Search results for: geosynthetic

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  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 in Miami. This quadrennial regional conference from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) features 3.5 days of high-quality geotechnical and civil engineering short courses, technical sessions, panel discussions, training lectures, keynote addresses, and networking in a sold out international exhibit hall. […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Geosynthetics & Coast 2015, the Third International Workshop on Geosynthetics and Modern Materials in Coastal Protection and Related Applications, will be held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, from 2-4 December 2015. The workshop is being organized by Anahuac Mayab University and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Geosynthetics & Coasts 2015 will convene experts from […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Baltic Conference on Dredged Materials in Dike Construction will take place in Rostock / Hohe Düne, 10-11 April 2014. The conference is organised in the frame of the project DredgDikes in which the application of dredged materials in dike construction is investigated. There are a variety of research groups dealing with this topic […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Nashville District has completed work to repair a slope above the Cumberland River diversion channel in Loyall, Kentucky. The Corps of Engineers awarded the $3,921,775 Loyall Slide Repair contract February 13, 2019 to Kay & Kay Contracting, LLC, in London, Kentucky. Michael Lee, Nashville District project manager, said that […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), Technical Committee on Hydraulics, will host a committee meeting and Think Tank event to discuss three emerging technical topics. This discussion will bring together some of the top contributors in the geohydraulics community to strategize about the path forward on each subject, including considerations of technical consensus vs continuing technical […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The HUESKER Group, a Germany based manufacturer of geosynthetics and technical textiles, has just released a video about the Lake Sedlitz erosion protection project. This scheme involved works on a 1.500m long cliff erosion protection at the Lake Sedlitz, using SoilTain Coastal Protection Tubes – a registered trademark of HUESKER Synthetic GmbH. The main goal of the […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has won the Heritage Award at the 2016 Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards for their work on world heritage site Fountains Abbey. The ceremony, held at the New Dock Hall conference venue in Leeds, recognizes the very best companies, collaborations and projects sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACE Geosynthetics, a manufacturer of geosynthetic fabric and geosynthetic products, such as geogrid and geotextile, has just released a video about their ACETube® (Geotextile Tube) Dewatering System, that can make dredging faster and more efficient.  ACETube® is integrated with single or multiple pieces of high-strength and high permeability polypropylene or polyester synthetic fabric and is theoretically applicable […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second coastal erosion project in Mercury Bay has begun with a geotextile sandbag wall being built at Brophy’s Beach.  The geotextile bags are currently being dropped off on-site with a total of 660 to be used. The wall is expected to be finished by mid-December. A plan for landscaping work to follow is […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam is building its longest sea-crossing bridge, the Lach Huyen bridge, near the city of Haipong. In order to construct the bridge, two land reclamation strips have been created to serve as work platforms. The 4.1 km long platforms were built by using TenCate’s Geosynthetics. The 5.44 km long bridge, is set to open in February 2017 and will link […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dike as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea. The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Baltic Conference on Dredged Materials in Dike Construction will take place in Rostock / Hohe Düne, 10-11 April 2014. The conference is organised in the frame of the project DredgDikes in which the application of dredged materials in dike construction is investigated. There are a variety of research groups dealing with this topic […]

  • 4 November 2013

    An article from three Deltares employees entitled ‘Model experiments on piled embankments’ has been picked as the best article of 2012 in ‘Geotextiles and Geomembranes’, an authoritative journal of the International Geosynthetics Society. In their article the authors, Suzanne van Eekelen (Deltares), Adam Bezuijen (Deltares), Frits van Tol (Deltares) and Herman-Jaap Lodder (RPS) presented a […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contaminated soil and ground water at the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund site in Linden, New Jersey. The soil, ground water and sediment from a stream on the site were contaminated with mercury and other pollutants from previous industrial activities. Exposure to mercury can damage […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Anzali Port is a harbour town, near Rasht, on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast. (“Bandar” literally means “port.”) It is one of the most important seaports in northern Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and its surrounding lands. Tourist attractions include a clock tower called Manareh, the long harbour promenade, and the water-logged delta […]

  • 10 January 2012

    TenCate Geosynthetics Americas is selected by Parsons Engineering of New York as the sole source to supply TenCate Geotube® containers for the dredging project on Onondaga Lake, in the State of New York. This project is the largest geotextile tube project in the US and North America. As a result of over a century of […]