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High-Strength Uniaxial Geogrid from NAUE - Secugrid HS
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A New Geogrid Line and Global Market Honor for NAUE

In recent years, NAUE has truly staked its claim as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of geosynthetics through a series of high-impact activities. The company has invested significantly in facilities, efficiency endeavors, and manufacturing technology. It achieved ISO 14001 Environmental Management certification in Germany, SAMM accreditation in Malaysia, BBA Certification for a high-streng... »

GeoAmericas 2020 - Brazil
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GeoAmericas 2020 Extends Abstracts Deadline to June 26

GeoAmericas 2020 will be the 4th Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be held 26 – 29 April 2020 in historic Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The conference has grown steadily in scope, attendance, and reputation since its inaugural gathering in Mexico City (2008). Subsequent iterations in Lima (2012) and Miami (2016) showed strong attendance growth and raised signi... »

Presto Geosystems Business Development Manager

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager

Presto Geosystems has served as a leader in the geosynthetics field for nearly 40 years, including being an innovator in the truest sense: the company invented geocellular confinement technology in the late 1970s. Today, the manufacturer continues its growth in geotechnical applications and is currently searching for a Technical Manager located at their corporate headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsi... »

Raven’s New 7-Layer Extrusion Line Enhances VOC Barriers
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Raven’s New 7-Layer Extrusion Line Enhances VOC Barriers

Raven Industries boasts a strong track record of manufacturing innovations and especially in regard to multi-layer barrier materials for geotechnical applications. The company has announced another advance in 7-layer extrusion. The Engineered Films Division has completed the installation and qualification of a new 7-layer extrusion line. The line is based in Raven’s state-of-the-art facility in Si... »

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GSI White Paper 41 – Sustainability and Geosynthetics

The Geosynthetic Institute‘s first white paper of 2019 focuses on one of the biggest issues in contemporary conversation: sustainability. GSI White Paper 41 is concerned with “Relative Sustainability (i.e., Embodied Carbon) Calculations With Respect to Applications Using Traditional Materials Versus Geosynthetics.” In this, the authors are less concerned with IF this is possible ... »

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GSI White Paper 40 – Geosynthetics and Pavement Design Methods

The Geosynthetic Institute had a particularly busy 2018 with White Papers, issuing five of them. All of them are worth reading. One that particularly caught our eye, however, was the 30 November 2018 release of White Paper 40. The document, “Status of Pavement Design Methods Used by U.S. DOTs and Inclusion of Geosynthetics Therein,” provides a concise survey of practices throughout the... »

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