Filtration Engineering

A Primer on Soil and Geotextile Filter Design for MSE Walls
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A Primer on Soil and Geotextile Filter Design for MSE Walls

Drs. Robert and George Koerner of the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) are no strangers to tackling challenging topics—subjects which are either difficult to motivate discussion on (e.g., failures) or difficult to document (e.g., developing and monitoring long-term studies). One of the information-sharing vehicles they’ve utilized over the years to keep information flowing has been to release influent... »

GSE to Expand Geonet and Geocomposite Manufacturing Capacity

2016 Geosynthetics Manufacturing Year in Review

The year 2016 has seen considerable activity in geosynthetics manufacturing, despite a slow start for many producers. As has often occurred, conditions such as resin supply fluctuations, geopolitical uncertainty, or stalled legislation in a country or multi-national body cools output. This year saw a bit of all of that affecting much of the world. Still, it gave a great many companies the time to ... »

TenCate’s Water and Environment Website Uses Client-Led Redesign
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TenCate’s Water and Environment Website Uses Client-Led Redesign

By Elizabeth Peggs – TenCate Geosynthetics has been working to up their digital media presence and strategy, and the effort is yielding great results. The company has just launched a revised water and environment website zone. The redesigned segment of their primary portal is dedicated to geotextile tube technology and solutions. Christopher Timpson, who serves as a Technical Servi... »

ECTC Updates Charts for Temporary RECPs
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ECTC Updates Charts for Temporary RECPs

The Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) has published revised charts for Temporary Rolled Erosion Control Products (RECPs). The documentation identifies product characteristics, such as material thickness, tensile strength, ground coverage, material mass, and maximum slope steepness in installation. “These charts are the result of consensus amongst leading manufacturers of RECPs in the indus... »

HUESKER Brazil Opens New Geosynthetics Headquarters
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A New, Expanded Geosynthetics Headquarters for HUESKER Brazil

International geosynthetics manufacturer and engineering services provider HUESKER Group has had a lot to celebrate. In recent years, the historical German headquarters marked the company’s 150th anniversary. This year, the United States-based HUESKER North America & Central America headquarters celebrated its 25th anniversary and tripled the size of its manufacturing and warehousing space in ... »

ITA Geosynthetics Group celebrates 30th Anniversary
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ITA Geosynthetics Group Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Bruno Pedroni – The Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA) is one of the most prestigious engineering institute’s in Brazil. The Institute’s geosynthetics group (GGGAITA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary. It marked the occasion during the 9th ITA geosynthetics group meeting with special sessions on September 16. The gathering was hosted by ITA’s Faculty of Civil Engineering in Sã... »

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