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‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Waterways & Flood Control Expert, Dr. –Ing Michael Heibaum appointed as 2012 – 2013 Mercer Lecturer

by Tensar International  (Jul. 28, 2011)

The Mercer Lecture selection committee, chaired by Professor Fumio Tatsuoka, has announced that Dr.-Ing. Michael Heibaum has been appointed as the next lecturer for the 2012 – 2013 Mercer Lecture Series. He will be delivering his presentation on the subject of “Geosynthetics for Waterways and Flood Protection Structures - Controlling ...

Viewpoints with Terry Bradshaw will feature GSE Environmental

by GSE Environmental (GSE)  (Sep. 30, 2013)

GSE Environmental, a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, is excited to be featured on the program Viewpoints with Terry Bradshaw. The segment will air on October 1, 2013 on The Discovery Channel at 7:00 a.m. (ET & PT), 6:00 a.m. (CT) and ...

Booth and sponsorship opportunities available at GeoAmericas conference

by International Lining Technology  (Jun. 2, 2015)

The GeoAmericas 2016, the third Pan-American conference on geosynthetics, has opened to the public booth and sponsorship opportunities to the general public. A few booth spaces are still available in the exhibit hall starting at $3,000 for member organizations. Many sponsorship and ad packages also are available. The gathering of engineers, ...

GSE Environmental Hosts Coal Ash Technical Seminar

by GSE Environmental (GSE)  (Nov. 5, 2012)

GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, held a Coal Ash Technical Seminar on October 18 in Chantilly, VA. The seminar, led by a panel of seven of the world’s top geosynthetics experts, covered a variety of topics of concern to the coal ash industry, particularly ...

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