April 2018 Vol. 1

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Geomembrane Design Considerations Presentation (Free to GNA Readers)
http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/geosynthetic-liner-design-issues/at_multi_download/relatedFiles?name=Geomembrane%20Design%20Considerations%20presentation%20slides.pdf

New Webinar on  Geosynthetic Liner Design Issues (Free to GNA Readers)
Participate to gain an understanding of the principles of geosynthetic liner design for liquid containment structures.
http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/geosynthetic-liner-design-issues/?searchterm=Geosynthetic

Controlling Uplifting Gas Bubbles in Exposed Geomembrane-Lined Ponds—Part 3
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/04/01/controlling-uplifting-gas-bubbles-in-exposed-geomembrane-lined-ponds-part-3/

How Geosynthetics work in Construction on Soft Soils?
http://globalsynthetics.com.au/geosynthetics-work-construction-soft-soils/

Seepage through Municipal Landfill Clay Liners After Cyclic Drying and Rewetting
http://yadda.icm.edu.pl/yadda/element/bwmeta1.element.baztech-0cae6cb6-652e-49d7-bf0b-47442dd0137e

Field Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforced Asphalt Overlays using Strain Measurements (Restricted Access)
Supervised by: Jorge G. Zornberg
https://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/bitstream/handle/2152/64109/PHILLIPS-THESIS-2017.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Surfs Up – Solmax White HDPE Used for Artificial Surf Lagoon [NEW]
https://www.solmax.com/en/technical-library/projects-references/wavegarden-surf-lagoon

Innovative use of Anchoring Systems and Geosynthetics for Temporary Works Applications [PDF]
https://www.cirtex.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/AGS-Symposium-2017-T-McWilliam-L-Paramaguru_Final-Submission.pdf

Novel 3D Animation Showing Anchoring Systems and Geosynthetics for Slope Stability [NEW]
https://www.cirtex.com.au/2018/03/temporary-works-slope-stability-or-retaining-wall-solution/

New Patent for Floating Cover for Wastewater with Integrated Mixer [NEW]
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20180065876.pdf

Structural Integrity of the Floating Cover Threated by Concrete Debris – May Cause the Cover to Tear [NEW]
http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13481432-74/state-cites-pwsa-for-failing-to-protect-water-source-not-having-permit

ASTM Update  Test Method for Tensile Properties of Bituminous Geomembranes (BGMs) ASTM D7275 – 07(2018) [NEW]
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D7275.htm

Geomembrane Presentation by Ron Frobel (Declassified) [NEW]
https://www.denvergov.org/content/dam/denvergov/Portals/771/documents/EQ/EULD/LinerPreso.pdf

Industry Presentation on Leachate management of Landfill Leachates (April 5, 2018) [NEW]
http://landandgroundwater.com/event/launceston-landfill-leachate-management

Strengths and Weaknesses of Elvaloy® PVC Geomembranes by T.D. Stark [NEW]
https://www.environmental-expert.com/articles/ept-new-report-solves-geomembrane-naming-puzzle-731394/full-article

EIA Geomembranes White Paper [NEW]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/Bkko4Zbp4kIFr5H

Fight Brews Over Werribee Landfill Expansion [NEW]
https://www.insidewaste.com.au/general/news/1053317/fight-brews-werribee-landfill-expansion

SKAPS Industries Seeks to Extend Geotextile Production Authority in Georgia Free Trade Zone (FTZ) [NEW]
https://www.americanshipper.com/main/pressrelease/skaps-industries-seeks-to-extend-production-authority-in-georgia-ftz-1119.aspx

Moranbah Upgraded $7 million Landfill Cell Opens
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2018/3/28/moranbah-upgraded-7-million-waste-plant-opens

Stratec – Geosynthetics for Earth Engineering (New Brochure) [NEW]
http://www.stratec-geo.com/images/Stratec-E-Brochure.pdf

Tensar Executives Lobby Whitehouse for Federal & State Efforts for Increased Geosynthetic Usage 
Scott Edgecombe (Tensar’s EVP and GM for Grid, Western Hemisphere) and Doug Brown (Tensar’s National Accounts Manager) participated in related infrastructure lobbying sessions with U.S. transportation policy leaders at the White House
http://www.tensarcorp.com/Blog/2018/March/AGC-Convention-Recap

Interface Shear Behaviour Between Recycled Concrete Aggregate and Geogrids for Pavement Applications
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10298436.2018.1453609?journalCode=gpav20

Multi-Layered Low Strength Geogrid Reinforced Piled Embankment [Accepted Manuscript] [Editor Access Link]
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/pdf/10.1680/jgere.18.00001

Geotubes Used to Clean Up Contaminated Superfund Site in US
https://sevenson.com/project/horseshoe-road-superfund-site/

Geotube Seawall on Nantucket Beach Standing Up to Heavy Seas
https://www.facebook.com/savenantucketbeaches/photos/a.359168684158945.83350.359162754159538/1641503325925468/?type=1&theater

Rail Corridor Slope Repair with Geosynthetics [Case Study]
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/redbank-station-slope-repair

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