M&T Expo 2018 to Host 2nd Geosynthetics Pavilion

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Geosynthetica Brasil will host its second Geosynthetics Pavilion at a major conference and exhibition. This time, the venue will be M&T Expo 2018 – International Trade Fair for Construction and Mining Equipment. Interested companies are invited to be part of the publication’s innovative space. Geosynthetica welcomes your personnel, products, technical innovations, and everything else tha... »

Вебсайт Geosynthetica принимает статьи на русском языке о применении геосинтетики

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Информационный онлайн ресурс о применении геосинтетики www.Geosynthetica.net (Geosynthetica) запустил русскоязычную страничку. Мы ждём рассказы на русском языке о ваших проектах, разработках и возможностях. Всё это будет весьма интересно для большого и быстро растущего рынка геосинтетики в русскоязычных странах. Высылайте нам свои истории, описание продукта, описание услуг, которые представляет ва... »

Photos from Geomembrane Welding Quality Workshop

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Geosynthetica organized a geomembrane welding quality workshop in São Paulo, Brazil on April 18 and 19. Our Brazil industry editor Bruno Pedroni attended and reports that more than 30 professionals participated in the event, which was the second workshop of its type in the country. The first workshop was held in 2015. The two-day geomembrane welding quality education was held at the Institute of E... »

Brazil Workshop on Geosynthetics Installation

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Geosynthetica’s Portuguese-language publication, Geosynthetica.net.br, has organized the 2nd Brazil Workshop on Quality in Geosynthetics Installation. The event will be held April 18 – 19 at the Engineering Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. The event is organized by Geosynthetica’s Portuguese-language, Brazil-market publication Geosynthetica.net.br. Participants will also have an opportunity o... »

Top Stories in Geosynthetics for 2016

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As promised, we reveal here today (December 29) the top stories in geosynthetics for 2016 on Geosynthetica. The stories have been ranked by most read, with the further caveat that the story must have been published in 2016. (There are a few exceptions noted at the end of older stories that actually cracked the top 15 for this year despite they having been published in previous year’s on the ... »

What Will Be Geosynthetica’s Most-Read Articles for 2016?

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As the year comes to a close, we take a closer look at the analytics to see how users have interacted with the site and to gauge our most-read articles. Readers do not interact with all content, of course. As expected, they focus on their particular areas of engineering interest. That might be a sector of engineering (e.g., transportation, coastal protection), a type of information (e.g, an abstra... »

Environmental Connection Offer: Win a Geo-U Course

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The International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) annual Environmental Connection conference will gather February 16 – 19 in San Antonio, Texas. Geosynthetica will be in the international exhibit hall in Booth #428. Stop by and enter our raffle to win a free course registration from www.Geo-U.com. Geo-U offers high-level education from some of the biggest names in geosynthetics: Koerner, Giro... »

Geosynthetica Adds Andre Lacerda as Sales Executive

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Geosynthetica and its publisher, Minerva, have added Andre Lacerda, MBA to serve as Sales Executive. Lacerda, an international business expert with more than a decade of experience in global business expansion, works out of Minerva’s headquarters in Jupiter, Florida. Lacerda will lead sales growth for Geosynthetica.net.br and its English-language sister publication (Geosynthetica.net), the g... »

SLIDESHOW: Brazil Workshop on Geomembrane Installation Quality

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By Bruno Pedroni and Chris Kelsey – On June 9, a two-day workshop on Geomembrane Installation Quality convened in São Paulo, Brazil. Organized and promoted by Geosynthetica and its sister publication Geosynthetica.net.br (a Portuguese-language online magazine), the workshop was held at the Engineering Institute. Expert instruction for “Qualidade na Instalação de Geomembranas” was provi... »

Brazil Geosynthetics Market Newsletter Emerges

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Late last year, Geosynthetica began a long-term publication project in partnership with the the Brazil geosynthetics community. Geosynthetica.net.br was created to deliver Brazil-market focused information on geosynthetics, applications, companies in the field, and opportunities in engineering and events. Guided by editor Bruno Pedroni in Sao Paulo and supported by in-country technical engineering... »

Looking Back: The Geosynthetics Risk Management Program

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In 2004, Geosynthetica’s Director Elizabeth Peggs, Lara Costa, and founder Dr. Ian D. Peggs, P.E. (I-CORP International) created a white paper that proposed a Geosynthetics Risk Management and Loss Control Program (GRMP). Targeting insurers of construction projects, the program aimed to establish the need for expert design review to prevent costly failures that might result from improper use... »

REVIEW: Environmental Connection 2015 – New Format, Excellent Benefits

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By Elizabeth Peggs – I confess that when I heard “February in Portland” I quietly questioned a few things about the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA Region One) 2015 conference! My reservations were immediately offset by the second part of the same announcement: IECA had opted to co-locate its 2015 Environmental Connection conference with IFAI’s biennial Geosynth... »

New Website Covers Geosynthetics in and from Brazil

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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... »