FGI Announces New Officers and Board of Directors

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) inducted new Officers and Board of Directors at the ASCE Geo-Frontiers Conference, March 13, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. The annual FGI membership meeting, held in conjunction with the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), was attended by forty-seven people. Timothy D. Stark, FGI Technical Director and Professor of Civil Engineering at the U... »

Register for FGI Short Course on Containment and Welding

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute is presenting a one-day course on “Current Advances & Trends in Containment & Welding Technologies.” The February 21 FGI short course will be held at TRI Environmental’s headquarters in Austin, Texas. Expert speakers from geosynthetics manufacturers, fabricators, installers, research and academia, and government agencies will be on han... »

Advances and Trends in Containment Technologies

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On April 10, GeoAmericas 2016 will feature a half-day short course on Current Advances and Trends in Containment Technologies. The session will be led by Dr. Timothy D. Stark (University of Illinois), who will be joined by Allan Breitenbach (AB Engineering), Gary Zych (AEP), Andrew Mills (Layfield), Sam Allen (TRI/Environmental), and Daren Laine (Leak Location Services). GeoAmericas 2016 is the 3r... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Extends Early Registration to January 29

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We open the week with an unexpected gift: The early registration discount for GeoAmericas 2016 has been extended to January 29. The conference, which is the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics, will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami. REGISTER ONLINE Highlights for the event include: 13 short courses 49 technical sessions, each of which averages 6 papers pe... »

IAGI / FGI Geomembrane Installation Guidelines

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The International Association of Geosynthetic Installers (IAGI) and the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) both have a long history of establishing field-improving protocols, such as certifications and standard. Now, they have created a joint project on geomembrane installation. The result is the release of three guidelines ready for immediate use by the field. Focused on factory-fabricated ge... »

New Officers and Board for Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) held its biennial membership meeting in February in Portland, Oregon. The event, which was attended by 37 participants, served as a transition point between the previous board of directors and officers and the new leadership. The FGI Officers (2015 – 2017) are as follows: President – Andrew Mills (Layfield Group, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Vice President ... »

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute to hold short course on “Best Practices for Water Containment and Conveyance”

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Fabricated Geomembrane Institute to hold short course on “Best Practices for Water Containment and Conveyance” (Littleton, CO., August 21, 2014) A course on “Best Practices for Water Containment and Conveyance” is planned for September 19, 2014 in Greeley, CO. This day-long course will be taught by industry professionals from academia, contractors, engineers, installers and third party testing per... »

Fabricated Geomembranes Shipment Data Exceed Estimates

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15 July 2013, St. Paul, MN –   The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) conducts an annual survey of the membership’s geomembrane shipments.  “The market data study for year 2012 showed that the FGI membership represented 2,300,273,885 square feet of installed fabricated geomembranes” stated FGI President Andrew Mills. “This is an exciting confirmation of what we have intuitively believed ... »

FGI Announces Shale Oil and Gas Short Course

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has announced a short course on “Environmental Protection in Shale Oil and Gas Development.” To be held 12 September 2013 in Corsicana, Texas, the event will describe the estimated 40 trillion cubic feet of retrievable natural gas and oil in the Barnett and Eagle Ford Shale, techniques to ensure environmental protection during the development,... »

CLI’s Commitment to Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

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PARKER, Colo. – 21 May 2013 – Colorado Lining International, Inc., congratulates Patrick Elliott on being named one of the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute’s (FGI) newest board members. FGI elected new officers and board members at their biennial membership meeting in April 2013. The meeting was held in conjunction with this year’s Geosynthetics Conference in Long Beach, CA. Elliott, G... »