March 2020 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS: * Afitex- Texel* Alvatech™ * Concrete Canvas™ * ExcelPlas * Hallaton Inc. * Polyfabrics * Raven * Sotrafa * SRK 

Geomembrane Liner Installer in US Violated Immigration and Nationality Act by Preferring Temporary Nonimmigrant H2-B Visa Workers Over Qualified US Workers
https://cis.org/Arthur/DOJ-Drops-Hammer-Employers-Who-Discriminate-Against-US-Workers

US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drops Hammer on Hallaton Inc. Who Installs Geosynthetic Liners
https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/baltimore-county/bs-md-cr-baltimore-county-settlement-hallaton-20200320-dtvwwddr75gonkaueorarmvate-story.html

Raven Industries Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200323005675/en/Raven-Industries-Reports-Fourth-Quarter-Fiscal-2020

US Company Patents New Woven Geotextile Fabrics with Integrated Geotextile Geogrids
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20200080241.pdf

Geomembrane ALVATECH™ Successfully Installed in Al Karaana Lagoons – Qatar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jzq4VZxVWug

Afitex-Texel Draintube™ Used for Vancouver Landfill – Final Cover
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mh1wmQCFyc

Organic Contaminant Diffusion through a Geomembrane to Unsaturated Soil Liner: Considering the Sorption effect and Robin-type boundary
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169420303334

Design of an HDPE-Lined Platinum Tailings Facility in South Africa
https://www.srk.co.za/sites/default/files/file/Design-of-an-HDPE-lined-tailings-facility-in-South-Africa-SPIL.pdf

Concrete Canvas™ (Concrete on a roll) – What is it and How Does it Work?
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2020/03/concrete-canvas-concrete-on-a-roll-what-is-it-and-how-does-it-work/

Durability and Adsorption of Heavy Metal Ions of Glass-Geogrid-Reinforced Geosynthetic Clay Liners
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1099636220909793

Laboratory Testing Of Geogrids And Geocells Used For The Function Stabilisation
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Helmut_Zanzinger/publication/339781644-LABORATORY-TESTING-OF-GEOGRIDS-AND_GEOCELLS-USED-FOR-THE-FUNCTION-STABILISATION-links–5e64ce8a299bf1744f67e0f2-LABORATORY-TESTING-OF-GEOGRIDS-AND-GEOCELLS-USED-FOR-THE-FUNCTION-STABILISATION.pdf

A New Inclined Pullout Device for Laboratory Tests on Geosynthetics
https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/GEOTECH/PAGES/GTJ20190115.htm

The Impact of Long-term Curing Period on the Mechanical Features of Lime-Geogrid Treated Soils
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17486025.2020.1739753

A Study on the Effects of Geogrid Use on Load Distribution in Highway Sublayers
https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/sciennovation/issue/53096/682283

Suitability of Geocomposite Layer For Fly Ash Ponds
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1455/1/012029/pdf

Ensuring the Stability of Geocomposite Systems While Protecting Against Erosion of Slopes of Soil Structures
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/753/4/042014/pdf

Natural Geotextile for Revegetation & Erosion Control from Polyfabrics (Case Study Western Australia)
https://www.polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/burns-beach-to-mindarie-dual-access-pathway

Geo-tube Laying at Padma river in Naria, Shariatpur
https://www.youtube.com/embed/91JjORXMdPM

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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

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

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

Among GNA’s objectives are:

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

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

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
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March 2020 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS: * Cortex * ExcelPlas * FGI * Geofabrics UK * Naue * GSI  * Polyfabrics * Tensar * Watershed Geosynthetics 

Geofabrics UK Wins Judgment of Infringement Against Fiberweb for its European Patent
https://patentlyo.com/patent/2020/03/reading-through-opinion.html 

IP Update for Australian Patent for Concrete on a Roll GCCM
http://www.ipaustralia.com.au/applicant/cortex-composites-llc/patents/AU2012332568/ 

New Patent for Containment Dike made from Flexible Geosynthetic Tubes (Flood Control)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10584454.pdf 

Tensar Episode 12 – Triaxial Testing of Geogrid-stabilised Materials  (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MVoDH4UqtI 

T-seam – Geomembrane Welding HDPE Liner Install Guide (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nro92X3PeA 

Tufted Geotextile With Increased Shear Resistance To Hydraulic Infill Displacement And Dry-Flow Loading
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20200071887A1/en

Ensuring the Stability of Geocomposite Systems While Protecting Against Erosion of Slopes of Soil Structures
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/753/4/042014/pdf

Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modeling of Electrical Leak Detection Surveys in Geomembrane Liners
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00012

Performance of Anchor in Sand with Different Forms of Geosynthetic Reinforcement
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00013

New Webinar – Storm Water Management Using Geosynthetics (24 March 2020)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3017378070062151181

New Webinar – Stability Design of Landfill Cover Soils (March 25, 2020)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/webinar.htm

Cost-effective Geosynthetics Solution for Roadway Asbestos
https://www.polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/bringelly-road-upgrade-terrastop-hvl-egrid-3030 

Early Warning System for Damage in Composite Materials
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/02/200218182214.htm

Beach and Coastal Protection with Geosynthetic Sand Containers
https://www.naue.com/beach-and-coastal-protection-with-geosynthetic-sand-containers/



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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

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

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

Among GNA’s objectives are:

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

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

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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March 2020 Vol. 3

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GNA – The World’s Most Viewed Online Geosynthetics Bulletin 


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NEWSMAKERS: * ACIGS * BASF * Concrete Canvas * Damwatch * EPA * ExcelPlas * GHD * LMI Group™ *Miller Weldmaster *Sensor * TCI * Tensar
 

2020 Geomembrane Workshop Series with a Number of Australasian and International Geomembrane Experts (16-17 March in Melbourne and 19-20 March in Brisbane)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/qi5yVfCv0N0jemc#pdfviewer

Sensor Announce the Most Revolutionary QC Device in Electrical Leak Location of Exposed Geomembranes
https://www.arctester.com/ 

World’s Only Geomembrane Material with an Unlimited Shelf Life and Warranty Against Chemical Attack
https://www.textilescoated.com/geomembrane-liners?gclid

Introducing the Traveling Hot Air Welder for Large Geomembrane Welding In-House from Miller Weldmaster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp7UYgy-HPs 

Performance Benefits of Factory-Fabricated Geomembrane Liners (Feature Article)
https://e2techtextiles.com/performance-benefits-of-factory-fabricated-geomembrane-liners/?

Evaluating Measurement of Strain Hardening Method (SHM) for Mechanical Assessment of Geomembrane Service Life in MSW Landfills 
https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6517&context=etd

PVC Geosynthetic Membrane May Replace Concrete Face in New Zealand Dam Build
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/119993453/geosynthetic-membrane-may-replace-concrete-face-in-waimea-dam-build

Damwatch Design for PVC Geomembrane and Integration into the Dam to be Reviewed by GHD
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/119993453/geosynthetic-membrane-may-replace-concrete-face-in-waimea-dam-build

Discussion on Design Methods and Application of Geomembrane Face Rockfill Dams
http://www.slfdxb.cn/EN/abstract/abstract1920.shtml#1

New Patent for Polymeric Waterproofing Membrane for Concrete
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20200048896A1/en

Shaking Table Tests on Gravel Slopes Reinforced by Concrete Canvas
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300200

Evaluation of Hydraulic Conductivity of Sodium Bentonite GCL Overlaps to Saline Solutions
http://ebot.gmu.edu/handle/1920/11678

Finite Element Analysis of Geogrid-stabilized Unpaved Roads
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/5/1929/pdf

Tensar Webinar on T-Value Methodology for Geogrids by Dr. Andrew Lees (3rd April, 2020)
http://info.tensar.co.uk/t-value-webinar

BASF Additives Help Improve Highways in India Through Improved Durability
https://www.eppm.com/materials/basf-additives-help-improve-highways-in-india/

Oxidative Lifetime Prediction of a PP Woven Geotextile by Applying High Temperature and Moderately Increased Oxygen Pressure
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300145

Effect of Gamma-Radiation on HDPE Geomembranes as Liners for Low and Medium Level Radioactive Waste
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339653674-Study-of-the-nanostructure-of-g-irradiated-high-density-polyethylenecarbon-black-composite-and-its-durability-as-geomembrane

Bituminuous Geomembranes on Show at the International Mining and Resources Exhibition (Melbourne 27-29 October 2020)
https://imarcmelbourne.com/expo-exhibitors-details.php?exhibitor-slug=axter-australia

Quality Geosynthetic Materials Throughout Australia
https://www.lmigroupinvestments.com.au/materials

Concrete on A Roll from Tiltex Australia
https://www.tiltexaustralia.com.au/information

EPA Inches Toward PFAS Drinking Water Regulation
https://www.wamc.org/post/epa-inches-toward-pfas-drinking-water-regulation

Laboratory Pullout Test Study on the Influence Zone of Geosynthetics
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1558925020906674

Study of the Gamma-irradiated HDPE/Carbon Black Composite and its Durability as Geomembrane
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339653674-Study-of-the-nanostructure-of-g-irradiated-high-density-polyethylenecarbon-black-composite-and-its-durability-as-geomembrane

Geogrid Stabilization of Unbound Aggregates Evaluated Through Bender Element Shear Wave Measurement in Repeated Load Triaxial Testing
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0361198120908230

Model Tests on Drainage of Pipes Wrapped with Woven and Nonwoven Geotextiles
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00011

Road Upgrade uses GEOmasta™ Class A Geotextiles Supplied by Jaybro
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/class-a-geotextile-road-upgrade/
 


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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

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

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

Among GNA’s objectives are:

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

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

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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March 2020 Vol. 2

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• GNA Now Offering Digital Ads, Featured Articles and Premium Positioning 
• GNA Can Publish Press Releases and Time Sensitive Messages Instantly to a Global Geosynthetic Audience 

NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU * Huesker * ExcelPlas * Geotube™ *Sensor * Tiltex™ 
 

Sensor UK Patents New Leak Detecting Geomembrane that is Printed with a Conductive Grid of Conductive Polymer
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10570621.pdf 

Tiltex™ (80MPa Concrete In A Roll) – Replacing Shotcrete & Rip Rap (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1fXQ9135IY 

South Australia Government First In World to Use Huesker’s New Recycled PET high-strength, Temperature-Resistant Geogrid for Road Construction
http://www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/Council/News-Media-and-Publications/Latest-News/Cementing-the-way-to-more-sustainable-roads 

New Geotextile British Standard Published
https://www.geplus.co.uk/news/clients-help-write-geotextile-rules-28-02-2020/ 

NEW PATENTED Solar Energy System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10581374.html 

Consultant Reports on Hyland Highway Landfill (Declassified)
https://www.latrobe.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-02/Section-2053V-20Audit-20of-20Landfill-20Operation.pdf 

Reservoirs lined with Impervious Geomembrane which Prevents Seepage — and evaporation covers, which means the System is Substantially in Balance through the 50-70 years of Operation”
https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com/2020/03/02/the-kids-of-goat-hill-altura-proposes-1gw-of-east-coast-pumped-hydro-projects/ 

Geosynthetic Application How ‘Geotextile Mattress in Shore Protection’ is done (ACE Geosynthetics)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_n-RCRlMkc 

First Look Video  AGRU CleanSeam® New Geomembrane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=xfUbBCnelNg&feature=emb_logo 

Australian Geotech Prof David Williams (University of QLD) on Expert Panel Convened to investigate Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/features/exploring-the-brumadinho-tailings-dam-failure/ 

Enhancement of Strength Characteristics of Clayey Sand Using Fly Ash and Geonet
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221478532030821X 

The Influence of Compaction and Water Conditions on Shear Strength and Friction Resistance between Geotextiles and Ash-Slag Mixture
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/13/5/1086/htm 

Why Does Freezing Improve Geotube® Dewatering Performance?
https://bishopwater.ca/freezethaw-improves-dewatering-performance/ 

Geotube Designed to Stay Buried Under Sand Even Under Storm Conditions have been Exposed Due to Recent Storms
https://www.radioexe.co.uk/news-and-features/local-news/dawlish-beach-protection-exposed/

 


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+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

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

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

Among GNA’s objectives are:

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

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

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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March 2020 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU * Atarfil * ASTM * Brendan Swifte * Concrete Canvas™ * CrossFilm™ * Eric Blond * ExcelPlas * Marc Amtsberg  * PTFE * TCI * TenCate 

Atarfil Australia Announcement (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/MEpy8AzF5DJCCtI#pdfviewer

Eric Blond Consultant Launches Website (Breaking News)
https://www.ericblond.com/ 

New Hollywood Movie on PFAS Contamination Hits the Screens (Breaking News)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvAOuhyunhY 

ASTM Committee D35 Member and Ex Golder Associates Geosynthetics Engineer Tim Bauters Dies in Snowboarding Accident
https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2020/02/2nd-snowboarder-dies-within-days-in-mt-hood-meadows-heather-canyon.html

GoFundMe Link to Benefit Tim Bauters’ Family
https://gf.me/u/xk66sr 

Geosynthetics Podcast with Brendan Swifte who has led Geofabrics Australasia for the Past 15 Years (Interview Series)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ol9xzKKVLM&feature=share 

New Movie Based on PFAS Contamination of Ground Water in USA (Breaking News)
https://www.theage.com.au/culture/movies/can-dark-waters-change-the-world-mark-ruffalo-hopes-so-20200224-p543th.html 

World’s Most Chemically Resistant Geomembrane
The PTFE Liner for most aggressive applications with unparalleled chemical resistance provided by CrossFilm™
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/e17XMW1S8ERKbpW

After 7 Years AGRU High Temperature Resistant (PE-HTR) Geomembrane is Still Successfully in Operation at NZ Power Station Where it is Used to Contain Hot Water up to 100 °C
https://www.agru.at/en/applications/lining-systems/high-temperature-resistant-htr-geomembranes/

Protecting a Mine Leachate Spillway with Concrete Canvas™ (GCCM)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/tJVpMTXbyuqPcYX

Tencate Mirafi Presentation:Use of Geosynthetics for Site Civil Application (Wed, March 18, 2020)
Patti Murray Chen, P.E.- Engineering Business Manager, TenCate
Steve Klotz – Engineered Structures Region Manager , TenCate
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tencate-mirafi-presentationuse-of-geosynthetics-for-site-civil-application-tickets-97413015953

Geosynthetics Used for Antarctic Cell for Contaminated Soil
http://www.antarctica.gov.au/news/2020/fuel-munching-microbes-clean-up-antarctica 

Wind Tunnel Study of ClosureTurf Landfill Final Cover System
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784482797.063 

Reliability Based Design Charts for Spatially Variable MSW Landfill Slopes
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784482797.068 

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing – WE KNOW POLYMERS, WE KNOW TESTING!
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-2pp-Geosynthetics-NTs.pdf 

Effect of Using Geosynthetics in Mitigation of Freeze-Thaw through Numerical Analysis
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784482810.046 

Comparisons of Geotextile-Water Characteristic Curves for Wicking and Non-Wicking Geotextiles
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784482797.061 

Landfill Slope Stability Improvement Incorporating Reinforcements
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/10/5/1572/pdf 

Special Issue “Sustainability in Geotechnics: The Use of Environmentally Friendly Materials”
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special-issues/sustainability-geotechnics 

ExcelPlas Laboratories Melbourne offer analysis services for the chemical identification and quantification of polymer additives in Geomembranes
Reverse Formulation, Deformulation of Plastics and Polymer Compounds – Over 25 years Experience in Polymer Analysis
https://www.excelplas.com/

Cabot Black Masterbatch for Geomembranes Significantly Boosts Heat and UV Stability of HDPE
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/6jeYLf8Cm5Bs5km

 


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