Geosynthetics in Colombia – An Interview with Carlos Moreno

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

Geosynthetica’s Spanish-language publication editor, Natalia Rodado Bernal, had the opportunity to interview engineer Carlos Moreno, who heads up the Geosystems Engineering Department of PAVCO. His group is focused on the technical engineering behind PAVCO’s many geosystems projects, with the company providing consulting, construction, and geosynthetics expertise in civil works. CARLOS MORENO ON G... »

Cartagena 2016: Changing Infrastructure, Changing Soils

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

Changing infrastructure changes soils, and our responses to the geotechnical challenges of our soils—the solutions we choose—determine the sustainability and long-term economics and successful performance of our infrastructure. This is a central point to Cartagena 2016. This 8th Iberoamerican Congress on Erosion and Sediment Control (VIII CICES – Cartagena 2016) will be held 15 – 17 August 2016 an... »

Participating Companies at VIII CICES, Cartagena

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

The 8th Iberoamerican Congress on Erosion and Sediment Control (VIII CICES) will be held 15 – 17 August 2016 at the five-star Hotel las Americas in Cartagena, Colombia. This International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Iberoamerican Chapter event includes participating companies and institutions from throughout the Americas. Key topics include: Urban infrastructure and the biotic processes of ... »

Cartagena to Welcome VIII CICES in August

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

The city of Cartagena has had to confront numerous erosion challenges. The ways in which the city has responded makes Cartagena an excellent destination for VIII CICES – the 8th Iberoamerican Congress on Erosion and Sediment Control. VIII CICES will be held 15 – 17 August 2016 at the Hotel las Americas, a five-star hotel along the Caribbean Sea. Pre-conference courses will take place on August 14 ... »

Geocellular Stabilization for Oil and Gas Access Roads

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

By Geo Products – Ecopetrol, one of the principal petroleum companies in Latin America, has been expanding its reach deeper into the forests of Colombia. Drilling exploratory wells in remote locations such as the Putumayo basin concurs with a very aggressive growth strategy. The area around Orito is an extremely dense, undulating forest with poor soils and wet subgrades, nearly impossible to drive... »

Geosistemas Pavco presenta lo último en software para soluciones con Geosintéticos en obras civiles

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

Bogotá – Colombia. La marca PAVCO mediante su línea de negocio Geosistemas presenta: Geosoft® Versión 3.0, un software inspirado en la Ingeniería Civil Latinoamericana -al ser el único disponible en español-, ideal para aplicar Geosintéticos a los diseños de obras civiles. Esta versión, incluye nuevos módulos de diseño, reportes más efectivos y nuevas opciones para obtener más velocidad, productiv... »

Pavco Announces Geosoft® Version 3.0

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

Colombia 2013 – We present Geosoft® Version 3.0, software inspired by American civil engineering, as the only software available in Spanish ideal to design geosynthetics solutions for civil works. This version includes new modules for design, more effective reports and new options to get faster, real and high-quality designs using geosynthetics. With a new interface, Geosoft® includes innova... »

Soil Stabilization: Conquering a Colombian Mountain

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

A Soil Stabilization Story from Strata Systems – Exploration and development company, Continental Gold, established a mining operation in the mountains of Antioquia, Colombia. Situated 940m (3,084 ft.) above sea level, the very complex and steep terrain rendered the area nearly inaccessible for construction equipment to build a stable storage and work area. In fact, mules had to be used to a... »