Where Geosynthetics Meet Mining Geotechnics: Part of the Mining Engineer's Toolbox
From enhancing stability to providing environmental containment, geosynthetic materials play an important role in mining projects and geotechnics in general. While often overlooked, advancements in geosynthetic...

Capping a Lagoon
A novel approach was taken to cost-effectively close a 4.86 ha unlined industrial wastewater sludge lagoon in North Carolina and reduce leachate production. A floating geosynthetic cover system gave crews...

As I See It: Why Not Use Geosynthetics?

Letters: To Use or Not Use Geosynthetics

Innovations in Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products: From Forests to Fibers
Over the last 50 years, many different types of geosynthetic rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have emerged, ranging from different structure types to different fiber types. Natural-fiber...

Geotextile Tube Dewatering
Geotextile tubes are made of high-strength, permeable geotextile that, when filled with a slurry, allow water to drain from the tubes while retaining the solids. They can be prefabricated...

National Usage of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil to Support Bridges
The Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS IBS) was developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) almost 20 years ago to help meet the demand for the next...

Evaluation of Vertica Retaining Wall Systems
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

Geo-Shanghai 2014
Proceedings of the Geo-Shanghai 2014 International Conference, held in Shanghai, China, May 26-28, 2014. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. These...

Evaluation of the KeySystem II Retaining Wall
By Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc. with TenCate Geosynthetics Geogrid Reinforcement
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

Minimizing Soil Erosion with Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products

Design, Analysis, and Failures of Geosynthetically Reinforced Retaining Walls and Steep Soil Slopes Short Course

The Past, Present, and Future of Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Structures

CoreBits: Allied Organizations—Design, Analysis, and Failures of Geosynthetically Reinforced Retaining Walls and Steep Soil Slopes Short Course; New Search Tool to Find ASFE Case Histories

CoreBits: Industry News — Important Information on the New NYC Building Code; Kimball Named Associate Director for Geology of USGS; Levees Reinforced with Geosynthetics Perform Well; VDOT Approves EarthTrac; Retired Airport Engineer Named Aviation Manger; TBE Group Brings Subsurface Utility Engineering to the UK; Peruvian Government Honors Wrights; Pennoni Recognized by NJ General Assembly; Call for Papers Deadline; TCLEE 2009 Conference Lifeline Earthquake Engineering in a Multi-Hazard Environment; Geosynthetics 2009

CoreBits: Allied Organizations — Geosynthetic Use is Highlighted at Hearing; GSI Announces RFP Call; Stress-Wave Theory to Piles Conference, September 8-10, 2008, Lisbon, Portugal; U.S. Geoscience Enrollments and Degrees Remain Steady in 2007; 2 New Publications Now Available; Track Flooding with New USGS Map; USGS Coalition Submits Testimony to House

A Design Theory for Compaction Grouting
(Originally published in Grouting, Soil Improvement, and Geosynthetics (Geotechnical Special Publication No. 30), 1992, 215-228.)...

CoreBits: Industry News — Special Report on Geosynthetics; IFAI Expo 2008 to be Promoted Internationally; Basham Joins FMSM Team; Save the Bay Center from IBP; Smartec SA Develops Structural Health Monitoring System; Texas A&M University Announces Lecture; GeoStructures Adds ASCE Members to Staff; Call for Abstracts: 15th Annual Great Lakes Geotechnical / Geoenvironmental Conference, May 9, 2008, Indianapolis, IN.

Corebits: Industry News — Senate Introduces Hurricane Research Bill; 2007 Fellowships for Women in Science Program; Geosynthetics 2007 January 16-19, 2007 Hilton Washington, Washington, D.C.; Call for Papers for the 6th International Conference on Case Histories in Geo-technical Engineering and Symposium in Honor of Professor James K. Mitchell; Research Pays Off – Assessing the Condition and Estimating the Longevity of Rock Reinforcement Systems; Nicholson Sees Immediate Benefits from Relationship with New Owner Soletanche Bachy

Corebits: G-I Board Announces 3 New Members; 5th Annual Geo Day; Geo-Frontiers 2005; Geo-Trans 2004; Delwyn G. Fredlund, P.E. Ph.D. Selected as 2005 Karl Terzaghi Lecturer; 2004 ASCE Election Results; Members in the News; In Memoriam (Kandiah Arulanandan); Immediate Action Needed to Protect Public from Unsafe Dam; North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) Strategic Planning Retreat; Geosynthetic Research Institute (GSI) Announced 2005 Winter Courses; ASFE Unveils New Web Site; ADSC Conference on QA/QC and Verification for Drilled Shafts, Anchors and Micropiles; Transportation Research Board ITRB) Presents New Design Guideline; Use of Controlled Low-Strength Material as Abutment Backfill; Prof, William Van Impe Receives the De Beer Award

 

 

 

 

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