June 2022 Vol. 4

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * ABG Geosynthetics * AGRU * Andres Peralta * Carbon Black * Carpi * Cement Blanket™ * Closure Turf™ * ExcelPlas * Fabtech * Francisco Pizarro * GCM Mining * Geofoam * Geotube™ * GNA * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * Mark Lally * Mastatex™ * NAUE * Polibrid™ * Polyfabrics * Sanjay Kumar Shukla * Seaman Corp. * SIKA * Solmax * Tencate * Tensar * Tensar+ * Wood Group * WSP

BREAKING NEWS

Carbon Black Suppliers Raise Carbon Black Prices and Tighten Payment Terms
https://www.european-rubber-journal.com/article/2091587/cabot-orion-raise-carbon-black-prices-reduce-payment-terms

Seventeen Island Residents File Lawsuit over Geotextile Tube Erosion Control Project
https://www.nantucketcurrent.com/seventeen-island-residents-sue-select-board-sbpf-for-abusing-towns-corporate-power

WSP Buys Wood Group for $2.31 Bill to Enhance Water Sector Capabilities
https://www.consulting.ca/news/2923/wsp-buys-john-wood-groups-environmental-consulting-business

ClosureTurf® Geomembrane Selected to Cap Coal Ash Facility
https://wgntv.com/news/wgn-investigates/closing-of-waukegan-coal-plant-causes-controversy-among-residents/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Press Release Fabtech Awarded Sydney Water Potts Hill Reservoirs Refurbishmentꟷ Liner & Cover Design and Installation Works
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ewwr1vIfXDXxiUw#pdfviewer

El Vado Dam Geomembrane Case Study (Declassified)
https://www.usbr.gov/tsc/training/webinars-corrosion/2022-01_ElVadoDamCStudy-Geomembrane/ElVado-Geomembrane_transcript_508.pdf

Polyfabrics Expands Range of GCCM Products (Mastatex™ Concrete Liner)
https://polyfabrics.com.au/product/mastatex-concrete/

Webinar: Geosynthetic Application Guidelines for Ground Infrastructures – New Zealand Geotechnical Society (11 July, 2022)
https://www.nzgs.org/event/webinar-geosynthetic-application-guidelines-for-ground-infrastructures/

Seaman Corp. Seeking Western Region Geomembrane Sales Rep
https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/seamancorp/Posting/View/577

Introducing Mark Lally of Solmax (Interview)
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UDzTyT_RrEg

Introducing Tensar+   Designing for Success: Engineered Solutions for Engineers
Andres F. Peralta MSCE, MBA, P.E., Product Manager at Tensar International Corporation talks about a newly enhanced, free, web-based software, called Tensar+ for engineers, contractors, and owners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXReDicIL48

Artificial Geotextile Materials Developed to Reduce Glacial Ice Melt in Mountain Areas
https://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/51452/20220618/artificial-material-developed-reduce-glacial-ice-melt-mountain-areas-new.htm

How Can Geosynthetics Help Energy Transition? – Solmax
https://www.solmax.com/en/blog/how-can-geosynthetics-help-energy-transition

New Reinforced Elastomeric Polyurethane Geomembrane from Polibrid
https://www.polibrid.com/td/td_706.htm

High Compressive Strength Concrete Cement Blanket™ GCCM rolls for Ditch Lining and Slope Protection (VIDEO)
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jdKZmTKQWqo

Carbon Footprint of Geosynthetics (ABG)
https://www.abg-geosynthetics.com/carbon-footprint/

Tensar Geocomposite Case Study
https://www.tensarinternational.com/getmedia/fa605af8-1c7e-4dd7-a9ab-db3cbd2342ab/Ref_412_A442_Randlay_to_Stirchley_UK_Pavement_Optimisation.pdf

NEW PATENTS

NAUE Patents New Geomaterial
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20220143951.pdf

SIKA Patent New Waterproofing Geomembrane for Tunnels
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP4008546A1.pdf

Three-dimensional Electroosmosis Sludge Drainage Reinforcement Method Based on Electric Geotextile Complex
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20220178101.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

General Solution for Leakage Through Geomembrane Defects Overlain by Saturated Tailings and Underlain by Highly Permeable Subgrade
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114422000383

GEOTEXTILES

Comparative Study on the Performances of Polypropylene (PP) and Polyester (PET) Non-Woven Geotextiles in Landfills [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Of2KaJfoOHU7qeB#pdfviewer

CFD-DEM Modelling of Geotextile Clogging in Tunnel Drainage Systems
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/361228730_CFD-DEM_modeling_of_geotextile_clogging_in_tunnel_drainage_systems

Three-dimensional Electroosmosis Sludge Drainage Reinforcement Method Based On Electric Geotextile Complex
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20220178101.pdf

GEOGRIDS

The Cracking Resistance Behaviour of Geosynthetics-Reinforced Asphalt Concrete under Lower Temperatures Using Bending Test
https://www.mdpi.com/2079-6412/12/6/812/pdf?version=1654856975

Experimental Study of Reasonable Mesh Size for Geogrid Reinforced Tailings
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-13980-x.pdf

Monitoring of an Instrumented Geosynthetic-Reinforced Piled Embankment with a Triangular Pile Configuration
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23248378.2022.2032853

Simulation of Geogrid Retaining Wall Using ABAQUS – VIDEO
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ApuP0FTLFns

Passive Bearing Resistance at the Sand-Geogrid Interface in Direct Shear Mode
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/361277245_Passive_Bearing_Resistance_at_the_Sand-Geogrid_Interface_in_Direct_Shear_Mode

Laboratory Large-Scale Pull-out Tests for Evaluation of the Application of Waste Plastic Bottles as Transverse Members on Geogrid Reinforcement
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-022-00380-4

NEW JOBS

Seaman Corp. Seeking Western Region Geomembrane Sales Rep
https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/seamancorp/Posting/View/577

Technical Sales Representative for Geosynthetics Business – QLD Job in Brisbane
https://www.seek.com.au/job/57227023

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We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
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• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
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We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
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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.

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June 2022 Vol. 3

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * ACTGlobal * AGRU * ASTM * Australia Wide Lining * Concrete Canvas * Core & Main * Earthsavers * ExcelPlas * Formosa Plastics * Francisco Pizarro * GCM Mining * Geofoam * GNA * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * LiteEarth™ * Maccaferri * Microplastics * PFAS * Solmax * Tencate * Tensar * Ultra Grip™

BREAKING NEWS

Concrete Canvas Launches New Lower Carbon, High Performance Product Line Which Makes Specifying to ASTMD8364 Now Even Easier
Make sure your GCCM is ASTM D8364 compliant!
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/6fFBSf7FHslznxD#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

MACCAFERRI Global Webinar “Vertical Walls in Urban Infrastructure” – 14th June 2022 | English – Spanish – Italian
https://www.maccaferri.com/vertical-walls-in-urban-infrastructure-webinar/

ACTGlobal (LiteEarth™ by Solmax) Patent Wedge-weldable Composite having Synthetic Vegetation and Impermeable Geomembrane
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11351582.pdf

AGRU Protective HDPE Liner to Support the Auckland Central Interceptor with 200,000 m2 of AGRU-ULTRA GRIP®
https://agru.life/3aHHCdc

Formosa Plastics to Build US$207 Million HDPE Geomembrane Resin Plant in Texas
https://focustaiwan.tw/business/202205110012

Core & Main Signs Agreement to Acquire Earthsavers Erosion Control
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220607006283/en/Core-Main-Signs-Agreement-to-Acquire-Earthsavers-Erosion-Control

Tensar Currently Recruiting for Southwest Texas Regional Sales Manager
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/steveeckhart_hiringnow-construction-career-activity-6939693217835622400-iUBy?utm_source=linkedin_share&utm_medium=member_desktop_web

Maccaferri Rockfall Protection System for Sydney Trains Network
https://www.maccaferri.com/asia/maccaferri-rockfall-protection-system-sydney-trains-network/

Geotechnical Engineering Solutions Seeing Increased Adoption in India Says Maccaferri India
https://infra.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/construction/geotechnical-engineering-solutions-seeing-increased-adoption-in-india-says-maccaferri-india-md/92054378

PFAS Containment by Modern Liner Systems: the Good News – and the Bad! by Kerry Rowe (VIDEO)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx1-aOmr7cI

VIDEO – Latin American Infrastructure and Geosynthetic Opportunities
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfuRiLKu6vM

Tencate Develops Geotextile to Stop Bamboo Penetration
https://blog.tencategeo.eu/natural-protection-against-danger-from-invasive-plants/

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GEOMEMBRANES

Long-Term Field Performance of Non-Vegetated and Vegetated Three-Layer Landfill Cover Systems Using Construction Waste Without Geomembrane
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeot.21.00238?journalCode=jgeot

GEOTEXTILES

Accelerated Aging Ultraviolet of a PET Nonwoven Geotextile and Thermoanalytical Evaluation [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/15/12/4157/pdf?version=1654933879

Mitigating Pumping in Pavement Shoulder Using Wicking Geotextile: An Experimental Study
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0361198122109173

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

Consolidation of Sludge Dewatered in Geotextile Tubes under Combined Fill and Vacuum Preloading [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/0VZZMaYUXqk9G74#pdfviewer

GCM Mining Shows How Dry Stacking of Tailings Works Using Geotextile Tubes for Dewatering (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAwyGZLWshg

Thesis Published on Dunes Reinforcement with Geosynthetic Sand Containers (GSCs)
https://www.proquest.com/openview/f7e035519dcdd76e8025f71592c3c797/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

New ASTM Standard Test Method for Measurement of Index Flux Through Saturated Geosynthetic Clay Liner Specimens Using a Flexible Wall Permeameter
https://www.astm.org/d5887-d5887m-22.html

GEOGRIDS

Appraisal of Anchor Arrangement and Size on Sand-Geogrid Interaction in Direct Shear
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/361093638-Appraisal-of-Anchor-Arrangement-and-Size-on-Sand-Geogrid-Interaction-in-Direct-Shear

Physical Modelling of Temperature Influence on Performance of Geogrid-Reinforced Retaining Walls Considering Backfill Type Effect
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)CR.1943-5495.0000282

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) Finds That Revocation of the Countervailing Duty (CVD) Order on Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrids from China (Declassified)
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-05-24/html/2022-11158.htm

GEOFOAM

Short- and Long-term Behaviour of EPS Geofoam in Reduction of Lateral Earth Pressure on Rigid Retaining Wall Subjected to Loading
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114422000498

MICROPLASTICS

Human Health Concerns Regarding Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment – From Marine to Food Systems
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969722008221

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Special Feature – ‘Geosynthetic Supply Chain Disruptions & Rising Costs’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/eqQCFwnJBWPxBa2#pdfviewer

World Geosynthetic Experts Publish Major Treatise :  ‘Protecting the Environment from Contamination with Barrier Systems; Advances and Challenges’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/SA01kHbiP9sRyXv#pdfviewer

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How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
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GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
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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.
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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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GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

June 2022 Vol. 2

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * AGRU * Australia Wide Lining * Comvest Credit Partners * Craig Benson * CSI Geoturf * ExcelPlas * Filmtex * GeoAce * Geocells * GNA * Huesker * Jacques Cote * Microplastics * Raven * Seaman Corp. * Solmax * Supply Chain Disruptions * Tensar * Tim Stark * Triton™ * White Cap

BREAKING NEWS

Jacques Côté (Solmax) Wins ‘Deal of the Year: Strategic Acquisition’ Award.
https://www.maclub.ca/ma-awards-gala-quebec-2022/

Raven Engineered Films Receives US$175 Million Senior Credit Facility from Comvest Credit Partners Provides
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/comvest-credit-partners-provides-175-130000171.html

White Cap Closes Deal on an Agreement to acquire CSI Geoturf a Distributor of Geosynthetics and Erosion Control Products
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/white-cap-expands-north-central-region-with-acquisition-of-csi-geoturf-301559306.html

INDUSTRY NEWS

Expert Panel with Craig Benson and Tim Stark Report on Lined Landfill Issues (Declassified)
https://www.wjhl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/98/2022/04/Bristol_Landfill_Expert_Pa.pdf

AGRU Patents Improved Drainliner™
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2022104191A1.html

U.S. Landfills Are Getting a Second Life as Solar Farms Thanks to Geomembrane Solar Panel Caps
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-landfills-getting-second-life-154534675.html

PVC Geomembrane Specifications for South American Lithium Mining
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2022/06/01/pvc-geomembrane-specifications-for-south-american-lithium-mining/

Multi-Linear Drainage Geocomposites for Railways
The authors assert, through three illustrative cases studies, that significantly improving railway drainage is possible using multi-linear drainage geocomposites.
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2022/06/01/multi-linear-drainage-geocomposites-for-railways/

‘Living Breakwaters’ Made from Geogrids Protect Staten Island’s Shoreline
The Triton™ marine mattresses’ limestone filling provides the substrate for growing oysters, helping repopulate the oyster reef systems surrounding Staten Island, N.Y.
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2022/06/01/living-breakwaters-protect-staten-islands-shoreline/

New Geotextiles Plant Opens in Bangladesh
https://www.tbsnews.net/economy/industry/confidence-infrastructure-inaugurates-geotextiles-plant-nganj-433014

ASTM Updates Standard Test Method for Measurement of Index Flux Through Saturated Geosynthetic Clay Liner Specimens Using a Flexible Wall Permeameter
https://www.astm.org/d5887-d5887m-22.html

MICROPLASTICS

Huesker Puts Microplastics into Perspective
https://www.huesker.com.au/company/sustainability/microplastic/

Use of Geosynthetics to Prevent Microplastic Migration from Landfills to Soil and Other Environments [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/13/23/4129/pdf

Quantitative Analysis of Microplastics in Coastal Tidal Areas due to Weathering of Geotextiles
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11783-022-1528-5

NEW GCLs

Modified Geosynthetic Clay Liners with Bentonite for Barriers of Cr (VI) in Contaminated Soil
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09593330.2022.2050820?tab=permissions&scroll=top

Hydraulic Conductivity of Novel Geosynthetic Clay Liner to Bauxite Liquor
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35550957/#affiliation-1

GEOTEXTILES

Slope Stability and Soil Liquefaction Analysis Of Earth Dams With A Proposed Method Of Geotextile Reinforcement
https://geomatejournal.com/geomate/article/view/3458/2881

REMINDER – THIS WEEK’S WEBINARS

EPS GEOFOAM WEBINAR – How EPS Geofoam and Gasoline-Resistant Geomembranes Save time and Money While Protecting Your Infrastructure Project and the Environment (8 June 2022)
https://seamancorp.zoom.us/webinar/register/7216533973400/WN_3_H5y9uiT8azUzeqWcisDw

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Special Feature – ‘Geosynthetic Supply Chain Disruptions & Rising Costs’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/eqQCFwnJBWPxBa2#pdfviewer

World Geosynthetic Experts Publish Major Treatise :  ‘Protecting the Environment from Contamination with Barrier Systems; Advances and Challenges’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/SA01kHbiP9sRyXv#pdfviewer

JOBS

Australia Wide Lining (AWL) Seeking Geomembrane / Geosynthetic Estimator
https://www.seek.com.au/job/57224426?type=standard

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
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Do You Have Any Geosynthetics Industry News? – Get in Touch
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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 john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

June 2022 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS:  * AGRU * Concrete Canvas * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * Fabtech * GeoAce * Geocells * GNA * GSLabs * InterAx Geogrids * Supply Chain Disruptions * Tensar * Tiltex™ * West Coast Lining Systems

BREAKING NEWS

Tiltex Press Release – ‘Exclusive Anti Cracking GCCM Does not Infringe Concrete Canvas Patent EP 2027319’
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/6P6TBoPvjiOQs1j#pdfviewer

Special Feature – ‘Geosynthetic Supply Chain Disruptions & Rising Costs’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/eqQCFwnJBWPxBa2#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

Tiltex Press Release ‘Size Does Matter’
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/f89oyoDw9aLdEx8#pdfviewer

Tiltex Australia Exhibiting at GEOANZ Conference in Brisbane   5th June – 7th June   [Stand 16]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/iofjd5fHnb7RCyi#pdfviewer

Investigation on Failure Mechanisms of HDPE Welded Geocell Junctions under Different Clamping Distances [PDF]
https://mdpi-res.com/d_attachment/applsci/applsci-12-05343/article_deploy/applsci-12-05343.pdf?version=1653475119

GeoAce Develop Proprietary Fasteners for Fixing Geosynthetic Materials
A robust fastener designed to competently secure planar geosynthetic materials on slopes or ground. To provide the best protection, geosynthetic materials such as geotextile, geogrid, and geomat must be securely fastened to ensure firm contact with the ground surface. ACEPin™ T is a durable, sturdy fastener developed by ACE geosynthetics specifically to safeguard the security of geosynthetic materials on slopes or ground.
https://www.geoace.com/products/Erosion-and-Sediment-Control/ACEPin%E2%84%A2-T-

Geosynthetics in Copper Mining (AGRU)
https://agruamerica.com/geosynthetics-in-copper-mining/

Geosynthetic Interface Friction at Low Normal Stress: Two Approaches with Increasing Shear Loading | Nicola Moraci
https://www.academia.edu/80306161/Geosynthetic-Interface-Friction-at-Low-Normal-Stress-Two-Approaches-with-Increasing-Shear-Loading

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures: Developments from Walls to Bridges – Video
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KsWHFMNoxjI

Final Exercises of Advanced Pavement-Introducing Tensar InterAx Geogrid – Video
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3KQoQ_LFGd4

Reliability Analysis for Internal Seismic Stability of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Walls
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.22.00250

GSLabs a Division of Geosynthetics Research Pty Ltd is proudly Australian owned and operated Company specialising in the supply and manufacture of Geocells
https://www.gslabs.com.au/collections/geocells

NEW JOBS

Fabtech seeking Junior Civil Design and Draftsman Job in Adelaide
https://www.seek.com.au/job/57170586

Fabtech Seeking Master Seamer, HDPE Geomembrane Welding (up to $70K/a)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/57187162?type=standout

West Coast Lining Systems Seeking Geomembrane Materials Technician (up to $80K/a)
https://www.careerone.com.au/jobs/br_west-coast-lining-systems

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

Do You Have Any Geosynthetics Industry News? – Get in Touch
https://www.excelplas.com/contact-us/

Want More GNA? Find Thousands of Back Issues Here:
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/


Stay Up to Date with the Latest Geosynthetic News by Signing Up for the GNA Newsletter!
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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

GNA™ (Geosynthetic News Alerts™)
GBN™ (Geosynthetic Breaking News™)
GNAu™ (Geosynthetic News Australia™)
GNAf (Geosynthetic News Africa™)
GNC™ (Geosynthetic News China™)
GNCa™ (Geosynthetic News Canada™)
GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
GNInd™ (Geosynthetic News Indonesia™)
GNU™ (Geosynthetic News United States™)

(c) 2022 Copyright ExcelPlas Labs and Geosynthetic News Agency

GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

May 2022 Vol. 6

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * BOSTD * Chinese Geogrids * Concrete Canvas * EPS * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * Geofoam * Geosynthetics Ltd. * GNA * Graphene * Seaman Corp * Tensar * Tiltex™* TRITON™

BREAKING NEWS

Concrete Canvas Update on Tiltex Patent Legal Battle
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Gka0oAU90qPwXgf#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

Chinese Geogrids Hit with Duties
Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/05/24/2022-11158/certain-biaxial-integral-geogrid-products-from-the-peoples-republic-of-china-final-results-of-the

EPS GEOFOAM WEBINAR – How EPS Geofoam and Gasoline-Resistant Geomembranes Save time and Money While Protecting Your Infrastructure Project and the Environment (8 June 2022)
https://seamancorp.zoom.us/webinar/register/7216533973400/WN_3_H5y9uiT8azUzeqWcisDw

New Geosynthetic Sediment Capping Using Tensar’s TRITON® Marine Mattress (MM)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3188852B1.pdf

Coastal Protection with Geosynthetics
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2022/04/15/coastal-protection-with-geosynthetics/

Useful Welding Parameter for HDPE, LLDPE and PVC Geomembranes [PDF]
https://www.stanmech.com/uploads/2/1/0/9/21099874/20200826-leister-pw-geo-welding-parameters-for-welders-metric.pdf

Viscoplastic Model for Calculating Geomembrane Strain Due to Differential Settlement from Degrading or Thawing Waste
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/360833346_FEM-implementation-of-a-viscoplastic-model-for-calculating-geomembrane-strain-due-to-differential-settlement-from-degrading-or-thawing-waste

Presentation on Geogrid Reinforcement Design by Ian Scotland
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/cv/docs/docSem/130320/Scotland.pdf

Geosynthetics for Working Platforms – CPD Webinar – Guest Speaker – Craig Andrews from Geosynthetics Ltd.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5av7BaxUI4

Tensar Present Dashboard of Chemical Methods versus Geogrid for Stabilization
https://info.tensarcorp.com/hubfs/WH_Files/WH_Chemical Stabilization/Tensar-ChemicalvGeogrid-Dashboard-Final.pdf

Geosynthetics for Resilient Roads
https://www.readgeo.com/geostrata/april_may_2022/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1779866#articleId1779866

New Journal Research Topic – ‘Geosynthetics for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure’
https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/40105/geosynthetics-for-sustainable-and-resilient-infrastructure

DEM Simulation of Geotextile-Geomembrane Interface Direct Shear Test Considering the Interlocking and Wearing Processes
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X22001616

Effects of Electrodes Layout and Filler Scale on Percolation Threshold and Piezoresistivity Performances of a Cementitious-Based Geocomposite
https://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/12/10/1734/pdf?version=1652939038

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

Do You Have Any Geosynthetics Industry News? – Get in Touch
https://www.excelplas.com/contact-us/

Want More GNA? Find Thousands of Back Issues Here:
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/


Stay Up to Date with the Latest Geosynthetic News by Signing Up for the GNA Newsletter!
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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

GNA™ (Geosynthetic News Alerts™)
GBN™ (Geosynthetic Breaking News™)
GNAu™ (Geosynthetic News Australia™)
GNAf (Geosynthetic News Africa™)
GNC™ (Geosynthetic News China™)
GNCa™ (Geosynthetic News Canada™)
GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
GNInd™ (Geosynthetic News Indonesia™)
GNU™ (Geosynthetic News United States™)

(c) 2022 Copyright ExcelPlas Labs and Geosynthetic News Agency

GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.