April 2019 Vol. 5

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Teranap Announce First Bituminuous Geomembrane with Integrated Leak Detection System (PDF)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/OF2P7FvtRXBLQC4/download

Teranap Announce First Bituminuous Geomembrane with Integrated Leak Detection System (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVw7IpG047g

South Australian EPA Publishes New Guideline for Environmental Management of Landfill Facilities (Municipal Solid Waste and Commercial and Industrial Waste)
https://www.epa.sa.gov.au/files/4771343_guide_landfill.pdf

Performance of a Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite (GCC) Mat for Stabilising Sandy Slopes
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.19.00020

Tensar and Geofabrics Use Geogrid to Prevent Collapses and Over-Turning of Heavy Plant Such as Tracked Cranes
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Dobie/publication/…../5ca7fb784585157bd3253a22/Working-platforms-for-tracked-plant-BR-470-guideline-and-a-revised-approach-to-stabilisation-design-with-multiaxial-hexagonal-geogrids.pdf

Forensic Investigation of a Wide Culvert Reconstruction Failure Involving Collapse of Polystyrene (EPS) Geofoam Blocks
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29PS.1949-1204.0000377

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing (Capability Statement 2019)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/juHw0r3zXN4FU3j/download

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

Breaking News – Three More Tailings Dams in Critical Condition
https://www.amsj.com.au/three-more-tailings-dams-in-critical-condition-communities-evacuated/

Tailings Dam Breach Runout Assessment
https://www.klohn.com/blog/tailings-dam-breach-runout-assessment/

Iron Ore Shortage After Vale Disaster Hurting Brazil Steelmakers: Report
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-disaster/iron-ore-shortage-after-vale-disaster-hurting-brazil-steelmakers-report-idUSKCN1RR17G

Vale Dam Collapse Reignites Mining Safety Pressure from Investors
https://www.unpri.org/pri-blog/vale-dam-collapse-reignites-mining-safety-pressure-from-investors-/4293.article

Safe Construction of Tailing Dams Seminar – Brisbane 28th May 2019
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/event/2019/03/infrastructure-thought-leaders-series-safe-construction-tailing-dams-bne

Avoiding Tailings Dam Collapses Requires Governance, Partnership and Responsibility
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10531-019-01752-5

Working platforms for Tracked Plant – Revised Approach to Stabilisation Design with Multiaxial Hexagonal Geogrids
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Dobie/publication/…../5ca7fb784585157bd3253a22/Working-platforms-for-tracked-plant-BR-470-guideline-and-a-revised-approach-to-stabilisation-design-with-multiaxial-hexagonal-geogrids.pdf

Critical Strength of High Peel Strength Geosynthetic Clay Liners at Low Normal Stresses
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shahin_Ghazizadeh/publication/…../5ca39e7e299bf1b86d60daa0/Critical-Strength-of-High-Peel-Strength-Geosynthetic-Clay-Liners-at-Low-Normal-Stresses.pdf

Modelling and Simulation of HDPE Liner Installation in Engineered Landfill for Optimum Performance
https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jasem/article/download/185414/174727

Use of Geogrid reinforcement in Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlays – A Texas Field Case study of Highway US 59
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061819309171

Improved Understanding of Geogrid Response to Pullout Loading
https://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0384#.XLYmyJMzYQ9

Discrete Element Models of Soil-Geogrid Interaction
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-14987-1_7


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