August 2019 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACIGS * AKS Lining * Comanco * ExcelPlas * GHD * Geo-x * Kaytech *Golder Associates * Naue  * TCI * Solmax 

Free Webinar on Regulations from New ISO Design Guide for Geosynthetic Barriers (20 August 2019)
https://www.acigs.org/event/regulations-and-recommendations-from-the-new-iso-design-guide-for-geosynthetic-barriers/

TCI to Launch a 100% Telfon™ Geomembrane at World’s Largest Plastics Exhibition
TCI is exhibiting  at the K-Show,the world’s largest plastics event, in Düsseldorf, Germany October 16th – 23rd ; booth will be located in Hall 5, Stand C05-02
https://www.textilescoated.com/index.php

Paul Payeur Promoted to Director of Sales – Americas at Solmax
https://ca.linkedin.com/in/paul-payeur-89574916

Boyd Ramsey Selected as Keynote Speaker for Landfill Conference (Landfill 2019) (6-7 November 2019)
https://iwmsa.co.za/event/landfill-2019-conference-exhibition

Kaytech, Naue, TeMa, AKS Lining and Geo-X Confirmed as Exhibitors for Landfill Conference (Landfill 2019) (6-7 November 2019)
https://iwmsa.co.za/exhibition-sponsorship-advertising

Tim Stark Explains ASTM D5641 Vacuum Chamber for QC of Geomembrane Seams
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6K85L11-ehE

ASTM D4437 Air Lance Testing of Geomembranes Explained (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6yXgq4LzxE

Comanco Awarded Contract for 15 Acres of Exposed Geomembrane for Final Cover of Landfill
With COMANCOs development of a modified fusion welder, specific welding techniques and design this exposed geomembrane cover will have no extrusion welds along the ballast trenches.
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-awarded-phase-one-closure-at-nrswa/

Remediation of Landfills Containing Hazardous and Toxic aluminum wastes including Salt Slag (Salt Cake), Aluminum Skimmings & Drosses and Spent Pot Liner (SPL)
http://www.ultromex.com/Salt-slag-landfill-remediation.html.html

Sand Drains-to-Wick Drains-to-Sand-Columns (Including a Major Failure Case History)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/webinar.htm

Biocementation Technology for Construction of Artificial Oasis in Sandy Desert
Minimum cost for the sealing of 1000 ha of the sand slopes with 1 mm geosynthetic liner is about 112 mln Saudi Arabian Riyal, which could be not acceptable price for 100 ha of artificial oasis land
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1018363919302855

FIELD TESTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF BEARING CAPACITY OF SOFT CLAY USING GEO-CELLS 
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Siddhartha_Paul5/…../Study-on-improvement-of-bearing-capacity-of-soft-clay-using-geocell-reinforcement.pdf

TOXICOLOGY, RISK ASSESSMENT, AND RISK MANAGEMENT OF PFAS: STATE OF THE SCIENCE, Jason Conder, Geosyntec Consultants, United States
http://adelaide2019.cleanupconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/CleanUp-2019-program-Draft-7-August-2019_v3.pdf

BY THE LETTER OF THE LAW: PREPARING FOR WHEN CONSULTING GOES TO COURT, Emmylou Cooke, GHD Pty Ltd, Australia
http://adelaide2019.cleanupconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/CleanUp-2019-program-Draft-7-August-2019_v3.pdf

CONSULTANT LIABILITY – THE TRUTH ABOUT BEING SUED, Sarah Mansfield, Norton Rose Fulbright, Australia
http://adelaide2019.cleanupconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/CleanUp-2019-program-Draft-7-August-2019_v3.pdf

New Bridge in Arizona Made with Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-integrated Bridge System
https://azdailysun.com/news/new-techniques-used-to-build-i–bridge/article_ece49029-0f96-5f92-8b88-6f3bf322891a.html

Numerical Modelling of Leachate Transport into Water Bodies at a Landfill Site
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenes.18.00042

Arizona Geosynthetics the Philippine Distributor of TenCate Geosynthetics Asia Seeking a Technical Sales Engineer
https://www.jobstreet.com.ph/en/job/technical-sales-engineer-9342065

Analysis of Sand-Woven Geotextile Interface Shear Behavior Using Discrete Element Analysis
https://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0703#.XUp_TJMzYQ8


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