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COLAS geomembrane installation Ochoco Canal

COLAS geomembrane installation on the Ochoco Canal in Oregon can now be viewed at www.pn.usbr.gov/project/wat/watercon Coletanche membrane is currently being introduced to the North American market. Coletanche has been successfully used in Europe for over 20 years. »

Noted Environmentalist Asif Faiz to address environmental professionals at A&WMA 94th Annual Conference & Exhibition

Distinguished global environmentalist Dr. Asif Faiz of the World Bank will be the keynote speaker at the Air & Waste Management Association's Annual Conference & Exhibition on June 24-28 in Orlando, Florida. The American Society of Civil Engineers, US Transportation Research Board and Purdue University have recognized Dr. Faiz for his academic, technical and professional activities. He is Operati... »

Biennial call for papers for the Landfill Interest Group

4th seminar taking place on the 11th & 12 of September 2001 at the Milnerton Library in Cape Town. Prospective authors for oral papers on landfill related matter (max. 8 x A4 pages/30 min. presentation should complete and return form plus a one page abstract, no later than Feb. 23, 2001 and accepted papers must be submitted no later than June 29, 2001.For more information: vhok@iafrica.com »

China Nonwoven Directory

The First China Nonwovens Directory will be published in Feb. 2001. Main contents: The fundamental introduction for the people's Republic of China, The main situation of China's National economic, Introduction of general situation for China's Nonwovens Industry, Introduction for CNTA, Company listing for nonwovens and related production, Company listing for raw material, chemical, machinery, acces... »

State to Conserve 20% of Water

California water officials are embarking on a two-year environmental assessment of the proposed peripheral canal. The ambitious project would channel water from the Sacramento River around the Delta rather than through. But if the canal is to help the state truly conserve 20% of its water, as the governor has requested, geosynthetic liners should be considered. They have performed magnificently in... »

Tech Doc…

Made available by PGI (PVC Geomembrane Institute), the paper titled PVC Geomembranes for Large Evaporation Ponds, authored by Dominic Berube, Patrick Diebel, Andre Rollin, and Timothy D. Stark is now accessible on-line. »

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