AUSTRALIA: 3D Confinement System (Geoweb®) Seminars

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In April, Geofabrics Australasia and Presto Geosystems are delivering a multi-city engineering seminar on “Solving Soil Stability Problems with GEOWEB®.” The event, which is built on knowledge transfer of 3D confinement system utilization, will be offered in three key cities: Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. Bryan Wedin, P.E., and Matt Kuester will provide the expert instruction. DOWNL... »

VIDEO: IGS Focuses on Sustainable Development

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It debuted in Berlin during a special session at the 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics (10 ICG) late last September. Now, the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has started to distribute and promote its first major video project: “Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development.” The project, which was led by the IGS Education Committee, has focused on the strong role of geosynthetic... »

GSI Asia 2015 Opens for Abstracts

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The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) international affiliate GSI Korea will host the GSI Asia 2015 Conference 24 – 26 June 2015 at the Textile Center in Seoul, Korea. This marks the 2nd GSI-Asia International Geosynthetics Conference. The event has launched a website and abstracts are invited for consideration through January 25. EVENT WEBSITE Key session topics: Stabilized and Reinforced Soil Structu... »

Press Release: Strata Systems Adds Midwest Regional Sales Manager

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CUMMING, Georgia – 14 October 2014 – Soil reinforcement product manufacturer and distributor, Strata Systems, Inc., has recently selected Scott Czewski, P.E. as its new Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Czewski joins Strata as part of an initiative to develop new business opportunities in the Midwest, and in Strata’s growing base reinforcement and road infrastructure business, and to manage all of S... »

Geosynthetics Featured in Heap Leach Solutions 2014 Abstracts

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The Second International Conference on Heap Leach Solutions (Heap Leach Solutions 2014) will be held 10 – 13 November 2014 in Lima, Peru. Organized by Infomine, the event builds upon the success of the inaugural event, which was held in Vancouver in 2013; and brings it right into the heart of South America’s resource-rich mining industry. VIEW THE ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS (PDF) The conference is charact... »

Slope Reinforcement and Road Rebuild after Typhoon

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By ACE Geosynthetics – In 2009, Typhoon Morakot hit central and southern Taiwan with torrential rain. The storm set a rainfall record and was responsible for numerous disasters, such as landslides and dike failures. More than 100 bridges were damaged and mountain roads collapsed. Failure of Route Kao 132 Route Kao 132 in Kaohsiung is an important tourism and commercial road. It is the only a... »

Geosynthetic Institute June Short Courses

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The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has opened registration for its next geosynthetics training sessions. To be held at the Folsom, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) headquarters of GSI, the following courses will be offered: QA/QC of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities – Thursday, 19 June 2014 Construction Inspection of MSE Walls, Berms and Slopes – Friday, 20 June 2014 All GSI one-day courses c... »

DEADLINES: Heap Leach Solutions 2014 Abstracts

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Infomine held a very successful inaugural heap leach conference in Vancouver last in 2013, and now the organization returns with Heap Leach Solutions 2014 (www.heapleachsolutions.com). The event will be held 10 – 13 November 2014 at the JW Marriott in Lima, Peru and feature high-quality presentations, learning, and networking opportunities in one of South America’s most active and important mining... »

Heap Leach Solutions 2014 Extends Abstracts Call

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Infomine has announced that the abstracts submission window for Heap Leach Solutions 2014 (www.heapleachsolutions.com) has been extended to May 12. Heap Leach Solutions will be held 10 – 13 November 2014 at the JW Marriott in Lima, Peru. The first Heap Leach Solutions conference took place in September 2013 in Vancouver and was well attended by 277 delegates from 17 countries. Geosynthetica’s Eliz... »

Behavior and Analysis of 20 Solid Waste Landfill Failures

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By Robert M. Koerner – The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) holds a monthly webinar, and the February 12 session is sure to interest a great many who work in or whose work intersects with the discipline of geosynthetics. The topic: “Behavior and Analysis of 20 Solid Waste Landfill Failures.” REGISTER ONLINE Date: February 12 Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm EST In comparison to the number of... »