May 2018 Vol. 11

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Aussie Smart Geotextile Startup Joins Global Incubator (Feature Article)
https://www.spatialsource.com.au/company-industry/australian-smart-materials-company-joins-global-incubator

Ravan Capitalizes on the Growth Opportunities in the Geomembrane Market as a result of Strategic Acquisition of Colorado Lining International CLI (Breaking News)
Sales growth and profit margin expansion continue as a result of market-share gains, enhancements to the division’s geomembrane market capabilities
https://www.fool.com/earnings/call-transcripts/2018/05/22/raven-industries-ravn-q1-2018-earnings-conference.aspx

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control (Breaking News)
Hanes Geo Components is a market leader distributing geotextile and erosion control products through 40 North American distribution locations.
https://foresternetwork.com/daily/hanes-geo-components-announces-acquisition-ddd-erosion-control/

Tensar Officials Lobby in Washington for Increased Use of Geosynthetics
http://www.tensarcorp.com/Blog/2018/May/Tensar-Geosynthetic-Lobby-Day-Capitol-Hill-DC

NZ Company Hiway Geostabilization (HGS) Seeking Soil Stabilization Technician for Role with Geosynthetic Confined Soil (GCS)
https://www.seek.co.nz/job/36287910

Condition Assessment of Geomembrane-lined Tailings Management Facility (TMF) – Reducing Risk for Potential Surface and Groundwater Contamination
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/FqPidWRSZ7wLoQO/download

Geofabrics offers a range of Maccaferri Rockfall Protection and Snow Barriers
https://www.geofabrics.co/sites/default/files/brochures/
Maccaferri%20OM%20Rockfall%20Protection%20and%20Snow%20Barriers%202016.pdf

Field Measurements of Overlap Reductions for Two Reinforced Fabric-Encased Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs)
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2017-0375#.WwUY9VOFMQ8

Hydrodynamic Performance of Coastal Geotube Embankment with and Without Gabion Boxes (New)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-61648-3_15

Boyd Ramsey Particularly Notes the Exceptional Puncture Strength of Reinforced Geomenbranes as Compared to Thicker Unreinforced HDPE Geomembranes
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/04/01/a-next-gen-basin-liner-solution-for-the-u-s-army-corps-of-engineers/

Study of Triaxial Behavior of Geotextile Reinforced Marginal Soil Without and With Cement Modification for Subgrade Construction of Pavements
http://www.ijera.com/papers/Vol8_issue5/Part-1/H0805014044.pdf

Free Copy of Indian Journal or Geosynthetics (2018) (IGS)
https://www.techfabindia.com/pdf/downloads/IJGGI-January-2018.pdf

Seeking Project Engineer – Earthworks/Landfill – Position based in North Melbourne
Salary up to A$150K + super + car; Installation of GCL / LLDPE / GCD geosynthetic liners
https://www.seek.com.au/job/36300591

Formal Inspections at Landfill Site have Stopped
State officials cited a “variety of circumstances” for the delay. Among them is the disruption in supplies of plastic and geosynthetic materials by manufacturers affected by Hurricane Harvey in 2017
https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/investigations/2018/05/20/camden-tennessee-toxic-landfill-cleanup-environmental-waste-solutions/614694002/

Coliban Water invite Interest for the Sale of Unused Geo-Fabric Material at Bendigo Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) located in Epsom, Victoria
The contract involves the sale of unused geo-fabric material (rolls) which were delivered to the site in May 2017 but never used. There are 84 geo-fabric rolls of 6m x 180m (W x L).
Technical Enquiries: Lasantha MeddaKandage Lasantha.Meddakandage@coliban.com.au
Contractual Enquiries: Paul Riley paul.riley@coliban.com.au

Innovation played a major part in Civilex’s detailed submission and was demonstrated through alternative pavement design involving the use of high-strength geotextile
Civilex has extensive experience with this product following the completion of the Mt Gellibrand Windfarm Project.
In addition to the value for money associated with the use of this product, the client was impressed with Civilex’s expertise in constructing high-strength geotextile pavements.
http://civilexvic.com.au/


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We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
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May 2018 Vol. 10

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Elements of Design of Multi-linear Drainage Geocomposites for Landfills (Declassified)
https://swananj.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Elements-of-Design-of-Multi-Linear-drainage-geocomposites-for-Landfills-NJ-SWANA.pdf

Axter Coletanche Inc. Exhibiting Bituminous Geomembranes at Canadian Dam Exhibition
https://www.cda.ca/EN/Professional_Development/CDA_Conference_2018/Exhibitors/EN/
Professional_Development/Annual_Conference/2018_Conference_Exhibition_Hall.aspx?

New Presentation:  Geomembranes as Impervious Element to Prevent Accidents in Tailings Storage by Marco Bacchelli, Gabriella Vaschetti and Marco Scarella, Carpi Tech, Switzerland; Alberto Scuero, of Carpi Group
https://gecamin.com/ce/18tlg_program.pdf
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CARPI Tech Canada Exhibiting at Canadian Dam Exhibition
https://www.cda.ca/EN/Professional_Development/CDA_Conference_2018/Exhibitors/EN/
Professional_Development/Annual_Conference/2018_Conference_Exhibition_Hall.aspx

Liner Manufacturer for Carpi, MAPEI Inc. exhibiting at Canadian Dam Exhibition
https://www.cda.ca/EN/Professional_Development/CDA_Conference_2018/Exhibitors/EN/
Professional_Development/Annual_Conference/2018_Conference_Exhibition_Hall.aspx

Submissions for Dams World Conference ICOLD 2018 Conference – VIENNA, AUSTRIA – 1-7 JULY 2018
https://www.icoldaustria2018.com/submissionpresentation/

Annexes for Dams World Conference ICOLD 2018 Conference – VIENNA, AUSTRIA – 1-7 JULY 2018
https://www.icoldaustria2018.com/fileadmin/user_upload/CL1904-ANNEXES.pdf

New Approach to Tailings Waste Management
https://www.teck.com/media/teck_approach_to_tailings_waste_management.pdf

BHP, Vale Given a Further 66 days to Resolve Samarco dam Failure Dispute
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-vale-given-66-days-to-resolve-samarco-dam-failure-dispute-2018-04-23/rep_id:3650

Remote Sensing Extraction Method of Tailings Ponds
http://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/20/5/345/pdf

White Paper on Placement of Cemented Tailings in Mines
http://enviromininc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/FINAL-White-Paper-on-Surface-Placement-of-Cemented-Paste.pdf

Douglas Partners Wollongong was recently pleased to welcome Dale Chaychuk of Geofabrics Australasia Pty Ltd who gave a presentation on general aspects of rockfall mitigation systems
http://www.nswlawyerfind.com.au/nsw-lawyer/1216888/douglas-partners-pty-ltd

MAPEI Mapeproof™ LW Geocomposite for Bonding to Concrete 
https://www.mapei.com/it/en/products-and-solutions/products/detail/mapeproof-lw

Concrete Canvas® GCCM is now available in a new format: CC Wide Rolls – up to 4.4m wide!
https://www.stonepack.at/app/download/9064917182/6.7+CC+Wide+Flyer.pdf?t=1525767691

Maccaferri Press Release – Indonesian Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures
https://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/engineering/maccaferri/pressreleases/indonesian-geosynthetic-reinforced-soil-structures/

Hydraulic Performance of Geosynthetic Clay Liners with Mining Solutions [PDF]
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-0122-3_47

Numerical Analysis of Different Effects of GCL and Horizontal Drainage Material on Moisture Field of Highway Subgrade [PDF]
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-0122-3_48

Behavior of Strip Footing on Geogrid Reinforced Fly Ash Slope [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Habibollah_Sadeghi/publication/…/Behavior-of-Strip-Footing-on-Geogrid-Reinforced-Fly-ash-Slope.pdf

Concrete Canvas® CC8TM was used to Remediate a Dilapidated Concrete Flume Forming Part of a hydro-electric system
https://www.utilityweeklive.co.uk/__media/libraries/brochures-1/6D076FA9-5056-B753-A7096CFC0A00E2B7-document.pdf

Concrete Canvas® CC8TM was used to Provide Protection to a Drainage Channel at a Reservoir in Yorkshire
https://www.utilityweeklive.co.uk/__media/libraries/brochures-1/6CFCA124-5056-B725-6B80F6D736AFF365-document.pdf


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• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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May 2018 Vol. 9

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Mechanics of Solmax GSE Deal Laid Bare (Exclusive)
https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/services/deals/whats-the-deal-blog/groupe-solmax-acquires-gse-environmental-becomes-geosynthetics-industry-leader.html

Andrew Mills of Layfield Awarded Patent for New Floating Cover Concept (New Patents)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20180072388.pdf

LAB NEWS: Geotextiles and Geogrid Testing: Evaluating Strength & Performance (Testing)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/kAbHfltWW0RQWMc

Innovative Tunnel Drainage with Geosynthetics (Special Feature)
http://www.abg-geosynthetics.com/innovative-tunnel-drainage

Golder Associates Seeking Tailings Engineer with Liner Deployment Supervision Experience (Jobs)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/36211054

BHP Faces Class Action over Brazil Tailings Dam Disaster (Breaking News)
https://www.businessnewsaus.com.au/articles/class-action-firm-takes-aim-at-bhp-billiton-over-brazilian-dam-tragedy.html

Protecting Groundwater at Coal Combustion Product Facilities (Special Feature)
http://eprijournal.com/protecting-groundwater-at-coal-combustion-product-facilities/

AGRU Geomembranes on Show at IFAT 2018 in Munich (Exhibitions)
https://www.agru.at/en/news/latest-news/article/agru-at-ifat-2018-in-munich/

How to Weld Enviro Liner in the Field (Instructional Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MHOIPg5pOw

Frac Tank Liner Installation Video from Layfield (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v60Ga1JcaIw

Lunch And Learn And Tour Of Layfield Geomembranes
https://www.egbc.ca/Events/Events/2018/BN1JUN18

Geosynthetic Product Used for Road Repairs 
https://www.thecampingcanuck.com/bmc-geosynthetic-products-repair-roads/7168/

GSI Geosynthetic Webinars for 2018
http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org/webinar.htm

Application of FBG Sensing Technology in Stability Analysis of Geogrid-Reinforced Slope (Sensors)
http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/17/3/597/pdf

Using Force Sensing Resistor to Evaluate Lateral Earth Pressure Distribution Between Closely Spaced Geosynthetic Reinforcements  (Sensors)
http://digilib.gmu.edu/jspui/handle/1920/10922

Profile Tim Newman – Tailings and Water Dam Design and Audits
https://www.tonkintaylor.co.nz/people/tim-newman/

Tailings Engineer Needed for Brisbane Role  (Jobs) 
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-engineer-at-stellar-recruitment-680639613

Geocomposite Liner will be Trialled in a Channel as part of GMW’s Remodelling Program
https://www.g-mwater.com.au/news/latest-news-and-updates/winter-works-season-full-steam-ahead.html

Performance Evaluation on Geotextile Breakwater at North Coast of Java Island [PDF]
https://journal.ugm.ac.id/jcef/article/download/34025/20951

Modeling Two-Dimensional Rubble Mound Breakwater Using Dolos as Armor Layer and Geotube as the Core Layer  [PDF]
https://content.taylorfrancis.com/books/download?dac=C2017-0-45022-3&isbn=9781351652858&format=googlePreviewPdf#page=194


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• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

🔔 GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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May 2018 Vol. 8

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New GCCM Combat Concrete™ for Ditch Lining
https://www.combatconcrete.com/ditch-lining/

New GCCM Combat Concrete™ for Slope & Berm Protection Lining
https://www.combatconcrete.com/slope-berm-protection/

Dr. Craig Benson (Geosynthetic – GCL Expert) FULL CV (Declassified)
http://www.cresp.org/people-and-organizations/board-members/craig-h-benson/
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Geosynthetics Given Potential to be Used in America’s Ageing Highway System
http://www.tensarcorp.com/Blog/2018/April/ARTBA-Petitions-USDOT-102-Year-Old-Rule

Layfield Seeking Quality Assurance Coordinator for BC, Canada Role (New)
https://ca.linkedin.com/jobs/view/quality-assurance-coordinator-at-layfield-group-limited-649682455

New Patent for Landfill Cap with Synthetic Grass and Integral Solar Panels (New)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20180131316.pdf

Thrace Patents New Reactive GCL with a Attapulgite Clay Core (New)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3321081A1.pdf

TenCate Patents New Flexible GeoTube (New)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3303230A1.html

Fabtech Seeking Management Accountant
https://www.seek.com.au/job/36249883

Engineering Education Australia – One Day Course covering Earth Structures such as Retaining Walls and Geosynthetics
https://eeaust.com.au/images/stories/Earth%20Structures%20Technical%20Flyer%20A4.pdf

Linear Viscoelastic Behaviour of Geogrids Interface within Bituminous Mixtures (New)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12205-018-1696-9

GEOSYNTHETIC SPOTLIGHT – Meet Kurt Chirbas of Milliken
http://infrastructure.milliken.com/pages/blog/detail/article/c/a115/

Prediction of the Service Life of Composite Geomembrane Based on Hygrothermal Aging Test (New)
http://www.rericjournal.ait.ac.th/index.php/reric/article/view/1853

Experimental Study of Static Shear Strength of Geomembrane/Geotextile Interface Under High Shear Rate (New)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-0122-3_35

Tensile Strains in Geomembrane Landfill Liners (New)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-0122-3_1

Tender for Supply and Delivery of Geofabric (New)
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/355314/geofabric-supply/

Utilization of Waste Products as Alternative Landfill Liner and Cover Materials – A Critical Review
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10643389.2018.1461495?journalCode=best20

GMA and FGI to Host Part 2 of a Webinar on the Stability of Geosynthetic Lined Slopes
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/05/15/gma-and-fgi-to-host-part-2-of-a-webinar-on-the-stability-of-geosynthetic-lined-slopes/

Chawick Geotechnics Seeking Field Engineer for Geosynthetic Construction Quality Assurance (CQA)
https://www.chadwickgeotechnics.com.au/field-engineering

Overview of MSE Walls & Combined Anchor Systems
https://issmge.org/news/overview-of-mse-walls-combined-anchor-systems


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• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ though India, Africa and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

🔔 GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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Advances in Landfill Design and Specifications Using Geosynthetics (6 –10 August 2018)
Speakers: Boyd Ramsey, Kent von Maubeuge & Prof. Richard Brachman
http://globalsynthetics.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/landfill-seminar-lr.pdf

Geosynthetics Conference USA (10-13 Feb 2019, Houston TX)
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/

Dr. Prakash Research on Enhancing Near-field Sensing Methods for Testing Geomembrane Integrity
https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/taxonomy/term/804

Development of Geomembrane Strains in Waste Containment Facility Liners with Waste Settlement
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114417301577

Bowman & Associates is a Leader in Design and Permitting of Landfills in Western Australia
http://www.bowmanassociates.com.au/projects/

Geelong Council Allocates $3.2M for New Landfill Cells at Drysdale
https://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/news/item/8d5af865842110b.aspx

Benalla Rural City Council (BRCC) invites tenders, from suitably qualified contractors to undertake Stage 2 Cell construction at the Benalla Landfill – Closing: 19/06/2018
https://www.eprocure.com.au/benalla/

Calibre Earthmoving & Environmental Pty Ltd Awarded $3.1M Contract for Lakes Creek Road Landfill Piggy Back Expansion – Cell A Construction
https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/files/assets/public/corporate-services/contracts-and-tenders/3.-contracts-awarded-as-at-31.3.pdf

Shamrock Civil Engineering Constructs New Landfill Cell for Cleanaway
Construction activities involved 180,000m3 of subgrade preparation including compacted clay liner, 32,600m2 of Lining Systems (GCL, HDPE & Geotextile)
http://shamrockcivil.com.au/shamrock-civil-delivers-new-chum-cell-4b/

Pearse Showcase Recent Landfill Construction Projects
https://www.pearseearth.com.au/copy-of-dam-levee-constrution

Geofabrics, Golder, and Holmes Solutions Develop Rock-Fall Protection System
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cd0DvRXkr_M

Test Report of Geocomposite Drainage Sheet (Declassified)
http://www.dmxmembranes.com/wp-content/uploads/13568_e_edited.pdf

Materials Manual M 46-01.30 April 2018 (Declassified)
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publications/manuals/fulltext/M46-01/Materials.pdf

Screening Tests to Limit Geomembrane Strain from Gravel Indentations
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0001871

Seismic Active Earth Pressure of Narrow Geosynthetic-Reinforced Backfill on Rigid Facing
http://jeg.khu.ac.ir/article-1-2720-en.pdf

Analysis of Stress-Deformation Behavior of Soil-Geosynthetic Composites in Plane Strain Condition
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-018-0057-y

Caustic Containment Spray-On Liner
http://www.rhinolinings.com.au/files/CaseStudies/Caustic_Secondary_Containment_Bund.pdf

SKAPS completes Matrix Composites acquisition
https://www.compositesworld.com/news/skaps-completes-matrix-composites-acquisition

A Comparative Study on Shear Strength of Soil Using Geogrid and Geotextiles
https://books.google.com.au/books?hl=en&lr=&id=vmRaDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&
pg=PA483&dq=geomembranes&ots=BxN1h0a5zz&sig=kioJCPwkDaFtf1WRvPPIsHn2Qbk

Buy paper: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-0122-3_53


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