April 2018 Vol. 1

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Geomembrane Design Considerations Presentation (Free to GNA Readers)

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.

Controlling Uplifting Gas Bubbles in Exposed Geomembrane-Lined Ponds—Part 3

How Geosynthetics work in Construction on Soft Soils?

Seepage through Municipal Landfill Clay Liners After Cyclic Drying and Rewetting

Field Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforced Asphalt Overlays using Strain Measurements (Restricted Access)
Supervised by: Jorge G. Zornberg

Surfs Up – Solmax White HDPE Used for Artificial Surf Lagoon [NEW]

Innovative use of Anchoring Systems and Geosynthetics for Temporary Works Applications [PDF]

Novel 3D Animation Showing Anchoring Systems and Geosynthetics for Slope Stability [NEW]

New Patent for Floating Cover for Wastewater with Integrated Mixer [NEW]

Structural Integrity of the Floating Cover Threated by Concrete Debris – May Cause the Cover to Tear [NEW]

ASTM Update  Test Method for Tensile Properties of Bituminous Geomembranes (BGMs) ASTM D7275 – 07(2018) [NEW]

Geomembrane Presentation by Ron Frobel (Declassified) [NEW]

Industry Presentation on Leachate management of Landfill Leachates (April 5, 2018) [NEW]

Strengths and Weaknesses of Elvaloy® PVC Geomembranes by T.D. Stark [NEW]

EIA Geomembranes White Paper [NEW]

Fight Brews Over Werribee Landfill Expansion [NEW]

SKAPS Industries Seeks to Extend Geotextile Production Authority in Georgia Free Trade Zone (FTZ) [NEW]

Moranbah Upgraded $7 million Landfill Cell Opens

Stratec – Geosynthetics for Earth Engineering (New Brochure) [NEW]

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

Interface Shear Behaviour Between Recycled Concrete Aggregate and Geogrids for Pavement Applications

Multi-Layered Low Strength Geogrid Reinforced Piled Embankment [Accepted Manuscript] [Editor Access Link]

Geotubes Used to Clean Up Contaminated Superfund Site in US

Geotube Seawall on Nantucket Beach Standing Up to Heavy Seas

Rail Corridor Slope Repair with Geosynthetics [Case Study]

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