June 2017 Vol. 16

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Landfill’s Costly Legacy –Many of Australia’s Old-style tips are Not Up to Scratch
VIC EPA admits Engineered Landfill Liners of a Certain Standard Were Not Compulsory in Australia Until 2004
http://wastemanagementreview.com.au/landfills-costly-legacy/

Detection of Leachate Contamination in Perth Landfill Base Soil using Electrical Resistivity Technique [PDF]
The electrical resistivity of landfill base soil changes when leachate infiltrates into the soil, due to leakage through the liner.
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/eHvKOOGQ0sFZiNd

GRI Publishes Full Directory of Geosynthetic Specifications, Guides and Practices
http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org/specs.htm

Innovative Landfill Heat Extraction System to Extend Geomembrane Liner Life
http://www.bridgetonlandfill.com/sites/default/files/docs/news_updates/Major-Reductions-in-Subsurface-Temperatures-Credited-to-Innovative-Heat-Extraction-System-060917.pdf

Bridgeton Landfill Announces Installation of Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH) Geomembrane Cover to Provide Odour Control
http://www.bridgetonlandfill.com/sites/default/files/docs/news_updates/Landfill-Team-Begins-North-Quarry-Liner-Installation-051917.pdf

Kaytech Publish Information Sheet for Geotextile Selection [PDF]
http://kaytech.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/bidim-geotextile-selection-sheet-IS-GNRL-0766-05_2017.pdf

NEW Repair Tape for Geomembranes (Adheres to HDPE)
http://www.frasers.com/news/double-sided-industrial-butyl-tape-offers-immediate-strong-bond-1498137742980

Impressive Just 40 Seconds to Pack a Roll of Geotextile or Geomembrane (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7_VhSRhCRM

ASTM Updates Standard for Laboratory Immersion Procedures for Evaluating the Chemical Resistance of Geosynthetics to Liquids
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D5322.htm

Geotextile Tube Update for Coastal Protection June 2017 (Declassified) [PDF]
http://sconsetbeach.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Nantucket-Coastal-Conference-Geotube-Update-Presentation.pdf

Juniper Ridge Landfill Liner Construction for New Cell Tour Video (New)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojmd5Ix95DU

More than 1,000m² Sealed Per Day – A Controllable Seal Made of Geosynthetics  (New)
http://www.naue.com/more-than-1000m%C2%B2-sealed-per-day-at-the-hohenwarte-ii-pump-storage-station-a-controllable-seal-made-of-geosynthetics/

Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Shawnigan Lake Soil Dumping Appeal  (Breaking News)
The company says there is a liner and a number of redundant safety systems to ensure contaminated soil is properly encapsulated
http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/other/supreme-court-of-canada-dismisses-shawnigan-lake-soil-dumping-appeal/ar-BBCYbyS

Gundle Geosynthetics to Exhibit at South Africa’s Largest Mining Exhibition
https://www.electramining.co.za/exhibitor-directory-details.php?id=1302

Gundle Geosynthetics Completes More than 3000 Geosynthetic Projects
http://www.gundlegeo.co.za/about-us/

Geotextile industry sees Innovative Automation in Packaging
http://frankbruhn.com/blog-news

Slope Stability with Geogrid – Video Tutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Li4sj_H0uQ

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

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June 2017 Vol. 15

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Review – Geomembrane Sealing Systems for Dams (Just Published)
http://paperity.org/p/80142236/geomembrane-sealing-systems-for-dams-icold-bulletin-135

Rare Photos of Early Geomembrane Installations from 1969-1971
https://www.butylproducts.co.uk/interesting-snippets-ex-employee/

Liner Installation on Coal-Ash Vertical Landfill Expansion Begins in Florida
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-starts-liner-installation-on-coal-ash-landfill-vertical-expansion-in-central-fl/

Vapi gets First Vertical Landfill Site of India
http://mijaaj.com/vapi-gets-first-vertical-landfill-site-india/

Civil Engineer is Terminating Potholes with a Tire-derived Geosynthetic-Cylinder Invention
http://www.coe.miami.edu/samuel-g-bonasso-62-is-terminating-potholes-around-the-world/

Stability Analysis of a Dikes constructed from Dredged Material and Coal Combustion Products [PDF]
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2017/05/e3sconf_eko2017_00017.pdf

Pennsylvania county files lawsuit over defective HDPE Lined landfill Leachate Storage
http://www.wastetodaymagazine.com/article/pennsylvania-county-files-lawsuit-over-defective-landfill-leachate/

Australian Seminars – Geosynthetic Technology in Water, Waste & Tunnelling
http://www.acigs.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/IGS-International-Officers-Visit-Flyer.pdf

Fabtech Seeking Project Engineer/Manager for South Australia
https://www.seek.com.au/job/33735103

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

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June 2017 Vol. 14

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GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics

Chevron Phillips Declares Force Majeure on HDPE Marlex Resin
http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20170315/NEWS/170319945/chevron-phillips-declares-force-majeure-on-hdpe

Western Australia Bans Future Uranium Mines
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/wa-officially-bans-uranium-mining-2017-06-20

Important Message from Concrete Canvas Ltd. (Breaking News)
Regarding the recent announcement of PTT (China)’s new website for Concrete Mat Cloth on the GNA newsletter. Concrete Canvas Ltd. wishes to clarify that photographs of installed materials shown on the PTT Concrete Mat Cloth website are in fact photographs of the Concrete Canvas® GCCM manufactured by Concrete Canvas Ltd. or manufactured by Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC. under license from Concrete Canvas Ltd. and are being used without permission and in breach of copyright.
Concrete Canvas Technology Ltd. and Concrete Canvas Ltd. are proprietors of a worldwide patent portfolio covering Concrete Canvas® GCCM, details of which can be found at the following URLs: http://bit.ly/2tnzS6b and http://bit.ly/2svIXcT.

Green Geosynthetics by Han Yong Jeon (SOUTH KOREA) [PDF]
https://juniperpublishers.com/jojms/pdf/JOJMS.MS.ID.555571.pdf

Contract for Supplying and Installing the Geomembrane Liner for Gold Project HLF and Associated Process Ponds has been Awarded
http://www.lydianinternational.co.uk/news/2017-news/367-

What Our Readers Are Saying – Feedback from GNA Readers Around the World
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🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

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This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
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June 2017 Vol. 13

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PTT Upgrades Concrete Mat Cloth Product by Reinforcing with a 3D Grid Fabric, to Improve Bending Strength and Compressive Strength
http://www.concretematcloth.com/pd.jsp?id=10&_pp=108_435

PTT Launches New Dedicated Website for Concrete Mat Cloth (CMC) Liner
http://www.concretematcloth.com/

Announcing the World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics (Breaking News)
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/35572588/announcing-the-worlds-leading-source-of-breaking-news-on-geosynthetics

GRI Publishes New Specification for Testing of Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVDs)
http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org/grispecs/gc16.pdf

Nosko Granted US Patent For Sensor System For Monitoring Integrity of Geomembranes [PDF]
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20170138812.pdf

Why Aquamate Use Non-Reinforced Polymeric Liners in Steel Water Tanks (Feature)
https://www.aquamate.com.au/rainwater-tanks/why-do-aquamate-use-non-reinforced-liners-in-their-steel-water-tanks/

Prof. Zornberg Reviews ‘Functions and Applications of Geosynthetics in Roadways’ [PDF]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877705817321720

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings (Lab News)
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a National Accredited Testing Laboratory our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

GEOFLEX™ Geocomposite Geomembrane  to Minimize the Risk of Uplift of Concrete Structures During Freeze-Thaw Cycles
It is designed with a nonwoven geotextile, made of 100% polypropylene fibers, laminated with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) membrane.
The non-woven geotextile side adheres to the concrete while the PVC face
http://innovex.ca/en/products/geomembranes/composite/

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil: From the Experimental to the Familiar (New Paper)
http://ascelibrary.org/doi/pdf/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0001674

Presto Geosystems Publish Geoweb Overview (June 2017)
http://www.prestogeo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/GW-Geoweb-overview.pdf

SRK Publish EIA on Capetown Landfill  (June 2017)
http://www.srk.co.za/sites/default/files/File/South-Africa/publicDocuments/Vissershoek/508446_Vissershok_North_Waste_Management_Licence_EIA_BID.pdf

A Study On The Bearing Capacity Of Shallow Foundations On Geosynthetic Reinforced Sand  [PDF]
http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/123/12785/pre-text.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Aluminium Oxide as a Filler to Enhance Properties of HDPE
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Koyejo_Oduola/publication/316551715

Application of Geosynthetic Material on Different Soils used in the Construction of Pavement [PDF]
http://www.imperialjournals.com/index.php/IJIR/article/view/4103/3928

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

🔔 GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
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June 2017 Vol. 12

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GNA – Latest & Breaking News in Geosynthetics (Providing Global Insights in Geosynthetics)

New York Testing Promising AquaDam™ Technology for Shoreline Protection
http://coastalnewstoday.com/new-york-new-york-is-testing-the-most-promising-technology-for-shoreline-protection/

AQUA DAM™ is a patented product that combines three tubes; two inner waterproof polyethylene tubes and a strong woven geotextile outer tube; and any available water.
The friction between the two inner tubes and the outer tube anchors the dam in place to form a non-rolling ‘wall’ of contained water.
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/06/13/cuomo-visit-flood-stricken-areas-again/391691001/

New Research

Heat Mitigation in Geosynthetic Composite Liners Exposed to Elevated Temperatures
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114417300602

Properties of Barrier Components in a Composite Cover after 14 Years of Service and Differential Settlement
http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0001744

New Projects

Jones Bros Civil Engineering Uses Innovative Concrete Canvas Product on Highways Scheme
http://www.jones-bros.com/jones-bros-civil-engineering-uses-innovative-concrete-product-highways-scheme/

HDPE Liner Technicians Needed for WA Project
https://www.seek.com.au/job/33666436

AECOM Seeking Senior Senior Waste Engineer with Experience in Landfill Cell Design
https://www.seek.com.au/job/33662043

Geotech Systems (NZ) Looking for Sales Estimator in Geosynthetics
http://www.trademe.co.nz/jobs/sales/sales-support/listing-1347521839.htm

Watershed Geo Announces the Addition of One of the Industrys Finest to its Team
http://www.newson6.com/story/35659589/watershed-geo-announces-the-addition-of-one-of-the-industrys-finest-to-its-team

Geotextile Mattresses Being Installed as Breakwaters at Bald Head Island Marina
http://stateportpilot.com/news/article_e77dd85e-5138-11e7-b4ee-cfc382e0c6a0.html

Geosynthetic Seawall Barriers Vandalized, Authorities Lodge Police Complaint
http://english.samajalive.in/post.php?ref=2122&post=geo-synthetic-seawall-barriers-vandalized-authoritiles-lodge-police-complaint

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

🔔 GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
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