Geotextiles News

  • Albarrie Exhibits at the 2016 IFAI Expo in Charlotte, NC

    On October 19th – 21st, 2016 Albarrie headed down to Charlotte, North Carolina to exhibit at the 2016 IFAI Expo.  Unique products were featured from all divisions including: Air Filtration Fabrics & Services, Geotextiles, SorbWeb™ Plus, and Technical Nonwoven Fabrics. Visit our event page for a glimpse of which products ...


    By Albarrie Canada Limited

  • Pond liners and specialist installation projects

    The role of a pond liner is for the containment of water and can take the form of either a preformed pond design, a flexible synthetic or rubber liner, or concrete. There are pros and cons to all choices including a natural pond design. The pond liner chosen usually depends on design plans, surrounding landscape and budget. Russetts Development Ltd (RDL) are ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 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.

  • The Basics of Drainage Media Design

    In undertaking drainage design for soil-based cover systems, it’s vital to consider not just the thickness of the soil cover but also the soil cover permeability and drainage layer transmissivity. Drainage layer transmissivity is related to water flow through cover soil due to rainfall precipitation less surface runoff, soil water storage, and to a lesser extent, evapotranspiration (surface ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Meeting to cover cleanup plan for former nuke missile site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold a public meeting about a proposal to use vegetable oil to stimulate the growth of naturally occurring bacteria that would clean up groundwater at a former nuclear missile site. The project, expected to cost $36 million and take at least 200 years, is for the former Atlas D missile site 15 miles southeast of Cheyenne that was in service only for a few ...


    By Associated Press

  • Project profile: Intermountain Regional Landfill

    This month, International Lining Technology would like to feature a project we completed in Fairfield, Utah. The Intermountain Regional Landfill was one of our quicker projects. We completed it in less than a month in July 2014. It required 10 employees, and more than 210,000 square feet of reinforced and non-reinforced GCL, 60 Mil Textured and 12-ounce Geotextile was installed at the ...

  • Why EPDM tank liners are so effective at water storage containment

    Are you or your company looking to invest in a water storage tank for fire protection, irrigation or for potable water storage purposes? Or, are your existing galvanised storage tanks in need of a tank liner refurbishment? If so, here is an overview of why synthetic rubber tank liners are considered an economical and practical choice for preserving the longevity of the storage tank while also ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Sourcing the best water tank liners

    Water tank liners are part of water retention systems which are often overlooked. However, anyone who has a had a tank liner installed in their pressed steel, concrete or galvanised tank will know that without a flexible, durable liner supported by a protective underlay, your tank is left vulnerable to cracking or the onset of corrosion and ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Who’s Who of the Global Business Community to Converge on Vancouver

    Known worldwide for its stunning landscapes and livability, this month Vancouver is building on its growing reputation as a centre of action for the global business community with the return of the GLOBE Conference and Exposition, March 26-28, 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Thousands of the world’s most influential business professionals and organizations will spend three days ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Geotextiles and Geogrids Market in UAE and GCC Will Reach 182.5 Million By 2019 : Transparency Market Research

    Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Geotextiles and Geogrids Market in UAE and GCC - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," the GCC (excluding UAE) geogrids market was valued at USD 83.3 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 182.5 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2013 to 2019. In terms of volume, the ...


  • Super absorbing solutions at IDEA

    Technical Absorbents (TAL) will exhibit at the IDEA Nonwovens and Engineered Fabrics exhibition in April. The event, which takes place in Miami between 23-25 April will be the ideal opportunity for the Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) manufacturer to show how the company and its product range have progressed over the past few years.   In addition to its SAF technology, TAL will also be displaying ...


    By Technical Absorbents

  • Unique experiment with geotextile

    This is on behalf of Rivierenland Water Authority. Therefore, a  15 m wide and 0,5 m long GeoDetect filter and detection system, provided by Ten Cate, has been positioned vertically on the test dike. Over a period of one week, tests will be conducted to see if this approach can counteract piping. Sensors and water-pressure meters will be used for monitoring. GeoDetect was developed to detect ...


    By Deltares

  • Swinton Commercial Advice for Businesses: What to Do in the Event of a Flood

    UK business insurance broker Swinton Commercial is offering advice to businesses on minimising damage caused by flooding, after new reports show that unrelenting bad weather in Britain is costing UK businesses millions of pounds every day. A new report by the Association of British Insurers published last week revealed that flooding caused by recent freak UK weather is seeing insurance ...


    By Marketwire

  • Itronics Named a Medium Entrepreneurial Technology Company of the Year by NCET Technology Awards

    Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO) is pleased to announce that it has been named runner up Medium Entrepreneurial Technology Company of the Year in the upcoming NCET Technology Awards/Reno Gazette Journal Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Dr. John Whitney, founder and President, will be presented the award on February 16, 2012, at the awards dinner at the Eldorado Hotel Casino in Reno by Lieutenant ...


    By Itronics Inc.

  • 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

  • ASTM D7001 - 06(2011) standard specification for geocomposites for pavement edge drains and other high-flow applications

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers geocomposite drainage panels used in highway, turf, and other high volume subsurface drainage applications. These products consist of a geotextile wrapped around a polymer core. These products are a minimum of 25 mm (1 in.) thick and are available in 150 mm (6 in.), 300 mm (12 ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7701 - 11 standard test method for determining the flow rate of water and suspended solids from a geotextile bag

    This test method may be used as an aid to design geotextile container systems that contain fine-grained, high water content slurries such as dredged materials to meet special environmental or operational requirements. This test is often used to demonstrate the efficacy of geotextile dewatering to regulatory agencies in determining the amount of dredged material sediment passing through a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Erosion control conference

    From February 20-23, Granite Environmental, Inc. , will be getting down and dirty with erosion control at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. This local company, specializing in erosion and pollution control product solutions, will be attending the world’s largest soil and water event: The International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) 11th Annual Conference, Environmental ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

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