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2014-04-11 08:25:27

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/htlz9h/geosynthetics ) has announced the addition of the "Geosynthetics Market by Types, Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Geosynthetics are widely used in civil engineering, construction industries, environmental applications, and coastal engineering. They have...

2014-04-08 08:35:55

Alabama Engineering Firm to Deploy Apps for Field Data Collection, Construction Materials Testing, Quality Control and Report Delivery MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agile Frameworks, LLC, an independent software vendor (ISV) in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) vertical market, has signed a new client for its MetaField®, MetaField® Lab(TM), AgilePort® and AgileStamp® cloud-based solutions....

2014-04-07 23:24:28

Market Size - $4.1 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 10.5%, Market Trends – Increasing geotextile use in roads and erosion control. Visit - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/geotextiles-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The global market for Geotextiles is expected to reach USD 8.24 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increased focus on geotextiles and its applications in roadways and erosion prevention is...

California's Aging Levees Being Watched Over By NASA Radar
2014-04-02 14:04:08

Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory One morning in 2008, research scientist Cathleen Jones of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., was flying over the San Andreas fault near San Francisco, testing a new radar instrument built at JPL. As the plane banked to make a turn, she looked down to see the Sacramento River delta, a patchwork of low-lying lands crisscrossed by levees. Jones was using an instrument that can measure tiny movements of the ground on the...

2014-03-31 20:20:34

TAMPA, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WRS Infrastructure & Environment ("WRSIE") is pleased to announce that Charles W. Bartlett has joined as its Senior Vice President to lead the Civil Geotechnical Division. Charles has had a distinguished career working at Burns & McDonnell, Coastal Caisson Corporation, Bauer and most recently Malcolm Drilling Company. Charles has completed a wide variety of geotechnical construction projects in the Southeast including drilled...

2014-03-28 08:22:06

HOUSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Environmental, ("GSE" or the "Company") (OTCQB: GSEH), the leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, is excited to announce that its newest manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China has produced its first prime quality roll of liner. Construction began in January 2013 with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by municipal and provincial government...

Martian Water Clues From Groundwater Behavior On Earth
2014-03-18 08:59:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By studying the behavior of groundwater at different densities, a team of Australian scientists is hoping to help with the study of water on other planets, as well as water conservation strategies here on Earth. The team is currently working on the theory that groundwater runs faster whenever it contains salt, heat, radioactive waste or polluted fluids from landfills – all of which raise the water’s density and therefore the speed...

2014-03-14 08:27:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s29kfc/global ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Geosynthetics Market - Forecast to 2016" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Many countries are adopting geosynthetic products to construct road and bridges. Geosynthetics materials, especially geogrids and geotextiles, are used in road construction to...

2014-03-12 12:29:54

DUBLIN, Mar. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pgdqk5/global ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Geotextiles Market - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Natural geotextiles are used as temporary short-term reinforcements. The use of synthetic geotextiles in these applications is overly expensive and not feasible in...

2014-02-25 23:36:45

New line of vibratory tampers includes a wider range of models to better suit job-site requirements. Kewanee, Illinois (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 BOMAG’s new line of vibratory tampers includes a wider range of models that allows users to select a machine that best suits the requirements of a given job. The tampers combine low operating weights with superior compaction performance to optimize both productivity and ease of operation in applications such as trench construction, utility and...