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Concrete Protection Liners Prepare Vancouver’s Wastewater Infrastructure
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Concrete Protection Liners Prepare Vancouver’s Wastewater Infrastructure

By 2041, the City of Vancouver is expected to grow by another million residents to a total population of 3.4 million. The increased population will weigh heavily on the city’s existing infrastructure, requiring upgrades or new developments to fill the gap. Wastewater treatment is one of these areas. The expansion of the Annacis Island wastewater treatment facility is a strong example of how the ci... »

The Importance of Packaging Systems in Geosynthetic Quality
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The Importance of Packaging Systems in Geosynthetic Quality

Frequently, articles, brochures, podcasts, and other communications highlight the importance of various quality control and quality assurance steps in geosynthetics. These steps take place in the selection of raw materials, the manufacturing process, material handling, site installation, and post-installation monitoring. However, of all the steps profiled, we rarely encounter a mention of packagin... »

Geocell Slope Protection for Commercial Reservoir Update - Strata Geosystems
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Geocell Slope Protection for Commercial Reservoir Update

The L&T Knowledge City at Vadodara in Gujarat is the hub of several key businesses for the corporation, which controls a broad portfolio of hydrocarbon and power-related businesses. The Gujarat site utilized the support of a commercial reservoir, but when it became difficult to clean and maintain due to soil erosion and turbidity, a rehabilitation design was needed. Geocell slope protection wa... »

Anchoring Alternative Closure Systems

Anchoring Alternative Closure Systems

Artificial turf barrier systems combine the well-documented high performance of a geosynthetic capping design with an aesthetic synthetic grass surface. These systems have become an increasingly common way of meeting regulatory requirements in closure designs for landfills, coal ash cells, and other environmentally sensitive containment applications. Solmax’s LiteEarthTM is one of the alternative ... »

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Titan Becomes Exclusive Distributor for Concrete Canvas in Canada

Titan Environmental Containment has been on a sharp growth trajectory in geosynthetics over the past few years through product development and facility expansion initiatives. Now, the company is linking up with another major growth company, Concrete Canvas®. Titan Environmental Containment Ltd. has been announced as the exclusive rights distributor for Concrete Canvas® GCCM products in Canada. Geo... »

TxDOT Videos Highlight Zornberg’s Geosynthetics Research

IGS Establishes Zornberg Lecture for GeoAmericas

Congratulations are due to International Geosynthetics Society Past President Jorge Zornberg! Dr. Zornberg, P.E., F.ASCE,  is one of the most influential and active practitioners in geosynthetics. A new lecture series, the Zornberg Lecture, has been established. In an announcement on its website, the IGS notes that the lecture has been created in recognition of “Dr. Jorge Zornberg’s major contribu... »

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