October 2017 Vol. 1

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Concrete Canvas Rolls Out Through Asia  (New)
http://www.daenggroup.com.my/

Geosynthetic Institute Issues September 2017 Newsletter Report  (New)
http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org/news/sept2017.pdf

Tough Geocells for Use in Reservoirs and Landfills  (New)
http://toughcell.com/reservoirs-and-landfills/

New ASTM for Standard Guide for Specifying Drainage Geocomposites  (New)
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D7931.htm

New Antioxidants for HDPE Geomembranes Based on Carbon 60  (New)
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2017/ra/c7ra08764k

Venturex Resources Limited Planning HDPE lined Tailings Dam  (New)
Tailings are planned to be stored in a conventional valley fill dam, designed to meet Australian guidelines and includes a combined high-density polyethylene (“HDPE”) and compacted sub-base liner.
https://hotcopper.com.au/documentdownload?id=uOMxKKzFkiWRTLKhOROKAxjvTDYC5g28yxmZtu9rke92GA%3D%3D

Ensuring your Geosynthetic Sand Containers are Up to the Challenge
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/ensuring-your-geosynthetic-sand-containers-are-up-to-the-challenge

Benefits of Using Geosynthetics in Railway Lines – Mud Pumping
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/benefits-of-using-geosynthetics-in-railway-lines-mud-pumping

New TerraLock™ – Retaining Wall and Erosion Control System
TerraLock is made from a heavy duty geotextile fabric bag system and interlocking plate, it’s easy to install
http://www.terralock.com.au/

Fulton Hogan uses 2.5 mm thick Geocomposite PVC membrane Liner for NZ Canal Repair  (New)
https://www.brightwater.co.nz/portfolio-item/tekapo-canal-gravel-feeder/

Use of HDPE Geocells for Perpetual Infrastructure Projects  (New)
https://csengineermag.com/article/perpetual-infrastructure/

Desiccation of GCLs in Brine Ponds  (New)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ali_Ghavam-Nasiri/…/links/59c4b25aaca272c71bb4be03/Desiccation-of-GCLs-under-high-temperature-and-low-pressure-An-experimentally-validated-model.pdf

Controlling uplifting gas bubbles in exposed geomembrane-lined ponds  (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/01/part-1-controlling-uplifting-gas-bubbles-in-exposed-geomembrane-lined-ponds/

The Durability of Exposed Geomembrane Covers  (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/01/the-durability-of-exposed-geomembrane-covers/

Can a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane (GM) be welded to a PVC geomembrane?
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/01/gma-techline/

New patented technology is available to construct geosynthetic wrap-face vegetated (GWFV) retaining walls  (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/01/gwfv-walls-and-slopes/

New Landfill Cell Project is 9 acres of 60 mil DS textured liner and double-sided geocomposite all being installed on 2:1 slopes
http://comanco.com/blog/

Design and Construction Aspects of a Geocomposite System in a Dam  (New)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tiago_Dias/…/0912f4fa1b21ec9060000000/Design-and-construction-aspects-of-a-geocomposite-system-in-a-dam.pdf

Special Geocomposite for Landfill Capping on Steep Slopes  (New)
http://www.abg-geosynthetics.com/case-studies/landfill-capping-steep-slopes-swansea-uk

Tracktex™ High-Performance Multilayer Geocomposite for Rail Projects  (New)
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/rail_product_news/details/Contech-Engineered-Solutions-Tracktex-High-Performance-Geocomposite–52813

Application of Geocomposite Placed Beneath Ballast Bed to Improve Ballast Quality and Track Stability
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/236/1/012039/pdf

Maccaferri would like to announce the appointment of Scott Harvey, our new Geosynthetics Business Manager for UK & Ireland
Scott will be responsible for the ongoing generation of the geosynthetics market; a business area that delivers over €100 million in revenues for Maccaferri
https://nl.linkedin.com/company/maccaferri

WA Mining Proposal and Closure Plan for Low Impact Mining Operations
http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/Documents/Environment/Mining-Proposal-and-Closure-Plan-for-Low-Impact-Mining-Operations.pdf

New Hydro Project Requires Reservoir HDPE liner
https://arena.gov.au/assets/2017/09/Cultana-Pumped-Hydro-Project-_Public-FINAL-150917.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 Nationally 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!
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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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Polyfabrics Seeking Business Development Manager for Geosynthetic Projects
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34509982

New Tailings Dam Project – Marvel Loch Area seeking Operators
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34503864

Birds Eye View of Catastrophic Tailings Dam Breach in Brazil
https://www.ecowatch.com/birds-eye-view-of-catastrophic-toxic-mine-waste-spill-in-brazil-1891180652.html

Short Course in Geosynthetics for Civil Engineering Applications
https://csengineermag.com/fgi-short-course-geosynthetics-civil-engineering-applications/

Concrete Canvas  Used for Construction of a Pyrophoric Treatment Area in Saudi
http://www.oilandgasnewsworldwide.com/Article/43287/FOQSCO_uses_Concrete_Canvas_for_Aramco’s_Haradh_plant

Prof. Kerry Rowe & Australian Engineers Publish Finding on GCL Performance in Brine
Hydration and desiccation of geosynthetic clay liners in composite lining systems under brine pond conditions
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ali_Ghavam-Nasiri/…/links/59c4b1b20f7e9bd2c000f466/Hydration-and-desiccation-of-geosynthetic-clay-liners-in-composite-lining-systems-under-brine-pond-conditions-A-laboratory-investigation.pdf

Preventing and Dealing with Landfill Fires (Special Feature)
http://www.waste360.com/landfill-operations/preventing-and-dealing-landfill-fires

Geomembrane Industry Profile – Mr. Clark West 
Clark started in the flexible geomembrane industry in 1990 with National Seal Company as a field superintendent specializing in mine leach pads and ponds construction. In 1993 he was promoted to the Sales Division as the Sales Engineer for the Western Region moving to the position of Western Region Sales Manager in 1996. In 1999 through acquisitions Clark became an employee of the Serrot International company and served as the Western Region Sales Manager until 2002. He then started the Sierra Geosynthetics Incorporated liner installation company with partners.  In 2008 he joined Agru America as the Western Region Manager with the major responsibility of developing the mining industry market for them to coincide with their new manufacturing facility in Fernley, Nevada. Currently Clark holds the position of Mining Service and Marketing Manager working globally and has experience in all facets of the flexible membrane industry dealing with installation, sales and marketing.
https://www.miningamerica.org/2017-annual-meeting/

Analytical Modeling, Testing, and Comparison of 1-D, 2-D, and 3-D Dewatering Process with Geotextile Tubes
https://search.proquest.com/openview/c75035cd0337a368080059e237b661d3/1

Tensar Corp Launches The Road Show – Technical Seminars
http://web.tensarcorp.com/tensarcorpcom-a5h1u/pages/evvssz7jeeeagavxdxdrw.html

Tensor Patents New Geogrid with Multi Axis Ribs
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2017/0260700.html

New Patent for Improved GCLs
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/9758432.html

New Patent for Waste closure system that employs a low permeability membrane on top of a waste materials with ponded water on top of the low permeability membrane
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2017/0259310.html

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 Nationally 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.
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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.

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Geofabrics Now Formally Offering Conductive Geotextile (Bidim™ C)
https://www.geofabrics.co/products/bidim-c-range

Massive Lining Job on Tailings Dam at Duguld River Zinc Mine (Breaking News)
http://australianminingreview.com.au/mmg-dugald-river-think-zinc/

Golders Associates – Challenges Associated with Dewatering of Tailings [Paste 2017]
https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/d/1752_05_Gu/05_Gu.pdf

Golders Associates – Paste Technology – Not Just for Mining Anymore!  [Paste 2017]
https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/d/1752_26_Longo/26_Longo.pdf

Liquefying Damage of Mine Tailings Dams in Earthquakes [Paste 2017]
https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/d/1752_23_Cai/23_Cai.pdf

Goldsmith Civil and Environmental secures two new landfill cell and cap construction projects in North Melbourne and Geelong
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34491190

International Geomechanics Association Honors Patrick Fox Modeling in Landfill-compacted Clay Liner and Geosynthetic Clay Liner Systems
http://news.psu.edu/story/484668/2017/09/26/academics/international-geomechanics-association-honors-patrick-fox-two

George Koerner to deliver Koerner lecture at Geo-Carolinas (Breaking News)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/09/26/george-koerner-to-deliver-koerner-lecture-at-geo-carolinas/

GSI Offers Webinar on Failed MSE Walls with Geosynthetics (Breaking News)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/09/25/gsi-offers-webinar-on-failed-mse-walls-with-geosynthetics/

Surface Tailings Disposal Methods [Paste 2017]
https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/d/1752_24_Stejanek/24_Stejanek.pdf

Summerhills Lined Cell 9 Clears Way for Waste Evolution
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4945427/summerhills-cell-9-clears-way-for-waste-evolution/

Geosynthetic Protection for Buried Pipes Subjected to Surface Surcharge Loads
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-017-0109-3

Civil Site Supervision Needed for Geomembrane Liner Installation in Dalby/Miles
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34467049

Forest has been all but destroyed to make way for a large dam and tailings pond
http://neoskosmos.com/news/en/Greece-and-Australia-both-tangled-in-mining-investment-conundrums

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 Nationally 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.

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September 2017 Vol. 13

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Solmax Issues Warning Regarding Counterfeit Solmax Geomembranes
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/614ErOs3amSQEgt

Aeramix Showcases Carbon-Fibre Strengthening Project on Hume Highway
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za7eY6tEOCE

Doyin Adesokan, Solmax Technical Manager, answers your questions on the Dipole Survey Test for Geomembranes
https://www.solmax.com/en/blog/faq-dipole-survey-test-astm-d7007

Wyndham Landfill Piggy Back Proposal Rejected by EPA
http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/our-work/licences-and-approvals/public-participation/featured-applications/wyndham-landfill

EPA Workshop on Landfill Guidelines and Liner Specifications (Adelaide, 25th October 2017)
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/landfill-guidelines-epa-workshop-tickets-38067948258

Anglesea Landfill Cell 3D Liner Construction & 3C Sideliner Extension
https://www2.tenderlink.com/tenders/waste-landfill/

Landfills Illegally Bury Radioactive Waste from Oil & Gas
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/09/22/colorado-landfills-illegally-burying-radioactive-waste-oil-gas/

Closure Cap Modelling with MicroDrain™ Liner (Declassified)
http://sti.srs.gov/fulltext/SRNL-STI-2017-00488_R1.pdf

Layfield seeking Business Development Manager Experienced in Geomembranes
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/Corporate/Job-Postings/Business-Development-Manager-San-Diego.aspx

Layfield seeking Water & Wastewater Business Development Manager
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/Corporate/Job-Postings/Water-Wastewater-Business-Development-Manager.aspx

New Bulgar Landfill Proposal
http://www.observer-reporter.com/20170922/smith_supervisors_to_consider_new_bulger_landfill

Landfill Liner & Cover Performance Seminar (2018)
http://www.scsengineers.com/event/global-waste-management-symposium-2018/

Massive Geotubes for Sewage Lagoon Dewatering (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjwmjiFSW8Q

Testimonials and Recommendations on PRS Neoloy Geocells
https://www.prs-med.com/testimonials/

Application of Geocomposite Placed Beneath Ballast Bed to Improve Ballast Quality and Track Stability [PDF]
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/236/1/012039/pdf

Lithified Technologies LithTec™ Liner and LithTec™ Cap Offered as Competitive alternatives to bentonite and geosynthetic liners and traditional caps
http://www.lithifiedtechus.com/product-summary.html

EPA to Review Coal Ash Rule for Geomembrane Lined 
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/09/22/epa-to-review-2015-coal-ash-final-rule/

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 Nationally 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.

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Robotically Applied Polyurea on Geotextile Liners Creates New Markets
http://sprayfoammagazine.com/durable-patented-polyurea-liner-creates-new-markets/

New Polyurea-Coated Geotextiles Provide Seamless Containment
https://www.coatingsworld.com/contents/view_blog/2017-09-06/a-monolithic-approach-to-primary-and-secondary-containment/7892

TenCate Nicolon™ Geomembranes for Geotube Dewatering (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgvUYaW2Y5M

EPA Discovers Tear in Geomembrane Cap due to Hurricane Irma
https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-hurricane-maria-and-irma-recovery-update-september-20-2017

Civil Site Supervisor Required in Dalby/Miles Area for Geomembrane Installation
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34467049

List of Exhibitors Announced for GeoAfrica2017 Conference and Exhibition
http://geoafrica2017.com/liste-of-exhibitors-sponsors

New Course: QA/QC of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities (Training)
http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org/courses.htm

Latest News on Ostwald Bros Administration – OSTWALD Bros owes about $61m to some 537 creditors
https://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/financial-stress-for-firms-former-staff-as-61m-owe/3226743/

Benefits of Concrete Cloth™ for Rail Applications (New)
http://infrastructure.milliken.com/rail/

Thrace-Linq Expands US Geotextile Operations (Breaking News)
https://www.nonwovens-industry.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2017-09-21/thrace-linq-expands-sc-operations/

Heat Generation and Accumulation in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (New)
There have been reports of North American landfills that are experiencing temperatures in excess of 80 – 100°C.
These temperatures can have detrimental effects on the standard HDPE and LLDPE liners
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.est.7b01844

Geofabrics: Live Unload – 20′ Container with Rolls (Anvil Media)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUyRjNx5utE

Cirtec Publish Best Practice Guide for Using Geosynthetics for Erosion and Sediment Control (PDF)
http://www.cirtex.co.nz/2017/09/guide-erosion-sediment-control/

BAM Validates New Stress Cracking Test for HDPE
https://opus4.kobv.de/opus4-bam/frontdoor/index/index/docId/41885

Agru Publishes New Specifications for its Super Gripnet™ Liner
http://agruamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/DataSheet-SuperGripnet-LowDensity.pdf

New Geotextile with Steel Wool to Limit Rodent Burrowing into Canal Levees Wins Award
http://www.wvalways.com/story/36405676/bureau-of-reclamation-awards-20000-for-ideas-to-limit-rodents-from-burrowing-into-canals-levees-and-earthen-dam-embankments

Wyomi Geotextile Containers Hold Back the Tide and Waves But Only for So Long
http://www.coastalleader.com.au/story/4888672/wyomi-repair-support/

Interview with Strata Geosystems in India
http://www.textilevaluechain.com/index.php/interviews/item/1366-strata-is-geared-up-to-cater-the-growing-demands

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 Nationally 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.

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To subscribe, visit http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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