Geosynthetics Presentations at Sardinia 2017

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The preliminary schedule for Sardinia 2017 has been released. The Sardinia Symposium is a long-running international series of waste management and affiliated landfill-related. The biennial event is, in fact, celebrating its 30th anniversary. Geosynthetics will be found throughout the expansive program, but some of the immediate highlights are noted below. Sardinia 2017 will be held 2 – 6 October ... »

Geofabrics Australasia Wins Manufacturing Award

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The 2016 Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards honored Geofabrics Australasia as Manufacturer of the Year during a May 12 ceremony in Sydney. Geofabrics was recognized for its production of Trinet® and Flownet® geonet geocomposite drainage systems. The manufacturing award was given in the Industrial Product category. Flownet® is a lightweight drainage net used for landfill caps, tunnels, r... »

Drainage and Filtration Engineering at GeoAmericas 2016

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One of the most common needs in infrastructure is proper drainage and filtration engineering. These solutions consolidate soils to accelerate construction windows. They channel liquids into proper retention or detention areas. They guard against soil less and protect waterways. Drainage and filtration engineering impacts landfills, roads, stormwater systems, dams, levees, and many other infrastruc... »

DEADLINE: Sardinia 2015 Abstracts Due January 31

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The 15th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (Sardinia 2015) will be held 5 – 9 October 2015 at the Forte Village Resort in S. Margherita di Pula, Sardinia. This biennial event from the International Waste Working Group (IWWG) has long brought together experts from the waste management and geosynthetics fields. In their Call for Abstracts, the organizer’s note: Abstracts must cle... »

Sneak Peek: GWMS 2014 Publishes Extended Abstracts

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The biennial Global Waste Management Symposium will be held 22 – 24 June 2014 in Orlando Florida. GWMS 2014, organized by Penton, offers a strong international perspective on waste management best practices, research, construction, and new technologies. More than 100 presentations will be delivered over the three day event, covering topics such as capping and closure, waste cell design, and stormw... »

Wednesday Webinar: Landfill Expansion

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By Robert Koerner – With literally thousands of old landfills scattering the worldwide landscape, their upgrading (via lateral and vertical expansions) to an engineered landfill is clearly possible to accomplish.  This is obviously the case for existing landfills needing greater capacity as well.  A key aspect for old landfills is to provide proper liner systems; these being geosynthetic mat... »

CETCO Offers Leachate Testing for Liner Selection

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By CETCO – Wastes are evolving. Has your liner system? Send us your waste or leachate samples, we’ll suggest the optimum geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) for your site. While sodium bentonite has served as an effective hydraulic barrier in many containment applications for many years, standard bentonite-based GCLs have their known limitations. CETCO now offers a line of enhanced chemical ... »