May 2019 Vol. 7

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Merit Claims Australia’s Leading Geomembrane Supplier & Installer
With Over 3,000 projects & 36 million m² of Geomembrane Liner Product installed
https://www.merit-linings.com.au/

Breaking News – Vale Warns of New Tailings Dam Risk
https://www.mining-journal.com/leadership/news/1363270/iron-ore-hits-usd100-t-as-vale-warns-of-new-dam-risk

Brazil’s Vale Warns Another Mine Tailings Dam at Risk of Collapse
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2019/05/17/526736.htm

Vale Raises Alarm of Potential Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/vale-alerts-another-dam-in-risk-of-failure/

Sensor-Enabled Geotextile Used to Measure Ground Strains Along the New Pipeline
http://s-space.snu.ac.kr/bitstream/10371/153419/1/239.pdf

Geosynthetic Reinforced Steep Slopes: Current Technology in the United States
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/10/2008/pdf

Review of GÉOSYNTHÉTIQUES 2019 – NANCY, FRANCE 11-13 MARCH 2019
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/rencontres-geosynthetiques-2019-nancy-france-11-13-march-2019/

Case Histories of Multi-Layer Interface Tests for Composite Liners and Comparison to Single Interface Tests
https://experts.illinois.edu/en/publications/case-histories-of-multi-layer-interface-tests-for-composite-liner

Performance Evaluation of Virgin and Recycled Aggregate Bases Stabilized with Geotextiles
https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/handle/1808/27818

Newcrest Tailings Dam Failure Geology and Field Characterisation Report (Declassified)
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_C.pdf

Newcrest Tailings Dam Failure Foundation Laboratory Testing Report (Declassified)
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_D.pdf

Newcrest Tailings Dam Failure Tailings Properties Golder Perth Laboratory Testing Report 2 (Declassified)
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_E_1.pdf

Rheological Model of Plastic Geogrid-Reinforced Tailings
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.19.00010

Investigation of Combined Effects on Measured Strains of Geogrid [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Seyed_Mustapha_Rahmaninezhad/publication/…../Investigation-of-Combined-Effects-on-Measured-Strains-of-Geogrid.pdf

Resilient Response of Geosynthetics from Cyclic and Sustained In-Air Tensile Loading
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.19.00028

Webinar: Geofoam Applications for Transportation Infrastructure (May 21, 2019 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CDT)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4985661107442166028

New Geomembrane Resin Production Planned for Korea
Hyundai Chemical Company, Ltd. Selects Univation’s UNIPOL™ PE Technology for New High-Density Polyethylene Geomembrane Resin Production
https://www.apnews.com/Business%20Wire/db84baa6a78e4253969de2e69024e553

Indian Court Cannot Appoint The Arbitrator In Geotextile Tube Case 
Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. (Appellant) hired Coastal Marine Constructions & Engineering Ltd. (Respondent) for installation of a geotextile tubes 
http://www.mondaq.com/india/x/807270/Arbitration+Dispute+Resolution/Court+Cannot+Appoint+The+Arbitrator+In+
Case+Arbitration+Clause+Is+Contained+In+An+Unstamped+Or+Insufficiently+Stamped+Agreement+Supreme+Court


Raven Industries Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results
Raven Engineered Films was awarded and began fabrication on a new $7.4 million geomembrane installation project in Carlsbad, CA
https://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/raven-industries-reports-first-quarter-fiscal-2020-results-20190520-00775

ASTM D35.04 has recently updated several Geosynthetic Clay Liner standards
Please ensure you have the following correct updated versions:

ASTM D5888-19; “Standard Guide for Storage and Handling of Geosynthetic Clay Liners”:
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D5888.htm

ASTM D6496 / D6496M-19; “Standard Test Method for Determining Average Bonding Peel Strength Between Top and Bottom Layers of Needle-Punched GCLs:
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D6496.htm

ASTM D6768 / D6768M-19; “Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D6768.htm

ASTM D35 Workshop on Advances in Characterization of Hydraulic Barrier Performance of GCLs
Wednesday June 05 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO
https://www.astm.org/SYMPOSIA/filtrexx40.cgi?+-P+MAINCOMM+D35+-P+EVENT_ID+3773+-P+MEETING_ID+137387+sympotherinfo.frm


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

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May 2019 Vol. 6

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Breaking News – Drone Detects 3 centimetre Breach Damage in Landfill Liner
https://www.propelleraero.com/blog/3cm-landfill-liner-breach-detected-with-accurate-as-builts-drone-data-visualization/
Case Study [PDF]: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/4253088/Case%20Studies%20in%20PDF/
Propeller_Case_Study_3cm_Landfill_Liner_Breach_Detected_with_Accurate_As-Builts.pdf


Newcrest Release Tailings Dam Embankment Failure Expert Report Prepared for Ashurst Australia (Declassified) [PDF]
Lead Expert – Michael Jefferies – Senior Consultant – Golder Associates 
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Report_on_NTSF_Embankment_Slump.pdf

ATC Williams Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Inspection Report by Genevieve New (Declassified) [PDF]
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_B.pdf

Newcrest Tailings Properties Golder Perth Laboratory Testing Report (Declassified)  [PDF]
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_E.pdf

New ‘Next Gen’ Geomembrane Liner is Totally Chemical Resistant and has Expected Lifetime of > 1000 Years
This new reinforced poly liner is 100% PTFE with PTFE reinforcement and PTFE Plies (Made in the USA)
Secondary Containment Liners [PDF]: https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/3XJvyxP9BF0eHIc
Expansion Joint Materials [PDF]:https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/D8hANfPx7K31FvR

StrataWeb® Solved Slope Erosion Problem at a Reservoir (News Release)
https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/strataweb-r-solved-slope-erosion-problem-at-a-reservoir-825725215.html
Case Study: http://www.strataindia.com/slope-protection-at-the-reservoir.html

Earthlok™ Abalone Farm Dam Embankment (Case Study)
https://youtu.be/4Geime28ctY

Video Explaining ASTM D1790 Brittleness Temp by Low Temp Impact Test for CSPE, EPDM and Other Flexible Liners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0sDIyzVK2s

Best Paper Awarded to “Effects of Sodium Bentonite on the Characteristics of Recycled Plastic Composite as Potential Geomembrane”
https://medium.com/themonoclepub/ce-department-nails-best-paper-award-in-6th-rrcs-81ce8da87205

Use the Geonet in Erosion Control Works and Slope Stabilizations
In recent years, geosynthetic materials are called “miracle materials” because they provide both useful and alternative solutions in engineering applications worldwide
https://dergipark.org.tr/download/article-file/418769

Definition of Drainage Blanket
https://www.chegg.com/homework-help/definitions/drainage-blanket-8

Proposed Geotextile Liner for Landfill Expansion
http://www.trussvilletribune.com/2019/05/16/eastern-area-landfill-expansion-over-trussville-water-source-approved-by-adem/


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• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

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

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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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May 2019 Vol. 5

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Vale to Spend $2.8B on Safer Process, Hoping to Ditch Waste Dams (Breaking News)
https://news.bloombergenvironment.com/environment-and-energy/vale-to-spend-2-8b-on-safer-process-hoping-to-ditch-waste-dams

Huesker Publishes Brochure on Geosynthetic Solutions for Earthworks and Foundations
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Brochures/GB/BA_Earthworks_and_Foundation_GB.pdf

Solmax will Exhibit at the World of Coal Ash 2019 (tomorrow)
https://www.solmax.com/en/news/solmax-will-exhibit-at-the-world-of-coal-ash-2019

Kerry Rowe, Richard Brachman and Fady Abdelaal, Awarded $587,351 for Studying the Use of Geosynthetic Liners in the Harsh Environment of the Arctic
https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/creating-perfect-research-partnership

Use of Remote Controlled Mini-Dredger for Mining Hazardous Tailings (Presentation)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/hLokVvmKo798iDN/download

Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Updates GSI Members by Focus Group (as of April 2019)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/mem.htm

Geomembrane as an Upstream Impermeable Blanket of Embankment Dams – New Study [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gregorio_Araujo2/publication/…../Geomembrane-as-an-Upstream-Impermeable-Blanket-of-Embankment-Dams-Laboratory-and-Numerical-Study.pdf

Graphene-Enhanced Concrete Promising for Geosynthetic Cementitous Liners (GCCM) (New Products)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/ZLQpVIkTmqP1WCl/download

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) – Supporting Structures for a Toll Station in Brasil (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMGCvk02R-U

Investigation of Friction Between Gravely Sand or Non-woven Geotextile and Textured HDPE Geomembrane with  the Inclined Plane Test
http://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=LV2019000126

EurAsian Geosynthetics Symposium, Beijing, China (18–19 November 2019)
This symposium will take place in conjunction with the ISO TC 221 annual meetings on 20-22 November 2019
https://www.edana.org/education-events/conferences-and-symposia/event-detail/eurasia-geotextiles-symposium-2019/

Indian Mega Landfill Capping Project Misses Deadline
https://telanganatoday.com/hyderabads-jawaharnagar-dump-yard-capping-misses-deadline

Geosynthetics in Airfield Pavements (Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne 15 & 16th May 2019)
Zehra Kaya, National Business Manager – Roads & Pavements, HUESKER Australia
https://airports.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/AAA_Program.pdf

Finite Element Modelling of Ballasted Rail Track Capturing Effects of Geosynthetic Inclusions
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fbuil.2019.00069/abstract

Announcing New Manufacturer and Installer of Geomembranes in Pakistan
https://shahzada.net/shahzadaIndustries/

Alert – False Geosynthetic Conference in London
https://waset.org/conference/2019/05/london/ICAGCE


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• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

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

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

Among GNA’s objectives are:

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

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

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
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May 2019 Vol. 4

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Why Coal Ash and Tailings Dam Disasters Occur (Special Feature)
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/364/6440/526.full.pdf

Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES call for presentations deadline May 31st
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/presentations/

Evaluating the Rate of Leakage Through Defects in a Geomembrane (New Research)
https://harvest.usask.ca/bitstream/handle/10388/12065/CUNNINGHAM-THESIS-2019.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

HDPE Geosynthetic Ball Covers (GBC) for Reservoirs and Mining Lagoons (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=164&v=uxPdPpi5W4o

Lydall Technical Nonwovens Divests Geosynthetic Installation Business (Breaking News)
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/05/10/1821847/0/en/Lydall-Technical-Nonwovens-Divests-Geosynthetic-Installation-Business.html

GeoSynthetics Save Washington DOT $11M on US Project (Breaking News)
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/asphalt/article/21046631/geosynthetics-save-washington-dot-11m-on-us-2-project

Naue GCL Case Study – Lining of Lake at Malaysian University (Case Study)
https://naue.asia/xiamen-university-malaysian-campus-dengkil-selangor/

Propex Publish Geosynthetic Loading Chart
http://propexglobal.com/Portals/0/Product%20PDFs/Marketing%20PDFs/
Geosynthetic%20Domestic%20Estimated%20Loading%20Chart%20MAY2019.pdf


Analysis of Settlement of the Road with Full Scale Geotextile Reinforcement on the Very Soft Soil (Case Study)
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/29/matecconf_icsbe2019_03012.pdf

Development of Geosynthetic Design and Construction Guidelines for Pavement Embankment Construction
https://trid.trb.org/view/1601070

Overestimation Of Benefits Of Canal Irrigation Projects: Decline Of Performance Over Time Caused By Deterioration Of Concrete Canal Lining – Benefits of Geomembrane Linings  (Open Access)
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ird.2341

Performance of Geo-Base Isolation System with Geogrid Reinforcement 
https://books.google.com.au/books?hl=en&lr=&id=H1OWDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA86&dq=geogrid&ots=YxfVc2kua-&sig=S6VDFkfUiNNswwslreIIUP3k4KM#v=onepage&q=geogrid&f=false

FREE Geosynthetic Tubes for Dewatering Webinar – Tomorrow May 14
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-geosynthetic-tubes-for-dewatering-webinar-may-14-tickets-60483318233

Maccaferri Introduces PoliMac Polyolefin Coating for Gabion Wire (New Products)
https://www.maccaferri.com/uk/download/polimac-flyer/?wpdmdl=9786

Larvatto Beach to Get Series of Wave Breakers on the Entrances of Seawalls using Geotube Technology
https://www.hellomonaco.com/news/latest-news/the-monegasque-government-unveiled-the-future-environmentally-friendly-face-of-larvotto-beach/


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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+ 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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Maccaferri Company Philippines Stable of Brands (Geofabrics, GSE)
https://www.infratexenviro.com/contact-us/

Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES call for presentations deadline May 31st
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/presentations/

US Patent Granted for New Perforated Geocell
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10266992.pdf

Monash University Scholarship Announced on Behaviour of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) Under High Temperatures
https://scholarshipdb.net/scholarships-in-Australia/Ph-D-Scholarships-In-Civil-Engineering-Monash-University=ayCM339x6RGUWgAlkGUTnw.html

Geosynthetic Institute looking to fund several graduate students with $5,000 fellowships towards their research concerning geosynthetics (worldwide solicitation)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/5wJXIFH1zpDZbUV

Geomembrane Lining Opportunities for Red Mud as Alcoa Seeks To Expand At Pinjarra
http://www.nationalminingchronicle.com.au/news/19101-alcoa-seeks-to-expand-at-pinjarra

Max Brady and Laurie Honnigford Award COMANCO Approved Installation Contractor Status on Behalf of Association of Geosynthetic installers
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-carries-on-with-international-association-of-geosynthetic-installers/

Analysis of Porous Behaviors by Water Flow Property of Geonets
https://www.intechopen.com/online-first/analysis-of-porous-behaviors-by-water-flow-property-of-geonets-by-theoretical-simulation

Coletanche by Axter Showcasing Bituminuous Geomembranes at OzWater 2019
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/UEMG10662cA2Ft7

CCUK: Concrete Canvas (CC) 3 Wide Speed Trial (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5-aOgxGsHU

New Patent for Reinforcement of Cementitious Geocomposites
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10266448.pdf

NSW EPA Initiates State-wide PFAS Investigation Program to Identify the Use and Impacts of Legacy PFAS
https://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/your-environment/contaminated-land/pfas-investigation-program

Kaytech Launches Geosynthetic App for Mobile Phones
http://kaytech.co.za/get-kayapp/

Strata Geosystems Chief Technology Officer Explains ‘What differentiates Strata from the industry players?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-DA4sS0SVQ

Video on Simulation Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Retaining Wall in Abaqus™
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2N9ozT9jAM

Innovative Geocomposite Patch Mat Used for Repairing Potholes in Roads
https://siamagazin.com/the-american-road-patch-innovative-pothole-repairing-method/

IGS Launch Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development Video in Japanese
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/geosynthetics-for-sustainable-development-japanese-translation/

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager
The Technical Manager will be responsible for leading the team’s technical direction including all geosynthetic/environmental product innovations, manufacturing quality and research initiatives to advance the product offering and sales growth and profitability for the business.
The Technical Manager will:
* Lead the business unit in all technical product, testing, specification, and research matters.
* Conceive, plan and develop product advancements and new products for Geosystems’ core product lines, ancillary products, and new offerings.
* Develop business case and potential market impact for new product & research ideas.
* Author technical papers and related marketing materials upon completion of new product delivery to the market.
Ultimately, the position will lead development, from inception to market delivery of product advancements; new product development; and identify and assist with potential product line acquisitions.
Interested candidates should send inquiries to Presto Geosystems Director Bill Handlos, P.E. <bill.handlos@prestogeo.com>


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