Waste Management Engineering

Krugman Says: Spend on Infrastructure

We've heard a great many calls for increased infrastructure spending in the United States. The ASCE scorecards on American infrastructure paint a pretty bleak picture, and we were reminded of that last year after a major bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota collapsed. The 2005 ASCE scorecard gave its highest marks to the waste management sector, in which geosynthetics are required. And earlier this ye... »

Agru in Nevada

Agru America's new plant in Fernley, Nevada is in the news. The company, which manufactures geomembranes and geocomposites, is seeking an economic development credit. Fernley was the site of a major canal breach not long ago, but even before that the community was in need of new employers. Learn more here.; »

I-CORP Announces New Services

To keep pace with the development of liner technologies and regulated requirements for geomembrane lining systems, I-CORP INTERNATIONAL announces two new services: review of project drawings and specifications for feasibility of performing geoelectric liner integrity/leak location services for the final stage of construction quality assurance (CQA) or to locate problematic leaks; and assessment of... »

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Coming Up: Eurocodes Conference

Get the final details on the International Seminar on Eurocodes 7 and 8 from the Macedonian Association for Geotechnics' (MAG) website for the conference. The event--also under the name Eurocodes: Building the Future--will be held 29 October-1 November 2008 in Struga, Macedonia. MAG is a chapter of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). Learn more here.... »

Letter from Cooperation for Waste Issues

Iryna Popova, Director of EcoInform, has sent out a letter on behalf of the organizers of the 6th Cooperation for Waste Issues conference, which will take place 14-17 April 2009 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The business-oriented event invites your papers and inquiries. For information on the event and links to previous proceedings, please read Iryna's letter. geosynthetica.net is a cooperating organizatio... »

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