October 2021 Vol. 2

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NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU * Alvatech® * Bentofix® X * Burke Industries * CCR * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * Global Synthetics * IGS * InterAx® * Layfield * MSE * MSW * Plascorp * Richard Bathurst * Russell Jones * Sotrafa * Tensar

INDUSTRY NEWS

Sotrafa Geosynthetics Preview New HDPE Geomembrane Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI50ShqbxLI

Geosynthetic Solutions to Improve Safety in Mining Applications
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/06/geosynthetic-solutions-to-improve-safety-in-mining-applications/

ExcelPlas Expands Geosynthetic Testing in Australia with a New State-of-the-Art Laboratory in Highett (VIC)
https://www.excelplas.com/

New Anchorage and Connection Strength Tests for Geosynthetics
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/01/new-anchorage-and-connection-strength-tests-for-geosynthetics/

The Technical and Performance Advantages of a Coated GCL
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/the-advantages-of-bentofix-x/

FLOATING COVERS

Recorded Webinar – Industry Best Practices for Floating Cover Systems
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/pdh-webinars/industry-best-practices-for-floating-cover-systems

Presentation PDF – Industry Best Practices for Floating Cover Systems
https://assets.website-files.com/5977726c80d12837b9592f29/614803eecec73473d83c2753_FGI-Floating-20Cover-20Webinar-20-20Team-20revisions-20and-20comments-20-209-7-2021-20Final-jkm-5B25-5D.pdf

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Managing Legal Risk: A Geotechnical and Geosynthetic Perspective (12th October 2021)
https://www.ice.org.uk/events/manage-legal-risk-geotechnical-geosynthetic-london

An Introduction to Mechanically-Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls (21st October, 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6186554317971623182

GEOMEMBRANES

Study of Strain Development in HDPE Geomembrane Liner System in Landfills Using a New Model for Municipal Solid Waste
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S026611442100100X

GEOTEXTILES

Influence of Physical Clogging on Filtration Performance of Soil-Geotextile Interaction
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.21.00033

Triaxial Behaviour of Geotextile Reinforced Sand
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17486025.2021.1986235?journalCode=tgeo20

GCLS

Using Bentonite-Polymer Composite GCLs to Contain CCR Leachates
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/01/using-bentonite-polymer-composite-geosynthetic-clay-liners-to-contain-ccr-leachates/

TECHNICAL CORNIER: Residual Strength of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/01/residual-strength-of-a-geosynthetic-clay-liner/

Impact of Real and Simulated MSW Leachates on the Hydraulic and Swelling Behaviour of Bentonites for Landfill Application
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-021-09510-3

GEOGRIDS

Next-Generation InterAx NX850 Geogrid Installed Under a Paved Road
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/01/next-generation-geogrid-installed-under-a-paved-road/

Evaluation of the Performance of Cold In-Place Recycled Base Layer Supported with Geogrid
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-46455-4_106

A Review of Sand–Clay Mixture and Soil–Structure Interface Direct Shear Test
https://www.mdpi.com/2673-7094/1/2/14/pdf

IGS NEWS

A Regional Powerhouse is set to Launch This Month with the Creation of a Brand New ‘IGS Nordics’ Chapter
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/new-igs-nordics-chapter/

ACIGS NEWS

ACIGS – Register for Our October Webinar – Presented by Jorg Klompmaker (19th October 2021)
https://www.acigs.org/events/economic-and-ecological-benefit-using-geocomposites-railway-structures

ACIGS – Renew Your Membership for 2021 or Join Today
https://www.acigs.org/memberships/benefits

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT……

Geofabrics Australasia announces acquisition of Plascorp Group
https://roadsonline.com.au/geofabrics-australasia-announces-acquisition-of-plascorp-group/

 


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• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
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• 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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October 2021 Vol. 1

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


NEWSMAKERS: * BontexGeo * ExcelPlas * GENAP * Geofabrics * Geo Pro® * Heap Leach * Leak Location * PFAS * Plascorp * Salt Gradient Pond * Raven * TenCate * Waterland PE * Watershed Solar

INDUSTRY NEWS

Geosynthetics Manufacturer BontexGeo Group Attracts New Growth Capital from Waterland Private Equity (Breaking News)
https://bontexgeo.com/2021/09/bontexgeo-group-joins-waterland/

Geofabrics Australasia Completes Acquisition of the Plascorp Group (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Xv8zZJoGl8nv2yh#pdfviewer​

GENAP Develop New Multi-functional Floating Cover for Lagoons -Integrating the Function of Anti Evaporation and Algae Growth and Creating Energy at the Same Time
https://www.genap.nl/en/about-genap/about-genap/energy-cover/

Raven Salt Gradient Solar Pond (SGSP) Geomembrane for Distilling Large Amounts of Brine Water
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/09/30/raven-salt-gradient-solar-pond-geomembrane-for-distilling-large-amounts-of-brine-water-to-potable-water/

Watershed Solar Develops Method for Affixing Solar Panels to Geomembranes
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021195313A1.pdf

Geo Pro® Develops Compact Arc Testing Kit for Geomembrane Leak Location
https://buckleysinternational.com/product/15geo-pro—geomembrane-arc-test/25-geo-pro—geomembrane-arc-test

Thought Leaders Series: Mechanisms for PFAS Contaminant Transportation (21st October 2021)
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/event/2021/09/thought-leaders-series-mechanisms-pfas-contaminant-transportation-39481

Workshop: Geosynthetics for Drainage and Filtration in Landfill Barrier Systems (13-14th October 2021)
https://www.sardiniasymposium.it/en/workshop-d13

GEOMEMBRANES

Heat Resistance of Geomembranes
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/01/heat-resistance-of-geomembranes/

Performance Evaluation of Modified Moisture Barrier in Mitigating Expansive Soil Associated Pavement Distresses
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214391221001574

GEOTEXTILES

Effect of Geotextile Ageing and Geomembrane Surface Roughness on the Geomembrane-Geotextile Interfaces for Heap Leaching Applications
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421000881

UPCOMING WEBINARS

ACIGC – Register for October Webinar presented by Jorg Klompmaker on Using Geocomposites in Railway Structures (19th October 2021)
https://www.acigs.org/events/economic-and-ecological-benefit-using-geocomposites-railway-structures

Webinar:  Mechanisms for PFAS Contaminant Transportation (21st October 2021)
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/event/2021/09/thought-leaders-series-mechanisms-pfas-contaminant-transportation-39481

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 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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Why Read GNA?
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
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• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through India, Africa, and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles, and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
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September 2021 Vol. 7

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NEWSMAKERS: * Carpi Tech * Craig Benson * ExcelPlas * HydroGEOPHYSICS * Layfield * Leak Location Surveys * Plaxis Software * Shawn Calendine * Solmax * Super Geomembranes * Subgrade Stabilization Solutions * TenCate * Tensar * TetraTech

INDUSTRY NEWS

Private Equity firm Acquires TenCate Grass, the World’s Largest Artificial Grass and Yarn Backing Manufacturer from Royal TenCate
https://www.houthoff.com/insights/News/Private-equity-firm-Crestview-Partners-acquires-TenCate-Grass

TetraTech Develop Vertical Manhole Apparatus and Method for Providing Access to Leachate Collection Pipes in a Landfills
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11131074.pdf

Solmax Presents Pioneering Possibilities
https://www.shots.net/news/view/solmax-presents-pioneering-possibilities

Route to Super Geomembranes? – Carbon Nanofiber/SiO2 Nanoparticle/HDPE Composites as Physically Resilient and Submersible Water-Repellent Coatings on HDPE Liners
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsanm.1c01498

Carpi Tech Experts Discuss Use of Geosynthetics for Hydraulic and Transport Tunnels and Shafts [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/uELUCiVSJRMSOgf#pdfviewer​

Dr. Craig Benson to Present on ‘Practical Lessons Learned from GCL Case Histories’ (4th August, 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3073400394727526926

Shawn Calendine of HydroGEOPHYSICS to Present on How ELL technologies Can Identify Leaks in Deeply Filled
Geomembrane-Lined Ponds (17th August, 2021)

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5107571675663508238

Tensar Working Across the Globe on Subgrade Stabilisation Solutions (SSS) for your Construction Sites (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkI6hyGhIDc

How to Do Geogrid Modelling with Plaxis® Software
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWElZx1A0oc

Self-Sealing Geotextiles – Singapore Researchers Develop Method to Convery Geotextiles to Water Barriers by In-Situ Precipitation of Calcium Carbonate
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11130971.pdf

NEW RESEARCH

Elevated Temperature Effects on Geotextile–Geomembrane Interface Shear Behaviour
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002698

Evaluation of Installation Damage According to Simulated Installation Test Conditions and Creep Deformation of Geosynthetic Reinforcements
https://www.koreascience.or.kr/article/JAKO202126758081541.page

Laboratory Degradation of a Reinforcement PET-PP Geocomposite Under Accelerated Weathering Conditions
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00315-5

Assessment of Load Distribution Mechanism in Geocell Reinforced Foundation Beds using Digital Imaging Correlation Techniques
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214391221001549

Application of Opti-Morph: Optimized Beach Protection by Submerged Geotextile Tubes
https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-03348819/

Expert Session on Applications of Geosynthetics in Earth Retaining Structures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ms9zi-Wajhs

UPCOMING WEBINARS

SOLMAX WEBINAR SERIES – Choices of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (30th September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3783980679636968720

TC-B Webinar – Successfully Specifying, Performing, and Interpreting Interface Shear Tests (30th September 2021) by Gary Torosian
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JmLLZkwCTDyORu5pLADX3w

Water is the Enemy! Learn about Subsurface Drainage Geo Solutions (30th September 2021) by Raymond Chow (Jaybro)
https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/485cbad51ca74f22b5afcdceb0bd3190

Dr. Craig Benson to Present on ‘Practical Lessons Learned from GCL Case Histories’ (4th August, 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3073400394727526926

Shawn Calendine of HydroGEOPHYSICS to Present on How ELL technologies Can Identify Leaks in Deeply Filled Geomembrane-Lined Ponds (17th August, 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5107571675663508238

NEW JOBS

Layfield Seeking Geomembrane Installation Technicians
https://ca.fidanto.com/jobs/job-opening/farm-labor-contractors/geomembrane-installation-technicians-347189711

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 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

Why Read GNA?
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!
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?
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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.

September 2021 Vol. 6

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


NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU * Carpi Tech * ExcelPlas * GeoVolt™ * Huesker * Layfield * Mike Dobie * NILEX * Propex * SKAPS * Tensar

INDUSTRY NEWS

Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries Release GeoVolt™ Conductive Geocomposite
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/09/20/layfield-geosynthetics-and-skaps-industries-release-geovolt-conductive-geocomposite/

Carpi Tech Experts Discuss Use of Geosynthetics for Hydraulic and Transport Tunnels and Shafts [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/uELUCiVSJRMSOgf#pdfviewer

Nilex Show How to Effortlessly Install Geomembranes (New Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgI4PH-HAj8

Huesker Joins Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC)
https://www.isupply.org.au/profile/huesker-australia/

NEW PATENTS

Researchers at University of South Florida Patent HDPE Geomembrane with Improved Stabilization [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210292526.pdf

Propex Patent New Internally Braced Geosynthetic Mattress for Erosion control
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210292990.pdf

US Patent for Multi-layer Geotextile-Plastic Particle Water Treatment System
https://appliedhe.com/news/2021/09/23/us-patent-for-multi-layer-geotextile-plastic-particle-water-treatment-system-bagged-by-iau-researchers/

GEOMEMBRANES

Study of Degradation of Environmental Protection Geomembrane in a Waste Water Pond: A Case study
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666016421000554

New Book Chapter on Geosynthetics for Containment Ponds, Reservoirs and Canals
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/icehge.65000.311

Huesker Researchers are Testing a New Landfill Geomembrane Covering System to Improve Landfill Gas Emissions
https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/unl-researchers-work-to-improve-landfill-gas-emissions-and-community-0/

Feasibility Study of Geomembrane Solar Photovoltaics System At Abandoned Mine Tailings Sites
https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/113931

GEOTEXTILES

Evaluating the Performance Benefits for Low-Volume Roadways Constructed with Geosynthetic Wicking Fabrics: A Case Study
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77238-3_64

Effects of Adding a Geotextile into a Pavement Structure on FWD Experimental Data and Estimated Pavement Remaining Service Life
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/effects-of-adding-a-geotextile-into-a-pavement-structure-on-fwd-/19698194

GEOTEXTILE TUBES AND BAGS

Western Australia to Install Geotextile Sand Containers at Drummond Cove for Beach Stabilization
https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2021/09/Drummond-Cove-stabilisation-and-protection-works-complete.aspx

SBPF Appeals ConCom Geotube Removal Order
https://www.ack.net/stories/sbpf-appeals-concom-geotube-removal-order,26055?

Report: Keep Geotubes Until Baxter Road Can Be Relocated
https://www.ack.net/stories/report-keep-geotubes-until-baxter-road-can-be-relocated,25991

Monitoring of Sedimentation on Geosynthetic Bags Installation Area in Mangroves in Indonesia
https://ejournal.undip.ac.id/index.php/ijms/article/view/38521

GEOGRIDS

Fragility Curves for Slope Stability of Geogrid Reinforced River Levees
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/13/19/2615/pdf

Viscoelastic Analysis of Top-Down Crack in Geosynthetic Reinforced Asphalt Pavements Using FEM
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/viscoelastic-analysis-of-top-down-crack-in-geosynthetic-reinforc/19698064

Model Research on the Deformation Behaviour of Geogrid Supported by Rigid-Flexible Piles Under Cyclic Loading
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/model-research-on-the-deformation-behavior-of-geogrid-supported-/19669632

Design and Analysis of Earth Slopes Using Geosynthetics
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6346-5_62

TECHNICAL FORUMS

ACigs – September 2021 Technical Forum #2 – Geo Reinforcement
https://www.acigs.org/resorces/video-library/acigs-september-2021-technical-forum-2-geo-reinforcement

UPCOMING WEBINARS

MRP Webinar Series 9: Load-bearing Bridge Abutments Supported on Polymer Geogrid Reinforced Fill (27th October 2021)
By Michael Dobie of Tensar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Bg0FIBnzqE

Practical Applications for use of Tensar Stabilisation Geogrids in Rail Applications (30th September 2021)
http://info.tensar.co.uk/rail-webinar?utm-campaign=EH-Webina-_Rail&utm-medium=email&-hsmi=161834502

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How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 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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• 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
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • 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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September 2021 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS: * ABG Geosynthetics * AGRU * BASF * Bureau of Reclamation * Daniel Gibbs * ExcelPlas * FGI * Geofabrics University™ * Huesker * Jaybro * PFAS * SoilTain® * Solmax

INDUSTRY NEWS

Solmax Develops Adjustable Geomembrane Pipe Boot (Breaking News)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210285574.pdf

HUESKER Introduces New Geotextile Bag Product and Provides Coastal Protection with Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) Systems
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/09/17/huesker-introduces-new-geotextile-bag-product-and-provides-coastal-protection-with-geotextile-container-systems/

The Development of a Hybrid Geosynthetic Clay Liner for Attenuation of PFAS and Other Emerging Contaminants
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/geofabrics-university%E2%84%A2-coming-soon

Case Study: AGRU Lining System Supports an Upgrade at a Northern Nevada Mine
https://agruamerica.com/our-projects/agru-lining-system-nevada-mine/ 

Bureau of Reclamation – Introduction to Geosynthetics by Brian Baumgarten
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/7zwrGRkmgIlfjQO#pdfviewer

Article: How to Install a Geosynthetic Liner in a Large Pond
https://agruamerica.com/how-to-install-a-pond-liner-in-a-large-pond/ 

Water Reservoir Construction with Geosynthetic Lining System by Huesker (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwmGqgfOs68

ABG Geotechnical Engineer & Highways Engineers Present Carbon Saving Geosynthetic Alternatives for Delivering Lower Carbon Highways Projects
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a57WHEg-yDs

BASF Debuts IrgaCycle® Additives to Improve Properties of Recycled Plastics Such as Geosynthetics
https://www.plasticstoday.com/additivescolorants/basf-debuts-irgacycle-additives-improve-properties-mechanically-recycled-plastics

Geofabrics Thought Leadership Series – Episode #1: Local Infrastructure (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOMVBZ2XSpw

UPCOMING WEBINARS

SOLMAX WEBINAR SERIES – Choices of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (30th September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3783980679636968720

TC-B Webinar – Successfully Specifying, Performing, and Interpreting Interface Shear Tests (30th September 2021) by Gary Torosian
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JmLLZkwCTDyORu5pLADX3w

Water is the Enemy! Learn about Subsurface Drainage Geo Solutions (30th September 2021) by Raymond Chow (Jaybro)
https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/485cbad51ca74f22b5afcdceb0bd3190

NEW BOOKS

Use of Geosynthetics for Hydraulic and Transport Tunnels and Shafts (Book Chapter)
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/icehge.65000.353

NEW RESEARCH

Shear Characteristics of the Interface between Recycled Concrete Aggregates and Various Geosynthetics
https://downloads.hindawi.com/journals/ace/2021/8374376.pdf

Influence of the Non-Woven Geotextile (NWG) on the Engineering Properties of Clayey-Sand Treated with Copper Slag-Based Geopolymer
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061821025824

JOBS

Huesker Seeking Business Development Manager for Geosynthetics
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/business-development-manager-at-huesker-australia-pty-ltd-2715160812

BMS Performance Seeking Technical Sales Representative for Geosynthetic Lining Products
https://bmsperformance.com/aus/advert/technical-sales-representative-4/

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 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

Why Read GNA?
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!
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?
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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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GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
GNInd™ (Geosynthetic News Indonesia™)
GNU™ (Geosynthetic News United States™)

(c) 2021 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.