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GSI to Host Webinar on Geotextile Tubes
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/06/11/gsi-hosts-webinar-on-geotextile-tubes/

Aussie Graphene Manufacturer Selected as Finalist in Global Challenge
http://www.manmonthly.com.au/news/imagine-intelligent-materials-announced-finalist-world-materials-forum-start-challenge-2018/

Implementation of T-Z Analysis Approach to Predict Geosynthetic Pullout Test Results
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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).
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Australian University Develops Geotextile that Could Help Prevent Buildings Collapsing During Earthquakes

https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/05/24/15/04/australian-university–construction-material-help-prevent-buildings-collapsing-earthquakes

A team of scientists at an Australian university believe they have found the answer to protecting buildings from earthquakes, with the solution coming from an unlikely source.

A team of researchers at the Centre for Built Infrastructure Research at University of Technology Sydney, led by associate professor Behzad Fatahi and supported by Ruoshi Xu, believe existing synthetic geotextiles used within building foundations would form the ultimate protection of buildings against gigantic earthquakes.


Schematic Presentation of the proposed solution for buildings on deep concrete pile foundations 

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Schematic Presentation of the proposed solution for buildings on shallow concrete foundations

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View of the three dimensional computer simulation of buildings subjected to gigantic earthquakes

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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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Preliminary Injunction Issued Against Tiltex Manufacturer, Eurobent and Suit Filed Against Distributor Frank for Infringement of Concrete Canvas Patent

A Polish court has issued a preliminary* injunction against Eurobent Sp.zo.o the manufacturer of Tiltex™ (a cement/sand filled GCL product marketed as a GCCM) to refrain from infringement of Concrete Canvas Technology Ltd.’s patent PL/EP 2027319. The fine for non-compliance is the highest on record set by the Polish courts for a case of this type.

Concrete Canvas has also filed a suit in Germany against Frank GmbH who distribute Tiltex™ under the brand Frank BVR 9000™ and Eurobent Sp.zo.o jointly for infringement of Concrete Canvas Technology Ltd.’s patent EP 2027319 B1.

Concrete Canvas wish to reiterate that they will seek to enforce their intellectual property rights where they have grounds to believe that they are being infringed by a manufacturer, distributor or otherwise.

*(not yet final)

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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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Major Geomembrane Manufacturer Acquisition Currently in Play
The deal which is at its inception will dramatically alter the current competitive scenario. What this shows is that the current HDPE geomembrane producer landscape can change significantly within the space of one month.

Within the HDPE geomembrane manufacturer ownership base, there is currently a strong focus on investment and acquisition opportunities. Understanding the competitive landscape needs to take into consideration many important factors such as business growth, recent developments, production capability and geographic sites.

The acquisition and consolidation of the leading players will help accelerate the development of new proprietary geomembrane products though synergies of research and development. Major growth areas for HDPE geomembranes are high functionality liners, conductive liners, coal ash (CCP) liners and barrier liners for PFAS Encapsulation in Engineered Facilities underpinned by regulatory mandates.

There will be increased emphasis on expanding the incoming geomembrane resin supplier base to include new suppliers such as Exxon-Mobil, Borealis, Sabic, Equistar, Ineos, Titan and Q-Chem. The deal will accelerate capacity expansion in the Asia region particularly in the triad of Thailand-Malaysia-China.

Margin expansion will be driven through operational improvements and economies of scale both of which will decrease costs. It is anticipated there will be increased sales of higher value proprietary products and continuous operational improvements to significantly expand margins.

Major Opportunities for HDPE geomembrane remain Liquid Containment for Water Infrastructure, Waste Containment for Emerging Markets/Countries and Oil & Gas (Fracking). There will be increased need for HDPE geomembranes to cap existing impoundments and to line new landfills worldwide.

Overall, the global regulatory climate continues to favour HDPE liner containment solutions. The information and opinions contained above are provided as at the date of this news alert. Your correspondent will be able to reveal the full nature of deal in coming weeks.

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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).
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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).
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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  • 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.

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