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Engineered Polymer Technologies (EPT), a division of Ronald Mark Associates, Inc., which was founded in Hillside, New Jersey, in 1974, has a primary goal of providing its customers with the highest quality flexible products by utilizing the latest polymer chemistry. EPT is a world class provider of supported and unsupported polymer sheeting and coating technologies. Through the use of proprietary extrusion coating processes, EPT can meet the exacting needs of various specifications and applications. These processes can provide supported and unsupported products ranging from 10 mil to 120 mil thickness in many commercially available polymer technologies. In addition to the wide thickness range, EPT has the ability to produce materials widths from 36” up to 120”. EPT has over 30 years of polymer processing experience, manufactures a wide range of extrusion coated industrial fabrics and utilize a wide range of Thermoplastic Polymers including PVC, KEE, TPU and TPO. For more information on Engineered Polymer Technologies or their products, please contact Ed Silva at esilva@epttech.com or visit their website at www.epttech.com.

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Water Applications Short Course in Greeley, CO

Best Practices for Water Containment & Conveyance

Attendees will gain a broad knowledge of the advantages of geosynthetics, what is required to properly design, specify, and construct with geosynthetics for the following water related applications:  (1) wastewater ponds, (2) floating covers for reservoirs, (3) water canals, (4) secondary containment, (5) decorative ponds, and (6) potable water.

Date:  Friday, September 19, 2014

Time:  7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location:  Island Grove Events Center, 425 N 15th Ave, Greeley, CO  80631

To register, please click here.

Tentative Agenda:

LENGTH   PRESENTATION TOPIC                   SPEAKER

7:30–8:00 am    Registration/Coffee

8:00–8:15          FGI Introduction, Activities, and Research Results…………………..…Tim Stark (U of Illinois)

8:15–8:30          Current Water Trends and Issues …………………………………… Phil Carter (City of Greeley)

8:30–9:00          Manufacturing Fabricated Geomembranes…………………………Gary Kolbasuk (Raven Ind.)

9:00–9:45          Fabrication & Installation ………………………..…………………… Stan Slifer (CDI Watersaver)

9:45–10:15        Leak Location with Fabricated Geomembranes………………..…Daren Laine (Leak Location)

10:15–10:30      Coffee/Networking

10:30–11:15      AWWA Guidelines and Floating Cover Designs…………….Bill Way (William Way Consulting)

11:15–12:00      Design & Construction of Water Storage Facilities…….Doug MacDonald (Aqua Engineering)

12:00–12:45      Lunch

12:45–1:00        Welding & Testing Workshop………………………………….……..………Steve Hobbs (Leister)

1:00–1:30          Canals, Decorative, & Irrigation Ponds……………………….………Pat Elliott (Colorado Lining)

1:30-2:00           Floating Cover Applications…………………………..Mike Neal & Shannon Goodrich (Layfield)

2:00–2:45          Case Histories………………………………………………………………………………………….tba

2:45–3:00          Summary and Questions………………………………………..……………Tim Stark (U of Illinois)

 Adjourn and Thank You for Attending

Miller Weldmaster Acquires Sinclair Equipment Product Lines

Miller Weldmaster, a leader in industrial fabric welding solutions and a e member of the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has expanded its business with the acquisition of the Triad Wedge Welder, Spec Wedge Welder, and Roof Welding Tool product lines from Sinclair Equipment Company.  Sinclair Equipment Company, has a been a global leader in manufacturing portable equipment for the industrial textile and roofing industry, and was also a member of the FGI.

For the complete article, please visit:  http://www.geosynthetica.net/miller-weldmaster-acquires-sinclair-equipment-product-lines/

Colorado Lining and Burke Industries Have Cover Article in Geosynthetics

The Australian state of Victoria recently completed a $3.5 billion desalination project.  The Victoria Desalination Plant (VDP) was designed to produce about 40 billion gallons of desalinated drinking water a year to Melbourne.  The VDP features the following:  29 buildings, including the reverse osmosis center; marine contruction, including intake and outlet structures; and a multi-layered floating cover and holding tank baffle system for potable water storage in two 150,000sf holding tanks.

For the complete article, please visit http://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/articles/0814_f2_australian_desalination.html