August 2017 Vol. 5

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Design, Construction And Drone Monitoring of a Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) Seawall [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/9QlJ9TlsSOIucbD/download

Proper Drainage and Venting of Geosynthetic Barrier Systems (NEW)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gPgnub3yy4

Cardno Seeking Geotechnician with Experience in Geomembranes and Geosynthetics
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34153214

Case Studies: Dredge and Land Reclamation, Anping Harbor, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC – ACE Geosynthetic
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/case-studies-dredge-and-land-reclamation-anping-harbor-tainan-taiwan-roc-ace-geosynthetics/

Case Studies: Geocells Solve Mining Deadline Dilemma – Kaytech Engineered Fabrics
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/case-studies-geocells-solve-mining-deadline-dilemma-kaytech-engineered-fabrics/

Case Studies: Subgrade Stabilization for Northwest Crane in Hectorville, OK – TenCate
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/case-studies-subgrade-stabilization-for-northwest-crane-in-hectorville-ok-tencate/

Geosynthetic Technologies for River Dredging
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCoqWR9sKgs

Protecting the Environment with Geosynthetics by Kerry Rowe (The 53rd Karl Terzaghi Lecture) 8th September 2017
http://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/faculty-of-engineering/civil/public/geotechnics/Kerry-Rowe-Seminar.pdf

Hydraulic, Chemical And Biological Coupling On Heavy Metals Transport Through Landfills Liners
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/319088364-Hydraulic-Chemical-and-Biological-Coupling-on-Heavy-Metals-Transport-Through-Landfills-Liners

Geosynthetic Wall Performance: Facing Pressure And Deformation (Declassified)
https://ntl.bts.gov/lib/62000/62200/62260/CDOT-2017-03.pdf

TenCate Uploads Drone Footage of its Mirafi Rsi Series Being Installed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGYL6Xg8DNc

New Sensor Technology for Safe Shale Gas Extraction
http://www.twi-global.com/news-events/news/2017-08-funding-secured-to-develop-new-sensor-technology-for-safe-shale-gas-extraction/

Crazy Proposal to Replace the Geotextile Groynes at the Mouth of the Maroochy River
https://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/river-mouth-aint-broke-so-dont-try-to-fix-it/3212549/

Noosa Council Mulls Erosion Mitigation Measures with Geotextile Containers
http://noosatoday.com.au/stories/2017-08-15/council-mulls-erosion-mitigation-measures/

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.

🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/corporate/company_details/12193/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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August 2017 Vol. 4

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New Book Published: “Waste Containment, Barriers, Remediation, and Sustainable Geoengineering”  Edited by Thomas L. Brandon and Richard J. Valentine;
http://ascelibrary.org/doi/book/10.1061/9780784480434

Geotextile Marine Structure: TenCate Geotube® GT1000M containers for Shoreline Protection (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7P9zq4s5b4

Breaking News – Federal Judge Orders Company to excavate and relocate the excavated coal ash waste to a geomembrane-lined impoundment to protect the states waters
http://www.power94.com/2017/08/07/httpwww-timesfreepress-comnewslocalstory2017jan23senior-housing-coming-altpark408873/

Australian Company Lion Civil Completes Re-capping of a 2 million cubic metre Landfill to EPA Standards
http://www.lioncivil.com.au/projects/

Condition Report on Existing Geotextile Groynes in QLD
A condition report on the geotextile groynes from ICM (International Coastal Management, the company that designed the groynes found they were still working
and doing the job they were designed to do and that the containers (bags) were sound and still had an 8-10 years working life still left in them.
Of the original 3500 geotextile bags only 5% required replacement.
https://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/rivermouth-could-be-fixed-for-just-200000/3211735/

Nornickel completes construction of new solid waste landfill 
http://www.industryeurope.net/Metals/Article/10825/Nornickel-completes-construction-of-new-solid-waste-landfill-at-Bystrinsky-Mining-and-Processing-Plant/OrangeNews.aspx

Graphene-Enhanced Geotextile Conference – Just 3 Days Left!!
http://imgne.com/event/internet-of-smart-materials-conference-2017/

Chatoyer Environmental seeking Business Development Manager for Geosynthetics
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/419440647

Strata Systems Launches Engineering Software Platform for GRS Geogrids – Design Software for Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls
https://www.geogrid.com/en-us/stratapro

Polymer-enhanced bentonite–sand to cover calcium-rich soil (NEW)
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.17.00001

Numerical analysis of shallow foundations on geogrid reinforced soil (NEW)
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/abs/2017/34/matecconf-ascm2017-06011/matecconf-ascm2017-06011.html

Flexural Behaviour of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Biaxial Geogrid
http://pnrsolution.org/Datacenter/Vol5/Issue4/10.pdf

Effect of Interface Soil Softening on Stability of Geocomposite Drainage Systems
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maidiana_Othman/links/597567eca6fdcc83488e8ed7/Effect-of-Interface-Soil-Softening-on-Stability-of-Geocomposite-Drainage-Systems.pdf

A Review on Geomembrane Characteristics and Application in Geotechnical Engineering
https://www.waset.org/abstracts/75603

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.

🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/corporate/company_details/12193/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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August 2017 Vol. 3

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NEW – Capping a Wastewater Sludge Lagoon with Geosynthetics (Breaking News) [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/JR3WMX0OfJGexot

Research Update on Geomembranes at Tailings Storage Facilities
http://www.klohn.com/blog/kcblog-research-update-geomembranes-tailings-storage-facilities/

Port Maintenance Operations by Geosynthetic Dewatering Tube (by Huesker) [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/CjIkf4w5S7geq2I

Affordable Coastal Protection in the Pacific Islands: Testing and design of alternative protection options for low-energy coastlines (WRL & Tonkin + Taylor) [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/k3XrKAdAd7xUZG9

Workshop Dutch Chapter: Playing with Geosynthetics VI: Earthquake Resistant Building with Geosynthetics
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/workshop-dutch-chapter-playing-with-geosynthetics-vi-earthquake-resistant-building-with-geosynthetics/

Use of Electrical Resistivity Tomography to Characterize Leachate Distribution in Landfills
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-017-9853-0

Pacific American Coal Ltd.  (ASX:PAK) decides to divest its 30% position in Imagine (Graphene Enhanced Geotextiles GEG)
http://www.minenportal.de/artikel.php?sid=209290&lang=en

Geofabrics Seeking Laboratory Technician (Jobs)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34114426

New Mini Dredgers Have Liner Protection Mechanism to Dredge HDPE-Lined Ponds Without Risking Damage to the Liner
http://minedredgingservices.com.au/how-we-can-help/

Floating Dredge System to Clean Up Pond, with Massive Geotextile Bags on Ensley Lane
https://shawneemissionpost.com/2017/08/09/65059-65059

Propex GeoSolutions Publish Geosynthetic Newsletter
http://propexglobal.com/portals/0/What’s%20New%20Uploads/PPX_Newsletter_Summer2017.pdf

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.

🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/corporate/company_details/12193/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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August 2017 Vol. 2

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Solmax Canada-Chile Business Ties Flourish With Free Trade Agreement
http://tradecommissioner.gc.ca/canadexport/0001723.aspx?lang=eng

Geosynthetic Lining System for Modern Waste Facilities – Experiences in Developing Asia by Boyd Ramsey [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Boyd_Ramsey/links/5859542c08aeffd7c4fd074c/Geosynthetic-Lining-System-for-Modern-Waste-Facilities-Experiences-in-Developing-Asia.pdf

Polyfabrics Publish White paper on Geosynthetics and Rail Applications
https://railway.kableintelligence.com/downloads/whitepapers/engineering/geosynthetics-rail-applications/

Final Cleanup Plan Approved for Asbestos Site – Plan calls for a capping method in which geotextile material would be placed over the asbestos
http://www.montgomerynews.com/amblergazette/news/final-cleanup-plan-approved-for-borit-asbestos-superfund-site-in/article_247f2c20-eecd-559a-86a8-39e0f63f40a6.html

New Tender from LENDLEASE ENGINEERING PTY LIMITED for the Northern Road & Bringelly Road – Stage 2 Upgrades – Geotextile Supply
https://www.tendersonline.com.au/TenderDetails.aspx?uid=489945

Leading Civil Consultancy is seeking a Civil Engineer to their environmental team to assist with the waste infrastructure projects.
What will the role involve?
* Design and spec of landfill cell, cap, leachate pond, sidewall liner).
* Report writing in accordance with industry standards
* Previous experience in earthworks construction and liner deployment will be highly regarded.
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34101068

Geosynthetics Safety Training Video 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H5_kzEaGLo

Seoul 2nd Geosynthetics Conference Announcement Final
http://www.11icg-seoul.org/data/11ICG_2nd_Announcement_Final.pdf

Factors Affecting Internal Erosion Of Geosynthetic Clay Liners Used In Fresh Water Reservoirs
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hakki_Oezhan/links/596e318aa6fdcc2416900e00/Factors-Affecting-Failure-by-Internal-Erosion-of-Geosynthetic-Clay-Liners-Used-in-Freshwater-Reservoirs.pdf

Robert Koerner Endorsement Letter for Boyd Ramsey
http://www.boydramseyconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/BR16606_Robert-Koerner-endorsement-letter.pdf

Mark Topp Endorsement Letter for Boyd Ramsey
http://www.boydramseyconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/BR16619_Mark_Topp-endorsement-letter.pdf

Whitmer Endorsement Letter for Boyd Ramsey
http://www.boydramseyconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/BR16610_Whitmer-endorsement-letter.pdf

Strata Advances Use of StrataWeb Technology for Damaged Roads
https://www.telegraphindia.com/pressrelease/prnw/62083/strata-advances-use-of-strataweb-technology-for-damaged-road.html

Geotextile Tube Assessment Using Hanging Bag Test Results of Dairy Sludge
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-017-0100-z

Concrete dams rehabilitation in terms of different problem using different type of membrane and geomembrane
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Orod_Zarrin/links/58a942734585150402f8de3d/Roller-Compacted-Concrete-Dams-Rehabilitation-in-Terms-of-Different-Problem.pdf

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.

🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/corporate/company_details/12193/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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August 2017 Vol. 1

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Brendan Swifte, Managing Director, Geofabrics Australasia to present on Conductive textiles – Smart and Intelligent Textiles Conference
Geofabrics first steps towards developing smart textiles for civil infrastructure
http://ttna.com.au/events/industry-information-session/

Geofabrics Seeking Laboratory Technician for Gold Coast Role
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34031445

Boyd Ramsey’s Feature Article on the Regulation of CCR in the United States: Geosynthetics and Barriers
http://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/08/01/part-1-the-regulation-of-ccr-in-the-united-states/

GSI offers webinar on Sand Drains, Wick Drains and Geotextile Sand Columns
http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org/webinar.htm

Germany’s Federal Institute for Materials Research (BAM) has made its Guidelines for the Certification of Protection Layers for Geomembranes in Landfill Sealing Systems in English
https://www.tes.bam.de/en/mitteilungen/abfallrecht/medien/protection_layer_certification_guidlines.pdf

West Coast Profiles Build Ravensthorpe Landfill
http://www.westcoastprofilers.com.au/portfolio/ravensthorpe-landfill/

Reclamation Project of a Brownfield Site Using Geosynthetics
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Antonio_Roberto_Oliveira/links/5826076b08ae5c0137eb96a7/Reclamation-project-of-a-Brownfield-site-at-Rio-de-Janeiro-State-Brazil.pdf

Use of Mixed Construction and Demolition Recycled Materials in Geosynthetic Reinforced Embankments
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40098-017-0254-6

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.

🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Labs 🔬 are a Corporate Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society)
http://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/corporate/company_details/12193/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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GBN™ (Geosynthetic Breaking News™)
GNAu™ (Geosynthetic News Australia™)
GNAf (Geosynthetic News Africa™)
GNC™ (Geosynthetic News China™)
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GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
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