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La Moraleja Country Club Upgrades to HydroTurf™

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00December 9th, 2013|News/Blog|

The main advantages of HydroTurf™ are that it looks and feels like natural turf with the strength and performance of a hard armor revetment. Recently, Nicklaus Design Group benefited from these advantages at the La Moraleja Country Club just outside of Madrid, Spain.  They successfully installed HydroTurf™ for two different applications where they have had difficulty establishing [...]

Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00December 9th, 2013|News/Blog|

With the ClosureTurf™ System, landfill operators are containing a greater amount of emissions and odors while simultaneously slashing costs and producing a superior gas for energy projects. With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time [...]

Saufley Landfill Rainfall Event

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00October 10th, 2013|News/Blog|

On June 9, 2013 Saufley Field Road C&D Landfill experienced a rain event of an estimated 4.5 inches/hour for approximately one (1) hour.  The facility experienced some minor rilling as shown in the first photograph to the right. The aforementioned rain event was above the design standard of 4.0 inches/hour that is utilized for the design of [...]

ClosureTurf™ Goes Solar

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00October 8th, 2013|News/Blog|

The nature of the ClosureTurf™ System is that it provides an excellent environment for generating renewable energy through the incorporation of solar panel arrays.  The ClosureTurf™ geosynthetic cover system enables panels to operate in a clean setting free of dust, grass clippings, and potential damage from lawn mowing equipment providing a setting for the highest [...]

ClosureTurf™ Concludes the Saufley Landfill Saga

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00October 7th, 2013|News/Blog|

A long-awaited solution restores health and safety for neighborhoods of Escambia County After inheriting the remains of Saufley Landfill, a 23-acre landfill known for its potential dangers and environmental hazards, the County of Escambia was challenged to eliminate several issues related to the official closing and capping of the site.   Opened in 1990 and closed [...]

A True Green Closure

2018-10-22T20:44:33+00:00May 9th, 2013|News/Blog|

As a response to numerous failures and poor performance of environmental closures at landfills, engineers have looked at new approaches to establish a more physically stable and environmentally sound solution. Traditional landfills require large amounts of soil for their construction, and many experience on-going erosion and sedimentation issues. Traditional covers are highly reliant on trucking soils, [...]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Officially Closes Crazy Horse Canyon Landfill

2018-10-22T20:44:33+00:00May 1st, 2013|News/Blog|

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY OFFICIALLY CLOSES CRAZY HORSE CANYON LANDFILL The Landfill Industry’s First Large-Scale Implementation of ClosureTurf™ June 24, 2013, Atlanta, GA-  Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority Board President Fernando Armenta, Alternate Vice President Jyl Lutes, Chief Administrator Officer Patrick Mathews and several other state and local dignitaries cut the ceremonial ribbon last week to [...]

2011 Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Outstanding Achievement -Geosynthetic Projects

2018-10-22T20:44:33+00:00January 1st, 2011|Awards, Awards 2011|

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Outstanding Achievement -Geosynthetic Projects Timber Ridge Landfill Closure Outstanding Achievement Geosynthetic Project - Timber Ridge Landfill Closure Modern landfills operate under many federal and state regulations. Under the U.S. Environtmental Protection Agency (EPA) Title V, landfills must prevent the escape of methane gas emissions through the installation of [...]