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Geogrid Patent Infringement Court Hearing Update TENSAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD ET AL v. ENVIRO-PRO GEOSYNTHETICS LTD.  Feb 4, 2019
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13

QLD Government Issues Tender for Channel Lining with HDPE
https://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/qtenders/tender/display/tender-details.do?id=26381&action=display-tender-details

Bespoke Training Course on Welding of Geomembrane Liners (NEW)
http://www.twitraining.com/home/programmes-and-courses/plastics-welder-training/welding-of-lining-membranes

Stabiliser Masterbatch Manufacturer Opts for Customizable Stabilizers for LLDPE Geomembranes
https://www.ptonline.com/news/masterbatch-manufacturer-opts-for-cusomizable-stabilizers-to-address-phosphite-issues-in-polyolefin-applications

Cyclic and Post-cycling Anchor Response in Geocell-Reinforced Sand
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0559#.XBFTL_YzYQ8

Will Gates Reports on Incompatibility Reactions of Bentonite with Saline Leachates
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0310#.XBFTgfYzYQ8

Evaluation of the Accuracy of Design Methods for Geosynthetic Reinforced Piled Embankments
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0071#.XBFT9_YzYQ8

Wave-Induced Instability of Seabed beneath Geotextile Sand Containers (New Research)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amin_Rafiei2/publication/329197700_Wave-Induced_Instability_of_Seabed_beneath_Geotextile_Sand_Containers/links/5bfc8cbb458515b41d106dd4/Wave-Induced-Instability-of-Seabed-beneath-Geotextile-Sand-Containers.pdf

Washington State DOT’s $11.6M Project Using Geosynthetics for Bridge Decks
https://www.equipmentworld.com/wash-state-dots-11-6m-project-includes-using-geosynthetics-for-bridge-decks/

ASTM to Hold D35 Meeting on Geosynthetics on January 30, 2019
https://www.astm.org/MEETINGS/filtrexx40.cgi?+-P+MAINCOMM+D35+-P+EVENT_ID+2587+-P+MEETING_ID+88023+otherinfomain.frm

Major Contract Awarded for TasWater Capital Works Involving Geosynthetics and Poly Piping
https://www.pumpindustry.com.au/contract-awarded-for-taswater-capital-works/

New Zealand Company Distributing Concrete Canvas™ Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM)
https://www.hynds.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/sp1.4-concrete-canvas.pdf

Remote Sensing Assessment of Safety Risk of Iron Tailings Pond
https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/18/12/4373/htm

Alert: MMG Rosebery Keeps an Eye on Water Flow Near Tailings Dam
https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5800804/mmg-keeps-an-eye-on-water-flow-near-tailings-dam/

Engineering the End of Tailings Dams (Special Feature)
https://www.quarrymagazine.com/Article/8925/Engineering-the-tail-end-of-tailings

University of Queensland researchers had been working on a new process to cap tailings storage facilities (or tailings dams) on mine sites
http://www.aclandproject.com.au/news/2018/from-classroom-to-coalface

New Tender for Construction of Coal Mine Tailings Pond in Canada
https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-18-00852564

Coal Ash Ponds Do Not Meet EPA Groundwater Rules, Must Permanently Close
https://www.al.com/news/2018/12/epa-alabama-coal-ash-ponds-do-not-meet-groundwater-rules-must-permanently-close.html

27,000m² of Geosynthetic Clay Liner Used to Cap Landfill Site
http://www.landfillprojects.com/facility-items/gcl-albion-derbyshire/

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At ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Testing, we strive for excellence and understand the importance of geosynthetic testing in a world where waste production and mining construction isn’t slowing down anytime soon. We understand our clients have strict deadlines to meet and delays in results can dictate project progression. Therefore, when clients approach us with their projects, they can expect dependable testing achieved with fast turnaround times. Let us show you why so many of our clients decided to use ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Testing for their geosynthetic testing needs. We’re committed to not only providing quality results but going above and beyond to ensure our customers are completely satisfied. We welcome you to look through our labs to see all we have to offer.
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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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Geomembrane Technologies & Evoqua Water Patent New Geomembrane Cover Anchoring System (Declassified)
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180328021A1/en

Graphene-Coated Geotextiles – Proof of Concept (Declassified)
http://www.ncurproceedings.org/ojs/index.php/NCUR2018/article/view/2643/1390

Geosynthetic Packaging Machinery for Naue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UchwYMc1i4A

Global Synthetics News December 2018
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/GeoNews-Issue-16.pdf

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Study on Mitigation of Liquefaction-induced Vertical Ground Displacement by Using Geosynthetics
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40677-018-0115-3

Stabilization Of Subgrade Using Geosynthetics (Case Study- Geotextile) Under Soaked Condition
http://annals.fih.upt.ro/pdf-full/2018/ANNALS-2018-4-24.pdf

The Use Of Geosynthetics For Lateral Stabilization In Earthen Block Construction
http://www.ncurproceedings.org/ojs/index.php/NCUR2018/article/view/2625/1384

Stress-Strain Response of Sand-reinforced with a Geocomposite
https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/425798/

Performance of a Salt-resistant mixture of Bentonite and Field Soil as Impermeable Material in Solid Waste Landfills
https://www.hanser-elibrary.com/doi/abs/10.3139/120.111275

Assessment of ALCOA Red Mud (BAUXITE RESIDUE) as Sorptive Landfill Liner for the Retention of Arsenic and Heavy Metals
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479718310405

India Organizes Geosynthetics Seminar on December 19th 2018
https://www.technicaltextile.net/news/svpitm-to-organise-geosynthetics-seminar-on-dec-19-246063.html

GeoBlock™ Applications and Installation Manual (Dec. 2018)
https://www.prestogeo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/GB-Geoblock-Application-and-Installation-Overview.pdf

Practical Method for Specifying MSW Landfill Drainage Media to Avoid Turbidity Contamination (New Research)
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29EE.1943-7870.0001483

Development of Salt-resistant Bentonite as a Novel Bottom Liner Material for Marine Waste Disposal Facilities (New Research)
http://s-space.snu.ac.kr/handle/10371/143075

Use of Geotube Structures as Part of Integral Management of the Coastal Zone to Solve the Problems of Erosion in Mexico
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128104736000108


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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:

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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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Use of Geosynthetics for Remediation of Uranium Tailings Ponds (Declassified)
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Scientific_Revised_Paper/
P898_Uranium_ore_treatment_tailings_ponds_remediation__A_German_case.pdf

Opportunities for Geosynthetics in Abandoned Mine Remediation in Australia
https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/land/management/abandoned-mines/projects

Effect of Interface Transmissivity and Hydraulic Conductivity on Contaminant Migration Through Composite Liners with Wrinkles or Failed Seams
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0660#.XArlhhMzYQ8

Concrete Canvas is Africa’s Housing Solution
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2018/12/concrete-canvas-is-africas-housing-solution/

Geofabrics Gingerbread GeoGrid XMAS VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRVXezYKWv4

Lecture Series to Honour the Late Dr. Brian Mercer, the Inventor of Geogrids
https://www.mercerlecture.com/mercer

QLD Government Guidelines for Failure Impact Assessment of Water Dams (Declassified)
https://www.dews.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/78836/guidelines-failure-impact-assessment.pdf

Experts in Geosynthetic Consulting, Geomembrane Failure Analysis and Materials Testing
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Prof. Kerry Rowe to Present Prestigious Mercer Lectures in Iceland, South Africa and the USA in 2019 and 2020
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/mercer-lecture-dates-announced/

Solmax-GSE Undertake Major Recruitment Drive:

Solmax Seeking Value Engineer for Asia-Pacific Region
https://www.jobstreet.com.my/en/job/value-engineer-apac-malaysian-foreigner-3817702

Solmax GSE Seeks Value Engineer for America
https://www.solmax.com/en/about/careers/value-engineer

Solmax GSE Seeking Global Engineering Director
https://www.solmax.com/en/about/careers/global-engineering-maintenance-director

Solmax GSE Seeking Sales Engineer
https://www.theladders.com/job/sales-engineer-houston-tx_38060304

South Africa Needs to Refresh How it Manages Tailings By-products From Mining
http://theconversation.com/south-africa-needs-to-refresh-how-it-manages-by-products-from-mining-107019

BHP Vows to Fight $8.9b Lawsuit Over Brazil Dam Disaster (Breaking News)
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/bhp-prepares-for-lawsuit-over-brazil-dam-disaster-20181123-p50hsj.html

Geosynthetics used to Tackled Highway Metals Pollution (Road-derived Sediment Trap)
https://www.highways.today/2018/10/30/sds-develops-groundbreaking-suds-material-to-tackle-highway-metals-pollution/

Structurally-Enhanced Geotextile Sediment-Control Fences (New Patent)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10145080.pdf

Floating Cover Solar Panel System (New Patent)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10141885.pdf

Tencate Asia Introduces the Deebag Geotube®  a Bulker Bag Sludge Dewatering Container
https://www.tencategeo.asia/media/e4f0e6c7-d35a-43a8-a714-a71e2da49f01/G5v5Lw/
TenCate%20Geosynthetics/Documents%20ASIA/English/Brochures/Geotube%C2%AE%20Dewatering/
Leaflet%20-GT%20Deebag%20(600%20703-lf-0313).pdf

Sludge Lagoon Covers With Geosynthetics: Design And Special Process Techniques
https://www.huesker.ru/fileadmin/Media/Scientific_Revised_Paper/
P685_Sludge_Lagoon_covers_with_geosynthetics_Design_and_special_process_techniques.pdf

Effectiveness of Asphalt Reinforcement with Geogrids (by Huesker)
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Scientific_Revised_Paper/
P897_ENG_Proof_of_the_effectiveness_of_asphalt_reinforcement_and_evaluation_of_the_applicability_
into_an_existing_design_method.pdf

Huesker GRS Geosynthetics Used for Soil Reinforcement in Athens (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3mmpriJFP0

Strata Market Leadership in Geogrid Soil Reinforcement Technology
http://www.indiantextilemagazine.in/corporate-news/strata-market-leadership-in-soil-reinforcement-technology/

New Jersey’s Answer to Saving Lighthouse is a 900 foot Geotube™
https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/press/science_nature/n-j-s-answer-to-saving-east-point-lighthouse-a/article_06294598-e93f-565f-b730-3507d8ab0547.html

Malaysia Seeking Tenderers for Installation of Geotube™ for Coastal Protection
http://www.bnm.gov.my/index.php?ch=en_tender&pg=en_tender_rfp&ac=5523%E2%8C%A9=bm

Titan Ranks High in Geogrid Manufacturer Study
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/12/04/titan-ranks-high-in-geogrid-manufacturer-study/

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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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GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

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Melbourne Geosynthetics Workshop Targeting Transport Infrastructure (19th February 2019)
https://www.acigs.org/event/2019-international-speakers-program-geosynthetics-in-transport-infrastructure/

Brisbane Geosynthetics Workshop Targeting Mining (22nd February 2019)
https://www.acigs.org/event/2019-international-speakers-program-geosynthetics-in-mining/

New ASTM Specification for Geocomposites for Turf, Recreation Drainage and Other High-Flow Applications
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK66056.htm

Free Geomembrane Installation Detail Drawings
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/resources/installation-details

EPA Victoria Seeking Candidate to Study Contaminant Mobility Through Landfill Liner Systems
POLLUTE7 software is being used to model the migration of select contaminants through typical Victorian landfill liner systems.
https://aprintern.org.au/2018/11/29/int-0561/

Upcoming Webinar on Landfill Covers Basics (Jan 8, 2019)
The webinar will focus on landfill cover design, cover types, design considerations and current research advances
https://erefdn.org/event/eref-webinar-landfill-covers-basics/

Liner Team Completes Installation of the Six-layer Geosynthetic Containment System for New Landfill
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-makes-final-push-on-landfill-expansion-project/

Using Innovative Technologies and Geosynthetics in Embankment Dam Rehabilitations
https://cedb.asce.org/CEDBsearch/record.jsp?dockey=0081227

Hydraulic Conductivity of Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Inorganic Waste Leachate (New Paper)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169131718304939

Impact of Acid Leachates on Microtexture of Bentonites Used in Geosynthetic Clay Liners (New Paper)
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.18.00043

Concrete Canvas Overlap Joint Guidance Video (NEW)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjN1VwUjHUU

Leister Extrusion Welder Fusion 1 Launch in India (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcsDMOvWIz8

EPT LLDPE GEOMEMBRANE OVERVIEW (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czp-DJ75c_M

Effect of Geogrid Reinforcement on Railroad Ballast Performance Evaluated Through Triaxial Testing and Discrete Element Modeling
– https://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1129&context=civileng_facpubs
– https://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/civileng_facpubs/124/


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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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Sensor Patents New Geomembrane with Printed Conductive Grids (Breaking News)
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180320380A1/en

Firestone Patents New Method to Make EPDM Geomembranes in a Continuous Process
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10112334.pdf

Geofabrics Wins National Export Award (Breaking News)
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/geofabrics-wins-national-export-award

Upcoming Webinar on Stability Designs for Landfill Covers (Dec 12th, 2018)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/11/29/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-lifetime-predictions-of-geosynthetics-gma-members-get-discounted-rates-2/

Wear-Quantification of Textured Geomembranes Using Digital Imaging Analysis (New Research)
https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/36244

New Leak Location Method for EPDM Liners Available in Australia
https://detecsystems.com
More information contact: greg@detecaustralia.com.au

TenCate Design Seminar Series – Geosynthetics Education for the Geotechnical Engineer (Jan 31st, 2019)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geosynthetics-seminar-hosted-by-tencate-mirafi-houston-area-tickets-52878400720

Tensar to Present Technical Seminar on Geosynthetic Applications, including Roadways, Pavements, Walls and Slopes, Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Retaining Walls, and Waste Containment (Jan 8th, 2019)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/11/26/tensar-to-present-technical-seminar-in-minneapolis/

DOWNLOAD FREE WEBINAR on ‘Effect of Elevated Temperatures on Geosynthetics’
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r9p15qz9fi3qmh6/GeoSeminar_08-03-18_Session06.mp4?dl=1

DOWNLOAD FREE PRESENTATION on ‘Effect of Elevated Temperatures on Geosynthetics’
https://www.dropbox.com/s/573aua0cd1cj1mi/07-ElevatedTemps-UIUC-2018-Stark-7-20-18.pdf?dl=1

Geocomposites Serve as Foundation for $11.6M Pavement Preservation Project
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/pavement-maintenance/press-release/21033960/crafco-inc-crafco-geotac-hs-serves-as-foundation-for-116m-pavement-preservation-project

Prevent Shoreline Erosion with Geosynthetics: Geotube® units Make Resilient, Immovable Groynes
https://bishopwater.ca/prevent-shoreline-erosion-geotube/

Golder Associates Review Tailings Dam Design in Consideration of a 1000-Year Closure Design Life
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Neeltje_Slingerland/publication/…/Geomorphic-analysis-for-tailings-dam-design-in-consideration-of-a-1000-year-closure-design-life.pdf

Geomembranes Assist CCR Cleanup and Closure Projects on a Massive Scale
https://www.powermag.com/cleanup-and-closure-projects-on-a-massive-scale/

Concrete Canvas to Exhibit at Railtex 2019 (May 14-16th, 2019)
http://www.railtex.co.uk/2019/exhibitor-profile/?e=35&lang=en&section=exhibitor-list

Acceleration Response of a Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutment under Dynamic Loading
https://pennstate.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/acceleration-response-of-a-geosynthetic-reinforced-soil-bridge-ab

Reliability-based Design of Internal Limit States for Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls using Geosynthetic Reinforcement
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cgj-2018-0074

Performance Evaluation of Geocomposite Reinforcement in Flexible Pavements using Marshall Test Protocol
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2018/62/matecconf_iccoee2018_06020.pdf

The Long Term Performance of Geocomposite Drainage Materials Used as Capillary Break Layers
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-01944-0_18

Hybrid A-Frame Micropile-Geosynthetic Reinforced Wall with Impact Barrier (Declassified)
https://www.codot.gov/programs/research/pdfs/2018-Research-Reports/2018-11/at_download/file


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