August 2019 Vol. 7

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Chinese Discover Method to Manufacture Super Tough Reinforced HDPE Geomembranes

New Patent for Wedge-weldable Manufactured Composite Having Synthetic Vegetation and Impermeable Geomembrane

Watershed Solar Patent Mounting System for Securing Photovoltaic Module to Geomembrane

Webinar on Temporary Landfill Covers: Design and Construction

Should Geomembranes Be Buried?

Measurement of Role of Transverse and Longitudinal Members on Pullout Resistance of PET Geogrid

ASTM D5321, D6243 Direct Shear of Geosynthetics (Video)

ASTM D4595, D6637 Wide Width Tensile Properties of Geosynthetics  (Video)

ASTM D4716, D6574 Transmissivity of Geosynthetics  (Video)

Elcorock™ Geotextile Sand Containers Use for Sea Wall Extension

Evolution of Geotextile Sand Containers for Seawall Construction

Filtration Performance Of Two-Layered Nonwoven Geotextiles

International Conference on Geomembrane Test Methods ICGTM on March 26-27, 2020 in Madrid, Spain (Warning)

International Conference on Geomembranes ICG on March 27-28, 2021 in Osaka, Japan (Warning)

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