New Issue of Geofabrics Journal

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September through December is a busy time of year for engineering conferences. This is true around the world. Geofabrics Australasia has capitalized on that activity for the latest issue of Geofabrics Journal, a semi-annual publication providing case studies, technical articles, testing updates, and more. The current issue, available online, provides a synopsis from various papers the company’s pe... »

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... »

Edana Publishes Geotextile Workshop Videos from Index 14

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INDEX is a triennial conference and exhibition from Edana.  With more than 12,000 attendees and 500 exhibitors, INDEX is the world’s largest nonwovens-related conference. This year, Daniele Cazzuffi (Past President of the International Geosynthetics Society) developed with the conference a special geotextile workshop. With conference having just concluded in Geneva, Switzerland, Edana has publishe... »

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... »

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 ... »

Geotextile E-Learning Modules Offered by Propex

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Propex™ has launched a new series of e-learning training modules focused on woven geotextiles. The modules include profiles of applications, benefits, and installation notes from the company’s Geotex® Wovens line. ACCESS THE E-LEARNING PORTAL The Geotex® Wovens 101 is available on Propexglobal.com, Geotextile.com, and Propexplus.com. A Nonwovens 101 module is also available. Questions on this trai... »