March 2021 Vol. 1

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS: * Albert Lim * Alyaf * Cortex Composites * ExcelPlas * Fabtech * GCCM * Geotube™ * GHD * GIGSA * GNA * Golder Associates * Huesker GeoForum * IWMSA * LiteEarth™ * Maccaferri * PFAS * PoliMac™ * Saint Gobain * SKAPS * Solmax * Tailings * TenCate

INDUSTRY NEWS

Solmax Introduces New Product LiteEarth™ – an Aesthetically Pleasing LLDPE Geomembrane Laminated to a Backing of Synthetic Grass
LiteEarth™ once installed has low maintenance and experiences no erosion
https://www.solmax.com/en

Alyaf Experiencing Surge in Demand for Geosynthetics in High-Profile Projects Across the Middle Eastern Market
http://gulfconstructiononline.com/Article/160954#

TenCate Embraces Sustainability with New Look Website
http://www.tencategeo.com/

New Patent Expansively Covers Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat Concept
http://concreteproducts.com/index.php/2021/02/22/patent-expansively-covers-geosynthetic-cementitious-composite-mat-concept/

Maccaferri Gabions with a PoliMac™ Coating Chosen for Wave Barrier for Indonesian Beach Resort
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJOcOnnVE2k

Video of Lecture on “Geotube Containment System for Shoreline Protection and Land Reclamation” by Mr. Albert Lim
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuBU1nyfnZo

Planned PFAS Landfill at McLaren Vale Wine Region Rejected by EPA (Breaking News)
https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/pfas-landfill-dump-at-mclaren-vale-rejected-by-epa/news-story/ecb992374b7ec695a95c28c3aa55aeba

Golder Associates Hired by Saint-Gobain to Address the PFAS Groundwater Contamination
https://patch.com/new-hampshire/bedford-nh/well-testing-letters-town-bedford

Study of the Ultraviolet Effect and Thermal Analysis on Polypropylene (PP) Nonwoven Geotextile [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/14/5/1080/pdf

Solmax Video – Introduction to Electric Leak Location Surveys
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yau12JIoTI

GHD Expanding Tailings Consulting Operations in Tasmania
https://ghdltd.referrals.selectminds.com/index/jobs/technical-director-%E2%80%93-tailings-engineer-5791?et=C9V2kup3

HUESKER GeoForum 2021 Digital
https://www.gut.rwth-aachen.de/go/id/mwwgt?lidx=1#aaaaaaaaaamwxcz

Maccaferri Develops Smart Rockfall Protection Device with SMS Alerts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcGHHhGu1BM

NEW WEBINARS

Save the Date – GIGSA & IWMSA: Live Panel Discussion on Geomembrane Welding and Leak Detection (Webinar) 2 March 2021

  • Implications of project-specific geomembrane welding specifications on performance
  • Comparisons of “old” versus “new” Electric Leak Location standards (ASTM D7007 and ASTM D8625)
  • Introduction to DWS checklists for design of basal containment barrier systems and for capping closure system for waste management facilities

https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/XntZVJKNer3JJoZ#pdfviewer

Design and Performance of Hazardous and Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) Landfills: March 23, 2021
Presenter: Dr. Rudy Bonaparte
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4767967714347752206

ACIGS NEWS

ACIGS – Sneak Peak of New Website
https://www.acigs.org/sneak-peek-of-the-new-look-acigs-website/

ACIGS – Join us for Our First Technical Forum on Barriers
https://www.acigs.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=31

NEW JOBS

TenCate Seeking Woven & Nonwoven Geosynthetic Marketing Coordinator
https://stylecareers.com/job/marketing-coordinator-near-braselton-georgia-177755

Fabtech Seeking Master Seamer, HDPE Geomembrane Welding
https://www.seek.com.au/job/51636280?type=standard

SKAPS Seeking Import Export Coordinator for India
As Import/Export Executive you will be directly communicate to USA staff & import/export related works
https://in.linkedin.com/jobs/view/import-export-coordinator-at-skaps-industries-2435108000

DIGITAL MARKETING

GNA Now Offering Digital Marketing Packages

  • Easily create, manage and post your news to a targeted global audience.
  • Generate webinar and podcast links so your attendees can quickly save the date.
  • Get real-time insights on how your marketing campaigns are performing. 
  • Effortlessly reach practically all the players in the geosynthetic industry worldwide with one click.

https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/contact-us/

GNA is at the Forefront of Digital Marketing to the Global Geosynthetics Industry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg


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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GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receiving 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 on the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

February 2021 Vol. 8

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS:  * Adam Maskal * Concrete Roll® * ExcelPlas * Fabtech * GCCM * GNA * Golder * IGS * Inland Tarp & Liner * ITL * LiteEarth™ * Naue * Owens Corning * PFAS * RhinoMat™ * Siamak Podcast * Springer Publishers * Solmax * Tensar  

BREAKING NEWS

Inland Tarp & Liner Roll Out the ITL Reinforced Concrete Roll®, a Disruptive New Technology Reinventing Concrete for Erosion Control, Channel, and Pond Lining
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Ic4bcx7uIDChPoo#pdfviewer

Inland Tarp & Liner: New Employee Stock Ownership Trust
https://reviewtimes.com/news/305960/fostoria-inland-tarp-facility-joins-employee-stock-trust/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Solmax Publish New Technical Guidelines on Geomembranes (Download Now)
https://www.solmax.com/uploads/tech-paper-document-en-files/solmax-cost-reduction-program.pdf

Springer Publishers Announce Special issue on “Durability of Geosynthetics” Call for Papers
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/mvUm38KDg8zTMAZ#pdfviewer

Adam Maskal of Solmax Discusses the Advantages of LiteEarth™ – Erosion and Maintenance Free Capping
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vrPWHt5LGs

Sinking of an Impermeable Geomembrane for a 55 Acre US Potable Water Reservoir Cofferdam
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/02/22/impermeable-geomembrane-for-a-baltimore-reservoir-cofferdam/

Case Study – RhinoMat® 1000 Installation with Army Corps of Engineers | Owens Corning Geosynthetics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu1TsSClowk

McLaren Vale PFAS Landfill and Landfill Liner Explainer
https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/mclaren-vale-pfas-landfill-explainer-your-questions-answered/news-story/60b011c0d7db433495b1c2cc8a301021

IGS UK: Comparative LCA of Geosynthetics versus Conventional Construction Materials
https://www.igs-uk.org/event/igs-uk-carbon-footprint-reduction-using-geosynthetics/?instance_id=241

Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast with Reza Ashgbusi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRMGR6KXYwU

Study on Role of Geosynthetics for Development in Africa [PDF]
http://ijeast.com/papers/88-95,Tesma509,IJEAST.pdf

Deciphering Bacteria Sensing on Geotextile Bio-clogging in MSW and Bottom Ash Co-Disposal Landfills
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0956053X21000647

GEOGRIDS

Geogrids Claimed to Reduce Earthworks by More Than 40 Per Cent
https://www.naue.com/geogrid-reduces-earthworks-by-more-than-40-per-cent/

Tensar Blog – Understanding Geotechnical Settlement
https://www.mynewsdesk.com/se/tensar-international/blog_posts/understanding-geotechnical-settlement-98904

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

Geotextile Tube Revetment With Tetrapods In Mayu Island, Myanmar 
https://icce-ojs-tamu.tdl.org/icce/index.php/icce/article/view/10172/9458

JOBS

Fabtech Seeking Operations Manager
https://www.seek.com.au/job/51610521?type=standout

CONSULTANT’S CORNER

Brandon Suchomel of SCS Engineers
https://www.scsengineers.com/wp-content/uploads/Suchomel_Brandon_resume.pdf

UPCOMING GEOSYNTHETICS ARTICLES IN APRIL 2021

  • ‘As I See It: Geosynthetics (“Plastics,” i.e., Polymers) for the Common Good’ by George R. Koerner
  • ‘Dewatering Contaminated Slurries Using Geotextile Tubes’ by Shobha Bhatia, Gregg Lebster, and Mahmoud Khachan
  • ‘Affordable Electric Vehicles Start with Properly Engineered Geomembrane Liner Systems’ by Lucas de Melo, David Espinoza, and Leticia M. Nocko
  • ‘Revolutionizing Containment Applications with Geosynthetics’ by R. Kerry Rowe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

CONFERENCES

Just 3 Days – Hard Deadline Approaching for Abstract Submission for 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) – February 28, 2021
https://www.12icg-roma.org/

DIGITAL MARKETING

GNA Now Offering Digital Marketing Packages

  • Easily create, manage and post your news to a targeted global audience.
  • Generate webinar and podcast links so your attendees can quickly save the date.
  • Get real-time insights on how your marketing campaigns are performing. 
  • Effortlessly reach practically all the players in the geosynthetic industry worldwide with one click.

https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/contact-us/

Exploring Digital Marketing in a Post-Pandemic World
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

 


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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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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 receiving 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 on the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

February 2021 Vol. 7

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS:  * Concrete Canvas * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * GCL * GCCM * GNA * Golder * John Cowland * PFAS * SRK * Terram Geosynthetics * Tiltex™

BREAKING NEWS

Tiltex™ Manufacturer Eurobent Vigorously Disputes Recent Concrete Canvas Press Release
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/X6bZLOwy5Te46Hu#pdfviewer

Plan to Dump PFAS on Door Step of Australia’s World Class Wine Region
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/I0yHHf6PphgR5mU#pdfviewer

Declassified Government Report on PFAS Impacts from Leakage Scenarios of Geomembrane Liner Breach in McLaren Vale (South Australia)
https://www.epa.sa.gov.au/files/14843_swr_report_offsite_pfas_tpt_feb2021.pdf

INDUSTRY NEWS

Effect of Temperature on the Hydraulic Conductivity of Compacted Clayey Soil and Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL)
https://ceej.tabrizu.ac.ir/article_12476.html?lang=en

Role of Geotextiles Pore Size Distribution in Dewatering Tests
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00029

Experimental Response of Strip Footing Resting on Prestressed Geotextile-Reinforced Industrial Waste
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41062-021-00468-2

Influence of Geosynthetics Design on the Behaviour of Reinforced Soil Embankments Subjected to Rockfall Impacts
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S001379522100065X

New Patent for Geosynthetic Supported Containment Dyke
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10889951.pdf

India Using Geotextiles to Reduce Cost of Building Roads
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/irc-looks-for-alternatives-to-cement-steel-in-road-construction-to-reduce-cost/articleshow/81157987.cms

Golder Awarded $497,000 for Vertical Expansion at the Lakes Creek Road Landfill 
https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/files/assets/public/corporate-services/contracts-and-tenders/1.-contracts-awarded-as-at-31.01.2021.pdf

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Geosynthetics in Hong Kong landfills, Online Broadcast – 9th March 2021
John Cowland was assigned the task of introducing the first liner into solid waste landfills in Hong Kong in 1986. He has been passionate about geosynthetics ever since.Hong Kong landfills are some of the biggest in the world and they are located in steep valleys. In this presentation John will describe his work on lining steep slopes and also using large geogrid reinforced fill structures to increase the void space in the landfills.
https://www.ice.org.uk/events/geosynthetics-in-hong-kng-landfills-online

Webinar – Keeping on Track with Geosynthetics – an Introduction to Geosynthetic Rail Solutions’  – 23rd February 2021
By Peter Stevens, Applications Development Manager for Terram Geosynthetics
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/rail-webinar/

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT……

Use of Geomembrane Liners to Construct Tailings Dams
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/11/2/93/pdf

Challenges and Opportunities with Geomembrane-Lined Tailings Dams (SRK Consulting)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YDjEWnNqtoeng0g#pdfviewer

PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCT/SERVICE TO A GLOBAL AUDIENCE

‘Geosynthetics is in Our DNA’ – Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

GNA – We strive to be the Most Complete Source of Geosynthetic Content, News and Industry Alerts (Subscribe for Free)
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/

 


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

• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ 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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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 receiving 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 on the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

February 2021 Vol. 6

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS:  * ABG Geosynthetics * Concrete Canvas * Craig Benson * Earthlok™ * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * GCL * GCCM * Geocells * GNA * Golder * IGS * NAUE * Owens Corning * PFAS * Presto * Tailings Containment * Tiltex™

INDUSTRY NEWS

‘Geosynthetics is in Our DNA’ – Feature Item
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiiGMq5Fiag

Breaking News – TILTEX MANUFACTURER EUROBENT ORDERED TO PAY €1M TO CONCRETE CANVAS FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION VIOLATION
https://www.concretecanvas.com/hundreds-of-tiltex-rolls-seized-in-raid-on-eurobent-factory/

Using Geomembrane Liners to Reduce Seepage through the Base of Tailings Ponds—A Review and a Framework for Design Guidelines [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/11/2/93/pdf

New Owens Corning Video Demonstrate How Geomembrane Fabrication Saves Installation Time & Money
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hZggGIzwxU

Earthlok™ Geosynthetic-Reinforced Concrete Armour Resists Wave Action Erosion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVJM3HnLNXw&feature=youtu.be

ABG Geosynthetics Switches to 100% Renewable Energy
https://www.abg-geosynthetics.com/news/99/abg-geosynthetics-switches-to-100-renewable-energy.html

Geosynthetic Prices Increase Due to Spike in Polypropylene Resin Costs
https://contentsharing.net/actions/email_web_version.cfm?ep-53Nq3ELpK09Fsjad1OLp5-PcfAJXeUqrQCl30d-FJ8IL-SpdcN1B4pQi44jDTy4-ZM7seC–W8a7094Dpg4vvmCX0o2AZ-JJKWIlg8q19STwUejfE8X-ZP9wasww-u8eu6n1lb7

New Document on Guidance for PFAS Contamination
https://www.elglaw.com/media/files/Aqueous-film-forming-foam-afff-guidelines-for-per-and-polyfluoroalkyl-substances.pdf

GCLs

Evaluating Chemical Compatibility of GCLs (by Prof. Craig Benson) – Video of Webinar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gq78U2GfYrU

Influence of Real and Synthetic Municipal Solid Waste Leachates on Consolidation and Shear Strength Behaviour of Bentonites
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-021-12863-4

GEOTEXTILE DEWATERING TUBES (GDT)

Restoring Central China’s Vital Rivers with Geotextile Dewatering Tubes
https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2021/02/18/restoring-xians-vital-rivers-with-watermaster/

Desludging of NZ Waimate Oxidation Ponds by Pumping Sludge into Geotextile Dewatering Bags
https://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/124279823/waimate-oxidation-ponds-to-undergo-waste-removal

GEOTEXTILE SAND CONTAINERS

Webinar – Scour Protection with Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC) (25th February, 2021)
https://www.naue.com/webinar-scour-protection-with-geotextile-sand-containers/

GEOGRIDS AND GEOCELLS

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Structures for Slope Stabilization and Landslide Rehabilitation
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/geosynthetic-reinforced-soil-structures-for-slope-stabilization-/18704402

Designing Sustainable Ports and Yards with 3D Geocells
https://www.prestogeo.com/blog/designing-sustainable-ports-yards-with-3d-geocells/

NEW STANDARDS

ASTM Announce Revision of D5747/D5747M-2020 Practice for Tests to Evaluate the Chemical Resistance of Geomembranes to Liquids WK66864
https://www.astm.org/SOCIETY_REVIEW/D35%20(20-08).htm

JOBS

Golder Seeking Senior CQA Technician for Geosynthetic Containment
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/c/Golder-Associates/Job/Senior-CQA-Technician/-in-Richmond,VA?jid=eaf52e3d15cdcac0

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Challenges and Opportunities with Lined Tailings Dams (SRK Consulting)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YDjEWnNqtoeng0g#pdfviewer

GNA – We strive to be the Most Complete Source of Geosynthetic Content, News and Industry Alerts (Subscribe for Free)
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/

 


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

• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ 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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  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

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February 2021 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS:  * Australia Wide Lining * AWL * CSPE * David Williams * EPA * ExcelPlas * GCL * GNA * Geofabrics Australia * IGS * Layfield * PFAS * Tencate * Tensar * UTS

INDUSTRY NEWS

Layfield USA Completes the Two CSPE Lined Reservoirs with 550 Million Litres of Potable Water Capacity
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/Geosynthetics/Project-Profiles/Layfield-USA-completes-the-two-CSPE-reservoirs-with-146-million-gallons-of-drinking-water-capacity.aspx

EPA Releases New Interim Guidance on Interim Storage, Destroying and Disposing of Certain PFAS-Containing Materials (for Public Comment)
Comments must be received on or February 22, 2021.
https://beta.regulations.gov/document/EPA-HQ-OLEM-2020-0527-0003
https://downloads.regulations.gov/EPA-HQ-OLEM-2020-0527-0003/content.pdf

Professor at UTS says Geotextiles Can Protect Buildings from Large Fault Ruptures
https://phys.org/news/2021-02-polymers-large-fault-ruptures.html

Tensar Unveils Next Generation of the Leading Geosynthetic Design Software
http://metroatlantaceo.com/news/2021/02/tensar-unveils-next-generation-leading-geosynthetic-design-software/

  • Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 features engaging Featured Sessions that you won’t want to miss:
  • Ethics for Professionals–The Process and What to Expect, David Williams Ph.D., PE
  • Being an Expert Witness–The Process and What to Expect, David Williams Ph.D., PE

https://geosyntheticsconference.com/

The Influence of Damage to the Geomembrane Layer on the Seepage Pattern and Discharge at the Homogeneous Embankment Dam
https://civense.ub.ac.id/index.php/civense/article/view/92

Impact of Bottom Ash Co-disposed with Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) on Geotextile Clogging in Landfills
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0048969721008111#!

Experimental Study on Interface Friction Between GCL and Geomembrane Under Different Hydration Conditions
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2021/13/e3sconf_arfee2021_03030.pdf

GEOTEXTILE DEWATERING

City of London Relies on Strength and Durability of Geotube® Containers for Award-Winning Ash Dewatering Solution
https://bishopwater.ca/city-of-london-relies-on-strength-and-durability-of-geotube-containers-for-award-winning-ash-dewatering-solution/

Ocean City Plans More Geo-tubes to Protect Beaches
https://ocnjdaily.com/ocean-city-plans-geotubes-protect-beaches/

Geofabrics Targets Tailings and Mine Waste With Geosynthetic Solutions
https://geofabrics.test.symphony3.com/mining-solutions/tailings-and-waste

Maldives-Based Company Using Geotextile Containers for Beach and Reef Restoration
https://reefscapers.com/projects/

UPCOMING EVENTS

Filtration and Drainage Performance of Geosynthetics in Changing Climate Conditions (Feb. 25, 2021)
Moderators: Eric Blond, Eric Blond Consultant and Pietro Rimoldi, Consultant, on behalf of the Technical Committee on Hydraulics of the IGS
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/filtration-and-drainage-performance-of-geosynthetics-in-changing-climate-conditions/

JOBS

Australia Wide Lining (AWL) Seeking Geomembrane/Geosynthetic Estimator
https://www.seek.com.au/job/51534417?type=standout

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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. 

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

(c) 2021 Copyright ExcelPlas Labs and Geosynthetic News Agency

GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receiving 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 on the bottom of each GNA newsletter.