April 2020 Vol. 11

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NEWSMAKERS: * Cipatex™ * Concrete Canvas * Comanco * EAGM * EUROBENT * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * Global Synthetics * Intermas * Layfield * Red Earth Engineering 

President of Eurobent Issues Statement on Allegedly Misleading Concrete Canvas Patent Success Claim (Press Release)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/LKl9QNdiT5GPk4N#pdfviewer

NEW Cipatex™ PVC Potable Water Geomembrane Liner (AS4020 Compliant)
https://www.geosynthetics.com.au/cipatex-pvc-liner-approved-for-potable-water

Layfield USA Completes the Installation of a 1400 Foot Cofferdam
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/English/Environmental-Containment/About-Us/News/Layfield-USA-completes-installation-of-a-1400-cofferdam.aspx

GeoAmericas 2020 Organizers Optimistic About 26th October Rio Conference Start Date
https://geoamericas2020.us20.list-manage.com/track/click-u-33e09c906d5a4e4ec411e40ec&id-26fff66c56&-2c91a9da85

Intermas Produce Technical Bulletin on Geocomposite Drains for Landfills
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/FcYxgeY63dvsFpf#pdfviewer

Best Practice for Asset Owners – Part 1 – Condition Monitoring of Geomembranes for Detecting the Early Warning Signs of Failure
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/best-practice-asset-owners-attila-marta

Global Synthetics Webinar: Effect of Subgrade Conditions on Geosynthetic Clay Liner Hydration and Performance (13 May 2020)
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/webinar-effect-of-subgrade-conditions-on-geosynthetic-clay-liner-hydration-and-performance/

Degradation of PVC Waterproofing Membrane containing Plasticizers [PDF]
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/728/1/012008/pdf

Comanco Installs HDPE Liner at Central Florida Chemical Plant
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CP-2Uf_Lug&feature=emb_logo

European Association of Geosynthetic Product Manufacturers Announcement
https://www.eagm.eu/

Storm Water Detention with Geosynthetics – Case Study
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/stormwater-detention

Global Synthetics Caste Study – ProTank®   /  Secugrid® 30/30  
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/case-study/wunan-medical-centre-kununurra-wa/

Geosynthetics Testing & Evaluation Lecture | Dr G V Rao | Part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odxjoJ3uym0&feature=emb_logo

TRB Webinar: Load-carrying Geosynthetic-reinforced Bridge Abutments (May 26, 2020)
http://www.trb.org/Calendar/Blurbs/180565.aspx
 


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