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)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652619310364

G-Tex® GE Nonwoven Geotextiles, Chinese Products, Australian Specifications
http://www.geo-textile.com/uploadfile/file/20190411/201904111118250.pdf

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.
https://waterfm.com/gannett-fleming-gets-award-for-maryland-dam-project/

Distributor Announced for New Novel Odour-Absorbing Geomembrane
Anue Water Technologies Selected Exclusive Distributor for Pi2 Geo-Membrane Systems
https://www.apnews.com/Business%20Wire/31fc657f0c3d4662a2a39e4a2bb32da3

Huesker Demonstrates Effectiveness of its New Geocomposite Liner Containing Activated Carbon Granules Tektoseal Active AC (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRjcIE-PTmY

Mining Industry looks for Tailings Dams Standards in Wake of Vale Disaster
https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/video/mining-industry-looks-for-tailings-dams-standards-in-wake-of-vale-disaster~1656927

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
https://www.wastetodaymagazine.com/article/sunny-farms-landfill-odor-suits-faces-license-denial/

Brazil Reportedly Preparing Charges against Vale
https://www.mining-journal.com/politics/news/1360767/brazil-reportedly-preparing-charges-against-vale

Ethical Investors ask Miners to Publish Tailings Dam Details
https://www.reuters.com/article/vale-sa-disaster-tailings/ethical-investors-ask-miners-to-publish-tailings-dam-details-idUSL8N21N3PT

Investors with $10 Trillion in Assets Pressure Miners over Tailings Safety
http://www.mining.com/miners-challenged-urgently-reveal-tailings-safety-records/

Vale to Decommission Upstream Tailings Dams
https://www.miningmagazine.com/geomechanics-ground-control/news/1355486/vale-to-decommission-upstream-tailings-dams

Barrier and Thermal Performance of Graphene-HDPE Nanocomposites for Liner Applications
https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-195069-MS

Study on the Effects of Chemicals on the Geotechnical Properties of Bentonite and Zeolite Mixture as Clay Liner
https://www.ijresm.com/Vol.2_2019/Vol2_Iss3_March19/IJRESM_V2_I3_130.pdf

TENEO seeking HDPE GEOMEMBRANE WELDERS & OPERATORS Brisbane & Melbourne
https://www.seek.com.au/job/38675079?searchrequesttoken=80716308-aa61-4af6-9523-cad26da0a269&type=standard

HDPE Welder / Geomembrane  Needed for South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne
https://www.seek.com.au/job/38745950?searchrequesttoken=80716308-aa61-4af6-9523-cad26da0a269&type=standout

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
https://todaysgazette.com/iota-miota-topocare-exploring-flood-protection-in-a-tangle/#Topocare_Enabling_Geotextile_with_IoT_Solution

Concentrations of PBDEs in Leachate and Sediment Samples Higher in Landfill Sites with Geomembrane Liners Compared to those Without Liners
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405665016300567

Proposed Refinements to Design Procedures for Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) Structures in AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
http://www.trb.org/NCHRP/Blurbs/178935.aspx


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