November 2019 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACIGS * AWL * ExcelPlas  * Geofabrics * IGS * Monash Uni  * Mike Dobie * TenCate  * Tensar 

New Geomembrane with Breathable Pockets for Odour Control
https://www.waterworld.com/wastewater/treatment/article/14072187/getting-the-stink-out 

Leak Location and Integrity Testing in Lined Ponds [PDF]
https://cese.utulsa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/IPEC-2019-B.-Cubbage-Everything-Leaks.pdf 

Company Fined After Contractor Broke his Thigh While Attempting to clean a Geomembrane Pond Liner 
https://www.standard.net.au/story/6494935/dairy-firm-avoids-conviction-after-contractor-breaks-thigh-on-site/ 

ExcelPlas Offering Full Deformulation Analysis (DA) Of Geomembranes to Determine Fitness for Purpose and Durability Assessment
http://www.excelplas.com/ 

ACIGS Podcast Siamak talks to Mike Dobie (Regional Manager for Asia Pacific at Tensar International) about Geosynthetics Application in Reinforcement and Stabilization
https://youtu.be/ZNJ_pA0QO8s

Development of a Laboratory Test for Evaluation of Geogrid Materials (Declassified)
https://uknowledge.uky.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2683&context=ktc_researchreports 

New Tool for Characterizing Durability of Woven Geotextiles (NEW)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026611441930024X?dgcid=author 

AMCG Supporting Geofabrics Automated Thermally-Bonded Geocomposite (ATBG) Manufacturing
https://www.amgc.org.au/postcards/geofabrics-australasia/ 

Experimental Evaluation on Cyclic Shear Behavior of Geomembrane–Concrete Interfaces (NEW)
https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/TESTEVAL/PAGES/JTE20180251.htm 

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

IGS UK Symposium: 6th National Geosynthetics Symposium (12-13 May 2020)
https://www.igs-uk.org/event/containmentsymposium2019/?instance_id=223 

Geosynthetics in Brownfield Remediation
https://www.igs-uk.org/event/containmentsymposium2019/?instance_id=223 

Monash University – Geosynthetics Intensive Learning and Development Program
https://www.monash.edu/engineering/departments/civil/disciplines/geomechanics-engineering/geosynthetics 

Effectiveness of Geogrid and its Position on the Performance of Unpaved Roads Under Repetitive Loading
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs41062-019-0244-x 

New Geomembrane Installers – Australia Wide Lining (AWL) 
South Burnett based Company Specialising in the Supply and Installation of Quality Geosynthetic Liners
https://www.australiawidelining.com.au/

An Experimental Evaluation of Size Effect and Bearing Capacity of Footing on Non-woven Geotextile-Reinforced Sand
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/675/1/012001/pdf 

NSW Tender for Installation of GCL for the Existing 700 ML In-ground Storage to Ensure for Containment of Water
https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/?event=public.rft.show&RFTUUID=14B6F69A-BB57-B61A-4719AD6EF02AFABF 

Tencate Geotube Exhibiting at Myanmar Expo (21-23 October 2020)
https://www.cpmmyanmar.com/cpmm/2020/en/product_highlights.asp?c=t


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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. 

🔔 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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November 2019 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS: * ABG * Alan Bamforth * Ecoweb  * Geofabrics * Geoweb * Giroud * Graphene  * Imagine * TenCate 

Alan Bamforth – Be Mindful of Misleading Performance Data when Specifying Geocomposites
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/VV6x7tYxL4cRb0u#pdfviewer

J.P. Giroud – Lessons Learned From Case Histories of Reservoirs Lined with Geomembranes
https://www.geotechnique-journal.org/articles/geotech/abs/2019/02/geotech190014s/geotech190014s.html 

Preview of Exhibitors for 13th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics Exhibition
Ecoweb Geocell, Global Synthetics, IGS, Polyfabrics, Geofabrics, etc.
https://geomechanics2019.com.au/our-exhibition/ 

Graphene Event to showcase Graphene Developments in Geosynthetics and Fabrics
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/imagine-smart-surface-showcase-geelong-tickets-81414798855 

TenCate Geotube® Dewatering- Port CZ (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti9QSs4m6Cc 

Temperature Effects on Internal Shear Behavior in Reinforced GCLs
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002193 

Tearing of Geomembrane Due to  Slippage of Concrete Cover Plate of an Adjustable Reservoir
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/330/2/022101/pdf 

Geoweb Trialled Along Esperance Coast Road, Tasmania
https://www.huonvalley.tas.gov.au/geoweb-trialled-along-esperance-coast-road/ 

Assessment of the Effect of Geogrid and Geotextile Inclusion on Flexible Pavement Performance
http://dissertations.mak.ac.ug/handle/20.500.12281/7108 

City Council Approves Funding for Geoextile Tube Beach Project
https://ocnjdaily.com/city-council-approves-funding-for-big-ticket-projects/ 

Solmax will be attending the Tailings and Mine Waste 2019 Conference (18-19 Nov)
https://www.solmax.com/en/news/solmax-will-be-attending-the-tailings-and-mine-waste-2019-conference 

Geofabrics Relies on Dawsons Heavy Haulage
https://www.bordermail.com.au/story/6485107/a-trailer-for-any-occasion/ 

Use of Geosynthetic Inclusions for Enhanced Behaviour of Railway Ballast Under Impact Loading
https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2518&context=eispapers1 

Fake Singapore Geosynthetics Conference Announced
https://waset.org/geotextiles-geogrids-and-geosynthetics-conference-in-january-2020-in-singapore


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• 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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November 2019 Vol. 3

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Newsmakers:  * AGRU * Concrete Canvas * Eurobent  * FGI * Polyfabrics * Solmax  * Tiltex * Tensar  

Concrete Canvas Patent Success Repeated as Preliminary Injunction Against Eurobent/TILTEX™ Upheld (BREAKING NEWS)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/rD44NcU6AlanzPv#pdfviewer

Eric Blond to Present Two Workshops at the IGS TC-H Meeting in Prague
https://www.solmax.com/en/news/eric-blond-to-present-two-workshops-at-the-igs-tc-h-meeting-in-prague 

How a Concrete Alternative is Changing Civil Engineering (GCCM)
https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/how-a-concrete-alternative-is-changing-civil-engineering.html 

Agru Completes Massive ClosureTurf™ Project
https://www.agru.at/en/applications/lining-systems/agru-closureturfr-synthetic-turf-for-landfills/ 

Webinar – Fabrication, Installation & Testing of Geomembranes
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3414433706296274699 

Solmax Hiring Project Management and Customer Experience Coordinator
https://ca.linkedin.com/jobs/view/propject-management-and-customer-experience-coordinator-at-solmax-1580971615?refId=07fa184c-5a2c-4955-9daa-e96162b25a0e&position=21&pageNum=0&trk=guest_job_search_job-result-card_result-card_full-click 

Role of Geomembrane to Prevent Water Pollution and Radiation Exposure in Landfill for Radioactive Waste from the Oil and Gas Industries [PDF]
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1341/5/052014/pdf 

Polyfabrics Skating on Solid Ground – Julia Reserve Recreational Hub
https://www.polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/julia-reserve-recreational-hub/ 

Technical, Environmental, and Economic Analysis of Required Pretreatments for Recycling Different Wastes to be Utilized as Raw Material for Producing Geocomposites
https://lutpub.lut.fi/handle/10024/160176 

Technology of Greening Slopes Stabilized by a Supporting Net
http://putisaobracaj.rs/index.php/PiS/article/view/120/93


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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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November 2019 Vol. 2

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GNA – The Most Widely Read and Disseminated Digital Geosynthetic News Platform Worldwide Newsmakers:   * ACIGS * BAM Institute * Boyd Ramsey * Fabtech  * GSI * Huesker * Solmax  * TenCate * Tensar 

Refurbishment of Remote Mine Potable & Process Water Storage Pond with CSPE Geomembranes
https://www.acigs.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Newsletter-BHP-News-Letter-v1.1.pdf 

Reclamation Canal Projects to Reduce Salinity and Improve Water Quality with Geomembrane Lining
https://www.deltacountyindependent.com/news/reclamation-canal-projects-to-reduce-salinity-and-improve-water-quality/article_d36158e4-01a0-11ea-b051-e7dabc7405a2.html 

Representative Stress Crack Resistance of Polyolefin Geomembranes Used in Waste Management
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956053X19305471 

Assessment of Geophyics Techniques for Monitoring of Geomembrane-Lined Landfills
https://www.nweurope.eu/media/8181/rawfill-20190930-sardinia-2019-paper-itzel-im.pdf 

Conditioning Monitoring of Reinforced Polypropylene Floating Covers – Why and How do RPP Covers Degrade
Is my cover still safe to walk on?
http://rppcovers.simplesite.com  

Proposed Class Action Puts Australia’s PFAS Policies in the Spotlight Accelerating Need for Containment Liners
https://chemicalwatch.com/84225/proposed-class-action-puts-australias-pfas-policies-in-the-spotlight 

PFAS Remediation Company named Australian Technology Company of the Year
https://www.sustainabilitymatters.net.au/content/water/article/pfas-remediation-company-named-australian-technology-company-of-the-year-1526256276 

Geotextile Comes to the Rescue for US Oil Spill
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Oil-spill-money-for-bird-rookery-off-Louisiana-14822418.php 

Effect of Installation Geometry on Dynamic Stability of Small Earth Dams Retrofitted with a Geosynthetic Clay Liner
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0038080619301714 

International Geosynthetic expert Mr Boyd J. Ramsey presented a keynote address and presented a workshop at the Landfill 2019 Conference & Exhibition
 Mr Ramsey has been a leader within the geosynthetic,  environmental containment and waste disposal industries for over 20 years and his involvement promises to be very interesting –  
https://iwmsa.co.za/event/landfill-2019-conference-exhibition
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/J0gOWcsPIe2Db0y

Sustainable Geotextiles Made from Recycled Textiles [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/lLcBs0CYZMcts4h#pdfviewer

Experimental Studies on Interfacial Shear Characteristics between Polypropylene Woven Fabrics
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/22/3649/htm 

A Geomembrane Liner to Stop Water Seepage in an 8 km Long Embankment: The Bill Young Reservoir Case History
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_7 

Review of Process Control and Assurance for Optimized Seaming Condition Optimization of Woven Geotextiles to Improve Stability in Soft Soil Structure
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_10

Geosynthetic Solutions for Coastal Engineering Applications –  Tensar New Webinar
https://tensarcorp.info/2ClbI1W 

Celebrating Reinforced Soil Structures Based on HDPE Geogrids (by Tensar UK)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_11

Effect of Strain Rate on Cyclic Behavior of Pond Ash Reinforced with Geocell
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_2 

Use of Geomembranes to Protect from PFAS Migration from Landfills with EPA Grant
https://www.eng.ufl.edu/newengineer/essie/uf-engineering-hopes-to-curb-harmful-chemicals-in-landfills-with-epa-grant/ 

Use of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner to Rehabilitate the Lower Chinns Dam, Colorado
Steve Kuehr, P.E., Principal, Brierley Associates; and Ryan Schoolmeesters, Dam Safety Engineer, CO Division of Water Resources
https://www.damsafety.org/basic-page/dam-safety-2019-agenda 

Influence of Rib Stiffness and Limited Long-Term Junction Strength on Geogrid Performance (by Werner Mueller of BAM Institute)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-019-00095-6 

A Finite Element Study on Optimum Location of Geogrid Layer Installation in Asphalt Overlay
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Saeed_Toolabi/publication/336669527-A-finite-element-study-on-optimum-location-of-geogrid-layer-installation-in-asphalt-overlay/links/5dab156892851c577eb8b751/A-finite-element-study-on-optimum-location-of-geogrid-layer-installation-in-asphalt-overlay.pdf 

Implementation of a Combination of Geotube and Microbially-Induced Carbonate Precipitation (MICP) for Coastal Erosion Protection that is Cheaper, Energy-Saving and Eco-friendly
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/20/4462/pdf 

ACIGS Undergraduate Research Summer Project – Applications Now Open
https://www.acigs.org/undergraduate-research-summer-project/
 
Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast 
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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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November 2019 Vol. 1

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Newsmakers:   *AGRU *Cofra * Cortex  * Crystal Lagoons * GeoAce * GSI * Huesker * Solmax * Sotrafa * TCI * TenCate * Tensar  

Solmax White Geomembrane Used in Vietnam for Crystal Lagoon for Lakes Development Project
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGX2EyGztrw 

Solmax White Geomembrane Used in Vietnam Ocean Park Crystal Lagoon
Vincity Ocean Park is the first Ocean City in the heart of the inner city of Hanoi with the highlight of the sea of 6.1 hectares Crystal Lagoon, large lake center of 24.5 hectares with white sandy beaches along the lake.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YTWpURtaTQ 

GSI to Host Webinar on Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals and Role of Geosynthetics (Nov 13, 2019)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/10/30/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-disposal-of-coal-combustion-residuals/ 

What is the Proper Procedure for Welding Geomembranes (Agru)
https://sw-ke.facebook.com/AGRUAmerica/videos/how-to-weld-geomembranes/2390148614329476/ 

Geomembrane Stress Cracking Resistance Depending on the Polymer Resin Used (by Sotrafa Geomembranes)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_6 

Geosynthetic Applications in Flood Abatement by Koerner (Feature)
https://specialtyfabricsreview.com/2019/11/01/geosynthetic-applications-in-flood-abatement/ 

New Patent for Cementitious Composite Matting (GCCM)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10435859.pdf 

New Patent on Leakage Monitoring System for Geomembranes
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10429268.pdf 

Systems and Methods for Creation of Inflatable Rigidizable Cementitious Buildings
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10422121.pdf 

Tensar Awarded Certification for Reinforced Fill Structures in Hong Kong and China
https://www.cedd.gov.hk/filemanager/eng/content_605/RF2_2019.pdf

Huesker Granted Certificate of Conformity for Geogrid Products
https://www.kiwa.nl/upload/certificate/00066741.pdf 

Multimodal Polyethylene-Graphene Nanocomposite via Melt Extrusion for Geosynthetic Applications
https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.787789

New Patent for Woven Geotextile Filtration Fabrics Including Core-Sheath Spun Yarns
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10434445.pdf 

Geotech Technologies Israel Patent Pavement Systems with Geocells and Geogrids
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10407837.pdf 

Giant Geotextile Tube Applied to the Temporary Cofferdam Reclamation Construction for a New-Build Container Base at Harbor in Taiwan
Before filling, the maximum circumference of each ACETube® is 36 m with a length of 34.5 m, and the dimensions of a single ACETube® after filling can reach 4 m high and 16 m wide
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_1 

Petition to Stop Geotube Installation (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YsalSwyD3k 

Ocean City Battles Beach Erosion With Geotubes
https://ocnjdaily.com/o-c-battles-beach-erosion-with-geotubes/ 

Leakage Rate Prediction through Composite Liner due to Geomembrane Defect using Neural Network
http://engineeringjournals.stmjournals.in/index.php/JoGE/article/view/3375 

Case Histories on the Application of Vacuum Preloading and Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40098-019-00391-5 

Sustainable Geotextiles for Transportation Applications from Recycled Textiles
https://trid.trb.org/view/1660822 

GCL in Waste Containment System
https://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/130007694822/ 

HDPE Couplings Rescue a Landfill’s Failed Fusion Welds
https://www.victaulic.com/blog/hdpe-couplings-rescue-a-landfills-failed-fusion-welds/
 

Shear Behavior of Geosynthetic Clay Liners and Textured Geomembranes in Mining Applications
https://search.proquest.com/openview/fbc83b0d86780de19e95f0e05b78419a/1.pdf

3 Perks of Prefabricated Geomembrane Liners
https://www.americover.com/blog/benefits-prefabricated-pond-liners/ 

Ice Thrusting on the Shore of the Vistula Lagoon (Baltic Sea) and the Proposed Artificial Island made with Geotubes 
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/11/11/2297/htm 

Successful Geotextile Encased Column (GEC) Workshop Held in the UK by Huesker (GEC manufacturer) and Cofra (installer)
https://cofra.com/news/detail/workshop-gec-together-with-huesker.html 

The installation of PVDs in Tailing Ponds in Mountainous Areas
https://cofra.com/news/detail/tailing-pond-treatment.html


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