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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 ...

Project of the Month: Crazy Horse Landfill

by International Lining Technology  (Mar. 16, 2015)

This month, International Lining Technology would like to revisit a project from 2011. Our company was hired to install more than 2 million square feet of 50 Mil LLDPE, Supergrip net and 50 Microspike at the Crazy Horse Landfill in Salinas, California. Our crew of more that 15 employees worked from June 2011 until the end of that year to ...

How Long Will Geomembrane Last?

by Agru America, Inc.  (Mar. 19, 2015)

Organizations choosing from among geomembrane products evaluate options based on vital factors including containment ability, stability, and chemical resistance. So it’s only natural that they should wonder how long they can expect their chosen geomembrane to last. The answer is a complicated one. Geosynthetics magazine has reported ...

Project of the Month: American Avenue Landfill

by International Lining Technology  (Jan. 20, 2015)

This month, International Lining Technology would like to feature the American Avenue landfill project in Kerman, California. Superintendent Dave Hartman and a crew of 11 started the project in August 2012 and completed it in December of the same year. They installed more than 2.1 million square feet of 60 mil HDPE, Geonet, Textile and Benotmat. ...

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 ...

Butyl Products Group increases staffing level by over 50%

by Butyl Products Group  (Jan. 30, 2015)

Billericay based Butyl Products Group recently acquired the assets and goodwill of Landline Limited making them one of the UK’s foremost liquid containment solution specialists, with more industry experience than any other manufacturer and installer throughout Europe.  “We’re absolutely delighted to be able to welcome ...

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 ...

Dam covers `Boyuk Shore Lake` Azerbeidzjan

by Genap B.V.  (Nov. 12, 2014)

In the summer of 2015 the capital city of Baku, Azerbeidzjan, will be hosting the first ever to be held European Games. One of the venues is a new Olympic Stadium which is being built along the shores of Boyuk Shor Lake. The water and soil of the Boyuk Shore Lake suffers from dramatic pollution caused by waste of the petrochemcial industries ...

Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

by ASTM International  (Jul. 26, 2014)

A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated stormwater entering local drains. WK45326, Specification for Stormwater Catch Basin Filter, will aid community developments, sports facilities, fairgrounds, stadiums and factories in complying with U.S. Environmental Protection ...

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