Water Management

Terrafix Winter Seminar Series 2015 – 2016
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Terrafix Winter Seminar Series 2015 – 2016

terrafix® has made substantial updates to the engineering information in its annual Winter Seminar Series, making this year’s offerings more important even for those who have attended previously. Much is changing in the field, and the company has responded with welcomed state-of-practice updates for participants. The company has long sponsored educational seminars, including special sessions... »

Training Lectures and Panel Discussions at GeoAmericas 2016

Training Lectures and Panel Discussions at GeoAmericas 2016

The 49 technical sessions at the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will include multiple high-quality panel discussions and training lectures. Diverse topics address geosynthetic installation, the market for geosynthetics in Latin America, NCMA design and inspection recommendations for SRWs, FHWA perspective, reinforced soil wall in tiered configurations, embankments ... »

Geo-U Professional Development for Engineers
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Live and On-Demand Professional Development

As the calendar year winds down, professional development opportunities such as engineering webinars are utilized more. For some, these sessions provide needed PDHs. For others, it is simply the best time of the year for them to take time for the education. In December, multiple live and on-demand sessions are available. Live and pre-recorded webinar-based and online education tools have expanded ... »

Geosynthetics Middle East 2015
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REVIEW: Geosynthetics Middle East 2015

The 7th edition of the international conference and exhibition Geosynthetics Middle East 2015 (GeoME 2015) once again turned the capital of the United Arab Emirates—Abu Dhabi—into an international meeting place for geotechnical and environmental experts. The event attracted more than 400 industry experts and 35 countries. The strong attendance, plus a sold out exhibition, underscored why the confe... »

Mining Disasters, Moutn Polley and Samarco
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New Mining Risks at Mount Polley and Samarco

The mining disasters at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, Canada and at the Samarco Mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil were both dramatic examples of containment failures. Each caused significant environmental damage. The tailings dam failure in Brazil caused multiple fatalities. Mount Polley’s failure occured in August 2014; Samarco’s in November 2015. While Mount Polley’s op... »

Geosynthetics Middle East Awards

Awards Enhance Geosynthetics Middle East Status

The GeoME Awards were held at Geosynthetics Middle East 2015. While the event was the 7th in the annual series, it marked the first time for the GeoME Awards were presented. The addition was well-received. The final nominees and the winning projects represented a broad range of projects and materials. The two-day event was held 16 – 17 November 2015 in Abu Dhabi under the Patronage of Abu Dhabi Mu... »

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