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... »

Geosynthetics Installation Workshop in Brazil

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Geosynthetica’s partner publication in Brazil—Geosynthetica.net.br—has organized a two-day training session on geosynthetic installation. “Qualidade Na Instalação De Geomembranas” will take place 9 – 10 June 2015 in São Paulo and feature expert instruction from Luduik Rosales, Indiara Giugni, and Julio Ferreira. DOWNLOAD THE EVENT FLYER (PDF – Portuguese) The opportunity has already drawn nu... »

CLI and CDI/Watersaver Announce Factory Fabrication Agreement

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1 October 2014, Parker, CO – Colorado Lining International (CLI) and CDI/Watersaver are pleased to announce a factory fabrication agreement. Colorado Lining International has purchased CDI/Watersaver’s automated factory equipment and will install this equipment in CLI’s Parker, Colorado facility. “This agreement allows CDI/Watersaver to concentrate on their core business in oil, gas an... »

UK Environment Agency Republishes Geomembrane Publications

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You may be seeing a lot of familiar material returning from the Environment Agency of the United Kingdom online. A new website for www.uk.gov has started reissuing reports as it replenishes its online library. Some of these materials feature updated layouts and sections, but some are also older reports (e.g., from 2009’s series) bearing only a new date (the date of reposting to the site). That cer... »

Sealing the Louvre in Abu Dhabi

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By Christophe von Arx — The island of Saadiyat off the coast of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is expanding to become a cultural center for locals and tourists. Construction on the “Louvre Abu Dhabi”, the first of several museums, will be completed by 2015. The ambitious project from the French star architect Jean Nouvel will have a large white dome with a diameter of 180 ... »

INSTALLATION: Gold Mine Heap Leach Pad

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By American Environmental Group – AEG began work on providing geosynthetic installation services for a heap leach pad expansion project for a gold mine in northern Nevada. The mine encompasses a total of approximately 61,389 acres. Operations at the mine involve open pit mining and run-of-mine heap leaching of oxide ore from nearby pits. Phase I of the new leach pad expansion, on which AEG w... »

Demtech’s “On the Move” Team Expands to Four Technicians

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November 2013 – “Demtech On The Move” (www.demtech.com) is on the move, traveling all over the United States and Canada to offer on-site equipment, repair and training services for geosynthetic installations. With four mobile field technicians now on staff, the team covers more ground than ever. Don’t be surprised if you see a Demtech trailer or van on a highway near you! Due to the ov... »

Early Look at Waterproof Membranes 2013 Attendees List

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The annual Waterpoof Membranes conference, organized by UK-based Applied Market Information (AMI), holds its 7th edition this December 10-12 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The conference routinely includes a mix of geotechnical and architectural barrier presentations—market statistics and trends, manufacturing advances, new materials, application expansion, and more. AMI is offering a savings of €100 on ... »