Industrial Fabrics Invests $8 Million to Build New Geosynthetic Erosion Control Production Facility

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BREAKING NEWS

Industrial Fabrics Invests $8 Million to Build New Geosynthetic Erosion Control Production Facility

Industrial Fabrics Invests $8M to Build New Erosion Control Production Facility in Louisiana

INDUSTRY NEWS

Armouring Australia with Earthlok’s Geogrid Reinforced, Anti-Erosion Concrete Mats

Meet Earthlok at the GEOANZ#2 Exhibition in Just 3 Weeks!

AGRU Develop New Textured Geomembrane with Bent Spikes

Thrace Develop Revolutionary Geotextile to Increase Output of PV Solar Cells

New Large-Scale Shear Apparatus for Testing Geosynthetics-Soil Interfaces Incorporating Thermal Conditions [PDF]

The Application of Geosynthetics in Tailings Storage Facilities: A General Review [PDF]

Smart Geogrids Advancing Infrastructure Resilience: A Polymeric Composite Reinforcement Grid with Self-sensing and Self-Heating Capabilities

NAUE First Geosynthetic Producer to Launch Customized Chatbot as a Digital Assistant

SOLMAX Secure Landfill Expansion for the Signaterre Environnement Contaminated Soil Treatment

GEOWEB Slope Protection System: Surface Slide Repair of Dam

Geotextile Bags Used for Containing the New Zealand Pygmyweed (Crassula helmsii), a Schedule 9 Invasive Species

Engineering Potential of Pond Ash-EPS Geomaterial: A Lightweight Filling Solution

Thought Leaders Series: Reinforced Soil Structures Design and Facing Systems

Tensile Strength of HDPE Liner Exposed to Different Concentrations of Biodiesel

A Simplified Analysis of Radial Consolidation of PVD-Installed Soft Soil Considering Sand Seam and Well Resistance

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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 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:

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  • 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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President and CEO of Solmax Stepping Down

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BREAKING NEWS

President and CEO of Solmax Stepping Down

US Beach Seeks Change to Hardened Shoreline Laws and Replace Sand-filled Geotextile Tubes

SPECIAL FEATURES

Case Study: Advanced Leak Detection for Tailings Management with eLagoon™ Technology [PDF]

The Use of Geomembranes for Pumped-Storage Reservoirs [PDF]

Evaluation of Covers and Exposed Geomembrane Covers (EGC) for Landfills: Sustainability and Resiliency [PDF]

INDUSTRY NEWS

Huesker Press Release – Why it’s Wrong to Generalise about Geotextiles Contributing to PFAS Contamination

Armed Forces Transport the Geotexan Geotextile by Helicopter to Save Glacier

SOLMAX Apply for Graphene in Geomembranes Patent

Technical Committee Work Plan for Evaluation of Geotextile and Facility Audits [PDF]

NAUE Rainwater Harvesting Project Using Geomembranes

Less than 1 Month Until GEOANZ#2 in Melbourne

EuroGeo8: Call for Papers (15-18 September 2025)

See all Exhibitors Already Booked In for EuroGeo8 in Lille, 15-18 September 2025

How Durable are GEOTUBE Units in Engineering Projects?

Guest Editorial for the Special Issue on “Geosynthetic-Reinforced Sustainable Transport Infrastructures”

Nominations Invited for Renowned Giroud Lecture

Decommissioned Open-pit Mines with Geomembranes are Potential Geothermal Sources of Heating or Cooling for Nearby Population Centres

Geocell Soil Confinement System Reduces Maintenance on Site Access Roads and Drilling Pads in the Bakken Regions of Canada

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Webinar 25 June – ‘Modern Mining with Geosynthetics’ by NAUE – Building on Sustainable Ground

Webinar June 25 – ‘Optimizing Landfill Operations for Sustainability and Stability’

NEW PATENTS

CARPI Patent Double-Sealed Connection of Waterproofing Panels for Hydraulic Works
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP4193023B1.html
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2024119061A1.pdf

MEGA DRAIN GP LLC (Ste 200Austin, Texas, US)

EMAC LAGOONS Patent Innovative Leak Proof Liner System for Large Water Storages and Reservoirs

Propex Patent Geotextile-based Structure for Vegetative Growth Enhancement And Erosion Resistance

SOLMAX Apply for Graphene in Geomembranes Patent

NEW JOBS

Geosyntec Seeking Geosynthetics Site Manager

Huesker Patent Geotextile Sediment Cap with Active Media

GCLs

Real-time Ultrasonic Water Level IoT Sensor for In-situ GCL Permeability Testing

GEOGRIDS

Numerical Simulation of the Load Transfer Mechanism of a Geosynthetic Encased Stone Column Unit Cell under Embankment Loading

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Ferrochrome Slag: Experimental and Numerical Study on the Performance of Square Footing

Long-term Stress Characteristics of a Box Culvert with a Load Reduction System using Geogrids and EPS Under High Fill

Proper Application of Asphalt Geosynthetics to Achieve Optimal Shear Bond Strength

GEOCELLS

Geocells for Unpaved Roads: Analysis of Design Methods from the Literature

Geocell Soil Confinement System Reduces Maintenance on Site Access Roads and Drilling Pads in the Bakken Regions of Canada

GEOCOMPOSITES

Direct Shear Behaviour of Excavated Clay Reinforced with Geocomposite Drainage Layer Encapsulated in Thin Sand Layers

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• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through 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 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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Any news requests should be sent to [email protected]
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GSI Director Stepping Down

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BREAKING NEWS

George Koerner Announces he is Stepping Down as Director of Geosynthetics Institute (GSI)

TRI Expands into Europe

INDUSTRY NEWS

The Hidden Risks of Low-Cost Chinese-Made Geomembranes [PDF]

Solmax Biogas Cover Eliminates 23,000t of Annual CO2 Emissions (Waterlogic Project)
2mm HDPE Bio Cover Pro Black/Tan (non-reinforced) is a static level positive pressure cover

Technical Workshop on Reinforcement and Drainage in Soil Structures (25-27 June 2024)

Jwell Machinery Manufactures New 7m Geomembrane Line for Saudi Arabia

Just Over 1 Month to Go for GEOANZ#2 – Are You Prepared?

Microplastics in Landfill Leachate: Sources, Abundance, Characteristics, Remediation Approaches and Future Perspective

New Zealand Transport Agency Grants Certificate of Acceptance for Tensar Geogrids

Turkish Geomembrane Manufacturer Producing TPO Reinforced Geomembranes

Video- History of Geosynthetics – 40 Years of Saving the Earth by David Shercliff (ABG Ltd.)

Webinar – Reliability Analysis of Landfill Slopes – June 11, 2024

GEOMEMBRANES

Exhumation of HDPE Geomembranes Exposed to the Weather for 10 years in Gold Mining Tailings [PDF]

Comparative Stability of Dam Body with Geomembrane Core Material using GeoStudio Application

GCLs

Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Aggressive Solid Waste Leachates

GEOTEXILES

Assessing the Impact of Non-Woven Geotextiles on Strengthening Expansive Soil

GEOGRIDS

Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Warp-Knitted Polyester Geogrids Under Uniaxial and Biaxial Tensile Loading

Bearing Capacity and Reinforced Mechanisms of Horizontal–Vertical Geogrid in Foundations: PFC3D Study

Influence of Geosynthetic Reinforcement Geometrical Parameters on Load-Bearing Capacity of Sand: An Experimental Study

GEOCELLS

Experimental Investigation into the Behaviour of Geocell-Reinforced Bases under Freeze-Thaw Cycles

PET Bottles as a Sustainable Alternative to HDPE Geocells

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We would welcome a discussion and the chance to build a custom program that fits your needs and objectives for 2024. Our audience, including our very engaged membership, are your customers. We would be happy to schedule a call at your convenience to answer any questions.
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• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through 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 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/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to [email protected]
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Geosynthetic Liner Barrier Systems Could ‘Significantly Reduce Environmental Risk’ of Tailings

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Geosynthetic Liner Barrier Systems Could ‘Significantly Reduce Environmental Risk’ of Tailings
Tailings failure analyst says system could mitigate pollution issues at mines

Masterclass from Kerry Rowe on Lined Tailings Storage Facilities – Melbourne conference (9-11th JULY 2024)
Considerations of leakage and longevity with respect to geomembrane lined tailings facilities

Lining Requirements for Lithium Tailings – A Review Across Multiple Jurisdictions by ATC Williams

Post GEOANZ#2 Laboratory Tour of ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Testing Labs in Melbourne (Two Slots: 4 pm Thursday 11th July OR 11 Am Friday 12th July) Register Below!

Discover Australia’s Only Locally Made Geomembrane – Aquamark® PP-R

PRESENTATION on El Toro Regional Reservoir Floating Cover & Liner Replacement (6th June 2024)

Renolit Showcases Their PVC-P Geomembrane at French Ski Resort [VIDEO]

Don’t Wait Until the Storm is Here – be Prepared Says NAUE!! [VIDEO]

Video of Webinar on Best Practices for Geomembrane Penetrations and Attachments
Join Tim Stark as he speaks with Ron Frobel, Patrick Elliott, and Matthew Kemnitz and they address all of the follow-up questions from their April 11, 2024 webinar titled, Best Practices for Geomembrane Penetration and Attachment Details.

WSP Produce Practice Note 21: Geomembrane Lined Farm Dairy Effluent Ponds –  POND SEEPAGE TESTING

New Research Shows White HDPE Geomembrane Ground Reflectors Increase Solar Plant Power Yield

Layfield Seeking Technical Product Manager in Geosynthetics

Fraunhofer Institute Explores Sustainable Landscaping with Bio-based Geosynthetics

EPA Faces Lawsuit Over PFAS in HDPE

Ferguson Continues Strategic Growth with Acquisition of Geotextile and Geogrid Distributor

NEW PATENTS

FINA Patents Chorine-Resistant HDPE for Geomembrane Applications

New Patent Uses Layers of Geotextile to Purify Gray and Brown Water

GEOMEMBRANES

Assessment of the Permeability Characteristics in Geomaterial Capping Applications for Defective Geomembrane—A Brief Review

Evaluation of Covers and Exposed Geomembrane Cover for Landfills: Sustainability and Resiliency

FLOATING COVERS

Advancing a Non-Contact Structural and Prognostic Health Assessment of Large Floating Covers on Waste-Water Treatment Plants

GEOTEXTILES

A Study on Deep-Seated Stability of Geotextile Reinforced Earth Embankment

GCLs

Numerical Investigation of Confining Pressure Effects on Microscopic Structure and Hydraulic Conductivity of Geosynthetic Clay Liners

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Interaction within the Carboxymethyl Cellulose-Modified Montmorillonite Lamellae at Aggressive CuCl2 Concentrations

GEOGRIDS

Effect of Aperture Size on the Interface Shear Behaviour of Gridded Cementitious Geocomposite on Sand Soil

Pull-out Response of a Geogrid Buried in Recycled Sands

Influence of Subgrade Spatial Variability on Strain-Alleviating Ability of Geogrids and Rutting Life in Flexible Pavements

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We would welcome a discussion and the chance to build a custom program that fits your needs and objectives for 2024. Our audience, including our very engaged membership, are your customers. We would be happy to schedule a call at your convenience to answer any questions.
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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through 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 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/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to [email protected]
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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Interview on Innovative Methods for Tackling PFAS Contamination

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ArmaLynk® * Ausenco * BGM * Bitumenous Geomembranes * Escondida Copper Mine * ExcelPlas * Frac Pond Liner * GEOANZ#2 2024 * Geosynthetics * Geotextiles * Global Warming * GNA * Gus Martin * Hexa-Cover™ * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * Leach Pad Liner * Malek Bouazza * Microplastics * Permeable Pavements * PFAS * RECO * RESIN8 * SOLMAX * Tensar * Thrace * Viacon * Water Corporation

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Interview with Gus Martins (Huesker) and Prof. Malek Bouazza (Monash Uni) on Innovative Methods for Tackling PFAS Contamination

PVC Liners Tested and Found to Not Contain 52 PFAS Compounds

Post GEOANZ#2 Laboratory Tour of ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Testing Labs in Melbourne (4 pm Thursday 11th July or 11 pm Friday 12th July) Register Below!

Tensar CMC Seeking VP Strategic Growth for Australia

Ausenco Specify PVC Liner for Escondida Copper Mine Leach Pad

Frac Pond Liner Technology for Increased Environmental Safety

Viacon Explain Achieving Sustainable Construction with Geosynthetic Reinforcement Solutions (VIDEO)

WaterCorp Tips in $2.8m for Novel Plastic Floating Covers Which Reduce Evaporative Losses by 73%

Kerry Rowe Investigated the Factors Affecting the Seam Strength of BGMs [PDF]

ArmaLynk® Geogrid Environmental Product Declaration Receives EPD Hub Certification

Australia’s First RESIN8 Facility for Geosynthetic Aggregate Opens in Victoria; RECO puts the Aggregate material to the Test

ISO Publish ISO/TR 18228-10:2024 ‘Design Using Geosynthetics’ Part 10: Asphalt Pavements

SOLMAX Publish Technical Note on Interface Shear Strength of Geomembrane Materials [PDF]

Webinar: Reliability Analysis of Landfill Slopes and Embankments (WEBINAR)

Thrace Announced Turnover of €345.4 mil.

Strain-Sensing HDPE Geomembranes Made with HDPE and Carbon Nanotubes

GEOMEMBRANES

Factors Affecting the Tensile Strength of Bituminous Geomembrane Seams [PDF]

Assessment of the Permeability Characteristics in Geomaterial Capping Applications for Defective Geomembrane—A Brief Review

GCLs

Numerical Investigation of Confining Pressure Effects on Microscopic Structure and Hydraulic Conductivity of Geosynthetic Clay Liners [PDF]

GEOTEXTILES

Effect of a Nonwoven Geotextile on Nano-TiO2 Transport and Retention in Aggregated Porous Media Under Saturated Flow Conditions

Effects Of Bag Characteristics and Channel Side Slope on Incipient Motion of a Single Geobag Under River Current Loading

Ground-breaking New Study from Australia Finds Geotextiles to be a Source of PFAS in the Environment [PDF]

The Coming PFAS Litigation Risk to Geotextile Manufacturers [PDF]

GEOGRIDS

A Numerical Modelling Approach for Designing of Capping Layer on Weak Subgrades with Geogrids

Triaxial Test and Discrete Element Numerical Simulation of Geogrid-Reinforced Clay Soil [PDF]

On the Effect of Subgrade Strength on the Performance of Geogrid-Reinforced Railway Ballast

Geosynthetic Encasement to impart Confinement to Granular Columns for Liquefaction Mitigation

Numerical Study of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soils Above Voids -Validation on Centrifuge Tests

Discrete Element Study on the Effects of Geogrid Characteristics on the Mechanical Response of Reinforced Ballast Under Cyclic Loading

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