Transportation Engineering

Summary of Nuremberg 2002

Summary of Nuremberg 2002: The Nuremberg GCL conference sessions finished on 17 April with a summary of the sessions by the five session chairmen. It was clearly apparent that to get the optimum service from a GCL it is necessary to use a specifically designed product, as for example when a GCL is to be laid in a canal, underwater, then with ballast dropped on top of it (Heibaum). The lack of dama... »

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Tenax expands facility

Tenax expands facility- Texax Corp. has doubled its sole manufacturing plant with a plan to add new machinery by the end of Dec. The firm has added three extruders to its existing five, boosting annual extrusion capacity to 20 million pounds. It will invest nearly $2.7 million in machinery. Its 60,000 sq. ft. building grew to 150,000 sq. ft. with a $2.2 million investment. They will hire 20 people... »

SAGEOS is Hiring

SAGEOS of Quebec, CA is looking for a Civil Engineer in charge of research and development. Must be fluent in english and french. »

IGS News

In Memoriam: Kim Barnard

The Geosynthetics Interest Group of South Africa (GIGSA), a chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), has announced that founding member and industry veteran Kim Barnard has passed away. Learn more here.; »

Portland Classical Chinese Garden awards I-CORP INTERNATIONAL Contract to Locate Leaks

I-CORP INTERNATIONAL has been awarded a contract by the Portland Classical Chinese Garden in Portland, ME, to locate leaks in the GCL-only liner of its 8,000 ft2 ornamental lake. Using new technology I-CORP will perform what is believed to be only the second comprehensive leak survey on a non-geomembrane lined pond while covered with water. I-CORP is also working on pitch-scan noncontact ultraso... »

Engineering in Action Video Series

ASCE presents Engineering in Action Video Series covering critical civil engineering. Videos include: Geosynthetics in Landfills; Soil Erosion & Sediment Control; and Geosynthetics in Transportation Applications. Cost US$139 member and US$169 nonmember each. »

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