January 2019 Vol. 4

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AGRU America celebrates the Ten-year Anniversary of the First ClosureTurf Geomembrane installation with their partners at Watershed Geo
http://watershedgeo.com/watershed-geo-celebrates-ten-years-of-closureturf/

Watershed Geo Celebrates the Ten Year Anniversary of ClosureTurf® Geosynthetic installation (Breaking News)
https://www.prweb.com/releases/watershed_geo_celebrates_the_ten_year_anniversary_of_closureturf/prweb16038876.htm

Haogenplast High Performance Liners (fPP-R & EIA-R) Case Studies
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2019/01/high-performance-materials-haogenplast/

AGRU Releases MicroDrain™ Geosynthetic (New Products)  (Breaking News)
– https://agruamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Infographic-MicroDrain.png
– https://agruamerica.com/products/agru-microdrain/

Geotest Engaged as the Lining Contractor to Install the Various Layers within New Water Storage Dam Liner as well as Test for any Leaks within the Sealed Oasis™ Liner
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/water-storage-pond

Alberta Government Publishes Approved Product List for Geosynthetics (Declassified) [PDF]
http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/PlanningTools/GMS/ProductList/Geosynthetics.pdf

Graphene-Coated Conductive Geotextile (Bidim C™) Used to Enable Real Time Quality Assurance Testing for Tears/Holes Within the Liner or Welded Joins
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/water-storage-pond

Manual of Use of Geosynthetics for Stabilizing Dirt Roads and Gravel Roads (Declassified)
http://navajodot.org/uploads/FileLinks/2f3990360a634616a6c4536c61b1fab1/Dirt_Road_Workshop_Booklet_compressed.pdf

India Publishes Comprehensive Video Course on Geosynthetics Engineering: In Theory and Practice (Free Videocast Library)
http://www.digimat.in/nptel/courses/video/105101143/105101143.html

ACIGS Announce the First International Speakers Series for 2019 on Geosynthetic Applications in Transport Infrastructure and Mining Applications
https://australiangeomechanics.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ACIGS-2019-Lectures-ANZ.pdf

HDPE Geomembrane Welding Technician and Operator Positions Available in Australia Immediately (UK Recruitment)
https://www.totaljobs.com/job/welder/the-recruitment-market-job84932887?v=1547861883917

Warning – Fake Paris Geosynthetic Conference announced
https://waset.org/conference/2019/01/paris/ICFGE

New Tender – Design and Installation of Landfill Liner Material – Caloundra Landfill Cell 12 (Closes 12th Feb. 2019)
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/376066/design-and-installation-of-landfill-liner-material-caloundra-landfill-cell-12/?searchId=1547954412&page=1

‘No Specs on Geotextiles Officially Published Yet’  – The Borneo Post
http://www.theborneopost.com/2019/01/19/no-specs-on-geotextiles-officially-published-yet/

An Interview with IGS President, Professor Chungsik Yoo, PhD
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/igs-young-members-down-to-earth-an-interview-with-igs-president-professor-chungsik-yoo-phd/

How to Increase the Efficiency of Evaporation Ponds Using Geosynthetic Liners
https://agruamerica.com/evaporation-pond/

Victorian Liner Contractor Completes New Lined Storage Lagoons
https://grapefruit-fuchsia-fgj2.squarespace.com/storagelagoons

Comparison of the Behaviour of Various Geotextiles Used in the Filtration of Clayey Sludge
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301225

Geotube Clean-up IN Nova Scotia Boat Habour
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/boat-harbour-clean-up-expected-to-start-2021-1.4979710

Recent Development in MSE Wall Design with Geosynthetics
http://cgs-sos.ca/event/recent-development-in-mse-wall-design/

“Inexpensive and Ubiquitous” Geotextiles Could Protect Buildings From Earthquake Damage
https://www.createdigital.org.au/inexpensive-ubiquitous-material-buildings-earthquake-damage/


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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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Among GNA’s objectives are:

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January 2019 Vol. 3

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SIPLAST TERANAP™ 531 TP Bituminous Geomembrane Selected for Rosebery Mine in Tasmania, Australia
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/rosebery-tailings-dam

Advancing the Use of Geosynthetic Clay Liners as Barriers [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329544978_Advancing_the_use_of_geosynthetic_clay_liners_as_barriers

US-China Jointly Develop Graphene-Enhanced HDPE Geomembranes with Exceptional Mechanical Properties (Breaking News)
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsnano.8b04734

Novel Strengthening of HDPE with Carbon Nanotubes [PDF]
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/20550324.2018.1558798?scroll=top&needAccess=true

Technical Paper: Validation of Geocomposite Electrokinetic Stabilisation of M5 Motoroway (Breaking News)
https://www.geplus.co.uk/technical-papers/technical-paper-validation-of-electrokinetic-stabilisation-of-m5-junction-7/10038579.article

Hunter Water (NSW) Installing 17 Mega Geotextile Sand Containers to Construct A$2.24 million Sea Wall
https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2019/01/14/work-starts-on-stocktons-new-seawall/

Environmentally Friendly Shore Protection Using Geosynthetic Tubes
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8604794

Design and Reality of Landfill Anti-seepage System Considering Chemical Erosion
https://www.cetjournal.it/index.php/cet/article/view/CET1871113

Calculating Strain and Stress in Geomembranes at Gravel Indentations
https://qspace.library.queensu.ca/handle/1974/25915

Liner Company Announces 2019 Scholarship Program to Promote Science and Engineering
https://www.prweb.com/releases/western_environmental_liner_announces_2019_scholarship_program_to_promote_stem_education/
prweb15994633.htm

Landfill Expansion May Put Drinking Water at Risk
http://www.trussvilletribune.com/2019/01/15/birmingham-landfill-expansion-may-put-trussville-drinking-water-at-risk-cause-flooding-downtown/

Performance of Geosynthetic-reinforced Flexible Pavements in Full-Scale Field Trials
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301262

Discrete Element Modelling of Geogrids with Square and Triangular Apertures
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rui_Rui4/publication/…/Discrete-element-modelling-of-geogrids-with-square-and-triangular-apertures.pdf

Quantification of Geometrical and Morphological Characteristics of Desiccation Crack and Shrinkage Behaviour of Composite Clay Liner
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Debbrata_Datta2/publication/…/Quantification-of-Geometrical-and-Morphological-Characteristics-of-Desiccation-Crack-and-Shrinkage-Behavior-of-Composite-Clay-Liner.pdf

Numerical Investigation of Wraparound Geotextile Reinforcement Technique for Strengthening Foundation Soil
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GM.1943-5622.0001361

Seismic Stability of 3D Soil Slope Reinforced by Geosynthetics
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0267726118303063

New African Geomembrane Company Launches Range of PVC Liners
https://www.africapvc.com/


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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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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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January 2019 Vol. 2

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Layfield Introduces VaporFlex® Premium Unrivaled 7-layer Coextruded Geomembrane with an BARRIER Core Layer, Designed for Use as a High-Performance Gas Barrier (Breaking News)
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/Environmental-Containment/About-Us/News/Introducing-VaporFlex%C2%AE-Premium.aspx

Breaking News – Dutch Develop New Method for Installing Geomembranes by Submerging Geomembrane Construction (Video Animation)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W7p0NrablY

Bandera Commits to Two New Geomembrane FutureFilm Lines in the US (Breaking News)
https://www.eppm.com/bandera-commits-new-geo-futurefilm-lines/

AGRU Podcast: How to Reduce Infiltration in Lift Stations and Manholes Using Geosynthetics (New)
https://agruamerica.com/infiltration-sewer-system/

GeoTube Sediment Dewatering of Golf Course Water Storages in Australia (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It1wAgkGEbQ

Design Methods for Geosynthetics Used for Erosion of Channels and River Banks Webinar (FREE for GNA readers use Promotion Code GNA2019)
https://www.ice.org.uk/events/cyclic-and-dynamic-soil-behaviour-sheffield

Geosynthetic Interface Shear Testing Webinar (FREE for GNA readers use Promotion Code GNA2019)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1891890470902829067

Webinar on Geosynthetic Drainage Materials (Jan. 24, 2019)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/01/11/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-geosynthetic-drainage-materials/

US Dept. of Transport Uses GCCM to Repair Channel on Interstate Right of Way
https://www.roadsbridges.com/idot-uses-gccm-repair-channel-interstate-right-way

Aquatan Lining Systems Introduces AQ-Cloud to Monitor Geosynthetic Installation Contracts by Collecting and Reporting Data (New Software)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjxjS4J2rCA

White Paper on Weathering of Geomembranes [PDF]
https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/481889/PDFs/Whitepapers/Weathering%20-%20Degradation%20whitepaper.pdf?__hssc=105176348.1.1546746521657
&__hstc=105176348.2cd7707592deb9bd0fca197c85bce609.1546746521657.1546746521657.1546746521657.1
&__hsfp=2771790434&hsCtaTracking=0f682d2e-3f7c-441b-8e12-a381f03b8d91%7Cd0e37fed-4b18-42ba-a340-908770b51c2e

Novel Vegetated Three-layer Landfill Cover System Using Recycled Construction Wastes Without Geomembrane
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329363115_A_novel_vegetated_three-layer
_landfill_cover_system_using_recycled_construction_wastes_without_geomembrane

Composite Geogrids Used in Mine Haul Roads in Northern Ontario
https://www.titanenviro.com/2018/11/02/mine-haul-roads-on-composite-geogrids-in-northern-ontario/

Use of Electrokinetic Geosynthetics (EKG) for Treatment of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils (New Research)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11771-018-3973-7

Behavior of Geosynthetic in Anchored Geosynthetic Reinforced Slopes Subjected to Seepage
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgrim.18.00082

A Case Study on Utilizing Geotextile Tubes for Tailings Dams Construction (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301213

Geomembranes for Mining & Heap Leaching Pads
https://www.xrgeomembranes.com/applications/heap-leach-pads

Effect of Compaction on Soil Physical Properties of Differently Textured Landfill Liner Materials
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/9/1/1/htm

Numerical Analysis of Leakage through Defective Geomembrane Liners in Embankment Dams
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sarper_Demirdogen/publication/…/Numerical-Analysis-of-Leakage-through-Defective-Geomembrane-Liners-within-Embankment-Dams.pdf

Equation Calculation Spreadsheet for Reference Costs for Geomembrane Lined Dams (Free)
https://www.agriculture.gov.ie/media/migration/farmingschemesandpayments/farmbuildings/
tamsiisupportdocs/EquationCalculationSpreadsheet311218.xls

Liners Approved in the State of Florida as a Liners for Secondary Containment over Earthen Substrate
• Solmax HDPE and LLDPE Liners, Contact: Paul Payeur (Solmax)
• Rhino Linings Rhino Extreme Coatings, Contact: Bharat Naik
• Seaman PU liner, Contact: Bill Shehane
https://floridadep.gov/downloadfile/16541/6360/EQLST_2019_Jan03_Updated.pdf

Warning – Scam Geomembrane Conference Announced for Turkey this April 2019
https://waset.org/conference/2019/04/istanbul/ICAGMCSE


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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+ 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.

🔔 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.
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GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

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January 2019 Vol. 1

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2019 International Speakers Program – Geosynthetics in Transport Infrastructure
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/Event/2019-international-speakers-program-geosynthetics-transport-infrastructure

EPA Makes Revisions to the Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills To Address Advances in Liquids Management (Declassified)
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2018-12-26/pdf/2018-27748.pdf
Comments to be sent to:  dufficy.craig@epa.gov  or   sager.john@epa.gov

Theiss Wins $150M Caval Ridge Extension Project Incl. Geosynthetic Works
https://investmentsrevolution.com/2018/12/australian-stocks/cimics-theiss-secures150m-caval-ridge-extension/

Ertech Installing Geomembrane for Melbourne Wavepark – Get your board shorts on for Easter 2019!
http://www.ertech.com.au/news/urbnsurf-melbourne-wave-park/
More information contact:  David.deany@ertech.com.au

Ertech Installing Geomembrane for Taylors Road Highly-Engineered Landfill (Smart Cell®)
https://www.suez.com.au/en-AU/who-we-are/suez-in-australia-and-new-zealand/our-locations/waste-management-taylors-road
More information contact:  Sean.mcgoohan@ertech.com.au

2019 Geosynthetics Specifier Guide Published (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/specifiers-guide/

Investigation of the Effect of Airgaps in Preventing Desiccation of Bentonite in Geosynthetic Clay Liners Exposed to High Temperatures (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301109

Large-strain Tensile Behaviour of Geomembranes with Defects using 3D Digital Image Correlation (New Research)
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.18.00031

Analytical Solution for One-dimensional Contaminant Diffusion Through Unsaturated Soils Beneath Geomembranes (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002216941830828X

Benefits of PVC-Elvaloy Liners for Pipe Rehabilitation
https://www.dow.com/en-us/insights-and-innovation/product-news/thermoplastics-analysis-pvc-pipe-liners

Gexa-Lotos to Spearhead Geosynthetics Production in Russia
https://www.innovationintextiles.com/gexalotos-to-spearhead-geosynthetics-production-in-russia/

Naue December 2018 NEWS
http://naue-geokunststoffe.de/EN/naue-downloads/NAUE-NEWS-48-EN.pdf

Integrated Photovoltaic Module Mounting System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics (New Patent)
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180366600A1/en

Investigation of Shear Strength of Interface Between Roadbase and Geosynthetics using Large-scale Single-stage and Multi-Stage Direct Shear Test
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14680629.2018.1561378?journalCode=trmp20

Performance Specification for Geogrid Reinforced Aggregate Base (Declassified)
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/research/reports/2018/201830.pdf

Huesker’s HaTelit™ Geogrid Used in Abita Springs Haul Road to Reduce Defective Cracking
https://qualitysitework.com/hatelit-mill-overlay-abita-springs/

Gripple UK Introduces New Geosynthetic Solution for Slope Reinforcement and Soil Retention
https://www.gripple.com/images/Markets/Civil%20Construction/Product%20guide/BROC-SRSR-ENG-17.pdf

Concrete Canvas Eliminates Weeds at Rotterdam Inspection Point
https://www.railwaygazette.com/news/infrastructure/single-view/view/concrete-canvas-eliminates-weeds-at-rotterdam-inspection-point.html

Design and Construction Application of Concrete Canvas for Slope Protection
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032591018311173

Training Video on Bonding Peel Strength for Geosynthetic Clay Liners (ASTM D6496)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFqTPIzCYUk

Training Video on Fluid Loss for Mineral Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (ASTM D5891)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOYHacPmZZw

Training Video on Mass per Unit Area for Geosynthetic Clay Liners (ASTM D5993)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uGBOj0-zgI

Training Video on Xenon Arc Deterioration of Geotextiles (GRI ASTM D4355 )
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO-EJmTrcqM

India News – State Government Seeking Suggestions about How Geosynthetics could be Utilised for Infrastructural Development
https://www.technicaltextile.net/news/tn-seeks-suggestions-on-use-of-geosynthetics-in-state-246375.html

Damage of Geotextiles Due to Impact of Stones
https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/8585288/file/8585290

Impact of Wet-Dry Cycles on the Swelling Ability and Hydraulic Conductivity of a Polymer-Modified Bentonite (New)
https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/8585285/file/8585287

Bearing Capacity Analysis of Granular Soil with Geogrid
https://shodhgangotri.inflibnet.ac.in/bitstream/123456789/6385/1/01_synopsis.pdf

Failure Mechanisms of Geocell Walls and Junctions (New)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301080

Analysis of Stress-Strain Characteristics of Geogrid Reinforced Crushed Gravel (New)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12205-018-0943-4

Colonization and Biodegradation of the Polymer Component of Water Absorbing Geocomposites by Soil Microorganisms
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092913931830444X

Advancement in Rail Track Technology Using Geosynthetic Composite Foundations for Increased Speed and Axle Loads
Evaluation of different types of geogrids, geocomposites and rubber mats installed in fully instrumented track sections
https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3074&context=eispapers1

Experimental Evaluation on Response of Polyester Biaxial Geo-Grid proportioned Cement Concrete (New)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sreekeshava_K_S/publication/…/Experimental-Evaluation-on-Response-of-Polyester-Biaxial-Geo-Grid-proportioned-Cement-Concrete.pdf

Experimental Study on the Effect of Geogrid Tensile Strength on Pullout Resistance
http://civiljournal.semnan.ac.ir/article_3359.html

Performance Study of Confinement and Geogrid Reinforcement on Behavior of Circular Footing Resting Over Sand
https://www.ijresm.com/Vol_1_2018/Vol1_Iss11_November18/IJRESM_V1_I11_141.pdf

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Cushioned Piles with Controlled Rocking for Seismic Safeguarding
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.18.00018

Effective Thermal Conductivity of Unsaturated Granular Geocomposite Using Lattice Element Method
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00231-018-02544-3


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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+ 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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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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On behalf of the Staff, Management and Editors of GNA we wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. 2018 has been a landmark year for GNA expanding our readership tremendously and globally. We can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store.

Australian and New Zealand Distributor Appointed for Concrete Mat Cloth (CMC)
http://www.theblastgroup.com/mining-and-construction.html
Contact: Miles Ellery, The Blast Group <miles.ellery@theblastgroup.com>

New Patent for Geotube Levees and Berms
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180340305A1/en

New Patent for Geotextile Fasteners
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180347610A1/en

Landfill Capping Causes Temporary Odors
https://www.longislandadvance.net/6186/Landfill-capping-causes-temporary-odors

Special on HDPE Floating Covers

Aeramix’s New Floating HDPE Discs have Evaporation Covered
https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/water/floating-discs-have-evaporation-covered/news-story/9659bb16245466c7e468218eb0979d12

Hexa-Cover® Secure Australian Defence Force Lagoons for Cleaner Water
https://stateofgreen.com/en/partners/hexa-cover/news/hexa-cover-secure-australian-defence-force-more-and-cleaner-water/

Comparison of Performance of Various Floating Covers
http://www.awtti.com/dam-floating-cover/

Solar Floating Geosynthetic Cover
https://www.contitech.de/en-gl/Solutions/Surface-Materials/Mechanical-engineering/Solar-floating-cover-material

IEC Covers Installs Geosynthetic Covers for California’s 1st Operational Dairy Digester
https://www.ieccovers.com/iec-covers-installs-covers-for-californias-1st-operational-dairy-digester/

Part 6 & the final webinar of our 6-part series covers The Effect of Elevated Temperatures on Geosynthetics – Presented by Dr. Timothy Stark
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/protected/download-content

Geosynthetic Interface Shear Testing Webinar (Jan 23, 2019)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1891890470902829067

Geotube Wall to Prevent Sea Erosion Breached
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/171218/kakinada-geotube-wall-to-prevent-sea-erosion-breached.html

LMI Group Investments Pty Ltd Drummoyne NSW Seeking Geomembrane Welders
https://au.indeed.com/cmp/LMI-Group-Investments/jobs/Hdpe-Welding-Technician-adeb3aa245eae7c4?q=Welding&vjs=3

UK Company Touts Benefits of Bituminous Geomembrane Liners
https://www.bmigroup.com/our-solutions/civil-engineering/mining-and-hydro

IGS Video Geosynthetics For Sustainable Development Aimed at Chinese Market
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNkZQrIHyNo

A Critical Review of the Performance of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Railroad Ballast
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329545381_A_critical_review_of_the_performance_of_geosynthetic-reinforced_railroad_ballast

Modelling Demonstrates Benefit Of Geogrid-reinforced Aggregate Base
https://mntransportationresearch.org/2018/12/13/modeling-demonstrates-benefit-of-geogrid-reinforced-aggregate-base/


Stay Up to Date with the Latest Geosynthetic News by Signing Up for the GNA Newsletter!
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

• 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+ 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.

🔔 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 john@excelplas.com

To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

GNA™ (Geosynthetic News Alerts™)
GBN™ (Geosynthetic Breaking News™)
GNAu™ (Geosynthetic News Australia™)
GNAf (Geosynthetic News Africa™)
GNC™ (Geosynthetic News China™)
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GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
GNInd™ (Geosynthetic News Indonesia™)
GNU™ (Geosynthetic News United States™)

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