Lining a New Landfill near Porto

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With a combined population of 440,000, the communities of Santa Maria da Feira and Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, produce 175,000 tons of solid waste annually. Waste management is overseen by the Multi-municipal System of Sul do Douro (Suldouro), which established a project to construct a new landfill. The existing one was nearly full. DST Group was selected as the main contractor and Maccaferri of ... »

Dam World 2015 Announces Geomembranes and Dams as a Topic

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By Bruno Pedroni and Chris Kelsey – Four years ago, the International Large Commission on Dams (ICOLD) released a bulletin that described 265 large dam structures with geomembranes. Geosynthetics companies and engineers have, since the report’s release, increased their communication with the dam engineering sector to further promote the roles that geosynthetics play in dam construction, oper... »