Geosynthetic Response to Gas Pipeline Explosion

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By NAUE Geosynthetics – In the early hours of an October Saturday, a high-pressure gas pipeline exploded in Lithuania’s Širvintos region near the village of Medžiukai. The Lithuanian Emergency Response Facility arrived at the site to discover that more than 75m of pipe length had been destroyed in the blast. The explosion was powerful enough to have left behind a 15m-diameter, 3m-deep hole that ex... »

ACF West Earns Project of the Year Award from Profile Products

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During the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA Region One) Environmental Connection 2015 conference, ACF West received a 2014 Project of the Year Award from Profile Products. Multiple other companies were also honored during Profile’s banquet in Portland, Oregon on February 16. The evening was dedicated to recognizing the work of distributors in the erosion and sediment c... »

US DOT Awards $234 Million to Ongoing Hurricane Sandy Recovery

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HURRICANE SANDY STORIES ON GEOSYNTHETICA Geosynthetic Responses to Hurricane Sandy Staten Island Gabion Wall after the Storm Revisiting a Dune Core Coastal Protection Installation after Sandy SEE ALSO: Sustainable Slope Stabilization with Geocells (from a storm-challenged area of Punta Raton Beach, Panama) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to... »