August 2020 Vol. 10

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 

NEWSMAKERS: * ATARFIL * BPEM * Concrete Canvas * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * Huesker * Levee Lock * Raven * Solmax * Tensar * TetraTech * Tiltex™ * WASTECON

Atarfil EVO – Evolution of Geomembrane Technologies   (Breaking News)

GCLs for BPEM Compliance and Erosion Resistance – Geofabrics Aug 2020   (Breaking News)

Tensar’s Credit Rating Downgraded to CCC by S&P Global Ratings on Refinance Risk for Term Loan (Breaking News)

Geofabrics Response to Tiltex Patent Breach   (Breaking News)

WASTECON Conference Goes Virtual (Postponed to late January 2021)   (Breaking News)


New Patent for Geomembrane-Lined Wall by Levee Lock

TetraTech Patents Vertical Manhole Apparatus for Accessing Leachate Collection Pipes in a Landfill

GeoTech Technologies Patents Pavement System with Geocells and Geogrids


Effect of Added Polymer on the Desiccation and Healing of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Subject to Thermal Gradients

New Book Chapter – Fibers for Geotextiles

Huesker VideoCast – Sludge Lagoon Remediation with Geotextiles

Geotextile Tubes and Groynes to Fight the Sea at Chellanam


Why Tensile Strength is Not a Good Measure of Stabilising Geogrid Performance

Tensar Publishes InfoGraphics for Geogrid Soft Soil Comparison Chart

Analytical Solutions for Geosynthetic-Reinforced Cohesive Subgrade Spanning Trench Voids

Tensar Announces Winner of First Annual Civil Engineering Scholarship Program


Solmax Publishes Drainage Geonets and Geocomposites Product Sheet


Prof. Kerry Rowe Hosting Webinar on Designing Composite Liners on Slopes (Wed Sept. 2)

AGIGS to Host Webinar on Innovative Erosion Control System with Flexible Concrete Geosynthetic Technology (Wed Sept. 2)

GSI to Host Webinar on Failed MSE Walls (Wed. Sept. 9)

Layfield to Host Low impact Development Strategies Using Geosynthetic Materials Webinar by Daniel Lotufo & Amy Woods  (Wed. Sept 9)

GSI to Host Geomembranes in Hydraulic Applications Webinar (Wed. Sept. 16)

GSI to Host Webinar on Geosynthetic Applications Used in Heap Leach Mining (Wed Sept. 23)

Layfield  to Host Webinar on  Next Generation Geomembranes: Introducing HeatGard, GeoFlex, and VaporFlex Premium by Rohit Sati (Wed. Sept 23)

Layfield  to Host Webinar on  Lessons from the Field: Constructing Geomembrane Containments by Glenn Eckert & Greg Parrent  (Wed.  Oct. 7)

FGI Webinar: Geomembrane Wrinkles in Containment Applications (Fri Oct 23)

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