February 2019 Vol. 7

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REE Uploads New Capability Statement
https://redearthengineering.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/REE-capstat-PAGES.pdf

GHD Report on New Tailings Storage Cell for Lithium Tailings (Declassified)
https://www.der.wa.gov.au/images/documents/our-work/licences-and-works-approvals/Applications/W6212-2019-1ap1.pdf

New Patent on ‘Geotextile with Conductive Properties’
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/30/ee/c1/89fb75f5acaf36/US20190040548A1.pdf

Tensile and Puncture Behaviour of Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359836818339763#!

Static Liquefaction and Strength Loss in Tailings Dams
https://www.klohn.com/blog/static-liquefaction-strength-loss-tailings-dams/

Brazil Bans Tailing Dams After Mine Waste Disaster
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/brazil-bans-tailing-dams-after-mine-waste-disaster-xwzv53cvn

Manufactured Disaster: How Brazil’s Dam Collapse Should Have Been Avoided
https://www.engineering.com/BIM/ArticleID/18557/Manufactured-Disaster-How-Brazils-Dam-Collapse-Should-Have-Been-Avoided.aspx

INDUS Showcase Tailings Dam Experience
https://www.induscm.com.au/CapabilityStatements/Indus_CapabilityStatement_A4_Civil.pdf

Geotest Seeking Geomembrane Plastic Welders
https://www.seek.com.au/job/38319072?searchrequesttoken=33adc06c-8c66-41fd-9696-95942b6b772b&type=promoted

Curtis Barrier International seeking Full Time Welding Technicians
Project Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tclqYQvUtWs
Email CV’s – enquiries@curtisbarrierintl.com or call 0411 987 531

Kaytech’s RockGrid™ PC and Bidim™, which were used as Geosynthetic Wraparound Reinforced Shoring for In-line Construction on New Road
https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-13dcd2626f

“We Must Work Together to Prevent New Tailings Dam Disasters”
– https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/02/10/must-work-together-prevent-new-dam-disaster/
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/YYPuRXLnW8AZyS6

Golder Associates Appointed to Conduct Review on Tailings Dams Management
http://revistaoe.com.br/icmm-members-adopt-new-measures-to-prevent-future-tailings-dam-failures/

Conceptual Cost Comparison of Alternative Tailings Disposal Strategies in Western Australia
http://revistaminerios.com.br/a-conceptual-cost-comparison/

Extraordinary Press Release on Tailings Storage Safety (Market Sensitive)
http://www.antofagasta.co.uk/media/3468/declaration-tailings-dam-20190205-v2.pdf

Opportunities to be Included in 2019 Geosynthetics Guide (contact jboone@v1-media.com)
https://informedinfrastructure.com/45668/specification-section-2019-erosion-control-and-geosynthetics-guide/

Fibertex SA Working on a Project to Supply of More than 12,000 Geosynthetic Sand Container (GSC) Bags
http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-solution-used-for-retaining-walls-2019-02-15

ASCE Geo-Institute Webinar “A Data Base and Recommendations on 320 Failed MSE Walls with Geosynthetic Reinforcement”
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efydb2tiba9a9b68&llr=yonzmehab

Utilization of Large-Scale Rolling-Wheel Tester to Investigate the Stress Reduction in Pavement Layers Due to the Use of Geosynthetic Materials
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0361198119827909

Flood Mitigation of Mighty Phillipines River Using Geotube Barriers [PDF]
https://www.tencategeo.asia/media/556841d7-ea28-4dc7-9469-d39e7f7b14c9/yKvPoA/TenCate%20Geosynthetics/Documents%20ASIA/English/Case%20studies/
Almacen%20River%20Geotube%20Project%20Reference%20(for%20Philippines).pdf

A New Image-Based Technique for Measuring Pore Size Distribution of Nonwoven Geotextiles
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.19.00005

Hydrodynamic Conditions Near the Northern Shore of the Baltic Sea as a Basis of Geotextile Debris Transport Analysis
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8634862

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February 2019 Vol. 6

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Eight Vale Staff Arrested and $19 billion Wiped from Share Price after Brazil Tailings Dam Burst
https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/world-economy/eight-vale-staff-arrested-and-19-billion-wiped-from-share-price-after-brazil-dam-burst/news-story/d7aff11c195fb69da04400c9ef1ffecd

Brazilian Mine Tragedy will not be the Last Tailings Dam Disaster (Reuters)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-ahome/brazilian-mine-tragedy-will-not-be-the-last-tailings-dam-disaster-andy-home-idUSKCN1Q405J

Trust in Tailings? Vale Dam Disaster Spurs Investors Into Action (Reuters)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-investors/trust-in-tailings-vale-dam-disaster-spurs-investors-into-action-idUSKCN1Q41PE

ExcelPlas Labs Offer Free Service for Testing and Characterizing Tailings (Elemental Analysis and Particle Size Distribution) (Special Offer)
http://www.excelplas.com/

Brazil Miner Vale Knew Its Tailings Dam Had Higher Risk of Collapse (Reuters)
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2019/02/12/517400.htm

Jaylon Awarded Contract for Geomembrane Installation for New Tailings Dam in the West
http://www.jaylon.com.au/geosynthetic-liners/latest-news/

Thrace Invests $9 million to Satisfy the Growing Demand for High-performance Geotextiles in North America
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/08/thrace-linq-completes-expansion-project/

Western GeoSystems’ Jung Now Represents DRAINTUBE™ in the Western U.S
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/11/western-geosystems-jung-now-represents-draintube-in-the-western-u-s/

Strata Geosystems Open State of the Art facility at India to become the Largest Producers of Geogrid in India
https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/strata-celebrates-grand-opening-of-new-manufacturing-facility-in-india-801966259.html

Protesters Say Landfill Leachate Threatens Snapper Breeding Ground
https://www.localmatters.co.nz/news/31225-protesters-say-landfill-leachate-threatens.html

State Regulators Required Landfill to Used a Stronger, Thicker Liner To The Existing One To Prevent Future Leaks
https://www.steamboatpilot.com/news/after-tense-discussion-routt-county-commissioners-and-milner-landfill-officials-agree-on-new-special-use-permit/

Sucking Up Tailings with a Remote Control Dredger
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/0WxoB0XNR5Ft9GO/download

Behavior Evaluation Of Geogrid-reinforced Ballast-subballast Interface Under Shear Condition
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114418300931

Tensar Patent Court Case Concludes
Transcript of hearing held at Montréal on 12-FEB-2019 received on 15-FEB-2019 Sent directly to presiding Judge Justice Manson 124 pages (including covering pages)
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13

TenCate Geosynthetics Asia Publishes Series of Installation Guidelines
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/Installation-Guidelines

Erosion problems of shore line and Countermeasures by Various Geomaterials [PDF]
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/14/matecconf_gccets2018_01010.pdf


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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).
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Tensar Patent Court Case Underway before The Honourable Mr. Justice Manson (Breaking News)
Court to hear the closing argument on February 18, 2019 from:
Mr. Bob Sotiriadis and Ms. Camille Aubin (514)987-8899 representing the Plaintiffs
Mr. Rob McDonald (780)917-5225 representing Defendant
Tensar’s expert is Prof.  Alan McGown author of the highly popular book ‘Performance of Reinforced Soil Structures’.
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13

Solmax Produce Stunning Corporate Video on ‘Doing the Groundwork’ with Geomembranes
https://www.solmax.com/en/about/about-solmax
Congratulations from GNA to Daniel Lim for starting a new positionas Regional Sales Director, APAC at Solmax

Layfield Geomembrane Presentation in Brisbane on Containment of Emerging Contaminants (12th March, 2019)
https://layfieldgroup.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=13f320e7b5ead1024ac95c3b208610db.581&s=8dc40de1f26f506ce50cbe227be6427b

Layfield Geomembrane Presentation in Melbourne on Containment of Emerging Contaminants (14th March, 2019)
https://layfieldgroup.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=11b921ef080f7736089c757404650e40.610&s=8dc40de1f26f506ce50cbe227be6427b

Mapping of Underground Leachate Distribution Based on Electrical Resistivity Tomography in a Landfill
https://search.proquest.com/openview/90b200f42e4e53459c114b7010a21524/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=2032646

Hydration Fluid and Field Exposure Effects on Moisture-Suction Response of Geosynthetic Clay Liners
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002011

ANDRITZ Showcases it Needlepunch line for Geotextile at Afitex (France) (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkWMLOK0cKo

REE Awarded Design of the World’s Largest Concentrated Brine Dam
https://redearthengineering.com.au/ree-awarded-design-of-the-worlds-largest-concentrated-brine-dam/

REE Proud Sponsors of the ACIGS Workshops Later This Month
https://redearthengineering.com.au/ree-proud-sponsor-of-acigs-workshop/

Geosynthetics in Transport Infrastructure on February 19 in Melbourne @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
https://www.acigs.org/event/2019-international-speakers-program-geosynthetics-in-transport-infrastructure/

South Africa Secugrid Geosynthetic Geogrid Reinforcement for Retaining Walls
https://www.transportandconstruction.co.za/2019/02/07/fibertex-sa-secugrid-geosynthetic-geogrid-reinforcement-for-retaining-walls/

EPA Decision on PFAS Coming Soon as Pressure Mounts
https://www.ecowatch.com/epa-decision-on-pfas-coming-soon-as-public-pressure-mounts-2628644160.html

Landfill Reverses Decision to Take Thousands of Tonnes of PFAS-Contaminated Soil
https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2019/01/31/n-j-landfill-reverses-decision-to-take-thousands-of-tons-of-contaminated-soil-from-pa-military-base/

Residents Seek Early Completion of Installation of Geotextile Tubes to Prevent Sea Erosion
Work on laying geotextile tubes as a shore protection measure in areas most affected by sea erosion has been stalled,
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/residents-seek-early-completion-of-work-to-check-sea-erosion/article26231533.ece


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• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
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.

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  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

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Breaking News 12 February 2019

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Press Release – Solmax-GSE becomes Solmax

An industry leader with the clout to reshape the geosynthetics industry

 

11 February, 2019 – Montreal, Canada. Solmax-GSE, now the world’s leading geosynthetics company, will henceforth be known as Solmax. The return to the Solmax name and brand follows the successful integration of the Solmax and GSE Environmental businesses to form a single strong global entity—one that will reshape the industry, says the company.

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• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
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.

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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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February 2019 Vol. 4

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Expert Evidence Key to Resolving Patent Infringement Issues in Montréal Court Case
TENSAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD is relying on the Plaintiff’s expert report of Prof. Alan McGown a Geogrid expert originally from the University of Strathclyde
While evidence of expert witness Dr. Phillip Choi (Rebuttal) is presented on behalf of Defendant (ENVIRO-PRO GEOSYNTHETICS LTD.)
Mr. Robert McDonald Partner of Bennett Jones LLP (E: mcdonaldr@bennettjones.com) is representing the Defendant.
Tensar International is taking Legal Action in Canada Against Enviro-Pro Geosynthetics Ltd for Infringement of the Tensar TriAx® Geogrid Patent
Tensar has Won Previous Patent Cases Against Chinese Geogrid Infringers
https://geoprac.net/2011/10/tensar-wins-patent-cases-against-chinese-infringers/

New Geomembrane Lined Caustic Bladder is Operational (Designed by REE with Geomembrane Testing by ExcelPlas)
https://redearthengineering.com.au/caustic-bladder-is-operational/

Presentation on Bituminous Geomembranes: Their Use in Military Contexts and Historical Perspectives
https://www.igs-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/IGS_UK_Flyer_Bituminous_Geomembranes_14May2019.pdf

Concrete Canvas £1.2 Million Expansion Creates 25 New Jobs
https://businessnewswales.com/welsh-firm-in-1-2-million-expansion-creating-25-new-jobs/

New Patent Uses a Plurality of Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) Sections to Build Engineered Structures
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20190024361A1/en

Australian Seminar on Geosynthetics in Mining (Last Seats Remaining)
Geosynthetics in heap leaching and tailings dams, including analysis of the Samarco dam failure
https://www.acigs.org/events/

QLD Government Updates Landfill Liner Regulations (Breaking News)
https://environment.des.qld.gov.au/assets/documents/regulation/pr-co-landfill.pdf

Chinese Researchers Develop Simplified Method to Calculate Breakthrough Time of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Liners
https://www.x-mol.com/paper/5373447

Carbon Nanotubes Can Make Stronger HDPE Geomembranes (Breaking News)
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/20550324.2018.1558798

NEW GEOSYNTHETIC TENDER – CONSTRUCTION OF CELL 3 AND 4 AT REEDY CREEK LANDFILL BURLEIGH HEADS
https://www.lgtenderbox.com.au/tender/view?id=8373

Tender for Supply and installation of Geosynthetic liner material to Cell 12 and Piggyback Liner to Cell 8 at the Caloundra Landfill facility
https://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/qtenders/tender/display/tender-details.do?id=26534&action=display-tender-details&returnUrl=%2Ftender%2Fsearch%2Ftender-search.do%3F%24%7Brequest.queryString%7D

GeoTube Dewatering Projects Win the 2018 International Achievement Awards
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/2018-international-achievement-awards/

New Geotube Project Uses 13 Sand-filled Geotextile Tubes to Keep South Beach From Slipping into the Nearby Shipping Channel
https://stateportpilot.com/news/article_8e7ca5a2-2a47-11e9-b0c3-af8bc2d32d0d.html

Dredging into Large Geotextile Bags for Restoring Waterway
https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2019/02/06/video-restoring-hickling-broad/


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ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
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