August 2019 Vol. 9

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

How White Surfaced HDPE Geomembranes Are Susceptible to Crack Formation and Propagation
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/9L0NKDScH4O3ixo

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
https://www.textilescoated.com/geomembrane-liners

General Installation Guidelines for Geomembrane Liner (New)
https://agruamerica.com/geomembrane-liner/

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
https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/navajo-nation/2019/08/24/scoping-meeting-focuses-shiprock-evaporation-ponds-future/2101197001/

Gripple Liner Lock  for the Security of Geomembranes Prevents Membrane Movement in Uplift or Draw Down Situations
https://www.gripple.com/images/Markets/Civil%20Construction/Products/Liner-Lock/NEW-%20CIV-PI-LL-ML-1870%20597.pdf

Warning Fake Sydney Geomembrane Conference
https://www.conferenceindex.org/event/international-conference-on-geomembranes-and-physical-properties-icgpp-2020-march-sydney-au

The Best Applications of 40 mm HDPE Liner
https://agruamerica.com/40-mil-hdpe-liner/

Suez Geomembrane-Lined Engineered Landfills & Smart Cells
https://www.suez.com.au/en-au/who-we-are/suez-in-australia-and-new-zealand/our-facilities/engineered-landfills-and-smart-cells

A Brief History of Geogrids (Feature)
http://info.tensar.co.uk/blog/a-brief-history-of-tensar-geogrids

Tensar Predicting the Future
http://www.tensar.co.uk/-/media/Files/general-documents/NCE%20Tensar%20Rail%20Article.pdf

Geotextile Sand Containers Installed to Prevent Erosion at Iconic Brighton Beach in Melbourne
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/1WbHZc59zyWwhI8

Vale Uses Geotextile Bags (Geobags) to Retain the Dredged Tailings from Affected River
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/vale-begins-main-phase-for-recovery-of-paraopeba-river/

Effect of Geotextile Tubes with Polyacrylamide Flocculants on Aquatic Life
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29HZ.2153-5515.0000467

China Proposes Billion-dollar, 700-km highway Through Canadian Arctic, Using Geotextile
https://nationalpost.com/news/china-would-benefit-most-from-billion-dollar-700-km-highway-through-canadian-arctic-critics-say

Deformation Mechanisms of Deformable Geosynthetics-Reinforced Barriers (DGRB) Impacted by Debris Avalanches
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10064-019-01589-w

Raven Engineered Films Revenue Declined Driven by End-market Weakness in the Geomembrane Business Segment Operating Income Fell 6.1% to $10.2 million
https://news.yahoo.com/raven-industries-drops-applied-technology-120000570.html

New Publication by Malek Bouazza- Behavior of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Piled Embankments with Defective Piles
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002125


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