April 2021 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS:  * 12 ICG * AGRU * Chris Lawson * COVID * ECM * Enviro Liner™ * Erizon * ExcelPlas  * FGI * Geofabrics * GCCM * Geotube™ * GNA * Jabro * Kevin Legge * IGS * Layfield * Solmax * TenCate Geosynthetics

INDUSTRY NEWS

Sustainable Use of Geosynthetics in Dykes (Special Feature)
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/8/4445/pdf

Protecting the Environment Through Innovative Solutions – Interview with Chris Eichelberger of AGRU
https://compositesweekly.com/protecting-environment-innovative-solutions-interview-chris-eichelberger-agru-america/

Uncertainty over COVID Leads to 12 ICG Being Postponed to September 2023
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/04/12/12-icg-postponed-to-september-2023/

Government Grants Available for Australian Geosynthetics Manufacturers and Installers
https://www.granthelp.com.au/research-and-development/

Geotextiles Could Slow Glacial Melt, But at What Cost?
https://news.climate.columbia.edu/2021/04/14/geotextiles-slow-glacial-melt-cost/

South African Engineer Scoops Global Award
https://www.brandsouthafrica.com/investments-immigration/business/trends/innovations/kelvin-legge

South African Geosynthetics Guru Received Multiple Honours
Kelvin Legge elected to Honorary Fellow of South African Institution of Civil Engineering and the Geotechnical Division awarded him the South Africa Geotechnical Medal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQMqdeGxUT4      (Kelvin’s video starts at 12.47)

Walls Going Up for New Geomembrane Concrete Containment Cell for Decontaminated Salt Solution
https://www.ans.org/news/article-2736/walls-going-up-for-new-disposal-unit-at-savannah-river-site/

GEOMEMBRANES

Double-Lined Brine Storage Pond For Natural Gas Salt Deposit Containment Reservoir
Utilizing 130K m2 of 1.0 mm thick Enviro Liner 6040 Geomembrane, 65K m2 of 5.6 mm Geonet, 65K m2 of Non-woven Geotextile cushion
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/

Design and Performance of Hazardous Waste and LLRW Landfills Case Study (Presentation Slide Pack)
https://assets.website-files.com/5977726c80d12837b9592f29/6063ca90a6a393d0be20d7ae-FGI-Webianr–20HW-20Landfills-Bonaparte-20(Final)-jkm-3-23-21.pdf

Design and Performance of Hazardous Waste and LLRW Landfills Case Study Presentation (Video)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zqnfkpvqm4ptp5u/FGI Webinar_ Design and Performance of Hazardous and LLRW Landfills_ A 20-Year Case Study.mp4?dl=1

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Soft Site Impoundment Closures Using Geosynthetics presented by Chris Lawson from TenCate (20th April 2021)
https://www.acigs.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=23

Solmax Webinar on ‘Geosynthetics Solutions for Landfill Drainage’ (22nd April 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2576313387927371792

Jabro Webinar on Erosion Control Mats (ECM) (28th April, 2021)
https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/485cbad51ca74f22b5afcdceb0bd3190

IGS TCB Webinar on Thermal Welding of Geomembranes (29th April, 2021)
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/webinar-on-thermal-welding/

FGI Webinar: Deep Water Leak Location Surveys (7th May 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8962293412524224782

GCCM

New Sprayable GCCM for Stabilization and Lining of Steep Slopes and Culverts
https://www.erizon.com.au/product/ecoarmour/

GEOTUBE DEWATERING

Geotube Dewatering at Zinc Mine in Rosebury Tasmania
https://www.geofabrics.co/sites/default/files/Rosebery%20Zinc%20Mine_final.pdf

Two-Dimensional Consolidation Analysis of Geotextile Tubes Filled with Fine-Grained Material
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421000388

GEOTEXTILES

Model Tests of Geotextile in Collapse Treatment of Unstable Subgrade
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/643/1/012058/pdf

GEOGRIDS

Shear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened Using Geosynthetic Materials by External and Internal Confinement
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2352012421002873

Geogrid Bridging Over Existing Shallow Flexible PVC Buried Pipe
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S088677982100136X

Laboratory Evaluation of Geogrid-Reinforced Flexible Pavements
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666691X21000269

Stochastic Stability Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Slopes Subjected to Harmonic Base Shaking
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214391221000520

Study on Long-Term Performance of Geogrid-Reinforced and Pile-Supported Embankment at Bridge Approach
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2021/5567391/

Numerical Analyses on Geogrid-Reinforced Cushion in Pile Supported Composite Foundation
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/719/3/032044/pdf

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