August 2019 Vol. 9

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GNA – The World’s Most Viewed Online Geosynthetics Bulletin

NEWSMAKERS: * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * Gripple * Raven * SUEZ * TCI * TenCate * Tensar * Vale

How White Surfaced HDPE Geomembranes Are Susceptible to Crack Formation and Propagation

Geomembrane Liners – TCI’s CrossFilm™ is a Major Breakthrough for Use as Secondary Containment Liners for Spill Containment Materials for Corrosive Containment and High Temperature Applications

General Installation Guidelines for Geomembrane Liner (New)

20 Year Old Geomembrane Liner in Evaporation Pond at Former Uranium and Vanadium Ore Processing Facility to be Inspected and Tested for Degradation
Scoping meeting focuses on Shiprock evaporation pond’s future

Gripple Liner Lock  for the Security of Geomembranes Prevents Membrane Movement in Uplift or Draw Down Situations

Warning Fake Sydney Geomembrane Conference

The Best Applications of 40 mm HDPE Liner

Suez Geomembrane-Lined Engineered Landfills & Smart Cells

A Brief History of Geogrids (Feature)

Tensar Predicting the Future

Geotextile Sand Containers Installed to Prevent Erosion at Iconic Brighton Beach in Melbourne

Vale Uses Geotextile Bags (Geobags) to Retain the Dredged Tailings from Affected River

Effect of Geotextile Tubes with Polyacrylamide Flocculants on Aquatic Life

China Proposes Billion-dollar, 700-km highway Through Canadian Arctic, Using Geotextile

Deformation Mechanisms of Deformable Geosynthetics-Reinforced Barriers (DGRB) Impacted by Debris Avalanches

Raven Engineered Films Revenue Declined Driven by End-market Weakness in the Geomembrane Business Segment Operating Income Fell 6.1% to $10.2 million

New Publication by Malek Bouazza- Behavior of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Piled Embankments with Defective Piles

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