August 2019 Vol. 8

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NEWSMAKERS: * ABG Geosynthetics™ * BMI  * ExcelPlas * GRI * IGS * Jaybro * Jaylon  * Layfield * Siplast * Tensar * Teranap

Teranap Present New Bituminous Geomembrane with Integrated Seam Control Technology  
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/prqfpx9xgQSY0RD

New GRI Guidance “Geomembrane Seaming Using Data Acquisition Hot Wedge Welding Devices” (August 2019)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/grispecs/gm32.pdf

Attenuation Potency of GCL to Cationic Migration (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2351978919309977

IGS Reminder Call For Abstracts for EuroGeo7 (Deadline 30 August 2019) NEXT WEEK!
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/reminder-eurogeo7-call-for-abstracts/

Layfield Introduces Floating Solar Solutions on Geomembranes
A unique, new large-scale solar technology that Layfield can design and install on existing ponds, eliminating the need to use premium land space
http://www.layfieldfloatingsolar.com/

Tensar Patents New Geotextile/Geogrid Mattress for Marine and River Protection
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20190218736A1/en

A Minitube Geotextile Blanket for Landfill Gas Collection and Containment (New Products)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/08/01/a-minitube-blanket-for-landfill-gas-collection-and-containment/

Jaylon Seeking Geomembrane Technicians for Immediate Start in Brisbane and Perth
https://www.seek.com.au/job/39655436

A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage by Alan Bamforth, ABG Geosynthetics
https://www.britishgeotech.org/events/188-bga-evening-meeting-16-october-2019

The Role of Antioxidants in Geomembranes and How They Are Measured by Daniel Lotufo (Layfield)
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/English/Knowledge-Center/July-2019/Role-of-Anti-Oxidants-in-Geomembranes-and-How-They-Are-Measured.aspx

Use of Geomembranes for Modernization of Old Steel Tanks Used to Store Liquid Fuels – Selected Tasks Caused by Increasing Environmental Requirements
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-27011-7_36

Tensar to present on Use of Geosynthetics for Asphalt Pavements (9th October)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/use-of-geosynthetics-for-asphalt-pavements-oahu-2019-tickets-68954864857

Geocomposite Strip Drain Solves Erosion Near Sydney’s M4 Motorway
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/drainmasta-strip-drain-sydney/

Geosynthetic Drainage Solutions for Adelaide Port Road Drainage Upgrade
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/geosynthetic-adelaide-drainage/

Evaluation of the Cracking Performance of Geogrid-Reinforced Hot-Mix asphalt for Airfield Applications 
https://rdw.rowan.edu/etd/2718/


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