Burke Announces Strategic Partners for CSPE Geomembranes

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Burke Industries has long been a leader in chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) geomembranes. The durability of the material has produced service lives in excess of 30 years in containment installations, such as for floating covers and liners on reservoirs. CSPE is a unique material. In a move to continuing focusing on its manufacturing expertise, Burke has announced exclusive, strategic partnersh... »

Layfield Awarded U.S. Distribution Rights for E’GRID Biaxial Geogrids

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SAN DIEGO — Layfield Construction Products, a business unit of Layfield Group Ltd., has been awarded the rights to distribute E’GRID® Biaxial Geogrids in the United States, reinforcing the company’s position as a leading provider of polypropylene geogrids for use in road-building applications. The agreement between NewGrids Ltd. and Layfield Construction Products expands on Layfi... »

New Warehouse and Stocking Facility for Layfield in Texas

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HOUSTON – To accommodate our continuous expansion and to better serve our Texas Oil & Gas customers, Layfield Environmental Containment is pleased to announce our new warehouse and stocking capabilities in Odessa, Texas. This stocking facility is located in the heart of the Permian Basin and will provide quick turnaround service to oil and gas shale plays located in Texas, Oklahoma, New ... »

Layfield Awarded Los Angeles CSPE Floating Cover Project

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SAN DIEGO – Layfield Environmental Containment, a worldwide leader in floating cover technology, is pleased to announce the recent award of a contract to fabricate and install a new Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) floating cover system for the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) Eagle Rock Reservoir. The scope of the project includes demolishing the existing cover, furni... »

Shannon Goodrich Joins Layfield

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SAN DIEGO, California – The Layfield Group is pleased to announce the employment of Mr. Shannon Goodrich as Business Development Manager based out of San Diego, California. Shannon has over twenty six years of experience in geosynthetics engineering, construction management, and third party construction quality assurance services. Shannon will be responsible for business development activiti... »

Layfield Recognized as Top North American Dealer

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Presto GeoSystems has recognized Layfield as its top North American distributor for 2013. Layfield promotes Presto’s Geoweb® cellular confinement materials as part of its geosynthetics portfolio. Geoweb® is a patented product that reduces granular requirements while increasing bearing capacity. Common civil construction applications include soil stabilization for access roads, lease sites, d... »

Layfield Launches New Fire Retardant Geomembrane

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EDMONTON, Alberta – Layfield Environmental Containment is proud to announce the launch of HAZGARD® 635 FR, a fire retardant geomembrane that meets the requirements of CAN/ULC-S668-12 Standard for Liners Used for Secondary Containment of Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Tanks. This guideline is scheduled to become part of the fire code and tank management guidelines in many jurisd... »

Liner and Floating Cover for Cleaner California Water

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By Layfield Environmental Containment – The Lee Lake Water District was required by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) to tender the design and construction of a containment structure fully equipped with a geomembrane base-liner (to protect the groundwater) and a floating cover. The floating cover was required to control odor, eliminate evaporation and protect the E.... »

Layfield Awarded Major Enbridge Project

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EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada – Layfield Environmental Systems is pleased to announce the recent award of a contract to supply and install 105,000 m2 of Enviro Liner® 6040HD in a secondary containment application for Enbridge’s South Edmonton Terminal Expansion Project. Layfield was awarded the contract due in part to their superior performing Enviro Liner® 6040HD geomembrane. The product met th... »

Layfield Opens New Warehouse in West Virginia

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WEIRTON, WV – As a leading geomembrane manufacturer to the Oil & Gas industry, Layfield Environmental Systems is pleased to announce its newest distribution center located 2700 Harmon Creek Road, Colliers, WV. Layfield specializes in manufacture and fabrication of high quality frac tank liners and pads, oil pit liners, and well pad liners for the upstream oil & gas sector. We also pr... »

Layfield to distribute CSPE geomembranes in Australia

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Vancouver, British Columbia – Burke Industries based out of San Jose, California is pleased to announce that it will be working with Layfield Environmental Systems, based out of Vancouver, Canada for the supply and distribution of its Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) products in Australia: CSPE geomembranes. CSPE is a highly UV-stabilized, engineered geomembrane, used extensively in muni... »

Layfield Group Announces New Business Unit: Engineered Membranes and Films (EMF)

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The Layfield Group of Companies has announced the formation of a new business unit: Engineered Membranes & Films (EMF). The move is part of a major capital expansion project at Layfield which includes a new state-of-the-art wide width geomembrane extrusion line. The new line will provide an additional 23 million pounds (10.5 million kilograms) of geomembrane capacity in various widths and thicknes... »

Layfield Group Announces Major Capital Expansion Plan

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To support continued North American and international growth the Layfield Group of Companies is pleased to announce major new capital expansion plans for its Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta operations. The Vancouver, BC expansion will include the addition of a new blown film extrusion line adding major new capacity and facility upgrades supporting Layfield’s Environmental Systems... »

Case Study: Tailings Pond Remediation

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The scale and scope of capping oilsands tailings ponds has limited reclamation work in the past. The presence of persistent clay in oilsands tailings has made consolidation of tailings a difficult task and many ponds remain too soft to cap many years after they are full. The tailings pond in this example was a Mature Fine Tailings (MFT) pond. This project profile from Layfield outlines the work do... »