Incomat Gets Raw and Potable Water Compatibility Certification

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Geosynthetic barriers and systems provide essential containment of fluids in a wide variety of applications. One of the most important is for the protection and management of water resources. Certification for suitability in these applications has become increasingly important, internationally. HUESKER’s Incomat geosynthetic concrete mattress, for example, has been granted raw and potable water co... »

VIDEO: Canal Restoration with Geosynthetic Concrete Mattress

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HUESKER has published a video of its extensive canal restoration work on the Mittlere-Isar-Kanal (MIK) in Germany. The project, which utilizes the Incomat® geosynthetic concrete mattress system and which featured underwater installation, was profiled on Geosynthetica in March 2014. In announcing the new video, the company noted: “The special feature of this construction project is in the und... »

Watershed Geosynthetics HydroTurf™ Revetment Controls Wake Park Erosion

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Alpharetta, GA – Terminus, the first occupant of the massive LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center Complex in Emerson, GA, is a cable-pulled Wake Boarding Park with three different lakes available to the public. Each of the three lakes features the patent pending HydroTurf™ Technology, a state-of-the-art engineered synthetic turf system that contains HydroBinder™, a 5,000 psi cement... »

AUSTRALIA: Retaining and Hydraulic Structures Seminars

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From May 13 – May 22, Geofabrics Australasia is sponsoring an educational seminar series on “Retaining & Hydraulic Structures.” The event will be held in four cities and include expert instruction from Marco Vicari (Italy), who will share nearly 20 years of experience in pavements, river training works, and reinforced soil structures. Dates and locations are noted below. DOWNLOAD THE EVENT FLY... »

Underwater Installation: Refurbishing a Canal

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By HUESKER – A project to reinstate the lining along a 3 km section of Germany’s Mittlere-Isar-Kanal (MIK) necessitated the installation of approx. 150,000 m² of Incomat® Standard geosynthetic concrete mattresses within the space of a few months. As the canal is used to generate hydroelectricity, one of the main challenges was to carry out the underwater installation of the mattresses ... »

Project Stories: GeoTalk Issue 23.1 Published

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Tensar International Corporation has published its latest issue of GeoTalk, a regular geosynthetic technology and project stories publication. This issue adds seven stories to the series: Building Public Transportation over a Capped Landfill Key Gateway Construction between Major Roads near Fort Collins, Colorado Railbed Performance of Tensar® TriAx® Geogrids Haul Road Reinforcement in Mining Oper... »

WEBINAR – Coastal Applications with Polymeric Marine Mattresses

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Polymeric Marine Mattresses (PMM) are compartmental structures composed of a high density, flexible, UV stabilized, extruded geogrid specifically developed for the demanding performance required in coastal and marine applications. On Thursday, 19 September 2013, Maccaferri will host a free 90-minute webinar on “Coastal Applications with Polymeric Marine Mattresses.” The event will bein... »