Sustainable nonwovens for the construction industry

July 14th, 2020

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of everyday life. Geotechnical solutions have long contributed to working more sustainably in the construction industry. The geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE is taking the next logical step with a biodegradable nonwoven. Geotextile nonwovens for separation, filter, protection and drainage functions have been used successfully in many areas of […]

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GSI to host webinar on geotextile tubes

May 4th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, 鈥淎pplications and Design of Geotextile Tubes,鈥 on May 13, 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. Geotextile tubes are large, factory-fabricated textile tubes with multiple access ports […]

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Tenax presents GRAVEL LOCK, a composite for retaining gravel

March 20th, 2019

Italian company Tenax鈥檚 new product GRAVEL LOCK is a geocomposite made up of a cuspated, rolled high-density polyethylene geogrid coupled with a polypropylene nonwoven fabric. It is ideal for creating draining and stable gravel floors for pedestrian and vehicular passage, the shape in rolls and the reduced amount of gravel required for filling (less than […]

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GMA/IGS-NA to present webinar on geosynthetic-stabilized roads

November 2nd, 2018

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and IGS North America (IGS-NA) will sponsor a free webinar entitled 鈥淩ecent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads: Introduction and Mechanisms,鈥 on Dec. 4, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. Geotextiles, geogrids and geocells have been used widely in roadway stabilization works throughout the world. In this webinar, Dr. Jie Han will […]

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HUESKER to host webinar on GEC systems

October 8th, 2018

HUESKER will host a free webinar on geotextile encased columns (GEC) on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. EDT. Oliver Detert, Head of the Engineering Department at HUESKER, will lead the webinar. The geotextile sleeve allows the accommodation of high vertical loads by compensating for the lack of lateral support to the granular columns from the […]

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PLOSAB s.r.o. shows cutting open of TenCate geotextile tube in YouTube video

July 27th, 2018

PLOSAB s.r.o., based in the Czech Republic, has released a YouTube video showing the cutting open of geotextile tube drainage bags filled with predominantly organic sediment. The video was shot about a week after the filling of the TenCate Geotubes. The company has been offering a comprehensive range of floating dredger services since 2007, and […]

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GSI’s Robert M. Koerner to host webinar on geotextile filters

June 23rd, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled "Geotextile Filters: Concerns and Issues," on July 11, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Robert M. Koerner.聽This is the first GSI webinar for which all GMA member companies and their employees will receive discounted rates on webinar […]

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Cirtex video spotlights geotextiles in coastline protection

June 21st, 2018

Cirtex, in Kopu, Thames, New Zealand, released a video on June 19, 2018, that showcases geotextiles used for filtration and erosion protection in coastline seawalls. Narrated by Cirtex civil and geotechnical engineer Michael Sorensen, the three-minute video takes the camera down below the boulders in seawalls to examine both properly specified geotextiles and improperly specified […]

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Flowrox introduces all-in-one geotextile filtration and dewatering unit

June 18th, 2018

On June 11, 2018, Flowrox Oy, headquartered in Lappeenranta, Finland, launched the Flowrox Geobag鈩, an all-in-one roll-off geotextile filtration and dewatering unit that consists of Flowrox鈥檚 high-performance Packaged Pumping System鈩 and the company鈥檚 LPP-T transfer pump to ensure chemical dosing ability and high-performance pumping. The product is watertight with a drain valve that enables closed […]

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GSI to host webinar on geotextile tubes

June 11th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled 鈥淎pplications and Design of Geotextile Tubes,鈥 on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geotextile tubes are large factory-fabricated textile tubes with multiple access ports for introduction of infilled material, which is usually dredged and in slurry form. After an overview, a […]

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