FGI Announces New Officers and Board of Directors

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) inducted new Officers and Board of Directors at the ASCE Geo-Frontiers Conference, March 13, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. The annual FGI membership meeting, held in conjunction with the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), was attended by forty-seven people. Timothy D. Stark, FGI Technical Director and Professor of Civil Engineering at the U... »

VIDEO: Canal Restoration with Geosynthetic Concrete Mattress

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HUESKER has published a video of its extensive canal restoration work on the Mittlere-Isar-Kanal (MIK) in Germany. The project, which utilizes the Incomat® geosynthetic concrete mattress system and which featured underwater installation, was profiled on Geosynthetica in March 2014. In announcing the new video, the company noted: “The special feature of this construction project is in the und... »

Underwater Installation: Refurbishing a Canal

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By HUESKER – A project to reinstate the lining along a 3 km section of Germany’s Mittlere-Isar-Kanal (MIK) necessitated the installation of approx. 150,000 m² of Incomat® Standard geosynthetic concrete mattresses within the space of a few months. As the canal is used to generate hydroelectricity, one of the main challenges was to carry out the underwater installation of the mattresses ... »