Publishing opportunity: Geosynthetics experts invited to send case studies

November 2nd, 2020

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 […]

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Submit now for the Geosynthetics Premier Product Showcase in Geosynthetics magazine

October 20th, 2020

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  https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/showcase-submission/. 2. Attach a product description/press release for each product/service. The form will ask you: What […]

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

October 19th, 2020

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. IFAI is offering you the opportunity to display your products in the 2021 Geosynthetics Specifier's Guide. Click on https://www.ifai.com/buyers-guide/ to get started. Submit by Nov. 9, 2020 Become an advertiser or a […]

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IFAI update on Covid-19/Coronavirus preparedness from Geosynthetics Conference 2020: Case Studies

March 6th, 2020

We understand concerns about COVID-19/Coronavirus are top of mind, and we want to be as transparent as possible and share information about what we are doing to prepare for the Geosynthetics Conference: CASE STUDIES 2020 in North Charleston, SC USA. Many of our exhibitors will be onsite soon to setup for the show, and we […]

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Bob Koerner has devoted more than 40 years to geosynthetics industry

October 1st, 2016

When Dr. Robert M. Koerner talks about geosynthetics, the cadence of his speech quickens and the passion behind his words suggests that geotextiles, geosynthetic clay liners, geomembranes and geogrids (to name a few) could quite possibly be the most exciting materials civil engineers have at their disposal. As a leader in the field of geosynthetics, […]

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Behind the curtain

January 1st, 2016

Geosynthetics make an impact in a large marine construction project near the Golden Gate Bridge. Marine construction projects often come with a unique set of obstacles. In addition to the challenge of building stable structures in and under water, the environmental impact of construction must be limited. Creative and inventive methods for mitigating environmental contamination […]

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Geosynthetic solutions

May 1st, 2015

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 […]

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Safe enough to drink

June 1st, 2014

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 […]

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GMA’s Geosynthetics Market Report now available

April 9th, 2014

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 Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI). The Geosynthetics Market Report 2011–2012 is described in an April 4 IFAI press release as “the most comprehensive and […]

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Potable and portable

April 1st, 2014

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 […]

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