lined facility design and management, and affiliated sectors. Of note, this year’s spring gathering includes a new course: Slope Stability of Containment Systems. The May 7 – 8 slope stability cou... »

VIDEO: Geomembrane Secures USACE Levee Breach Test Facility
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VIDEO: Geomembrane Secures USACE Levee Breach Test Facility

The United States Army Corps of Engineers controls more than 14,000 miles of levees. An additional 85,000+ miles of levees are privately owned and operated. To help improve strategies for preventing or responding to levee breach scenarios, USACE has constructed a Full-Scale Levee Breach and Hydraulic Test Facility in Vicksburg, Mississippi. A reinforced composite geomembrane lining system from Owe... »

Jim Olsta - ASTM D18 Ladd Standards Development Award
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Jim Olsta to Receive D18 Standards Development Award

Jim Olsta is a veteran presence in the geosynthetics field, particularly in regards to barrier solutions that utilize clays (e.g., geosynthetic clay liners). He has also carved out a strong reputation as a consensus builder with ASTM International committees, and those years of work will be recognized this June. During the ASTM D18 Committee on Soil and Rock meetings in San Diego, California, Jim ... »

VIDEO: Asperity Concentration or Asperity Height for Geomembranes?
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VIDEO: Asperity Concentration or Asperity Height for Geomembranes?

In November, Solmax provided a technical webinar presentation on an important question for geomembranes:  Does asperity height or asperity concentration matter more for increasing interface shear resistance along a geomembrane surface? The presentation is now available for open viewing via the company’s YouTube Channel. More technical presentation videos are available in the Solmax Video Lib... »

ESI OSHA Outreach Training and Safety - Geosynthetics Installation
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OSHA Outreach Training & Safety in Geosynthetic Installation

Environmental Specialties International is a top-tier installer of geosynthetic materials, with projects in all regions in major infrastructure segments such as waste management, oil and gas, mining, and coal ash. The company may in fact handle more installation projects in the US than any other firm. Despite the scale of ESI’s operations, it maintains a very low Experience Modification Rate... »

GSI Webinars, Geosynthetics in Agriculture and Aquaculture

GSI Webinar: Wave Management for Proper Deployment of Geomembranes

The Geosynthetic Institute will host a webinar on “Wave (or Wrinkle) Management for Proper Deployment of Geomembranes” on February 14 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm EST. GSI Webinars offer a convenient way to get high-level updates and expert-led engineering information on geosynthetics in infrastructure. The wave management webinar will be taught by Dr. Robert Koerner, Director Emeritus of GSI. The pote... »

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