Western ProLine Sets a Course for Geosynthetic Fabrication Success

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When Brawler Industries closed its four locations in the United States, its assets were bought up by various geosynthetics entities. The one location we hadn’t heard about was what happened to the Miles City, Montana assets and inventory. They have certainly not sat idle. Instead, William Phair acquired the site and established a new geosynthetics fabrication company, Western ProLine, LLC, in Marc... »

Bituminous Geomembranes for Gas Depot Secondary Containment

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By Natalie Daly, Bertrand Breul, and Bernard Breul – The Chevron Willbridge Terminal is located in Portland, Oregon near the Willamette River. The facility stores refined petroleum products. Currently, the site features 11 light product tanks, 10 lube oil tanks of smaller diameter, and 3 waste tanks. The terminal has been in operation for more than 100 years, and the tanks are of varying sizes and... »

Raven Expands Production Capacity in Midland, Texas

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Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN) is the latest geosynthetics company to announce production capacity expansion. Raven’s Engineered Films Division, which manufactures geomembranes along with various other film and sheet materials, is increasing production capacity at its Midland, Texas facility. The company noted that the move is in response to increased demand for geomembranes, particularly fo... »

Exports to 50+ Countries Drive Record Year for Concrete Canvas

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In its latest financial results, Concrete Canvas Ltd has revealed another record year of growth for the South Wales-based manufacturer. Its international presence for its primary “concrete on a roll” geosynthetic product has grown significantly. Material has been supplied to more than 50 countries in the past year, including throughout Latin America and in high-profile projects (e.g., LNG facility... »

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 ... »

Seaman Launches Major Website Redesign

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Seaman Corporation has launched a website redesign for its XR Geomembrane products, which have more than a 30-year record in the field. Some of the significant changes include: New layout, including mobile responsiveness Quick links to the company’s updated documents library User-friendly ability to sort project profiles by industry, application, and product  New videos  A blog featuring the voice... »

Geosynthetic Liners: Technical Note on ULC S668-12

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Solmax’s new series of technical notes includes a just-released one regarding ULC S668-12, Standard for Liners Used for Secondary Containment of Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Tanks. The standard provides minimum properties and performance requirement for secondary containment liners. VIEW & DOWNLOAD A COPY Solmax’s technical note efficiently summarizes the standard, ... »

Titan Environmental Containment Continues to Strengthen Business

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In a little under a decade of operation, Manitoba-headquartered Titan Environmental Containment has built a strong team and reputation, with operations expanding to cover all of Canada and the United States. Titan’s portfolio of geosynthetics and steel tanks and its deeply experience installation team have given it important supply and installation contracts in mining, oil and gas, agriculture, en... »

Shale Gas Risk Assessment and Geosynthetics

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Solmax, an international manufacturer of geosynthetic technologies, has published a paper on risk assessment for the shale gas industry and implications for geosynthetics. A version of this case study was presented in February at the Geosynthetics 2015 conference in Portland, Oregon. DOWNLOAD A COPY (via Solmax) Authored by Mathieu Cornellier, P.E., and Daniel Tan, P.E., the paper addresses frac t... »

Layfield Launches New Fire Retardant Geomembrane

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EDMONTON, Alberta – Layfield Environmental Containment is proud to announce the launch of HAZGARD® 635 FR, a fire retardant geomembrane that meets the requirements of CAN/ULC-S668-12 Standard for Liners Used for Secondary Containment of Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Tanks. This guideline is scheduled to become part of the fire code and tank management guidelines in many jurisd... »

Secondary Containment to Prevent Hydrocarbon Tank Failure, Part 2

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By Daniele Cazzuffi – RemTech 2013 will be held 18-20 September 2013 in Ferrara, Italy. This marks the 7th edition of a growing international event focused on remediation technologies. The two-part article presented here, which is adapted from the paper “Safety containment systems, including geosynthetics as possible prevention in the event of hydrocarbon tanks failure,” is a strong example of the... »

Secondary Containment to Prevent Hydrocarbon Tank Failure, Part 1

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By Daniele Cazzuffi – RemTech 2013 will be held 18-20 September 2013 in Ferrara, Italy. This marks the 7th edition of a growing international event focused on remediation technologies. The two-part article presented here, which is adapted from the paper “Safety containment systems, including geosynthetics as possible prevention in the event of hydrocarbon tanks failure,” is a strong example of the... »