April 2019 Vol. 3

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An Insight into Waste Management in Australia with a Focus on Landfill Technology and Liner Leak Detection (SPECIAL FEATURE)

G-Tex® GE Nonwoven Geotextiles, Chinese Products, Australian Specifications

Bituminous Geomembrane (BGM) Liner Gets Award for Maryland Dam Project
The BGM liner enabled the use of an exposed liner system, eliminating the need for soil cover, which reduced construction costs by an estimated US$450,000.

Distributor Announced for New Novel Odour-Absorbing Geomembrane
Anue Water Technologies Selected Exclusive Distributor for Pi2 Geo-Membrane Systems

Huesker Demonstrates Effectiveness of its New Geocomposite Liner Containing Activated Carbon Granules Tektoseal Active AC (Video)

Mining Industry looks for Tailings Dams Standards in Wake of Vale Disaster

Tender Awarded for Design and Installation of Caloundra Landfill
Successful supplier: Merit Lining Systems Pty Ltd
Contact value: $645,344 (GST Exclusive)
– https://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/qtenders/tender/display/tender-details.do?id=26534&action=display-tender-details
– ITT1827: https://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Council/Tenders/Closed-Tenders-and-Awarded-Contracts

Ohio Landfill Invests $4M in New Landfill Liner Technology

Brazil Reportedly Preparing Charges against Vale

Ethical Investors ask Miners to Publish Tailings Dam Details

Investors with $10 Trillion in Assets Pressure Miners over Tailings Safety

Vale to Decommission Upstream Tailings Dams

Barrier and Thermal Performance of Graphene-HDPE Nanocomposites for Liner Applications

Study on the Effects of Chemicals on the Geotechnical Properties of Bentonite and Zeolite Mixture as Clay Liner


HDPE Welder / Geomembrane  Needed for South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne

Topocare machines facilitate the laying of sand or earth-filled geotextile tubes to build flood barriers, such as the of creation of dams, embankments, and leeves

Concentrations of PBDEs in Leachate and Sediment Samples Higher in Landfill Sites with Geomembrane Liners Compared to those Without Liners

Proposed Refinements to Design Procedures for Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) Structures in AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications

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