February 2020 Vol. 7

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NEWSMAKERS: * Erez * ExcelPlas * Geotest * Geotube  * INDEX * PFAS * Phil Bennett * Sniffer  * Viking Containment  

Effectiveness of Landfill Liners to Control Transport of PFAS
https://erefdn.org/effectiveness-of-landfill-liners-to-control-transport-of-pfas/

Geomembrane Installer Partners with Sniffer for Methane Sniffing Drone to Detect Landfill Leaks for Repair
https://www.esiliners.com/news/announcement/esi-partners-with-sniffer/

How a Company in Rural Israel Became a Global Leader in Technical Fabrics such as PP-R: Erez Thermoplastic Products
https://e2techtextiles.com/global-leader-technical-fabric-erez-thermoplastic-products/?

Landfill Leachate Pipe Failure Identified in NZ (Alert) (Breaking News)
https://www.wellingtonwater.co.nz/about-us/news/sludge-pipe-failure-points-under-mt-albert-identified/

PP-R Floating Covers Upgraded at Wastewater Treatment Ponds in New Zealand 
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/D3HSs5FWuoJZd6h#pdfviewer

Phil Bennett of Geotest Australia Designs “Tension Plate” Floating Cover System to Accommodate the Fluctuating Levels of the Lagoon
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/D3HSs5FWuoJZd6h#pdfviewer

An Investigation of the Effects of Specimen Gripping Systems on Shear Stress at the Geosynthetic/Geosynthetic Interface in Landfill Applications
https://open.uct.ac.za/handle/11427/31224

Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Coal Combustion Product Leachates
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784482797.056

Geotube Seawall Project at Chellanam Fails to Find Takers (Breaking News)
No bidders for consecutive tenders; Irrigation Dept calls for negotiable quotation
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/2020/feb/21/geotube-seawall-project-at-chellanam-fails-to-find-takers-2106349.html

The Use of Geotextile Tube to Control Shoreline Changes Under the Effect of Sea Level Rising
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40996-020-00358-0

Speakers Announced for Non-Woven Geotextile Conference (31 March – 3 April in Geneva Switzerland)
The last conference included contributions from luminaries such as Daniele Cazzuffi and Russel Jones (both IGS Past Presidents), Francesco Fontana, and Pete Stevenson, among others.
This year, Cazzuffi returns in the role as moderator for INDEX 2020 where he’ll lead a very strong group of speakers for a 3-hour program (“Geosynthetics & Environment”) on Thursday, April 2.
https://www.edana.org/docs/default-source/events-documents/index20-seminars—geo-envt-programme.pdf?sfvrsn=401afb52_8

Industry Accreditation for Geosynthetics Course
https://www.kznindustrialnews.co.za/news/saice-my-mate-industry-accreditation-for-geosynthetics-course

ExcelPlas Labs Leads the Way with GCL Testing including XRD Using the CSIRO Method
http://www.excelplas.com/

ExcelPlas Offers XRD Testing for Purity of Montmorillonite in GCL Produts (New Equipment with Auto Sampler)
http://www.excelplas.com/

 


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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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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 2020 Vol. 6

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NEWSMAKERS: * Agru * ASTM * Cleanaway * Concrete Canvas * EPI * ExcelPlas * GSI  * PTFE * Tensar 

Field Monitoring of Landfill Gas Emissions through an Intermediate Cover with Co-Extruded EVOH Geomembrane in an Operating Landfill
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339414004-Field-Monitoring-of-Landfill-Gas-Emissions-through-an-Intermediate-Cover-with-Co-Extruded-EVOH-Geomembrane-in-an-Operating-Landfill 

First Tailings Dam on the Mount Isa Mines site to be Lined with a Geosynthetic Clay Liner and HDPE Geomembrane
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/major-tailings-structure-completed-at-mount-isa
 
New PTFE Geomembrane Offers Considerable Performance Advantages over HDPE and PVC-EIA Geomembranes
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/iB8IaedYD1rAhev
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/zEELd1OUm3eWUJt

Pigment In White Geomembranes Gets Cancer Warning from EU (Breaking News)
Safety Alert – Grinding of White Surface Geomembranes before Extrusion Welding can Generate/Liberate Suspected Carcinogenic dust
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/dcRJSd45VkABYFe

ASTM Update: ASTM D7953-20 Standard Practice For Electrical Leak Location On Exposed Geomembranes Using The Arc Testing Method
https://webstore.ansi.org/standards/astm/astmd795320

Cleanaway Reports on Rehabilitation and Post Closure Works at Landfill Sites in Victoria with Head of Engineering Barry Griffin in the lead
https://www.cleanaway.com.au/sustainable-future/remediation-update-2020/

EPA Issues Guidance on CCR Landfills (Declassified)
https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-02/documents/508-san7310-ccr-package-2-part-b-nprm-frdocument-2020-02-14.pdf

Agru Chooses HDPE-RC for Caustic Containment
https://www.agru.at/en/applications/semi-finished/pe-100-rc-caustic-soda-storage-containers/

Leachate Leakage Investigation, Assessment and Engineering Countermeasures for Tunneling Underneath a MSW Landfill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0013795219311743

Meeting Planned on Duke Energy Coal Ash Basin Closure Using Geosynthetics
http://www.personcountylife.com/stories/meeting-planned-on-duke-energy-coal-ash-basin-closure,25839

Technical Note:  Groove in Geomembrane Created During the Seaming Process by the Wedge Welder
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/02/01/the-gma-techline-6/

Upcoming GSI Meeting on Geosynthetics
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/meeting.htm

Stress–Strain Characteristics of Landfill Clay Cover Barriers under Geogrid Reinforcements
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41062-020-0263-7

Pullout Behavior of Different Geosynthetics—Influence of Soil Density and Moisture Content
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fbuil.2020.00012/full

Three-Dimensional Numerical Analysis of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Embankment over Locally Weak Zone
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-020-00103-0

Scale Effect Study on the Modulus of Subgrade Reaction of Geogrid-reinforced Soil
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42452-020-2150-4

Experimental Study on Geocell Reinforced Base over Dredged Soil using Static Plate Load Test
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs42947-020-0238-2

Compaction Behavior of Nonwoven Geotextile-Reinforced Clay
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.19.00053

Shear Behaviour at Interface Between Compacted Clay Liner–Geomembrane Under Freeze-Thaw Cycles
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0165232X19302253

Investigation on Failure of Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls (Wednesday 11 Mar 2020)
https://australiangeomechanics.org/meetings/investigation-on-failure-of-geosynthetic-reinforced-walls/

HDPE Geogrid-Residual Soil Interaction Under Monotonic and Cyclic Pullout Loading
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.19.00057

Video Demo: Geogrid Mechanisms Explained
https://info.tensarcorp.com/video-demo-geogrid-mechanisms-explained

7th European Geosynthetics Conference 6-9 September 2020
https://www.georesources.net/index.php/k2-tags/events-mrp/icalrepeat.detail/2020/09/06/397/-/7th-european-geosynthetics-conference

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing – WE KNOW POLYMERS, WE KNOW TESTING
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-2pp-Geosynthetics-NTs.pdf


 


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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+ 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. 

🔔 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.
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February 2020 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS: * CETCO * Cleanaway * Concrete Canvas * ExcelPlas * Geotube  * TenCate * Tensar * Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics 

CETCO Launches New Geosynthetic Clay Liner (Breaking News)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/02/13/cetco-launches-bentomat-dn-hs-geosynthetic-clay-liner/ 

Geomembrane Resin Manufacturer Formosa Plastics Set to pay $50 million in Pellet Pollution Lawsuit (Breaking News)
https://www.plasticstoday.com/materials/formosa-plastics-set-pay-50-million-pellet-pollution-lawsuit/198390713561947

French Company Applies for US Patent on Compositions for Use in Geosynthetic Clay Liners (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2020/0039881.html 

Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics Inc Applies for US Patent for Woven Geotextile Filtration Fabric with Core-Sheath Yards (Breaking News)
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/7b/40/5b/558de477f8f9f4/US20200030728A1.pdf

Cortex Patents New Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20200040544.pdf

Bill Gates Foundation Funds Development of New Antioxidant for Geomembranes Made from Lignin (Breaking News)
The new AO has zero extractability, high functionality and is Food Contact Approved
https://renmatix.com/1-million.html 

Feasibility of Electromagnetic Soil Heating using Magnetic Nanoparticle-coated Geotextiles (Breaking News)
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgele.19.00098 

Leachate Management at Fraser Road landfill with Geosynthetics
Post Closure Specialist Srikar Rapole explains how landfills in Victoria are rehabilitated and how leachate is safely disposed of in the process
https://www.cleanaway.com.au/sustainable-future/rehabilitating-landfill-fraser-road/

Cleanaway Landfill Pond Rectification at Fraser Road, Victoria (Time Lapse Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfANx15IkPs&feature=emb_logo

Material Selection using Multi-criteria Decision Making Methods for Geomembranes
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/6j1tMxspXyyssiS#pdfviewer

Mechanical and Osmotic Consolidation of Geosynthetic Clay Liners
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/10.1680/jgein.20.00008

Confirmed: TriAx Geogrid Improves Pavement Performance (Breaking News)
https://info.tensarcorp.com/confirmed-triax-geogrid-improves-pavement-performance

Concrete Canvas a Cost-effective Alternative for Lining Secondary Containment Bund
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meE2q7FBuMs

Experimental Assessment of the State of the Lining materials used in the Rehabilitation of Sewers in Residential Buildings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214509519303936

Appeals to Department of Environmental Protection Ruling on Geotextile Tubes
https://www.ack.net/news/20200213/sbpf-and-concom-both-appealing-dep


 


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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+ 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. 

🔔 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 john@excelplas.com
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February 2020 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU* ExcelPlas * FGI * e2techtextiles * GeoAmericas * Engineers Australia * Google * Anchor *

AGRU has just announced an exciting, first-in-class product called CleanSeam
AGRU has just announced an exciting, first-in-class product called CleanSeam, an integrated geosynthetic release film that mitigates the risk of particle buildup on the weld edges of geomembrane liner by eliminating exposure to field conditions. The product is ensuring cleaner welds, which improves the long-term performance of geosynthetic installations. Linked below is the release, a first-look video, and our flyer.

Performance Benefits of Factory-Fabricated Geomembrane Liners
https://e2techtextiles.com/performance-benefits-of-factory-fabricated-geomembrane-liners/

FGI Sets 2020 Webinar Calendar
The FGI is planning to offer a webinar each month throughout 2020. The webinars are free and each attendee will receive 1.0 PDH. All webinars, slides, and reference materials are posted on the FGI’s website. The FGI also offers a free online PDH Program that provides 1.0 PDH credit for each webinar viewed in its entirety online. Each webinar is approximately one hour in length. Upcoming webinars include: 

  • February 27 at 4 p.m. CST – Floating Cover Systems by Graham Fairhead – Register
  • March 24 at Noon CDT – Storm Water Management Using Geosynthetics by Terry Sheridan – Register
  • April 16 at 11 a.m. CDT – Leak Location Surveys by Matthew Kemnitz – Register
  • May 19 at Noon CDT – Post Closure Care of Landfills by Jeremy Morris – Register
  • June 16 at 11 a.m. CDT – Testing & Design of Drainage Geocomposites by Eric Blond – Register

Complete GeoAmericas 2020 Program Released!​
Short courses, lectures, all technical, discussion and training sessions are already on the GeoAmericas 2020 website. Also check out the social activities scheduled and take advantage of discounts on early-bird registration to guarantee your place at the Largest Geosynthetics Conferecnce in the Americas, which takes place in Rio de Janeiro in its 4th edition.
https://www.geoamericas2020.com/program

2020 Geomembrane Workshop Series – Melbourne | Engineers Australia
ACIGS is pleased to announce its first educational event for 2020 – two days of lectures focused on Geomembranes. The event is held in two cities (Melbourne & Brisbane), with Boyd Ramsey as the keynote lecturer. Delegates can attend either or both days of the Melbourne workshop.
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/event/2020/02/2020-geomembrane-workshop-series-melbourne

ExcelPlas Testing of Geosynthetics in Waste Water – WE KNOW POLYMERS – WE KNOW TESTING.
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Materials-in-Wastewater-NTs.pdf

Episode 3 – FGI at the Geosynthetics Conference 2020 by The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute • A podcast on Anchor
https://anchor.fm/fgi/episodes/Episode-3—FGI-at-the-Geosynthetics-Conference-2020-eapj11

Tailings liner – Google Scholar​
https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl-en&scisbd-1&as-sdt=0-2C5&q-tailings-liner-btnG=-d=gs-qabs&u=-23p-3DUl7tS-x4Kb0J

 



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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+ 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. 

🔔 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 john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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February 2020 Vol. 3

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NEWSMAKERS: * BASF * ExcelPlas * FGI * Geotube * GSI * Hallaton * Intermas * Solmax * Solvay * TenCate * 

New Website from Solmax Highlights an Expanding Field
“Solmax has grown its manufacturing footprint and product lines significantly over the past few years, both organically and through acquisition,” says Andreea Sasu, Global Marketing Director. “We wanted a website that reflects the energized vision of the company—facilitating progress while protecting the earth—and that gives our customers rapid access to both the general and highly technical information they need to make informed decisions.”
https://www.solmax.com/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing – WE KNOW POLYMERS, WE KNOW TESTING
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-2pp-Geosynthetics-NTs.pdf 

Webinar Announcement for Wednesday, February 19  “Webinar 18 – Surface Impoundment Design and Performance” 
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/webinar.htm 

BASF UV Stabilizers Protect Geosynthetic Oil Spill Barriers from Degradation by Intense Sunlight
https://www.basf.com/ca/en/who-we-are/sustainability/whats-new/sustainability-news/2019/BASF-light-stabilizers-protect-oil-spill-barriers-from-degradation.html 

Solvay’s New HMW HALS Capacity Now Online, Satisfies Demand for High Durability Geosynthetics
https://www.solvay.com/en/press-release/solvays-new-hmw-hals-capacity-now-online-satisfies-demand-light-stabilizers 

Effect of Geotextile Sewing Method on Dewatering Performance of Geotubes
https://jvejournals.com/article/21270 

Evaluating Measurement of Strain Hardening Method for Mechanical Assessment of Geomembrane Service Life in MSW Landfills
https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6517&context=etd 

OFDR Sensing Technology based Distributed Monitoring and Stability Analysis of Geogrid-Reinforced-Slope
http://www.papersearch.net/thesis/article.asp?key=3743546 

INTERMAS NETS has been Awarded the Winning Tender for its CapDrain™ Drainage Geocomposites in the Capping of Hyderabad Municipal Solid Waste Dump Site
https://www.intermasgroup.com/news/supply-of-drainage-geocomposite-capdrain-at-hyderabad-municipal-solid-waste-dump-site-capping.html 

Numerical Simulation for Solute Transport in a Deformable Landfill Liner
https://research-repository.griffith.edu.au/bitstream/handle/10072/391064/Wu-20Sheng-20Final-20Thesis-redacted.pdf?sequence=1 

Mechanical and Osmotic Consolidation of Geosynthetic Clay Liners: a Laboratory Study
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00008 

IIT-Madras Develops Eco-friendly Geotextile Alternative to Seawalls 
http://www.asianage.com/india/all-india/110220/iit-madras-develops-eco-friendly-alternative-to-seawalls.html


 


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