Remediating a Concrete Flume in a Hydroelectric System

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In August 2017, a Concrete Canvas® Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was used to remediate a dilapidated concrete flume, which was part of a hydroelectric system in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. A civil general inspection conducted a few years prior to the remediation found the flume to be in poor condition in significant areas. A few small localized repairs were carried out in 201... »

Registration Deadline for ECSMGE Reinforcement Workshop – August 31

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The registration deadline for a seat in the International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) reinforcement workshop at the 16th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XVI ECSMGE) is August 31. On-site registration for this special workshop is not available. All participants must pre-register. REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE WORKSHOP The IGS reinforcement workshop fee is just £40. T... »

Geosynthetic Barriers Workshop Program for ECSMGE

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 Attendees at the highly anticipated XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XVI ECSMGE) in Edinburgh, 13 – 17 September 2015, will be able to attend a special geosynthetic barriers workshop. The technical content for the half-day session has been developed by the International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-Barriers). The topics f... »

IGS Announces Reinforcement Workshop at XVI ECSMGE

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has announced a second important workshop to be held in Edinburgh alongside the 16th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XVI ECSMGE). On September 13, from 10:00 to 17:00, the IGS will offer a reinforcement workshop for a nominal registration fee. The XVI ECSMGE has graciously granted space for this special session, offe... »

IGS Barriers Workshop Scheduled for XVI ECSMGE

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Technical Committee on Barriers has announced it will host a workshop in conjunction with the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XVI ECSMGE 2015). The main conference takes place 13 – 17 September 2015 in Edinburgh. The IGS Barriers Workshop will be held on September 14. The tentative program, released on the IGS we... »

Reinforcing Scotland’s Strathy North Wind Farm

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Nearly 100,000m2 of geogrids have been utilized in the wide-scale stabilization of site access roads for the North Strathy Wind Farm in the Scottish Highlands. Situated near Strathy on the north coast in Sutherland, more than 18km of access roads have been installed to construction and long-term access to the 33 turbines. The Scottish ministries approved the 68 MW development in 2011, and in 2013 ... »