Book your Geosynthetics Conference 2021 booth today

May 19, 2020

The show floor is filling up fast! Act now and reserve your booth space for Geosynthetics Conference 2021 taking place Feb. 21–24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo., USA. Geosynthetics Conference 2021 will be colocated with IECA’s Annual Conference and Expo. The last time IFAI and IECA colocated more than 3,000 participants were brought

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GSI issues request-for-proposals for graduate student fellowships

May 18, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) announces a worldwide request-for-proposals (RFP) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects. There will be several awards given, each for $5,000. Emphasis will be placed on relevant topics of interest and/or concern to the geosynthetics community. The proposals must be submitted in the following four-page

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GSI to host webinar on geotextile filters

May 12, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geotextile Filters: Concerns and Issues,” on May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. It is roughly estimated that geotextiles have

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Geosynthetics Conference 2021 call for proposals and abstracts now open

May 11, 2020

Proposals and abstracts are now being accepted for the Geosynthetics Conference 2021. Submissions can include short course, workshop, training lecture, technical session and panel discussion proposals, as well as abstract submissions for technical papers of all types. Submissions will be accepted through May 25, 2020.  The Geosynthetics Conference 2021 takes place Feb.

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Geomembrane wrinkles: Your challenges and solutions

May 11, 2020

Wrinkles are all too common when installing a new geomembrane. Small wrinkles can turn into cracks under pressure. That, in turn, can compromise the integrity of an entire geomembrane installation and cause a costly amount of damage. In this article, we take a closer look at why geomembrane wrinkles form

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