Reinforcing Megastructure Foundations with Geosynthetics

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The 74m-high reinforced soil structure at the Sikkim Airport (India) is one of the largest geosynthic megastructure projects in the world.  The 50m-high reinforced, vegetated wall at the Shennongjia Airport in Hubei Province (China) is another. Both projects have been engineered with Maccaferri soil reinforcement solutions. MAKING MEGASTRUCTURE DESIGNS POSSIBLE High-performance geogrids reinforce ... »

Landfill Expansion and Mondernization in Shenzhen

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Shenzhen is one of China’s many cities on a fast modernization track. Not unexpectedly, the city’s rapid industrial and residential growth has created numerous environmental quality challenges. The Hong Hua Ling Landfill is a unique piece of Shenzhen’s development, for the landfill exemplifies not only the challenges of the city’s past waste practices but how its future is being protected. H... »

EDANA and CNITA Announce EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium

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International nonwovens association EDANA and the China Nonwovens and Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA) are partnering on a geotextiles symposium in June 2017. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed and Beijing will serve as the host city for the EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium (EAGS). While two major nonwovens groups are leading this joint venture, woven geotextiles will be a ... »

GSE’s Boyd Ramsey Relocates to China

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The addition of carbon black-industry veteran Mark Leigh to GSE Environmental’s leadership in the Americas has garnered a lot of headlines; but another move within GSE is also worth noting. Boyd Ramsey, Chief Engineer of GSE North America, has accepted the position of Technical Director for APAC. Ramsey’s new role involves relocation to Suzhou, China, where GSE operates a state-of-the-art manufact... »

PRESS RELEASE: Tensar Files Patent Lawsuit in Canada over Geogrid

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ATLANTA – 7 October 2014 – Tensar International has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Canada against Enviro-Pro Geosynthetics Ltd, a reseller of geogrid manufactured in China by Taian Modern Plastics Co Ltd (TMP). The Canada lawsuit is pending in Federal Court, which is the national trial court in Ottawa. “We have a proven track record over several decades for investing heavily in innov... »

GSE Environmental Officially Opens China Plant

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(Houston, TX) – May 20, 2014 – GSE Environmental (www.gseworld.com) continued its long-established tradition of being the global leader in the geosynthetics industry with the official opening of its Suzhou, China factory. The opening of the factory represents a major milestone in GSE’s vision of supporting the growth in this region with locally manufactured products. The day was celebrated with a ... »

GSE Environmental Produces First Prime Roll of Liner at China Plant

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HOUSTON, TX – 28 March 2013 – GSE Environmental, (“GSE” or the “Company”) (OTCQB:  GSEH), the leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, is excited to announce that it’s newest manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China has produced it’s first prime quality roll of liner. Construction began in January 2013 wi... »

VIDEO: ACE Geosynthetics’ International Projects

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ACE Geosynthetics uploaded a video to YouTube (12 March 2014) showing its international utilization of geotextile tubes, its secondary containment system, and its geotextile-based, concrete-filled revetment and scour protection product. Project images include beach renourishment, shoreline restoration, container yard construction, sewage and sludge dewatering, industrial dewatering, canal construc... »

5th China Solid Waste Management Summit – June 2014

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28 FEBRUARY 2014 – The 5th China Solid Waste Management Summit 2014 (www.solidwastesummit.com) is scheduled to be convened on 11 – 12 June 2014 in Shanghai, China, aiming at leading the country’s solid waste management industry to prosperity by equipping various stakeholders across the value chain with global leading market vision, innovativeness and operations management. As Chi... »