August 2020 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS:   * ACIGS * CCR * EcoCoast * Enviroline * ExcelPlas * GSI * IGS * Polyfabrics * Solmax * SUEZ * Teranap™ * TERRAM Hydrotex™ * Tensar

Project Underway to Remove Damaged 2.5 km Long Geomembrane that is Contaminating the Environment
https://www.lancs.live/news/local-news/project-restore-river-keekle-remove-18719972

Solmax Group Apply for Trademark on ‘Leak Location’
https://uspto.report/TM/90087881

CCR Landfill Final Cover Test Pad—Part 1
An integrated drainage system (IDS) geomembrane, which provides both a low-permeability membrane and drainage space above the geomembrane
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/08/01/ccr-landfill-final-cover-test-pad-part-1/

NAUE Geosynthetics Protect New Landfill Cell and Provide Perfect Seal Against Leakages at Scottish Landfill
https://www.eagm.eu/naue-garlaff

Analysis of Failure in Landfill Construction Elements 
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/334377519-Analysis-of-failure-in-landfill-construction-elements-fulltext-5d26a924458515c11c24e66b-Analysis-of-failure-in-landfill-construction-elements.pdf

Experts in Testing Geosynthetics – 25 Years in Operation – ExcelPlas Labs
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-2pp-Geosynthetics-NTs.pdf

Solmax Launches GCL Webinar Series Presented by Craig Benson Today (12th August, 2020)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1038382488348765197?utm_source=email

Teranap™ BGM Used for Landfill Cap
https://www.titanenviro.com/projects-and-solutions/project-profiles/geomembrane-lining/landfills/landfill-cap-teranap/

Merit Lining Seeking HDPE Lining Welding Technicians
https://www.seek.com.au/jobs?advertiserid=40107779

GSI to Host Webinar on Failed MSE Walls (9th Sept. 2020)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/08/10/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-failed-mse-walls-2/

Webinar – Enhancing Port Pavements with Geogrids (August 27th, 2020)
https://info.tensarcorp.com/webinar-enhancing-port-pavements-with-geogrid

Effect of Geogrid Reinforcement Width on the Behavior of Buried Pipe in Sandy Soil
https://www.scientific.net/KEM.857.56

Reinforcement of Cohesionless Soil by Multi-oriented Geosynthetic Inclusions
https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202008.0132/v1

Geocomposite Deployed at Approach to Rail Tunnel to Deal with Excess Water Around the Track Formation
TERRAM Hydrotex™ is a nonwoven geocomposite consisting of a central filter media thermally bonded to two opposing robust needle punched geotextile filter layers
https://www.polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/hydrotex-ardglen-bank-routine-corrective-and-reactive-maintenance-rcrm

Enviroline NZ Showcase Recent Lining Projects
http://www.enviroline.co.nz/index.php/photo-gallery

Geosynthetic Containers – Temporary Structures for Beach Profiling and Nourishment – Bluewaters, Dubai, UAE (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugeuAh3WQaA

ACIGS Photo Competition enters final week for submissions. Submit by 5pm this Sunday for prizes valued at $1,400 total
https://www.acigs.org/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=11

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