April 2020 Vol. 12

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NEWSMAKERS: * Andrew Mills * Atarfil * CARPI * Cirtex™ * Concrete Canvas * Cooley Group * Eric Blond * EUROBENT * FGI * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * IGS * Layfield * NAUE * Timothy Stark

Concrete Canvas Issues Press Release in Response to the Recent Release from Eurobent (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/AZHcGSwAODaggGr#pdfviewer

Geofabrics Launch Green Bidim™ Nonwoven Geotextile  (Breaking News)
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/launching-bidim%C2%AE-green

NAUE Develops Bidegradable Geotextile – Secutex Green™  (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ijPsuQifH8viacb#pdfviewer

Layfield Webinar on Electrical Leak Location with Geovolt™ (Wed May 13, 2020)
Presented By Rohit Sati, Technical Product Manager, and Justin Gouthreau, Engineering Business Manager
https://allevents.in/edmonton/webinar-%7C-electrical-leak-location-with-geovolt/200019551411804

ATARFIL Launches GEOMEMBRANES INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION MANUAL (Breaking News)
https://www.atarfil.com/en/geomembrane-liner-installation-manual/

FGI Records Videos Demonstrating Pond Leakage and Geomembrane Panel Weight Calculators
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/protected/pond-liner-calculator

Peru Postpones GeoIngenieria 2020 from August 24-26, This Year, to July 12-14 2021 (Breaking News)
htts://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/igs-peru-postpones-geoingenieria-2020/

Effect Of Damage Caused By Site Materials On The Performance Of Nonwoven Geotextiles Impregnated With Asphalt Emulsions Used On Paving
https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202004.0500/v1/download

From the Design of Bottom Landfill Liner Systems to the Impact Assessment of Contaminants on Underlying Aquifers
https://www.infona.pl/resource/bwmeta1.element.springer-doi-10_1007-S41062-019-0251-Y

Lagoon Sludge Dredging into Geotube™ Dewatering Containers
https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2020/04/28/cellulose-aeration-lagoon-dredging-video/

Assessing Dewatering Process by Flocculation of Dredged Sludge in an Artificial Reservoir
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/10/9/3051/pdf

News Series on how Cooley Group is Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic from the Perspective of the CEO 
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/pandemic-diary-perseverance-agility-bit-whiplash-dan-dwight/?trackingId=X9SdTnzrscrPA4CriklKcg%3D%3D>.

Cirtex Webinar Courses – A Comprehensive 8 part training Series Valued at $799.00 and Brought to GNA Readers as a One-Off Free Series Sponsored by Cirtex
https://cirtexcivil.co.nz/webinars/

Eric Blond Webinar on Testing and Design of Drainage Geocomposites (June 16, 2020)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/189954232424343307

Andrew Mills Webinar on Packaging, Handling & Storage of Geosynthetics (July 16, 2020)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/205598085368310028

Timothy Stark Webinar on Geomembrane Wrinkles in Containment Applications (August 20, 2020)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8706860363011992587

GSI to Host Webinar on MSE inspection (May 6, 2020)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/04/27/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-mse-inspection-2/

Installation of CARPI Sibelon® GEOCOMPOSITE LINING on BIMONT DAM (FRANCE) Upstream face (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_Kl–Ja_DM

Carpi Sibelon® Geomembrane Records 18 Years of Service on Large RCC Dam in Colombia (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4uVtdhmloo

Subsidence Prediction of Reinforced Soil Layer by Geosynthetics Using Large-Scale Physical Model
https://www.proc-iahs.net/382/721/2020/

Major West Wall of Tailings Dam Completed
https://www.mountisamines.com.au/en/publications/resourceful/February2020/Pages/Major-West-Wall-of-tailings-dam-completed.aspx

Triaxial Testing of Geosynthetics Reinforced Tailings with Different Reinforced Layers
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/13/8/1943/pdf

Leading Practice Store and Release Cover Trials for a Tailings Storage Facility at Century Mine
https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/d/1608_20_Defferrard/20_Defferrard.pdf


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