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Geosynthetics for CCR Containment and Closure

by Agru America, Inc.  (Oct. 27, 2015)

New federal regulations on the disposal of coal combustion residuals represent new approaches in response to events where coal ash has been inadvertently released from impoundments, the blowing of contaminants into the air and the leakage of potential contaminants into groundwater. “The rule establishes technical requirements for landfills ...

ASTM D4439 - 11 Standard Terminology for Geosynthetics

by ASTM International  (Jan. 5, 2012)

1. Scope Index Terms geosynthetics terminology of; ICS Code ICS Number Code 01.040.59 (Textile and leather technology (Vocabularies)); 59.080.70 (Geotextiles) DOI: 10.1520/D4439-11 ASTM International is a member of ...

‘Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development’ video speaks to ILT’s mission

by International Lining Technology  (Feb. 9, 2015)

International Geosynthetics Society’s new video “Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development” perfectly expresses International Lining Technology mission for “containment solutions for a better world.” The video, produced by the IGS education committee, asks “What defines quality of life?” and how ...

Under water installation of Geosynthetic Clay Liners

by Genap B.V.  (Nov. 11, 2015)

This October the Vries & vd Wiel started with the under water installation of GCL’s on the bottom of the extended Julina Canal in the south of The Netherlands. Genap supplies the made to measure products. A clear useful animation has been produced for a better understanding of the ...

ASTM D4759 - 11 standard practice for determining the specification conformance of geosynthetics

by ASTM International  (Sep. 26, 2011)

This practice provides a means by which the purchaser can determine the conformance of geosynthetic properties as applied to the acceptance or rejection of a material in regards to a material specification. This practice has been developed with strong emphasis on practicality and the realization that all geosynthetics are subjected to a vigorous ...

Manufacturing Marvels to spotlight Geosynthetics Industry Pioneer GSE Environmental

GSE Holding, Inc. (NYSE:GSE) a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, is excited to participate as the leading company in their industry on Manufacturing Marvels narrated by John Criswell. The spot will air on ...

ASTM D6364 - 06(2011) standard test method for determining short-term compression behavior of geosynthetics

by ASTM International  (Nov. 28, 2011)

The compression behavior test for geosynthetics is intended to be an index test. It is anticipated that the results of the compression behavior test will be used to evaluate product. The results of the analyses may also be used to compare the relative compressive yield points of materials that ...

Introducing…Chuck Van Houten as ILT’s newest Project Manager

by International Lining Technology  (Feb. 28, 2013)

We are pleased to introduce Chuck Van Houten as a Project Manager for ILT. Chuck started in the geosynthetic industry in 1994, working as a field technician. Throughout the years, he worked his way through the ranks to become Project Manager for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of geosynthetic materials. During this time, Chuck ...

GeoAmericas 2016 around the corner

by International Lining Technology  (Mar. 7, 2016)

One of the largest gathering of the geosynthetics industry is happening next month in Miami Beach, Florida. Individuals from more than 40 different countries will gather for GeoAmericas 2016, the third Pan-American regional conference on geosynthetics. Occurring every four years, industry professionals from around the ...

CPD presentation approved by CIWEM

by Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd.  (Jun. 30, 2012)

Approved by CIWEM, 'Chemical Resistance of geosynthetic polymers to Hydrocarbons and Toxic Industrial Chemicals' is a one hour CPD presentation: Reviews current geosynthetic materials Outlines hydrocarbon contaminants in environmental risk assessments Provides an introduction to chemical resistance Reviews current industry standards for ...

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