CETCO’s new RESISTEX Universal GCL Series unveiled

As a new class of polymer-modified geosynthetic clay liners (GCL) that will be added to CETCO’s existing RESISTEX GCL family, the RESISTEX Universal GCL series performs well against calcium chloride (CaCl2). CETCO can now offer customers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to address a wide spectrum of leachates. Designed to withstand medium- to high-strength leachates, [...]

By |2021-02-02T13:12:56-06:00February 2, 2021|

CETCO unveils RESISTEX Universal Geosynthetic Clay Liner series

At this year’s GeoAmericas 2020 Online conference, CETCO paid homage to the event’s motto, “Geosynthetics Solutions for a Fast-Changing World,” by introducing its innovative geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) line extension, the RESISTEX Universal GCL series.  As a new class of polymer-modified GCLs that will be added to CETCO’s existing RESISTEX GCL family, the RESISTEX Universal [...]

By |2020-11-11T11:00:39-06:00November 11, 2020|

Coated fabrics for secondary containment applications

The importance of environmental control In the U.S., dealing with environmentally hazardous liquids calls for conforming to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules, along with state and local requirements for secondary containment and under-dispenser containment. As part of your response plan in the event of a leak, contingencies are required for leak prevention and [...]

By |2020-03-30T16:07:20-05:00March 30, 2020|

CETCO launches BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner

CETCO, a leader in geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) manufacturing, has released the BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner, a new addition to the BENTOMAT product portfolio that uses proprietary, high-density needlepunching technology to generate superior peak shear strength properties for slope stability. The product is ideal for containment systems that exist in seismic areas and high [...]

By |2020-02-13T08:26:00-06:00February 13, 2020|

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions wins award for geosynthetic coal ash project in South Carolina

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) received the Project Management Institute (PMI) Award for Project Excellence at the PMI Professional Awards Gala held in Los Angeles, Calif. in October for work completed at the Savannah River Site (SRS) D-Area Ash Basin Project in South Carolina. The prestigious award recognizes global, large and complex projects that deliver [...]

By |2018-10-22T08:24:18-05:00October 22, 2018|

Owens Corning to present webinar on geosynthetic leachate reduction

Owens Corning will host a free webinar “Geosynthetic Solutions for Waste Facility Leachate Reduction” on Oct. 11 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CDT. The webinar will be taught by Andy Durham, senior geosynthetics engineer with Owens Corning. Managing landfills and waste disposal sites is challenging, especially as environmental regulations seem to constantly change. Geosynthetic [...]

By |2018-10-08T14:44:48-05:00October 9, 2018|

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency updates geosynthetic liner guidelines for stormwater management

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Minnesota PCA) revised and released new geosynthetic liner guidelines for stormwater management in August. Example of an impermeable liner for a stormwater best management practice. Photograph courtesy of the Philadelphia Water (PWD) Stormwater Management Guidance Manual The guidelines specify where liners are required and where liners are recommended, [...]

By |2018-08-29T07:35:01-05:00August 30, 2018|

New ASTM International standard will help in construction with GCLs

A newly released ASTM International standard will help those who construct and install geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), which are used to help with containment for: Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy landfills coal combustion residual storage cells mining operations remediation and environmental protection projects The new standard (D8204) focuses on evaluating [...]

By |2018-08-02T11:17:02-05:00August 2, 2018|

QA/QC for geosynthetics in waste containment is focus of GSI course

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will host an online course entitled “Course 1: Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities,” Oct. 16–18, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT each day. Robert M. Koerner and George Koerner will teach the course. This is the first GSI [...]

By |2018-06-26T15:21:22-05:00June 26, 2018|
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