Entries by Boyd Ramsey

Ramsey supports US DoE installation.

In early July, 2019 geosynthetic construction was completed on a solid waste disposal site located at a Department of Energy facility in the east central United States. While the specific site identification is confidential due to security reasons, this site is typical of those involved in the processing, production and waste disposal of nuclear materials […]

Ramsey attends Tunisia seminar

In late April, Boyd attended a one day geosynthetics seminar presented by the Association Tunisienne Géosynthétiques. The event was held in the capital of Tunis and drew over 100 attendees. This Tunisian organization is a prime candidate for development of a new IGS chapter, part of an IGS initiative to expand the IGS presence in […]

Ramsey completes China tour

Boyd Ramsey has recently completed a brief tour of China with lectures at technical events and Engineering Design Institutes and site visits in the interior of China.   The two-week tour covered several sites and cities and focused on new technological advances in geosynthetic barriers and installation methodologies and techniques.  The China market continues to lead […]

Boyd Ramsey lectures at Brisbane WMRR event.

Boyd Ramsey lectures at Australian Waste Management event In late March Boyd gave a set of three lectures at the Australian Landfill and Transfer Station conference held in Brisbane and sponsored by the Australian WMRR association. The talks covered advances in géomembrane barriers, new technologies in geosynthetic installation and a series of case histories, including […]

Boyd Ramsey attends 11th ICG in Seoul Korea

Boyd Ramsey attended the 11th International Congress on Geosynthetic held in Seoul, Korea in September.  The international conference, held every four years, was very well attended and also very busy.  In addition to the IGS Council meetings, Boyd presented two papers and chaired a technical session and the IGS Technical Committee on Barriers meeting.  At […]

Ramsey repeats at Ohio State Short Course

On April 19th, Boyd Ramsey again lectured at The Ohio State University. This was as a portion of a repeat of the Flexible Geomembrane Institute Short Course. The event was very well attended, with approximately 65 engineers, regulators, students and installers.