September 2021 Vol. 4

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * Comanco * Daniel Gibbs * ExcelPlas * FGI * Geofabrics University™ * Imagine Intelligent Materials (IIM) * Leister * mastaTEX Concrete® * PFOS * Pit Thermal Energy Storage * Polyfabrics * Siamak’s Podcast * Solmax * Tiltex® * Tim Stark* Titan * TOTAL

INDUSTRY NEWS

Press Release – Together With Its Partners, Solmax Is Developing The Next Generation of Pit Thermal Energy Storage [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/xUM2958sz7KNdDj#pdfviewer
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/nOMlgE2LqDvQ3lE

Solmax High Temperature Geomembrane Liner for Thermal Energy Storage [PDF]
https://www.solmax.com/uploads/tech-paper-document-en-files/thermal-energy-storage-application-sheet.pdf

The Geofabrics University™ – Launching October 5th
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/geofabrics-university%E2%84%A2-coming-soon

Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast with Daniel Gibbs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg337C-zUyQ

Leister Opens Application Laboratory for Geomembrane Welding
https://www.leister.com/en/Services/Application-Lab/Application-Lab-Geomembrane

Comanco Begins Geosynthetic Installation For New Landfill Cell In Central Florida
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-begins-geosynthetic-installation-for-new-landfill-cell-in-central-florida/

Titan Environmental Containment Offers Innovative Solutions for High Performing Access Roads, Spillways and Tailing Facilities
https://www.mining.com/joint-venture/jv-article-titan-environmental-containment-offers-innovative-solutions-for-high-performing-access-roads-spillways-and-tailing-facilities/

NEW PATENTS

TOTAL Patents Conductive HDPE Composite with Nanographene and Carbon Nanotubes for Geomembrane Applications
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11118039.html

IMAGINE INTELLIGENT MATERIALS LIMITED Patents GEOTEXTILE WITH CONDUCTIVE PROPERTIES
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210277539.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

Modelling the Transport of PFOS from Single Geomembrane Lined Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X21002780?dgcid=rss_sd_all

Temperature Influence on HDPE Geomembrane and Soil Interface Shear Strength
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00311-9

Shear Strength of Geomembrane-Subgrade Interface in Heap Leaching Applications
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.21.00065

GCCMs

GCCM Used for Bridge Abutment Scour Protection
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/effective-scour-protection/

GCCM Hard Armour for Erosion Control and Containment
https://info.cecr.in/tiltex-an-innovative-cementitious-geocomposite-with-multiple-applications/

GEOTEXTILES

Constitutive Modelling of Short-Term Tensile Response of Geotextile Subjected to Mechanical and Abrasion Damages
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00313-7

Shear Behaviour of Marginal Soil & Non-woven Geotextile System Under UU & CU Triaxial Conditions
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6466-0_13

Consultant: Geotubes Could be the Short-term Solution for Bluff Erosion Problem
https://www.ack.net/stories/consultant-geotubes-the-short-term-solution-for-baxter-road-erosion,25931

GCLs

Effect of Effective Stress on Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Coal Combustion Product Leachates
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.21.00077

GEOGRIDS

In for the Long Haul -The Geogrid Solution
https://www.mynewsdesk.com/se/tensar-international/pressreleases/in-for-the-long-haul-3126988

The Relevance of Geogrid Reinforcement in Flexible Road Pavement: A Review
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6466-0_31

A Short Review on the Dynamic Characteristics of Geogrid-Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls under Cyclic Loading
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2021/5537912/

High-Performance Materials and Advanced Characterization Methods for Durable Pavement
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2021/5537912/

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

Seismic Effects on Reinforcement Load and Lateral Deformation of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Walls
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11709-021-0734-8

NEW WEBINARS

Geosynthetics and Stability for Heap Leaching and Tailings Dams (30 September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4808225236167170576

New Software for the Design of Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC) (15 September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5088530335039457036

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
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
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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
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September 2021 Vol. 3

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * EPA * EuroBent * ExcelPlas * GCL * Global Geosynthetics * HUESKER * Jaybro * Kerry Rowe * MastaTEX® Concrete * NAUE * PFAS * Polyfabrics * Secutex® Soft Rock * Sensogrid® * Soprema * TILTEX®

INDUSTRY NEWS

How Robotics Are Improving Geosynthetic Manufacturing (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBoVbEMFMY4

Durability Test for Simulating Creep of Geosynthetics Under Accelerated Degradation [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Ih9uYGzB83TT7o9#pdfviewer

Huesker CoDevelop Fibre Optic Technology to Detect Ground Movement Using Sensogrid®
https://www.globalrailwayreview.com/news/127600/hs2-construction-site-trials-fibre-optic-technology-prevent-ground-movements-land-slips/

Geosynthetics in Coastal Applications a Source of Microfibres and Microplastics in the Environment (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0048969721052451

EPA Announces First Single Validated Laboratory Method to Test for PFAS in Multiple Media Including Wastewater, Surface Water, Groundwater, Soils and Landfill Leachate
https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-announces-first-validated-laboratory-method-test-pfas-wastewater-surface-water

GCCMs

Tiltex GCCM Soprema: La Defense Civil Engineering (Video)
TILTEX® the cementitious geocomposite for erosion control and for the mechanical protection of waterproofing geomembranes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuX4igjcS8Q

Polyfabrics Project Support for MastaTEX® Concrete GCCM Applications
https://polyfabrics.com.au/mastatex-concrete/?mkt_tok=ODM5LU1ZWS0zOTkAAAF_Z8MAqGnMcBx-

NEW WEBINARS

New Software for the Design of Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC) (15 September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5088530335039457036

OTHER NEWS

Geosynthetics Solve the Unique Needs of Wind Energy Projects
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/09/07/geosynthetics-solve-the-unique-needs-of-wind-energy-projects/

Webinar: The Role of Geosynthetic Liners with Dr. R. Kerry Rowe
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/iranian-webinar-the-role-of-geosynthetic-liners-with-dr-r-kerry-rowe/

Water Exchange Across a Subgrade-GCL Interface as Impacted by Polymers and Environmental Conditions
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S026611442100087X

JOBS

Jaybro Hiring Inside Geosynthetic Sales Representative
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/inside-sales-representative-at-jaybro-2674707041?refId-SEhvEqZepciq-QFUq5i/DA-&trackingId-rgUYdAM-mmnJclJhIOiv6w-&position-23&pageNum-0&trk-public-jobs-jserp-result-search-card

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
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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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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.

September 2021 Vol. 2

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * ACIGS * Alkorplan® * DOW * Earthlok * ExcelPlas * FGI * Glen Raven * Global Synthetics * Huesker * Renolit * Solmax * TenCate * Texel

INDUSTRY NEWS

Figure Revealed – Solmax’s €435 Million Acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics
https://www.klgates.com/KL-Gates-Adds-New-York-Partners-in-Firms-Asset-Management-and-Investment-Funds-Corporate-Practice-Areas-8-31-2021

DOW Develops Next Generation Bimodal HDPE Geomembrane Resin
https://www.dow.com/en-us/market/mkt-building-construction/sub-build-building-materials/app-build-bldgmat-geomembranes.html

Huesker Explains Reduction Factors for Junctions, Joints and Seams in Geosynthetics in New Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESR6_d7fQBw

FGI Publish Their Summer Newsletter
https://assets-global.website-files.com/5977726d80d12837-b9592f43/613131c-522332d4728baea19-FGI%20Newsletter-20-%20-20Summer-202021.pdf

Automatic Welding of a RENOLIT ALKORPLAN® Geomembrane
https://www.renolit.com/en/industries/home-building/exterior/civil-engineering/installation-videos

Earthlok Achieves AS4020 Potable Water Certification for Geosynthetic-Concrete Matting
https://www.earthlok.com.au/copy-of-specifications

Texel Industries Ltd. to Start Commercial Operations of its 10,080 MT Geosynthetics Products Facility at Kheda
https://theprint.in/ani-press-releases/texel-industries-ltd-to-start-commercial-operations-of-its-10080-mt-geosynthetics-products-facility-at-kheda/727746/

Fabrics Manufacturer Announces $82 Million North Carolina Expansion for Geotextiles and Industrial Fabrics
https://www.thomasnet.com/insights/fabrics-manufacturer-announces-82-million-north-carolina-expansion/

Reliable and Efficient Geosynthetic Testing
ExcelPlas is an independent, third party, geosynthetics firm providing geosynthetics testing and research services to the construction, water, waste-water and mining industries
https://www.excelplas.com/products-tested/geomembrane-testing/

Boyd Ramsey Proposes a Environmental and Sustainability Policy for the Geosynthetics Industry
https://www.boydramseyconsulting.com/environmental-and-sustainability-policy-statement/

Smart GCCMs? – Effects of Multiscale Carbon-Based Conductive Fillers on the Performances of a Self-Sensing Cementitious Geocomposite
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2352710221010299

NEW RESEARCH

Temperature Influence on HDPE Geomembrane and Soil Interface Shear Strength
http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?id=doi:10.1007/s40891-021-00311-9

A Non-Conventional Durability Test for Simulating Creep of Geosynthetics Under Accelerated Degradation
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/a-non-conventional-durability-test-for-simulating-creep-of-geosy/19634198

Interface Pull-out Resistance of Polymeric Strips Embedded in Marginal Tropical Soils
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421000868

GEOGRIDS

Structural Performance of Biaxial Geogrid Reinforced Concrete Slab
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40999-021-00668-y

Performance Improvement of Vertical Anchor Plates in Sandy Soil by Using Geogrid Reinforcement
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1973/1/012198/pdf

ACIGS Recorded Webinar on Designing and Modelling Geogrids for Soil Stabilisation and Reinforcement by Amir Shahkolahi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n7TBoaVoSM

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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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.

September 2021 Vol. 1

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * ACIGS * ASTM * DrainTube® * ExcelPlas * Gary Torosian * GCCM * GCL * Geocomposite * Graphene * GSI * Huesker * Layfield * LMI Group Investments * InLand Tarp * Propex GeoSolutions * Pyrawall® * Reinforced Concrete Roll® * Scourlok® * Solmax * TENSAR * TILTEX * Tiltex B Turf®

INDUSTRY NEWS

US Reinforced Concrete on a Roll GCCM for Erosion Control and Bank Stabilization
https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/eeffde8d-7018-4df9-b264-3596a1ef2b11/

Tiltex Develop New Type of GCCM with Synthetic Turf Layer (Tiltex B Turf®)
https://www.tiltexaustralia.com.au/datasheets

Tiltex Introduces Exclusive Saturation Hydrator™ for Optimum Hydration of GCCM
Tiltex is excited to announce that our engineers have designed an exclusive Tiltex Saturation Hydrator machine that is used to uniformly hydrate Tiltex after it’s installation.
Water is evenly distributed throughout the entire roll in a uniform, measured way to ensure an even distribution of water onto the surface. This will soak in and hydrate evenly the product to ensure efficacy and uniform curing properties.
https://www.tiltexaustralia.com.au/tiltex-news

Solmax Fabricate Geomembrane Freshwater Bladders for Eco-friendly Beach Resort
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/08/31/geomembrane-freshwater-bladders-for-eco-friendly-beach-resort/

Layfield Geosynthetics Becomes Exclusive Canadian distributor for Western Green’s Product Line
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/09/01/layfield-geosynthetics-becomes-exclusive-canadian-distributor-for-western-greens-product-line/

Using Analytical Testing to Test for ‘Fake Graphene’ in the Geosynthetics Industry
https://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=5783&utm-source=azonetwork-newsletter&utm-medium=email&utm-campaign=particle-analysis_-newsletter-31-august-2021

Deformulation Analysis (DA) of Geosynthetics to De-risk Projects by Determining Level and Efficacy of Stabilizing Additives and Hence Projected Service Life
https://www.excelplas.com/

GEOMEMBRANES

Efficient and Safe Protection of Geomembranes Against UV and Mechanical Damage
https://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/dredge/huesker/pressreleases/efficient-safe-protection-geomembranes/

Stabilization of Soil Nailed Slopes by Flexible Geosynthetic Materials
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214785321055723

GEOTEXTILES

Vote Orders Removal of Geotextile Tubes from Beach
https://www.ack.net/stories/concom-issues-removal-order-on-sbpfs-geotubes,25856

GCLS

Predicting Self-Healing Capacity of GCLs with Circular or Slit Damages
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00298-3

GEOGRIDS

Finite Element Analysis and Design Method of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Foundation Subjected to Normal Fault Movement
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X21004031

Crack Propagation Analysis in Bituminous Mixtures Reinforced by Different Types of Geogrids Using Digital Image Correlation
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061821022789

Tension Behaviour of Bituminous Mixture Samples Reinforced by Fiberglass Geogrids in Different Directions
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77234-5_43

An Insight on the Response of Foundations Resting on Sand with Geosynthetic Materials as a Reinforcement
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1973/1/012153/pdf

GEOCOMPOSITES

The Use of Draintube® Drainage Geocomposites Under Railway Infrastructures
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77234-5_48

GEOCELLS

Development and Mechanical Properties of HDPE/Nylon Blends: Polymer-blend Geocells
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421000844

UPCOMING WEBINARS

GSI Webinar on Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics (8 September, 2021)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/08/27/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-lifetime-predictions-of-nonexposed-and-exposed-geosynthetics/

Geosynthetics Interface Shear Testing Webinar (23 September 2021)
by Gary T. Torosian Chairman, ASTM Committee D35 on Geosynthetics and Executive Vice President, Geocomp/Geotesting
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JmLLZkwCTDyORu5pLADX3w

Scourlok® and Pyrawall® Engineered Bank Stabilisation Systems (29 September 2021)
by Randy Thompson of Propex GeoSolutions
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_01ZN00BFRcymNXDb4Kyc0w

Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications: Hydraulic and Chemical Compatibility
https://www.asce.org/education-and-events/explore-education/on-demand-webinars/geosynthetic-clay-liners-in-waste-containment-applications–hydraulic-and-chemical-compatibility/

JOBS

LMI Group Investment Seeking Geomembrane Project Engineer / Technicians
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/geomembrane-project-engineer-technician-at-jobs-on-jobactive-2707958744

ACIGS NEWS

ACIGS Technical Forum 2 – Registrations Now Open
https://www.acigs.org/events/technical-forum-2-soil-reinforcement-geo-reinforcementC

ACIGS 2021 Photo Competition Now Open
https://www.acigs.org/acigs-photo-competition-2021

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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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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

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August 2021 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ACIGS * Cortex Composites * Dorey * ExcelPlas * GCCM * Geocomposite * GSI * Raven * Solmax * TENSAR * Terram * TILTEX

INDUSTRY NEWS

Cortex Composites’ Broadest and Strongest GCCM Patent Granted in the US Last Week
This is their most significant patent yet and this latest patent makes 8 US patents for Cortex, and 40 patents worldwide for Cortex.
https://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2-HITOFF&p-1&u-/netahtml/PTO/search-bool.html

Raven Industries Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results
Consolidated net sales were $114.4 million, an increase of 34.3 percent versus the prior year
Engineered Films’ net sales increased 57.5 percent versus the prior year as the division’s end-markets continued their recovery from the adverse effects of the global pandemic, leading to year-over-year growth across all end-markets
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210825005774/en/Raven-Industries-Reports-Second-Quarter-Fiscal-2022-Results

MAJOR REVIEW – Polymer Geogrids: A Review of Material, Design and Structure Relationships [PDF]
https://res.mdpi.com/d_attachment/materials/materials-14-04745/article_deploy/materials-14-04745-v2.pdf

New Geosynthetics Design Online Tool and Workshop for Unpaved Roads
https://www.paperadvance.com/blogs/fpinnovations/new-geosynthetics-design-online-tool-and-workshop-for-unpaved-roads.html

GSI to Host Webinar on Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics (Sept. 8th, 2021)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/08/27/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-lifetime-predictions-of-nonexposed-and-exposed-geosynthetics/

Dorey Presents the Major Benefits of Geomembrane Welding Machines
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMZZzfngm5A

GCCM NEWS

New Patent Protects 100’s of Different GCCM Materials Including Innumerable Geocomposite Combinations and Iterations
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11098486.pdf

Exclusive Anti-Cracking GCCM Outperforms in Sydney’s Highest Rainfall in 38 Years
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/SrxopFbum26f0OP#pdfviewer

Tiltex Australia Announce Launch of New Website for Exclusive GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/IpZx2MoTpvPcBpX#pdfviewer

GEOMEMBRANES

Design Guidance for Protection of Geomembrane Liners in Landfill Applications
https://cdnsciencepub.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2021-0222

Modelling of Non-Isothermal Diffusion of Contaminants in an Unsaturated Composite Geomembrane Liner
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022169421008982

Top Reasons Chemical Resistance Is a Very Important Geomembrane Property
https://www.xrgeomembranes.com/blog/chemical-resistance-in-geomembranes

101 on How to Install a Geomembrane Liner in a Large Pond
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/08/25/how-to-install-a-liner-in-a-large-pond/

Solmax Published APAC eNews (August 2021 Edition)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/XFhkCfGTIfVz0u5#pdfviewer

Plasticisers in the Terrestrial Environment: Sources (Including Geomembranes), Occurrence and Fate
https://www.publish.csiro.au/en/pdf/EN21033

GEOTEXTILES

Classification of Geotextiles and Analysis on Tests for Their Tensile Properties [PDF]
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/2009/1/012012/pdf

Application of Wicking Geotextile for Pavement Infrastructure on Expansive Soil
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77234-5_44

GEOGRIDS

Near Geogrid Stiffness Quantification in Airport Pavement Base Layers Using Bender Element Field Sensor
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77234-5_58

Experimental Investigation of the Stabilization Performance of Geogrids for Unpaved Roads with Low Bearing Capacity Subgrade
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77234-5_59

Geotechnical Centrifuge and Full-Scale Laboratory Testing for Performance Evaluation of Conventional and High-Speed Railway Track Structures
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-77234-5_78

MORE INDUSTRY NEWS

Meet The TERRAM Team : Adam Brooksbank
https://terram.com/news/meet-the-terram-team-adam-brooksbank/

Waikiki Groin Engineering with Geotextiles for Coastal Management by Joseph Little (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkbSS9JeB5Q

ACIGS NEWS

ACigs Technical Forum 2 – Registrations Now Open
https://www.acigs.org/events/technical-forum-2-soil-reinforcement-geo-reinforcement

ACigs 2021 Photo Competition Now Open
https://www.acigs.org/acigs-photo-competition-2021

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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Stay Up to Date with the Latest Geosynthetic News by Signing Up for the GNA Newsletter!
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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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(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.