Looking Back on the Geosynthetics Pavilion and Summit in Brazil

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The mid-June BW Expo 2017 brought thousands of civil and environmental engineering professionals to São Paulo, where they encountered a first: a Geosynthetics Pavilion. Geosynthetica’s Brazil-market publication organized the pavilion to introduce the materials and some key companies to the gathering. The BW Expo focused on sustainability in water, waste, air, and energy. It was co-located with the... »

SWANApalooza Includes Geosynthetics Panel on Failure and Value

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At the open of promotional video for the March 28 geosynthetics panel discussion on failure and project value, the narrator quotes renowned investor Warren Buffet: Price is what you pay; value is what you get. This is an especially apt comment for geosynthetics, where the decline of a simple quality assurance service can lead to millions of dollars of litigation, clean up, and repair due to failur... »

Boyd Ramsey Opens Engineering Consultancy

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After nearly two decades in engineering roles in North America and Asia with a global leader in geosynthetics manufacturing, Boyd Ramsey is taking on a new challenge: developing an engineering consultancy. The firm, Boyd Ramsey Consulting LLC, officially opened as the calendar year turned to 2017. A website has been launched in support of the venture: www.boydramseyconsulting.com BOYD RAMSEY CONSU... »

Geosynthetica Organizing Geosynthetics Pavilion for BW Expo

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By Bruno Pedroni and Chris Kelsey – When BW Expo 2017 takes place in São Paulo 7 – 9 June 2017, it will do so with a first for the 3000+ attendee show: a geosynthetics pavilion. The Brazil-market publication Geosynthetica.net.br is organizing the pavilion, with space for six geosynthetics companies. The show focuses on sustainability in water, waste, air, and energy. “It is a unique opportun... »

BW Expo 2017 Offers Big Opportunities for Geosynthetics

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By Bruno Pedroni and Chris Kelsey – The BW Expo is Brazil’s most important gathering for service and technology presentations regarding the sustainable management of wastes, water, wastewater, energy, and air. With an international exhibit hall and conference program, the biennial show brings together key companies and thinkers for networking and technology transfer. BW Expo 2017 will be hel... »

An Exemplary GCL Barrier for the City of Barrie

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When the City of Barrie (Ontario) landfill reached capacity, an extensive program was enacted to recycle material from the old cells. Non-recyclable material was then reburied with the additional protection of a multi-layered geosynthetic barrier system. The system utilized an HDPE geomembrane – GCL barrier system. BETTER GCL BARRIER SYSTEMS Terrafix installed the geosynthetic system, which ... »