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Brazil Geosynthetics, Geosynthetica
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New Website Covers Geosynthetics in and from Brazil

Fifteen years ago, Geosynthetica launched and became the first online publication dedicated to geosynthetics. Today, the English-language site has more than 800,000 annual users around the world. To better serve one of the fastest growing segments of readers and one of the most dynamic geosynthetics markets, a new Portuguese-language site, dedicated to the Brazilian market, has emerged: Geosynthet... »

Huesker Canal Restoration, Germany

VIDEO: Canal Restoration with Geosynthetic Concrete Mattress

HUESKER has published a video of its extensive canal restoration work on the Mittlere-Isar-Kanal (MIK) in Germany. The project, which utilizes the Incomat® geosynthetic concrete mattress system and which featured underwater installation, was profiled on Geosynthetica in March 2014. In announcing the new video, the company noted: “The special feature of this construction project is in the und... »

Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014
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Early-Bird Rate Ends July 25 for Geosynthetics Mining Solutions

A reminder for Geosynthetica’s readers: the early-bird registration deadline for Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014, organized by InfoMine in partnership with SLR Consulting, is July 25! This international conference is the first mining conference specifically dedicated to the use of geosynthetics within mining. It will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 8 – 11 September 2014. VISIT T... »

ASTM Committee D35

D35 Proposing Standard for Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 17 July 2014 – A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated stormwater entering local drains. WK45326, Specification for Stormwater Catch Basin Filter, will aid community developments, sports facilities, fairgrounds, stadiums and factories in complying with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clean water initiatives... »

Watershed Geosynthetics, Terminus Wake Park
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Watershed Geosynthetics HydroTurf™ Revetment Controls Wake Park Erosion

Alpharetta, GA - Terminus, the first occupant of the massive LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center Complex in Emerson, GA, is a cable-pulled Wake Boarding Park with three different lakes available to the public. Each of the three lakes features the patent pending HydroTurf™ Technology, a state-of-the-art engineered synthetic turf system that contains HydroBinder™, a 5,000 psi cementitious... »

Solmax Geomembranes, Shale Gas
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PE Liners in Unconventional Gas Industries

By Mathieu Cornellier – Natural gas extraction from shale formations has grown exponentially in the past few years in the United States, and all signs show that this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. The United States of America have one of the largest natural gas reserves which are contained in shale formations across the country. While recent advancements in horizontal drilli... »

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