Geosynthetics industry reports released

A slew of industry reports related to the geosynthetics industry were released in September. Several market-research companies looked at the health of the market globally and nationally, as well as spotting trends. One company analyzed the clay liner market. Global Geosynthetic Clay Liner Market Research Report 2016 Decision Databases analysts provided data on growth, industry […]

Geosynthetic clay liners provide high absorbency

Geosynthetic clay liners are key to many of International Lining Technology’s containment projects. This month, we explore the uses of this material or GCL for short. The product is a material where bentonite or other clay is bonded between two woven or nonwoven geotextiles to slow seepage. The primary uses are in landfills and fluid […]

Time to hit the geosynthetics books

As the new academic year begins, many students are hitting the books and so should we. During the past year, several books of note about geosynthetics were published. International Lining Technology looks into which ones are worth adding to your personal library. Geotextiles: From Design to Applications If you are looking for a comprehensive book […]

Summer geosynthetics reading list

We, here at International Lining Technology, can’t believe that it is almost summer. Our weather in Northern Nevada can’t decide if it is going to be 70 degrees and not a cloud to be seen for miles or several inches of snow on the mountain passes the next day. We are looking forward to the […]

Let’s explore high-density polyethylene or HDPE

International Lining Technology uses the highest quality geosynthetic materials on our containment projects. This month, we explore the uses of high-density polyethylene or HDPE for short. It is one of the more common plastics known on earth and varies in application including plastic bottles, geomembranes, pipes and plastic lumber. HDPE plastic liner is perfect for […]

5 reasons to get LinkedIn with the geosythetics community

International Lining Technology begins an occasional series exploring social media and geosynthetics. Social media has become prevalent in our personal lives, but it also can influence your career. LinkedIn is a social networking site focused on professionals. Aimed at making career connections and business related topics, many turn to this site to build their network. Here […]

Project of the Month: Rio Tinto

This month, International Lining Technology is featuring our recently completed project at the Rio Tinto mine in Elko, Nevada. A crew of four lined a channel with 82 rolls of GCL. They completed the job on Oct. 16. International Lining Technology is one of the nation’s leading geosynthetics and geomembrane contractors, and we offer pond, […]

New technology, 3-D printing could change geosynthetics industry

In recent weeks, several articles have crossed our desks about new material and technology that could turn the geosynthetics industry on its head. The potential of new material such as nanogeocomposites and 3-D printing could expand the uses and durability of geotextiles, geomembranes, waterproofing membranes and geosynthetic clay liners. Both of these articles can be […]

Time to enhance your geosynthetic installation skills

Today is the first day of school for many children in International Lining Technology’s hometown of Reno, Nevada. It also is good time to consider expanding our skill set and knowledge as geosynthetic applications and other related industries continue to evolve. We have highlighted three different courses that may enhance your career, and a few […]

Project of the Month: McClellan Air Force Base

We’re back after a few weeks hiatus, and we start back up with one of International Lining Technology’s latest projects at McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento, California. A 12-member crew installed more than 98,000 square feet of 60 & 80 mil HDPE, Geocomposite and Geotextile on the base. The job was completed in less […]