Geomembranes News

  • Workshop Dutch Chapter: Playing with Geosynthetics VI: Earthquake Resistant Building with Geosynthetics

    The Dutch Chapter organized her sixth workshop on a sunny day in April, to share the knowledge about the use of geosynthetics in earthquake resistant building. Nearly forty creative souls from principles, contractors, engineering offices and knowledge institutes searched for earthquake resistant solutions using geosynthetics. After two speakers had provided some theoretical background, the ...

  • Solmax to exhibit at AEMA’S 122nd annual meeting

    Solmax will be attending the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA)’s 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses at the Nugget Casino Resort, Sparks/Reno, Nevada USA from December 5-9. Come visit us in Booth #308, our team will be happy to provide information and answer questions on our geosynthetics solutions, case study projects, expertise and technical ...


    By Solmax

  • International Lining Technology - Project of the Month: Mesquite Mine Pad 7

    This month’s project takes us to Brawley, California, for phase 3 of the Mesquite Mine Pad 7 project. International Lining Technology crews, including project superintendent Gilberto Mendoza, installed more than 2.8 million square feet of 80 mil LLDPE at the end of 2015. In addition to photos, we are using the latest in technology to provide aerial video of the job site. ...

  • Under water installation of Geosynthetic Clay Liners

    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 ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Progress Central Axis and N381 The Netherlands

    With the acquisition of the last contract N381 at the height of  KW1500 from contractor Gebr. vd Lee, Genap got all orders for geomembrane constructions in the route of the Central Axis and the N381 in Friesland The Netherlands. Altogether this represents 18 projects: underground geomembrane constructions, underpasses for railroads and aqueducts. The implementation period of both projects ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Project of the Month: Western Mesquite Pad

    This month, International Lining Technology is featuring one of our recently completed projects. Our 13-man crew spent a few months at the Western Mesquite Pad 7 in Brawley, California this year. From February until earlier this month, they installed more than 1.4 million square feet of Microspike and 674,775 square feet of 80 mil smooth. International Lining Technology is one of the ...

  • 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.

  • Central Axis

    The Central Axis Friesland running to south east of Leeuwarden in the north to Dokkum turns more and more Genap green. Of the issued traces North 1-3, Central 2-3 and South 1-3 the geomembrane constructions for the submerged roads, underpasses and ProRail ramps are all awarded to Genap. The extension of the Central Axis, the N381 from Drachten to the Drenthe border, colors Genap green too. Genap ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • GTI awarded structurally supported cover project in Golden State of California

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been awarded a structurally supported cover project in the Golden State of California. GTI’s structurally supported cover will span a contact tank, blocking sunlight to control chlorine loss and helping the municipality save on operation costs. It has been custom designed to retract in either direction for easy access to the contents of the tank. ...

  • Genap installs geomembrane in algae basin

    On the instructions of Meizon BV, Genap installed an algae growth stimulating geomembrane (Extreme, 0,75 mm, white) in the water lagoon of Yara, a producer of fertilizers in Sluiskil, Netherlands. The project concerns a two-year pilot in which algae should ensure that the wastewater is cleaner. On a daily basis the manufacturer uses about 600.000 litres of water, largely used in the products of ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Genap fits waterproof geomembrane lining to construction excavation

    On the instructions of civil contractor Dura Vermeer, Genap is producing geomembrane structures that will be immersed in two excavations on the N346 diversion at Houten. The purpose of these is to create a dry excavation so that the infrastructure can be built. The first geomembrane construction will be installed by mid-April. ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Viewpoints with Terry Bradshaw will feature GSE Environmental

    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 5:00 a.m. (MT). The show will highlight GSE's ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

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

    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 installed and managed the installation of projects ...

  • GSE Environmental Offers New Leak Location Textured Geomembrane Products

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, is pleased to announce the release of a new Leak Location geomembrane with a textured conductive bottom layer. This new combination of unique features provides engineers with increased shear ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • CETCO announces GCLs with New Engineered Clay Technologies

    New Technologies Provide Ultra-Low Permeability and Enhanced Chemical Resistance CETCO announces the release of three new product lines in the category of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs). The names of the new product lines are InterLoK, Resistex and Continuum. Each product features a unique engineered clay technology designed by the research and development team at CETCO to enhance the ...

  • ASTM D4439 - 11 Standard Terminology for Geosynthetics

    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 ...


    By ASTM International

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

    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 exhibit a detectable compressive yield ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7747 - 11 standard test method for determining integrity of seams produced using thermo-fusion methods for reinforced geomembranes by the strip tensile method

    The use of reinforced geomembranes as barrier materials has created a need for a standard test method to evaluate the quality of seams produced by thermo-fusion methods. This test method is used for quality control purposes and is intended to provide quality control and quality assurance personnel with data to evaluate seam quality. This standard arose from the need for a destructive test method ...


    By ASTM International

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

    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 quality control program prior to shipping. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Geomembrane Technologies Inc. introduces new cover design for round tanks

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. Introduces new biogas cover Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) announced today it has developed a new, state-of-the-art, structurally supported geomembrane cover system for use in capturing biogas for round tanks. GTI’s new innovation has just been implemented on a project in Delaware County, near Columbus, Ohio. The new design covers two 65 foot diameter round ...

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