July 2017 Vol. 10

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

Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!

Curtis Barrier International to Distribute New Geocomposite Cementitious Lining Material (the Tiltex™ System)
Tiltex™ is a flexible geocomposite cementitious material that has uniformly placed cement & sand impregnation
within the geotextile fabric which after wetting sets to a 40MPa Concrete
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TB4oXIhNzSs

Huesker VideoCast on Geosynthetic Concrete Mattresses (Breaking News)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJsaUWre0Z0

Global P4P Seeking Qualified Engineers with Geosynthetic or Landfill Experience
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34018731

Quantifying the Influence of Geosynthetics on Pavement Performance (2017) Chapter: Final Report (Declassified)
https://www.nap.edu/read/24841/chapter/11

HUESKER Offering Free Webinar on Using Geocomposites to Conserve Irrigation Water (Breaking News)
August 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT by HUESKER geocomposites product manager Roy McClinton
Overview of various geocomposites used for the conveyance, containment and conservation of irrigation water, which can reduce costs and installation time.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-conservation-of-irrigation-water-webinar-august-17-tickets-36259834140

Solmax HDPE Liner Used on Colossal Salar Evaporation Pond Project (Installation rate: 20,000 m2/day for 30 days) (Breaking News)
https://www.solmax.com/en/technical-library/projects-references/sqm-salar-evaporation-ponds

Curtis Barrier International seeking HDPE Geomembrane Labourer, Welding Tech & Site Supervisors
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34022867

Dutch Geosynthetic Conference Announced (Breaking News)
https://www.waset.org/conference/2018/01/amsterdam/ICGAS

IGS UK Announces Symposium on Geosynthetics in Rail (Breaking News)
http://www.igs-uk.org/rail/

New Leak Monitoring System for Geomembranes (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2017108785A1.html

Icopal Patents New Bituminous Geomembrane (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP2762879B1.html

New Patent for Berm Idea to Increase the Capacity of Existing Landfills (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/9662692.html

New HDPE With Living Hinge Properties for Geomembranes Subject the Flex Cycles (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2017087131A1.html

Graphene Membrane Laminated to Porous Woven or Nonwoven Support (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/9656214.html

Vladimir Nosko Patents New Sensor System for Monitoring Integrity of Geomembranes (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2017/0138812.html

New Patent for Graphene Dispersion for Coating Geotextiles (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2016/0115293.html

EVOH gas barrier geomembranes Mr. Stelios Flouris, Product Manager Geomembranes, PLASTIKA KRITIS SA, Greece
https://www.amiplastics.com/Events/Resources/Programme/Waterproof%20Membranes%202017%20-%20Programme.pdf

Quality control in plastic welding Mr. Roland Beeler, Head of Business Line, LEISTER TECHNOLOGIES AG, Switzerland
https://www.amiplastics.com/Events/Resources/Programme/Waterproof%20Membranes%202017%20-%20Programme.pdf

Justification of application of new types of fastening of slopes of hydraulic engineering constructions
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2017/31/matecconf_rsp2017_00159.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.

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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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July 2017 Vol. 9

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The Role of HDPE Lined Ponds in Treating Water for the Oil and Gas Industry (Feature)
https://www.oilgasandmining.com/volume1/issue2/87-v1n2-nowak

SKAPS HYDROTEX Form Fabric For Canal Lining (New Product)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqaywkcVixE

Geosynthetic Lining Co seeking to secure a successfully funded B-BBEE equity partner (South Africa)
https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/industrials/2017-07-26-empowerment-partner-would-help-lift-psv-profit/

Geosynthetic Sand Containers – Terrafix® Soft Rock Bags
http://globalsynthetics.com.au/geosynthetic-sand-containers/terrafix-soft-rock-bags/

Geotest Seeking Geomembrane Technician – CQC/ELL Surveyor
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34002266

Characterization of Uniaxial Geogrid Pullout Mechanism for Calcareous Sand Backfill
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ahmad_Abdelmawla/596de5a04585152dd4ab5160/Characterization-of-uniaxial-geogrid-pullout-mechanism-for-calcareous-sand-backfill.pdf

Geosynthetic Companies to Exhibit at Flood Expo UK
http://www.thefloodexpo.co.uk/exhibitors/

Push for dredging not seawall to replace Geotextile Bags at Portsea
http://mpnews.com.au/2017/07/10/push-for-dredging-not-seawall-at-portsea/

Correlation between rheological and mechanical properties of black HDPE compounds – Effect of carbon black masterbatch
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohammad_Adibfar/publication/593f81e00f7e9bf167d567d8/Correlation-between-rheological-and-mechanical-properties-of-black-PE100-compounds-Effect-of-carbon-black-masterbatch.pdf

Performance and durability aspects related to the use of Geosynthetics in capping systems 
by D. Cazzuffi, D. Gioffré, P. G. Recalcati (IT)
http://www.sardiniasymposium.it/public/documents/Programme/S17-Preliminary%20Programme%20july%2020.pdf

Geomembrane Integrity Surveys – Difference between US and EU concepts 
by V. Hruby, S. Barrie (SK)
http://www.sardiniasymposium.it/public/documents/Programme/S17-Preliminary%20Programme%20july%2020.pdf

Experimental Evaluation of Strain Concentrations in HDPE Geomembranes due to Scratches
by J. Andresen, E. Kavazanjian (US)
http://www.sardiniasymposium.it/public/documents/Programme/S17-Preliminary%20Programme%20july%2020.pdf

Landfilling of engineered nanomaterial (ENM) containing products: potential ENG-geomembrane interactions
by N.D. Berge, J.R.V. Flora, G. Brar, A. Alsharaballi, C.E. Pierce (US)
http://www.sardiniasymposium.it/public/documents/Programme/S17-Preliminary%20Programme%20july%2020.pdf

Evaluation of Geomembrane Biodigesters to Treat Organic Residuals
http://revistas.reduc.edu.cu/index.php/agrisost/article/view/1894

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/

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July 2017 Vol. 8

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How to Specify Cushion Geotextiles for Geomembrane Protection by Marc Amtsberg (Geofabrics)
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/specifying-cushion-geotextiles

SIKA Invests in Russia for PVC Geomembrane Production
http://www.polimerica.it/articolo.asp?id=18449

Global Synthetics Latest News – Keeping Slopes in Check
http://globalsynthetics.com.au/keeping-slopes-check/

Imagine Intelligent Materials (IIM) Reach Semi-Finals of Australia Technologies Competition with Graphene Coated Geotextiles
Imagine Intelligent Materials develops functionalised graphene coating for geotextiles to locate leaks from very small holes in linings used for tailings dams.
http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/73a95a_6f8c5fbe1beb4a6e8cc13699f0021754.pdf

Golder Associates Seeking Civil Geotechnical Engineer with Experience in Landfill Design and Liner Deployment
https://www.seek.com.au/job/33960742

New Tender – GRAFTON REGIONAL LANDFILL CELL 4A CIVIL CONSTRUCTION AND CELL LINER INSTALLATION
Closing date: 3.00 pm Wednesday 16 August 2017
https://www.tenderlink.com/clarence/?&tenderer=2744.579&alltenders&asemin

The Tale of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner that Failed to Hydrate (By Professor Malek Bouazza in Hong Kong)
http://www.ce.ust.hk/Web/EventDetail.aspx?EventId=571

Fibertex Offers Solution for Coastal Erosion Protection on North Coast
http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-solution-provides-protection-on-north-coast-2017-07-21/rep_id:4136

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Testing now Providing Over a Hundred Different ISO Accredited Tests on Geosynthetics
http://www.excelplas.com/

Analytical Model for Vapour-Phase VOCs Diffusion in Layered Landfill Composite Cover Systems
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2016-0293#.WXK4P9OGMQ9

Seismic Behavior of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil (GRS) Bridge Abutments with Concrete Block Facing—an Analytical Study
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-017-0041-y

Behavior of Geosynthetic Reinforcement to Prevent the Total Collapse on the Event of Sinkhole Formation
http://www.dbpia.co.kr/Journal/ArticleDetail/NODE07200360

Study on Geosynthetic Reinforced Stone Column with Soft & Stiff Clay
https://www.irjet.net/archives/V4/i7/IRJET-V4I7155.pdf

Geotextile Shore Sock System for Erosion Control
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLQoE5KnCbA

HUESKER Offers Webinar on Geosynthetic Embankments on Soft Soil
http://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/07/20/huesker-offers-webinar-on-geosynthetic-embankments-on-soft-soil/

🔔 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.
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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July 2017 Vol. 7

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BHP to invest A$350m in Olympic Dam
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-invests-a350m-in-olympic-dam-2017-07-19

Bizarre Amazon Patent will Require Geomembrane Lined ‘Warehouses’
https://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/news/amazon-patents-design-for-underwater-warehouses/

Geoweb Bringing Stability to an Unstable World
http://www.prestogeo.com/blog/bringing-stability-to-an-unstable-world/

Construction of Container Storage Yard with StrataWeb® Geocells at Port Facility
http://www.strataindia.com/All_Cargo_Casestudy.html

Chinese Apply for US Patent for Make Cofferdams Using Concrete Structures with Composite Geomembranes
https://www.google.com/patents/US20170198451

3D Printing of Model Geogrids (Breakthrough Research)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114417300808

Fabtech seeking Project Engineer for Geomembrane Projects
https://www.seek.com.au/job/33913776

Observations of Field Condition of an Exposed Geosynthetic Liner System
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-4077-1_23

The effect of geotextile reinforcement and prefabricated vertical drains (PVD) on the stability and settlement of embankments
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114417300754

New Patent on Geosynthetic Erosion Protection Pads 
https://www.google.com/patents/US9702106

Soil Structure Interaction Studies with Use of Geosynthetics in Soils Beneath Footings (New)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-61905-7_8

US Army Engineer Research and Development Center Publish Report on Biodegradable Geotube Testing Project (Declassifed)
http://www.dtic.mil/docs/citations/AD1025144

Direct Shear Testing of Sand – Geotextile Interfaces (New)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-63570-5_1

🔔 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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July 2017 Vol. 6

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New Podcast – George Koerner on Exposed Geomembrane Performance (Just Released!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf9vSNbGGA8

New Webinar – Missteps That Could Result in Poor Geomembrane Performance
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8849590143140176386

Experimental Evaluation of HDPE Geomembrane Seam Strain Concentrations (New Research)
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/full/10.1680/jgein.17.00005

Problems and solutions for GCLs used in waste containment facilities: temperature concerns and polymer treatment related to GCLs used in waste containment areas
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/TSwOhVfaYGX6EIH/download

Study on Hydraulic Conductivity and self-healing properties of geotextile clay liners used in landfills
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479717306795

Polyfabrics GCL Specified for WA Project
https://www.cambridge.wa.gov.au/files/assets/public/documents-and-files/aaa-agenda-and-minutes/2017/attachments/07/cr-item-attachments-july-2017.pdf

Concrete Canvas Rolls Out in Italy
http://www.stradeeautostrade.it/materie/gccm-geosynthetic-cementitious-composite-mat/

Soil Structure Interaction Studies with Use of Geosynthetics in Soils Beneath Footings
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-61905-7_8

Melbourne Water WTP 25W Cover Renewal Project with White HDPE Geomembrane (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khlBc4RjSfg

Melbourne Water Project Geomembrane Installation Customer Testimonial (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83gKc1yOLrw

GSE Seeking Production Supervisor
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/398378352

Consideration of Geosynthetic Tension in Interpretation of Data from Inclined Plane Tests
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-63570-5_2

Kaytech’s bidim used in South Africa’s first manganese mine
http://ambriefonline.com/13365-2/

TechGrid PP Biaxial Geogrid Brochure – TechFab India
https://www.techfabindia.com/pdf/products/techgrid-pp-bixial/Techgrid%20PP%20Biaxial%20Geogrid.pdf

Global Challenges, Geosynthetic Solutions and Counting Carbon  By Professor Neil Dixon, Loughborough University
http://britishgeotech.org/3313-2/

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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.
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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