Industrial Fabrics Invests $8 Million to Build New Geosynthetic Erosion Control Production Facility

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* Global Warming * GNA * Graphene * Industrial Fabrics * NAUE * SOLMAX * Solar Polwer * Tailings * THRACE

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BREAKING NEWS

Industrial Fabrics Invests $8 Million to Build New Geosynthetic Erosion Control Production Facility

Industrial Fabrics Invests $8M to Build New Erosion Control Production Facility in Louisiana

INDUSTRY NEWS

Armouring Australia with Earthlok’s Geogrid Reinforced, Anti-Erosion Concrete Mats

Meet Earthlok at the GEOANZ#2 Exhibition in Just 3 Weeks!

AGRU Develop New Textured Geomembrane with Bent Spikes

Thrace Develop Revolutionary Geotextile to Increase Output of PV Solar Cells

New Large-Scale Shear Apparatus for Testing Geosynthetics-Soil Interfaces Incorporating Thermal Conditions [PDF]

The Application of Geosynthetics in Tailings Storage Facilities: A General Review [PDF]

Smart Geogrids Advancing Infrastructure Resilience: A Polymeric Composite Reinforcement Grid with Self-sensing and Self-Heating Capabilities

NAUE First Geosynthetic Producer to Launch Customized Chatbot as a Digital Assistant

SOLMAX Secure Landfill Expansion for the Signaterre Environnement Contaminated Soil Treatment

GEOWEB Slope Protection System: Surface Slide Repair of Dam

Geotextile Bags Used for Containing the New Zealand Pygmyweed (Crassula helmsii), a Schedule 9 Invasive Species

Engineering Potential of Pond Ash-EPS Geomaterial: A Lightweight Filling Solution

Thought Leaders Series: Reinforced Soil Structures Design and Facing Systems

Tensile Strength of HDPE Liner Exposed to Different Concentrations of Biodiesel

A Simplified Analysis of Radial Consolidation of PVD-Installed Soft Soil Considering Sand Seam and Well Resistance

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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 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.

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This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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President and CEO of Solmax Stepping Down

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BREAKING NEWS

President and CEO of Solmax Stepping Down

US Beach Seeks Change to Hardened Shoreline Laws and Replace Sand-filled Geotextile Tubes

SPECIAL FEATURES

Case Study: Advanced Leak Detection for Tailings Management with eLagoon™ Technology [PDF]

The Use of Geomembranes for Pumped-Storage Reservoirs [PDF]

Evaluation of Covers and Exposed Geomembrane Covers (EGC) for Landfills: Sustainability and Resiliency [PDF]

INDUSTRY NEWS

Huesker Press Release – Why it’s Wrong to Generalise about Geotextiles Contributing to PFAS Contamination

Armed Forces Transport the Geotexan Geotextile by Helicopter to Save Glacier

SOLMAX Apply for Graphene in Geomembranes Patent

Technical Committee Work Plan for Evaluation of Geotextile and Facility Audits [PDF]

NAUE Rainwater Harvesting Project Using Geomembranes

Less than 1 Month Until GEOANZ#2 in Melbourne

EuroGeo8: Call for Papers (15-18 September 2025)

See all Exhibitors Already Booked In for EuroGeo8 in Lille, 15-18 September 2025

How Durable are GEOTUBE Units in Engineering Projects?

Guest Editorial for the Special Issue on “Geosynthetic-Reinforced Sustainable Transport Infrastructures”

Nominations Invited for Renowned Giroud Lecture

Decommissioned Open-pit Mines with Geomembranes are Potential Geothermal Sources of Heating or Cooling for Nearby Population Centres

Geocell Soil Confinement System Reduces Maintenance on Site Access Roads and Drilling Pads in the Bakken Regions of Canada

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Webinar 25 June – ‘Modern Mining with Geosynthetics’ by NAUE – Building on Sustainable Ground

Webinar June 25 – ‘Optimizing Landfill Operations for Sustainability and Stability’

NEW PATENTS

CARPI Patent Double-Sealed Connection of Waterproofing Panels for Hydraulic Works
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP4193023B1.html
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2024119061A1.pdf

MEGA DRAIN GP LLC (Ste 200Austin, Texas, US)

EMAC LAGOONS Patent Innovative Leak Proof Liner System for Large Water Storages and Reservoirs

Propex Patent Geotextile-based Structure for Vegetative Growth Enhancement And Erosion Resistance

SOLMAX Apply for Graphene in Geomembranes Patent

NEW JOBS

Geosyntec Seeking Geosynthetics Site Manager

Huesker Patent Geotextile Sediment Cap with Active Media

GCLs

Real-time Ultrasonic Water Level IoT Sensor for In-situ GCL Permeability Testing

GEOGRIDS

Numerical Simulation of the Load Transfer Mechanism of a Geosynthetic Encased Stone Column Unit Cell under Embankment Loading

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Ferrochrome Slag: Experimental and Numerical Study on the Performance of Square Footing

Long-term Stress Characteristics of a Box Culvert with a Load Reduction System using Geogrids and EPS Under High Fill

Proper Application of Asphalt Geosynthetics to Achieve Optimal Shear Bond Strength

GEOCELLS

Geocells for Unpaved Roads: Analysis of Design Methods from the Literature

Geocell Soil Confinement System Reduces Maintenance on Site Access Roads and Drilling Pads in the Bakken Regions of Canada

GEOCOMPOSITES

Direct Shear Behaviour of Excavated Clay Reinforced with Geocomposite Drainage Layer Encapsulated in Thin Sand Layers

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• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• 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+ through 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 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. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to [email protected]
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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GSI Director Stepping Down

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ABG Ltd. * Biogas Covers * David Shercliff * ExcelPlas * GEOANZ#2 2024 * George Koerner * GeoStudio™ * Geosynthetics * Geotextiles * Global Warming * GNA * GSI * Jwell Machinery * SOLMAX * Tailings * Tensar * TRI * Turkish Geomembrane * Waterlogic

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BREAKING NEWS

George Koerner Announces he is Stepping Down as Director of Geosynthetics Institute (GSI)

TRI Expands into Europe

INDUSTRY NEWS

The Hidden Risks of Low-Cost Chinese-Made Geomembranes [PDF]

Solmax Biogas Cover Eliminates 23,000t of Annual CO2 Emissions (Waterlogic Project)
2mm HDPE Bio Cover Pro Black/Tan (non-reinforced) is a static level positive pressure cover

Technical Workshop on Reinforcement and Drainage in Soil Structures (25-27 June 2024)

Jwell Machinery Manufactures New 7m Geomembrane Line for Saudi Arabia

Just Over 1 Month to Go for GEOANZ#2 – Are You Prepared?

Microplastics in Landfill Leachate: Sources, Abundance, Characteristics, Remediation Approaches and Future Perspective

New Zealand Transport Agency Grants Certificate of Acceptance for Tensar Geogrids

Turkish Geomembrane Manufacturer Producing TPO Reinforced Geomembranes

Video- History of Geosynthetics – 40 Years of Saving the Earth by David Shercliff (ABG Ltd.)

Webinar – Reliability Analysis of Landfill Slopes – June 11, 2024

GEOMEMBRANES

Exhumation of HDPE Geomembranes Exposed to the Weather for 10 years in Gold Mining Tailings [PDF]

Comparative Stability of Dam Body with Geomembrane Core Material using GeoStudio Application

GCLs

Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Aggressive Solid Waste Leachates

GEOTEXILES

Assessing the Impact of Non-Woven Geotextiles on Strengthening Expansive Soil

GEOGRIDS

Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Warp-Knitted Polyester Geogrids Under Uniaxial and Biaxial Tensile Loading

Bearing Capacity and Reinforced Mechanisms of Horizontal–Vertical Geogrid in Foundations: PFC3D Study

Influence of Geosynthetic Reinforcement Geometrical Parameters on Load-Bearing Capacity of Sand: An Experimental Study

GEOCELLS

Experimental Investigation into the Behaviour of Geocell-Reinforced Bases under Freeze-Thaw Cycles

PET Bottles as a Sustainable Alternative to HDPE Geocells

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We would welcome a discussion and the chance to build a custom program that fits your needs and objectives for 2024. Our audience, including our very engaged membership, are your customers. We would be happy to schedule a call at your convenience to answer any questions.
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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• 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+ through 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 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. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to [email protected]
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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Australian Study Finds Geotextiles Release PFAS

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NEWSMAKERS:  * BGM * Bituminous Geomembranes * CMC * Coir * Eric Blond * European Environmental Agency * ExcelPlas * GEOANZ#2 2024 * Geomembrane Welding * Geosynthetics * Geotextiles * GHD * Global Warming * GNA * Knight Piesold * Leister * Microplastics * Permeable Pavements * PFAS * Tensar * Welding of Geomembranes

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BREAKING NEWS

Ground-breaking New Study from Australia Finds Geotextiles to be a Source of PFAS in the Environment [PDF]

The Coming PFAS Litigation Risk to Geotextile Manufacturers [PDF]

Knight Piésold Response to Greenstone Resources Corporation Statement Regarding Tailings Dam Failure

INDUSTRY NEWS

Disaster is Approaching: the First Country in the World to Lose All its Glaciers – Geotextiles Could be the Solution

European Environmental Agency Lists Geotextiles as a Source of Microplastics Unintentionally Released into the Environment in the EU

Geotextiles Touted as Powerful New Tool to Capture Microplastics and Tire Wear Particles in Permeable Pavements
Permeable pavements retain microplastic and tire wear particles efficiently!!

Indian Government Bats for Coir Geotextiles to Strengthen Banks of Waterbodies

Leister India and MIPA Industries Jointly Organize a Ground-breaking Workshop on HDPE Geomembrane Welding Technology

TENSAR’S AUSTRALIAN TALENT ACQUISITION DRIVE

Territory Sales Manager (NSW) | Tensar, A Division of CMC

Territory Sales Manager (QLD) | Tensar, A Division of CMC

Territory Sales Manager (VIC) | Tensar, A Division of CMC

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT !

The Coming PFAS Litigation Risk to Geomembrane Manufacturers [PDF]

Preliminary Speakers Program for GEOANZ#2 Conference Published (9-11th July 2024) [PDF]

Welding of Polymeric Geomembranes in Arctic Conditions [PDF]

Venezuela Becomes the First Nation to Lose All of its Glaciers However Conservationist Criticized the Use of Geotextiles to Save Them !
Efforts by the Venezuelan Government to protect the Humboldt glacier by covering it with a geotextile cover in December proved futile and drew criticism from conservationists concerned about ecosystem contamination from the degrading geofabric. 

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Looking ahead to your planning year 2024 for advertising needs, GNA would like to apprise of our readers of the substantial advertising opportunities.
We have had great success opening new doors for many companies during 2023 through digital ad placements, designated posts, whitepapers and various sponsorships. GNA offers many approaches to relaying your message to our audience of over 9000 geosynthetic professionals.
We would welcome a discussion and the chance to build a custom program that fits your needs and objectives for 2024. Our audience, including our very engaged membership, are your customers. We would be happy to schedule a call at your convenience to answer any questions.
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/contact-us/


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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• 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+ through 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 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. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to [email protected]
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

Concrete Canvas Receives Prestigious King’s Award

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NEWSMAKERS: * Aaron O’Malley * Arcadis * BGM * Bituminous Geomembranes * CMC * Concrete Canvas * Eric Blond * ExcelPlas * GCL * GEOAMERICAS 2024 * GEOANZ#2 2024 * Geocells * Geomembrane Welding * Geosynthetics * Geoweb® * GHD * GNA * Microplastics * PFAS * SIKA* Stantec * Tensar * WSP

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BREAKING NEWS

Concrete Canvas Receives Prestigious King’s Award for International Trade Excellence, Celebrating Remarkable Global Growth and Impact

International Symposium on Geosynthetics and Sustainability (May 14, 2024) Register Now !

EPA Issue GHD with Serious Deficiency Letter Regarding Geosynthetic Capped Waste Pits (Declassified) [PDF]
EPA requests additional plans and details of how the cap will be removed to prevent damaging the underlying geotextile and geomembrane in the process.
Respondents also should strongly consider requiring field staff to verify and document that the underlying geotextile and or/geomembrane is both present, and not torn or punctured as cap rock is removed
for reuse.

INDUSTRY NEWS

The Coming PFAS Litigation Risk to Geomembrane Manufacturers [PDF]

Preliminary Speakers Program for GEOANZ#2 Conference Published (9-11th July 2024) [PDF]

Behaviour of Bituminous Geomembrane [BGM] Seams Exposed to Tensile Stress by Eric Blond

Welding of Polymeric Geomembranes in Arctic Conditions [PDF]

Venezuela Becomes the First Nation to Lose All of its Glaciers However Conservationist Criticized the Use of Geotextiles to Save Them !
Efforts by the Venezuelan Government to protect the Humboldt glacier by covering it with a geotextile cover in December proved futile and drew criticism from conservationists concerned about ecosystem contamination from the degrading geofabric.

Stantec Reports on Landfill Cells Phase 3, 4 & 5 Capping Construction – Stanley Road, Bunbury WA
Stantec offer a range of services during landfill geosynthetic liner capping construction

Meet Aaron O’Malley who Implements Designs of Composite Geosynthetic Liners for Landfill and Liquid Storage Containment Systems (Basal and Capping) Using Best Practices

No More Road Damage Due to Waterlogging; Geocells are the Solution!

CMC (Tensar) Stock Price on a Remarkable Upward Trajectory – Buy Recommendation!!

SIKA Patent New Geomembrane with Improved Adhesion to Concrete

WSP and Arcadis Demonstrate Utilizing Geotextiles to Overcome Design and Construction Challenges

GEOTEXTILES

Effect of Surface Roughness on Soil-Geogrid/Geotextile Interface Shear Strengths

WSP and Arcadis Demonstrate Utilizing Geotextiles to Overcome Design and Construction Challenges

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

New Approach for Dewatering Slurry: Vacuum Preloaded Geotextile Tubes

GCLs

GCL Landfill Cap Models Under Simulated Climate Change Precipitation: assessing long-term infiltration using the HELP model

GEOGRIDS

Sustainability Benefits of Adopting Geosynthetics in Roadway Design

Triaxial Behaviour of Unreinforced and Geogrid-reinforced Calcareous Gravelly Sand: Experiment and Discrete Element Modelling

Effective CBR and Elastic Modulus of Geogrid-Stabilized Prepared Subgrades Overlying Existing Soft Subgrades

Optimum Tack Coat Rate For Different Asphalt Geosynthetic Interlayers To Achieve Optimum Shear Bond Strength

GEOCOMPOSITES

Self-sensing Cementitious Geocomposites in Rail Track Substructures

GEOCELLS

GEOWEB® Load Support System Strengthens Parking Infrastructure at Police Training Facility

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We would welcome a discussion and the chance to build a custom program that fits your needs and objectives for 2024. Our audience, including our very engaged membership, are your customers. We would be happy to schedule a call at your convenience to answer any questions.
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