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New Geosynthetic Support Pad from HUESKER
HUESKER has developed a new system for storing extra-heavy units. The geosynthetic support pad carries loads of more than 800 t and replaces steel and concrete support pads.

HUESKER Fortrac® Heavy Load
http://www.huesker.com/products/geosynthetics/systems/fortrac-heavy-load.html

Press Release
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/bcSBFrlWUIodVIM/download

Brochure
http://www.huesker.com/fileadmin/Media/Brochures/EN/PB_Fortrac_HeavyLoad_GB.pdf

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings (Lab News)
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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June 2017 Vol. 18

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New Geomembrane Product Selector App Now on the Apple Store (Breaking News)
https://itunes.apple.com/th/app/epi-geomembrane-product-locator/id1211736412

Solmax HDPE Geomembrane Liners Used at New Gold Mine (Case Study)
https://www.solmax.com/en/technical-library/projects-references/chatree-gold-mine

Specialist Concrete Lining at 900,000 Cubic Metre Landfill Cell in UK [PDF]
https://waste-management-world.com/a/specialist-concrete-lining-at-900-000-cubic-metre-landfill-cell-in-herts-uk

The Use of Concrete Liners in Landfill Lining Systems Looks Set to Spread [PDF]
https://waste-management-world.com/a/rock-solid-landfill-liner-protection

Dr. Malek from Central Queensland University Invited to Present on Geomembranes at German Conference
Presentation Title:  “Use and Design Consideration of Geomembranes in Geotechnical Applications: Landfill and Barrier Systems”
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/L3PRrRfZjnkOKOJ

Validation for Graphene Geotextiles –  IIM Announce Completion of a Second  Installation of Graphene Geotextiles
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/UdynEtyubNlpPok

New EN Standard Drafted for Accelerated Test Method for Stress Cracking Resistance of HDPE Geomembranes (New)
http://www.din.de/en/getting-involved/standards-committees/textilnorm/wdc-beuth:din21:266554728

Federal Court Sets Date for Tensar Technologies Ltd V. Enviro-Pro Geosynthetics Ltd. (Patent Infringement Case)  (Breaking News)
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13

ExcelPlas Geosynthetic Testing now Providing Over a Hundred Different ISO Accredited Tests on Geosynthetics
http://www.excelplas.com/

Solmax Applies for World Patent on Multilayer Polyethylene Gemembranes Containing Metallocene Resins
https://www.google.com/patents/WO2016115636A1

HDPE Liner Damage Leads to Seepage at Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Plant [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dali_Naidu_Arnepalli/publication/310022443-Case-Study-on-the-Reservoir-Seepage-at-Concentrated-Solar-Thermal-Power-Plant-Rajasthan-India/links/582d9ca708ae004f74bc9ad6.pdf

Industry Profile: Interview with  Dr. Craig Lake, Editor Canadian Geotechnical Journal
http://www.cdnsciencepub.com/blog/meet-the-editor-dr-craig-lake-canadian-geotechnical-journal.aspx

New Staple Gun for Geogrids and Geotextiles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oS0lOHd0nL4

Research on Landfill Final Cover Systems Documented in New Report  (Breaking News)
https://waste-management-world.com/a/research-on-landfill-final-cover-systems-documented-in-new-report

Melbourne Conference on Graphene-Enhanced Geotextiles (New)
Internet of Smart Materials Conference 2017 (August 17th 2017)
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/internet-of-smart-materials-conference-2017-tickets-35228134298

Review Paper:  Geosynthetics Started a New Era in Geotechnical Engineering [PDF]
http://paperity.org/p/80130363/a-material-which-started-a-new-era-in-geotechnical-engineering-geosynthetics

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  • 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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June 2017 Vol. 8

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Kaytech’s Bidim used in Unique Mining Project (Breaking News)
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2017/06/kaytechs-bidim-used-in-unique-mining-project/

Design and Construction of a Liming System for a Coke Landfill [PDF]
http://titanenviro.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/J.Thomas-and-S.Bhatt_GeoAmericas2016_Final-Revised-Paper.pdf

Use of Nonwoven Geotextiles for Removing Nutrients and Suspended Solids from a Eutrophic Lake [PDF]
http://titanenviro.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Final-CSCE-Paper-605-sm.pdf

Assessment of Geotubes Performance in Coastal Protection [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/kQEEjxJXaYMk7MZ

Sustainable Management of Dredged Sediments and Waste Using Geotextile Tube Dewatering System
https://www.springerprofessional.de/sustainable-management-of-dredged-sediments-and-waste-using-geot/12338348

New York Transforms World’s Largest Landfill Into City’s Biggest Solar Array (Breaking News)
https://www.ecowatch.com/new-york-transforms-worlds-largest-landfill-into-citys-biggest-solar-a-1881830086.html

Australian Researcher Pioneers Printable Solar Panels for Flexible Liners (Breaking News)
http://planetark.org/news/display/1281

Lead (Pb) Mobility in Compacted Clay Soils Under Landfill Liners
http://www.ijaiem.org/Volume6Issue5/IJAIEM-2016-07-26-25.pdf

Success For First Ever Eurasian Geotextiles Symposium
http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/nonwovens-technical-textiles/2017/06/success-for-first-ever-eurasian-geotextiles-symposium/

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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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May 2017 Vol. 13

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Monitoring of Floating Covers Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Failure of Melbourne Water Floating Cover due to Scum Bergs [PDF]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877705817320556

Solmax Sets Up ‘Find an Installer’ Portal
https://www.solmax.com/en/find-an-installer

Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture: Geosynthetic Successes Hidden in the Details (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5vPCIBJwvU&feature=youtu.be

ISO TC 221 Geosynthetics to Vote on New Stress Cracking Standard for Geomembranes
ISO/DIS 24576  – Test Method for Determining the Resistance of Polymeric Geosynthetic Barriers to Environmental Stress Cracking (Vote Terminates 2017-07-12)
https://www.iso.org/files/live/sites/isoorg/files/news/magazine/ISOupdate/EN/2017/ISOupdate_May_2017.pdf

Lab Technicians who Tested Concrete Used for Bridge Arrested Over Falsifying Results  (Breaking News)
http://shanghaiist.com/2017/05/24/hk-zhuhai-macau-bridge-problems.php

New Research Published from University of Warwick and Loughborough University on Geosynthetics Role in Sustainable Infrastructure
For further info contact G.Fowmes@Warwick.ac.uk
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/10.1680/jgein.17.00014

Catfish Mini-Dredger (SlurryCat™) in Operation in HDPE-Lined Tailings Dam at Rio Tinto Gold Mine (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haXL06hleFc

Presto Seeking Product Development Engineer in Geosynthetics
https://www.milwaukeejobs.com/job/detail/25256215/Innovation-Engineer?keywords=eeo

Tonkin+Taylor Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) Bridge Design Makes Inroads in Sri Lanka
http://www.tonkintaylor.co.nz/news/2017/5/bridging-the-gap-in-sri-lanka/

Catfish Mini-Dredger (SludgeCat™) Cutter Pumps for Handling Stringy, Fibrous Contamination in Wastewater Treatment Ponds (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p03d0Y9vwoM

Analysis of Interface Shear Damage to HDPE Geomembrane in Contact with Gravel Drainage Layer [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/dJMr5fFDLHEn0o6

Design and Set Up of Geosynthetic Reinforcement in the Case of Landfill Piggyback Expansion [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Abdelkader_Abdelouhab/publication/312057458

GTI Structurally Supported Geomembrane Covers for Wastewater Applications (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4FX08m8_EQ

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May 2017 Vol. 10

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New Method Proposed for Lining Existing Landfill Sites (New Patent)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20170120314.pdf

Selecting the Right Closure Cap Option for Your Surface Impoundment or CCR Landfill [Full Paper]
http://www.scsengineers.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Selecting-the-Right-Closure-Cap-Option-
for-Your-Surface-Impoundment-or-CCR-Landfill.pdf

Hydraulic and Mechanical Behaviour of Landfill Clay Liner Containing SSA in Contact with Leachate
http://iahr.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09593330.2017.1329348

Milliken Upload New Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Liner Datasheet [PDF]
http://infrastructure.milliken.com/site/user/files/45/CC-Hydro-Data-Sheet-052017.pdf

Tapex Seeking Geosynthetics Procurement Manager (Jobs)
https://www.seek.com.au/jobs?advertiserid=37522569

Full-Scale Levee Breach and Hydraulic Test Facility with RhinoMat™, a reinforced composite geomembrane pond liner made by Owens Corning (New)
https://www.facebook.com/ArmyERDC/photos/a.518037121576836.1073741827.312032038844013/
1334130036634203/?type=3

GLADSTONE PORT DREDGING POLLUTION CLASS ACTION (Breaking News)
https://www.gladstoneobserver.com.au/news/breaking-gladstone-ports-100m-dredging-issue-as-cl/3177735/

GLADSTONE PORT DREDGING POLLUTION CLASS ACTION (Breaking News)
https://www.qt.com.au/classifieds/ad/2708395/

Geosynthetic Lined Full-Scale Levee
http://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/Media/Fact-Sheets/Fact-Sheet-Article-View/Article/476705/
full-scale-levee-breach-and-hydraulic-test-facility/

Evaluating Behaviour of Road Base Reinforced with Geosynthetic under Traffic Loads [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ahmet_Demir2/publication/316860189_Evaluating_Behaviour_
of_Road_Base_Reinforced_with_Geosynthetic_under_Traffic_Loads/links/59148c7eaca27200fe4e851d/
Evaluating-Behaviour-of-Road-Base-Reinforced-with-Geosynthetic-under-Traffic-Loads.pdf

Detailed Shoreline Modelling of Narrowneck Artificial Reef, Queensland, Australia
https://journals.tdl.org/icce/index.php/icce/article/view/8148

CASE STUDY: STABILISATION OF A RAPIDLY ERODING POINT USING AN INSITU-FILLED GEOTEXTILE CONTAINER GROYNE FIELD 
https://journals.tdl.org/icce/index.php/icce/article/view/8172

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