Publishing opportunity: Geosynthetics experts invited to send case studies

Geosynthetics magazine is encouraging industry experts to submit innovative case studies and other news for publication consideration. Geosynthetics delivers technical information for engineers, specifiers, landscape architects, government agencies, academics and installers. This publishing opportunity is extended to geosynthetics experts who possess solutions and case study content that will help readers drive projects forward. The articles [...]

By |2020-11-04T08:25:18-06:00November 2, 2020|

Submit now for the Geosynthetics Premier Product Showcase in Geosynthetics magazine

The February/March 2021 issue of Geosynthetics magazine will include a look at new products and services. To participate, here is what you need to do: 1. Fill out the online form for each product/service (submit up to 3) at 2. Attach a product description/press release for each product/service. The form will ask you: What [...]

By |2020-11-19T08:32:36-06:00October 20, 2020|

Submit your product listings for the 2021 Geosynthetics Specifier’s Guide by Nov. 9

The Geosynthetics Specifier's Guide is the industry’s complete print and online product sourcing tool. Thousands of companies use this guide to purchase products within the geosynthetics market. ATA is offering you the opportunity to display your products in the 2021 Geosynthetics Specifier's Guide. Click on to get started. Submit by Nov. 9, 2020 Become an advertiser or a [...]

By |2020-10-19T11:21:20-05:00October 19, 2020|

Bob Koerner has devoted more than 40 years to geosynthetics industry

Koerner is the founding director (now director emeritus) of the Geosynthetic Institute. He has a list of accomplishments that is long and impressive—and he isn’t showing any signs of slowing down in his fervor to advance the field. Photo: Dennis Degnan. When Dr. Robert M. Koerner talks about geosynthetics, the cadence of his [...]

By |2016-10-01T00:00:10-05:00October 1, 2016|

Behind the curtain

The Crissy Field Drainage Improvement Project was undertaken to alleviate flooding problems upstream in the Crissy Field and Mason Street areas of San Francisco. The work had the potential not only to disrupt marine wildlife but its habitat as well. Photos: Elastec Geosynthetics make an impact in a large marine construction project near [...]

By |2016-01-01T00:00:44-06:00January 1, 2016|

Geosynthetic solutions

Combatting climate change and drought to provide drinking water from ocean water. By Pat Elliott Climate changes and drought have prompted major coastal cities in Australia, and worldwide, to construct desalination plants large enough to provide major populations with rainfall-independent sources of drinking water. In July 2009 the Australian state of Victoria signed a $3.5 [...]

By |2015-05-01T00:00:08-05:00May 1, 2015|

Safe enough to drink

A new cover for an old water reservoir provides a long-term solution. Last November, Newport Beach, Calif., completed a major water reservoir renovation project that it expects to solve the city’s decades-long water quality issues. The 22-acre Big Canyon Reservoir, constructed in 1958, would hold nearly 200 million gallons of potable water—enough to serve 70 [...]

By |2014-06-01T00:00:00-05:00June 1, 2014|

GMA’s Geosynthetics Market Report now available

Covering U.S. and Canada geosynthetics materials and manufacturing. A comprehensive review of all U.S. and Canada geosynthetics markets has been compiled by the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA). The Geosynthetics Market Report 2011–2012 is described in an April 4 ATA press release as “the most comprehensive and accurate [...]

By |2014-04-09T00:00:00-05:00April 9, 2014|

Potable and portable

Manufacturers tackle the world’s growing need for safe drinking water–after disasters, and before. When a chemical storage tank in West Virginia leaked this past January, 300,000 people were unable to drink water from their taps. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sent more than 367,000 gallons of water to the nine-county area; the local water [...]

By |2014-04-01T00:00:00-05:00April 1, 2014|
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