Geomembranes News

  • Hybrid Geocell Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

    A Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution was used in a new track foundation over weak expansive clays. This unique solution combines PRS-Neoweb geocells with a geogrid layer to reinforce the sub-ballast layer. Track alignment measurements showed zero degradation, thereby demonstrating the efficacy of the hybrid solution for rail and road soil stabilization and reinforcement applications. ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • A New Acquisition for Solmax

    Solmax Inc., a world leader in geomembrane manufacturing, announces the acquisition of the assets of Brawler Inc. These assets, located in Houston, Texas, will belong to the newly incorporated company, Solmax USA LLC. They must undergo a major upgrade in the months ahead to be able to operate to the quality standard required by customers used to doing business with the Solmax brand. Thanks to ...


    By Solmax

  • A Primer on Soil and Geosynthetic Filter Design for MSE Walls, from geosynthetica.net

    The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) releases White Papers as a way to share information across the industry. The most recent release focuses on geotextile filter design for MSE walls, and was featured on the geosynthetica.net website. Dr. Robert Koerner and ...


    By Nilex

  • 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

  • GTI’s Cover and Liner System Will Help Town Expand Anaerobic Sewer Lagoon

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been selected for a cover and liner project for the expansion of an anaerobic sewer lagoon. The project involves adding an extra pond to the town’s existing lagoon for sewage digestion in order to increase capacity. GTI has been contracted to design, fabricate, and install ...

  • Free Webinar: Optimization for Paved Roadways Online

     Road pavements can fail prematurely due to the lateral displacement and weakening of base course aggregate or asphalt fatigue. The structural strength provided by geosynthetics allow for the installation of thinner aggregate sections, reduced asphalt thickness, or the improved performance of conventionally designed structures. Join us for a free webinar November 10th at 10:00 ...


    By Nilex

  • GTI Partners with James River Treatment Plant for Third Project

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to once again be working with the James River Treatment Plant in Newport News, Virginia, USA, for continued odor control improvements. The James River Treatment Plant is in close proximity to houses and a neighborhood park, ...

  • Large Chemical Corporation Selects GTI Covers for Algae Control

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been chosen for a cover project that will help a large chemical corporation control algae at its facility based in Texas, USA. GTI will custom-design and fabricate four structurally supported cover systems for the plant’s ...

  • GeoAmericas 2016 around the corner

    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 ...

  • 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.

  • Geosynthetics for CCR Containment and Closure

    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 and surface impoundments under Subtitle D of the ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Project of the Month: Cummings Road Landfill

    This month, International Lining Technology is featuring one of our latest completed projects. Our team of 12 employees just finished installing 558,935 square feet of 60 Mil HDPE and 8-ounce Geotextile at the Cummings Road Landfill in Eureka, California. They started the project on July 15, and the project was completed less than two months later by September. International Lining ...

  • Agru America, Inc. Announces Managerial Changes

    Agru America, Inc. is pleased to announce two recent managerial changes. Melissa Grace will be assuming the role of Business Unit Manager for the company’s Fiber and Textiles Business Unit, and Chris Eichelberger’s role as VP-Technical Marketing will be expanded to include the oversight of technical marketing associated with the complete Geosynthetics product line, which will now ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Top seal Landfill Vlagheide The Netherlands

    Commissioned by contractor F.P.H. Ploegmakers (NL) the capping of landfill Vlagheide in Schijndel will be sealed by Genap with geomembrane constructions. Genap has a long history with the landfill because in the nineties we have already layed the under seal. The contract for Genap includes delivering and installing of approximately 235.000m² HDPE 2,00mm 2-sided structured plastic foil. In ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Booth and sponsorship opportunities available at GeoAmericas conference

    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, academic-related professionals, facility owners, ...

  • Tension Creep Testing in Geomembranes

    Creep, the tendency of materials to deform over time due to applied stresses, has been a focus of the geosynthetics industry since testing first began more than 25 years ago. Creep testing methods have evolved, but the accurate assessment of tension creep (along with transmissivity) remains essential to the product evaluations of organizations considering geomembrane/geocomposite drainage ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • 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.

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