geosynthetic News

  • Industry News: Importance of protecting drinking water

    International Lining Technology would like to recognize other great work being done in the geosynthetics industry, particularly those who are making an effort to educate others about sustainability. BTL Liners is exploring the uses of reinforced polyethylene material as liner materials. We follow their blog and stumbled upon a great blog post from January about ...

  • ASTM D6244 - 06(2011) standard test method for vertical compression of geocomposite pavement panel drains

    The vertical compression test for geocomposite pavement panel drains is intended to simulate vertical, horizontal, and eccentric loading resulting from an applied vertical load. The results of the analyses, including vertical strain of the panels and core area change, may be used as an index test. The vertical compression test may be used to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tensar wins patent cases against Chinese infringers

    International ground stabilization specialist, Tensar®, has successfully defended  its TriAx® product range against several Chinese patent infringements. The TriAx geogrid – patented in many countries around the world by Tensar for  use in ground stabilization, road, rail and other applications – has received  numerous awards for innovation and achieved ...

  • ASTM D4595 - 11 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Geotextiles by the Wide-Width Strip Method

    The determination of the wide-width strip force − elongation properties of geotextiles provides design parameters for reinforcement type applications, for example design of reinforced embankments over soft subgrades, reinforced soil retaining walls, and reinforcement of slopes. When strength is not necessarily a design consideration, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Green Roof for waste water treatment plant

    The waste water treatment plant in the Csepel precint of the city of Budapest, Hungary, one of the largest and most advanced in its kind, which is being built within the ‘Living Danube' project for the health of the river is now protected by a high-performance green roof, using the properties of DuPont Typar geosynthetic to deliver long-term reliable functionality. "Living Danube" is an EU ...


  • Dam covers `Boyuk Shore Lake` Azerbeidzjan

    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 surrounding the lake. Before the opening of the Games ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Propex Introduces New 3-D Woven TRM at IECA 2007

    Chattanooga, Tennessee -- On February 13, Propex Geosynthetics introduced its newest Turf Reinforcement Mat (TRM), Landlok® 300, at the 2007 IECA tradeshow. Propex’s Landlok® Turf Reinforcement Mats are the industry’s most advanced solutions for applications requiring immediate, long-term erosion protection, vegetative reinforcement and water quality enhancement capabilities. Landlok 300 is ...

  • Propex’s R.A.C.E. Software Saves Designers Time and Money

    Chattanooga, Tennessee -– Propex’s state-of-the-art Roadways And Civil Engineering (R.A.C.E.) software gives transportation and consulting engineers access to the latest in design technology and can help them achieve typical savings of 15-30%. The FREE software features two design modules — Unpaved Roads and Flexible Pavement Design — and provides all the tools and resources needed to plan and ...

  • WRAP study shows reduced carbon, cost and landfill through innovative approach to civil engineering challenges

    Working with Capita Symonds to produce a new guidance report on the use of Geosystems in civil engineering, WRAP believes significant economic and environmental savings can be made through this creative approach. ‘Geosystems’ embody the innovative range of technologies, processes and materials which help enable the construction industry to reduce waste to landfill and reduce carbon emissions, by ...

  • How Long Will Geomembrane Last?

    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 “how all PE, whether HD or LLD, are not ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Maccaferri: local solutions to global issues

    The increasing complexity of climatic and environmental challenges require effective solutions in order to secure industrial facilities, infrastructure and agriculture. Demographic trends in world population will continue to rise further impacting scarce resources that are already costly and unevenly distributed across the planet. Administering policies to address such challenges will be a ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • International Success for Tensar’s TriAx™

    A YEAR since its launch, Tensar International’s innovative TriAx™ geogrid has won a hat trick of awards.Adding to its UK triumph at Civils 2007, where it was awarded the prestigious accolade of ‘Product of the Year’, TriAx has now scooped two further European wins just six months since the start of its international roll-out. Gold medals were achieved at the Brno International Building Fair – ...

  • PRESTIGIOUS IGS 2010 AWARD FOR TENSAR DEVELOPMENT

    Tensar International Corporation’s innovative TriAx™ geogrid, and the technical developments it represents, has won one of civil engineering’s most prestigious awards, from the International Geosynthetics Society. Tim Oliver, Tensar International Vice President Marketing, explains: “The IGS Award is all the more significant because it is presented for achievement in the ...

  • Puraflex - Hydrocarbon and Chemical Resistant Barrier Membrane

    Puraflex is a new chemical resistant barrier membrane material resistant to hydrocarbons and toxic industrial chemicals. Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd is a manufacturer of chemical protective clothing materials and membranes resistant to chemical and biological warfare agents. Developed specifically as a chemical barrier membrane, Puraflex’s patented technology ...

  • ARCADIS receives Groundwater Protection Award from National Ground Water Association

    The engineering, consulting, and management firm ARCADIS won an Outstanding Groundwater Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for outstanding science, engineering, and innovation in the area of protecting groundwater. The award will be presented in December at the 2013 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. This award recognizes ARCADIS’ ...

  • CETCO Remediation Technologies Acquires Distribution Rights for Tensar International’s Triton® Marine Mattress System

    Combining the efforts of two industry leaders in remediation technologies promises to provide increased value to the environmental remediation industry. CETCO Remediation Technologies proudly announces a signed agreement with Tensar International Corporation (TIC) granting exclusive distribution rights to the Triton® Marine Mattress System in the United States and Canada for subaqueous ...


    By CETCO

  • Sydney tar ponds agency tender issued for protective cap

    The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has released a tender for the construction of a protective cap over treated tar ponds sediment. "Today is good news for the people of Sydney," said Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services. "This tender for the Tar Ponds cap will lead to the reclamation of nearly 240 acres of land and a cleaner and more sustainable future for residents." It"s the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

    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 ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7737 - 11 standard test method for individual geogrid junction strength

    This index test method is to be used to determine the strength of an individual junction in a geogrid product. The test is performed in isolation, while in service the junction is typically confined. Thus the results from this test method are not anticipated to be related to design performance. The value of junction strength can be used for ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tensar Corporation Promotes Robert Vevoda to Chief Operating Officer

    Tensar Corporation, announced today Robert Vevoda has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this new position, Vevoda will be responsible for global manufacturing operations in addition to heading up commercial operations as President of Tensar International Corporation, the leader in geosynthetic soil reinforcement and stabilization. “With Bob’s experience and successes ...

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