TRI Environmental

TRI Environmental, Inc. (TRI) is an independent, third party, geosynthetics firm which provides testing and research services to the international community. TRI provides laboratory conformance/verification testing as well as performance related studies. TRI is the first laboratory in the world to be accredited by the Geosynthetics Accreditation Institute and is distinguished as having the most extensive list of accredited tests. In addition to routine testing in accordance with ASTM, ISO, BS, DIN and GRI test methods, TRI provides interface friction, permeability, creep and stress-rupture, transmissivity, gradient ratio, UV-resistance, chemical resistance, carbonyl end group, viscosity, and accelerated time-temperature testing. TRI Environmental‘s staff are active throughout the world’s standards development organizations and routinely provide short courses, seminars and tailor-made training services to those learning about geosynthetics.

TRI earned a superior reputation as an internationally acclaimed, highest quality testing and research facility. TRI’s geosynthetics laboratories and governing quality assurance system are accredited by the Geosynthetics Accreditation Institute (GAI). TRI is proud to be the first testing laboratory to achieve this accreditation, and is currently distinguished as holding the most comprehensive (91 tests) accreditation among commercial testing laboratories. Our accreditation documentation may be e-mailed upon request and independently verified by visiting the GAI home page at www.geosynthetic-institute.org.

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  • Maximizing Electrical Leak Location Effectiveness with Covered Geomembranes
    By Abigail Gilson-Beck and Julio Ferreira – Designers of geomembrane-lined containment facilities commonly assume two to five leaks per hectare, with each leak of the size or diameter of a few millimeters. A leak is any damage that fully penetrates a geomembrane panel or seam (e.g. hole, perforation, tear, crack or puncture). Typical leaks caused by equipment placing cover material can be orders o... »
  • Congratulations, Joel Sprague and Grace Hsuan
    Two of the geosynthetics field’s most respected figures, Joel Sprague and Grace Hsuan, were honored on Thursday, June 15, at the ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics meetings in Toronto. JOEL SPRAGUE TRI Environmental‘s Senior Engineer Joel Sprague received the ASTM Award of Merit, a prestigious honor that earns him the title of Fellow. In a release from ASTM, Committee D3... »
  • Sprague Earns ASTM Award of Merit for Geosynthetics Work
    ASTM International’s Committee D35 on Geosynthetics will present its highest honor, the ASTM Award of Merit, to C. Joel Sprague, senior engineer for TRI Environmental. The Award of Merit will be presented on Thursday, June 15 as part of the D35 Committee Meeting Week in Toronto. The prestigious award bestows upon him the honorary title of fellow. It is the standards organization’s highest recognit... »
  • April Events: Geosynthetics CQA Training and Certification
    CQA training and certification events during CQA Week highlight how important Construction Quality Assurance is to geosynthetics–and, by extension, to infrastructure sectors such as waste management and mining. CQA activities ensure the effectiveness of the materials and their role in providing long-term service lives and economical performance for infrastructure. Essentially, the work perfo... »
  • Geosynthetics CQA Week Events, April 24 – 28
    CQA Week events highlight how important Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) is to geosynthetics. CQA activities ensure the effectiveness of the materials and their role in providing long-term service lives and economical performance for infrastructure. Essentially, the work performed by CQA professionals helps facilities go into service in as ideal a condition as possible. Held twice annually, th... »

Sam Allen
Vice President & Division Manager
TRI/Environmental, Inc. (TRI)
9063 Bee Caves Rd.
Austin, TX 78733
USA
E-mail: sallen@tri-env.com
Phone: +1 512 263 2101
Fax: +1 512 263 2558

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