GSI Director Stepping Down

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George Koerner Announces he is Stepping Down as Director of Geosynthetics Institute (GSI)

TRI Expands into Europe


The Hidden Risks of Low-Cost Chinese-Made Geomembranes [PDF]

Solmax Biogas Cover Eliminates 23,000t of Annual CO2 Emissions (Waterlogic Project)
2mm HDPE Bio Cover Pro Black/Tan (non-reinforced) is a static level positive pressure cover

Technical Workshop on Reinforcement and Drainage in Soil Structures (25-27 June 2024)

Jwell Machinery Manufactures New 7m Geomembrane Line for Saudi Arabia

Just Over 1 Month to Go for GEOANZ#2 – Are You Prepared?

Microplastics in Landfill Leachate: Sources, Abundance, Characteristics, Remediation Approaches and Future Perspective

New Zealand Transport Agency Grants Certificate of Acceptance for Tensar Geogrids

Turkish Geomembrane Manufacturer Producing TPO Reinforced Geomembranes

Video- History of Geosynthetics – 40 Years of Saving the Earth by David Shercliff (ABG Ltd.)

Webinar – Reliability Analysis of Landfill Slopes – June 11, 2024


Exhumation of HDPE Geomembranes Exposed to the Weather for 10 years in Gold Mining Tailings [PDF]

Comparative Stability of Dam Body with Geomembrane Core Material using GeoStudio Application


Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Aggressive Solid Waste Leachates


Assessing the Impact of Non-Woven Geotextiles on Strengthening Expansive Soil


Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Warp-Knitted Polyester Geogrids Under Uniaxial and Biaxial Tensile Loading

Bearing Capacity and Reinforced Mechanisms of Horizontal–Vertical Geogrid in Foundations: PFC3D Study

Influence of Geosynthetic Reinforcement Geometrical Parameters on Load-Bearing Capacity of Sand: An Experimental Study


Experimental Investigation into the Behaviour of Geocell-Reinforced Bases under Freeze-Thaw Cycles

PET Bottles as a Sustainable Alternative to HDPE Geocells


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