Separation Geosynthetics

GeoMontreal 2013
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GeoMontreal 2013: Accepted Abstracts Posted

When the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) gathers for its 66th annual conference and exhibition, and the 11th in conjunction with the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH/CNC) Groundwater Conference, it will be with a diverse range of papers representing state-of-the-art research, exemplary projects, and state-of-the-practice updates to bring the multi-disciplinary geotechnical fie... »

Geofabrics Australasia
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Geofabrics Australasia Develops Video Tools

Geofabrics Australasia has developed a suite of videos that explain various standardized tests on geosynthetics. While these videos focus specifically on Australian standards, they are highly applicable to testing conducted elsewhere in the world (e.g., ASTM, ISO) and provide an excellent bit of insight into how the stringency of testing behind geosynthetic product manufacturing and specification ... »

Mattex Geosynthetics, Georgia
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Mattex Creates 200 Jobs in Murray County

$60 million facility will have capability to produce geotextiles and agrotextiles too Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Mattex, a Dubai and Saudi Arabian carpet backings producer, will expand its operations in Georgia by building an extrusion manufacturing plant in Murray County. The company will invest $60 million and create 200 jobs over the next three years in its U.S. headquarters and its ... »

IGS News
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IGS News – March 2013 Issue

The first 2013 issue of the International Geosynthetics Society’s IGS News has been published. This issue features a look ahead to this year’s GeoAfrica 2013 (Accra, Ghana, 18-20 November 2013), calls for IGS Awards nominees, the 10 ICG call for papers (Berlin, Germany, 21-25 September 2014), reports from recent events, forthcoming IGS and IGS Auspices events, new chapter profiles, and... »

Geosynthetic Interest Group of South Africa
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Geosynthetics in South Africa: April 2013 GIGSA News

The Geosynthetics Interest Group of South Africa (GIGSA), which is a chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), has published its April 2013 GIGSA Newsletter. This edition continues the chapter’s traditional strong project stories, industry insight and opportunities, and trends in regulations. Feature stories here focus on tailings dam construction, a letter from new GIGSA pre... »

ASTM Committee D35

Standards Update from D35 on Geosynthetics

There are two ASTM International standards updates to report for 8 April 2013 from Committee D35 on Geosynthetics: * Committee D35 on Geosynthetics has published a new standard, D7853 – Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Pullout Resistance of a Geomembrane with Locking Extensions Embedded in Concrete. As the committee notes in the Significance and Use section of the standard, “Due to h... »

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