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StrataWeb Geocell - Strata Geosystems India
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Strata Announces Geocell Production in India

Mumbai, Maharashtra - Ever since Strata Geosystems ( India ) Pvt. Ltd.‘s establishment in India, it has striven to provide eco-friendly and economical geotechnical solutions to the Indian construction marketplace. Strata’s relentless efforts to provide better solutions has resulted in an innovative soil reinforcement system in its newly established manufacturing unit at Daman–the... »

Heap Leach Solutions 2014
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Heap Leach Solutions 2014 Extends Abstracts Call

Infomine has announced that the abstracts submission window for Heap Leach Solutions 2014 (www.heapleachsolutions.com) has been extended to May 12. Heap Leach Solutions will be held 10 – 13 November 2014 at the JW Marriott in Lima, Peru. The first Heap Leach Solutions conference took place in September 2013 in Vancouver and was well attended by 277 delegates from 17 countries. Geosynthetica’s Eliz... »

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... »

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