August 2019 Vol. 11

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NEWSMAKERS: * 3M  * Concrete Canvas™ * CSPE * ExcelPlas * Geokon  * Dredging Services * Mini-Dredgers * Raven  * Titan Environmental  

Time-Lapse Video of CSPE Liner & CSPE Floating Cover Installation (Raven)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0pGjhvEjqY

Electronic Monitoring of Displacement in Geogrids
https://www.geokon.com/geogrids

Reedy Creek Landfill Cells 3 and 4 Budget Over $4Mill
This project involves the construction of cells 3 and 4 at Reedy Creek landfill including bulk earthworks, liner system and associated leachate drainage system. Initial budget for 2019-20 is $4.13 million. 
http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/documents/ma/water-20190822-agenda.pdf

Mini-Dredgers and Dredging Services (DS) use Geotube™ Dewatering for Beach Nourishment in Melbourne (Altona Beach)
https://youtu.be/yJAP_gmEv8U  

Titan Environmental Release Flipping Book on Concrete Canvas FAQ
https://online.flippingbook.com/view/365492/

Documents Show 3M Knew of Dangers of PFAS Chemicals
http://www.startribune.com/documents-show-3m-knew-of-dangers-of-pfas-chemicals-activist-group-says/558585852/

Geo-sandbags the Answer to WA’s Beach Erosion Problem
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-31/erosion-washing-away-beaches-up-and-down-wa-coast/11359006

Tender for Remediation of Decommissioned Blackheath Landfill Site
https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/?event=public.rft.show&RFTUUID=ECC07540-D412-6C09-36D4B1C880BBE7CA

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