January 2021 Vol. 4

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS: * ExcelPlas * GCCM * Geofabrics * GNA * Huitex * IGS * Layfield * NSF * PioneerTEX™ * Solmax 

INDUSTRY NEWS

Huitex Enhanced™ HDPE Geomembrane – Far Exceeds GRI GM-13 Specifications
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ztEcNVGskpOEZgR#pdfviewer​

Layfield Issue Tech Note -Welding Geomembranes on Steep Slopes
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/0sTU7DsZuLl4XdC#pdfviewer​


NSF Grant Awarded for Impact of Nanomaterials on HDPE Landfill Liners and the Antioxidants Therein
https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/engineering_and_computing/news_events/news/2021/berge-nanomaterials.php

Solmax Publish Technical Data Sheet Generator
Enter your technical data and your TDS will be automatically generated
https://www.solmax.com/en/technical-data-sheet

GEOMEMBRANES

Antioxidant Depletion Patterns of HDPE Geomembranes in Landfills Under Different Exposure Conditions
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/qSTWJQ8s7NfOTKP#pdfviewer​

Shear Models and Analysis of the PVC Geomembrane-Cushion Interface in a High Rock-Fill Dam
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0245245

Factors Affecting the Performance of Geomembrane as an Enhancement Measure for Seepage Control in Solar Pond
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohamed_Nower/publication/348318477-Factors-Affecting-the-Performance-of-Geomembrane-as-an-Enhancement-Measure-for-Seepage-Control-in-Solar-Pond/links/5ff7c022a6fdccdcb83b5636/Factors-Affecting-the-Performance-of-Geomembrane-as-an-Enhancement-Measure-for-Seepage-Control-in-Solar-Pond.pdf

GCLs

Using Bentonite-Polymer Composite Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Contain Coal Combustion Product Leachates
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jiannan_Chen/publication/348380518-Using-Bentonite-Polymer-Composite-Geosynthetic-Clay-Liners-to-Contain-Coal-Combustion-Product_Leachates/links/6004f4b392851c13fe1bdc32/Using-Bentonite-Polymer-Composite-Geosynthetic-Clay-Liners-to-Contain-Coal-Combustion-Product-Leachates.pdf

GEOGRIDS

Predicting Subsidence of Cohesive and Granular Soil Layers Reinforced by Geosynthetics
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-020-09350-3

GCCM

Anchoring of PioneerTEX™ Concrete Mat Cloth GCCM 5mm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xlC3qvWnJU

GEOTEXTILE SAND CONTAINERS

Geotextile Tube Breakwater Project to Take Off in India
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/2021/jan/21/breakwaterproject-to-take-off-2252822.html

Manilla Bay Geotube Project Video – Sand Filling of Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLQVfw_v_3g

Manilla Bay Geotube Project Video – Tugboat Deployment of Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvLzD4HS1kY

Geo-Tube Seawall at Pentha Coast Fails to Deliver Goods
https://www.orissapost.com/geo-tube-seawall-at-pentha-coast-fails-to-deliver-goods/

GNA Provides a Glimpse at the Latest Products and Innovations Entering the Geosynthetics Market Today
GNA helping you identify trends, drivers and barriers in the geosynthetics space
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/


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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.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
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January 2021 Vol. 3

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACIGS * ASTM * ATAL UK * Bidim™ * Boyd Ramsey * Cirtex Civil * Concrete Canvas™ * DUX Geotextiles * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * GNA * Huesker * IGS * Landfill Liner * Melbourne Water * Michael Sorenson * NAUE * Presto * Siamak’s Podcast * Southern Geosynthetic Supplies (SGS) * Tensar * Wood PLC

INDUSTRY NEWS

Announcing Certified Needle-Free bidim® Geotextile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tm5Vq8mNSXk

New Drone Footage from Concrete Canvas® – the Original, Ground Breaking GCCM – Made in the UK and Sold to 80+ Countries for Over 15 Years
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNenDSYnyu8&t=6s

ASTM Special Issue Paper Apparatus to Measure Gas Permeability of Landfill Cap Barriers Subjected to Distortion
https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/GEOTECH/PAGES/GTJ20190409.htm

Contract Awarded for Melbourne Treatment Plant Solar Farm
https://utilitymagazine.com.au/contract-awarded-for-melbourne-treatment-plant-solar-farm/?mc-cid-44292a3652&mc-eid=e1a2bfae56

Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast with Michael Sorensen of Cirtex Civil (NZ)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNKNxrjPXwk

New Chair Announced For UK IGS Chapter
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/new-chair-for-uk-chapter/

Presto Offers On-Demand Webinar Dashboard
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/01/11/presto-offers-on-demand-webinar-dashboard/

Keeping on Track with Geosynthetics, Free Webinar (23 February 2021)
https://www.ice.org.uk/events/keeping-on-track-with-geosynthetics-webinar

Upcoming Webinar – ‘Ethics in Geosynthetics’ by Boyd Ramsey (28th January, 2021)
https://www.acigs.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=28

Introducing Naue and Atal | Marketing leaders in Geotechnics with Geosynthetics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryxWTxIqIBE

GEOMEMBRANE

Failure Mechanisms of GCL and Textured Geomembrane Composite Systems
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301655

GEOTEXTILES

Sludge Dewatering with Geotextiles | Environmental Engineering | Experiment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_osaLk8gPNI

Heavy Weight PP Geotextile Used for Sea Wall Application to Prevent Coastal Erosion Exposing Old Landfill
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/bcGt51GndUJeeKw#pdfviewer​
http://geosynthetics.com.au/port-fairy-seawall

Geosynthetic Tubes as Load Bearing Structural Components of Coastal Infrastructure
http://ipweaq.intersearch.com.au/ipweaqjspui/bitstream/1/6502/1/P915[2].pdf

GEOGRIDS

Tensar International Verified as a Supplier and Designer on the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS)
https://news.railbusinessdaily.com/tensar-international-verified-as-a-supplier-and-designer-of-solutions-on-the-railway/

Huesker Demonstrate the Amazing Power of Geogrids for Soil Reinforcement in New Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cq50k56lJf4

Laboratory Evaluation of Interfacial Mechanical Properties in Geogrid-Reinforced Bituminous Layers
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301709

Investigation of the Load–Settlement Behaviour of Shallow Foundation on Bitumen-Coated Geogrid Reinforced Soil Bed
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41062-020-00397-6

Massive 12m High Geogrid Reinforced Soil Dump Wall at Matthews Quarries Tyers Site
http://geosynthetics.com.au/massive-12m-high-reinforced-earth-dump-wall

GNA Provides a Glimpse at the Latest Products and Innovations Entering the Geosynthetics Market Today
GNA helping you identify trends, drivers, and barriers in the geosynthetics space
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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.
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/

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January 2021 Vol. 2

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Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS: * ACT Global * Cooley Group * Earthlok * EPA * ExcelPlas * GNA * Golder Associates * Graphene * GRCA * Imagine * J.H. Whitney Capital Partners * Landfill Liner * PFAS * Raven Industries * Tensar * US EPA *

INDUSTRY NEWS

Private Equity Group Buys Cooley (Breaking News)
https://specialtyfabricsreview.com/2021/01/05/j-h-whitney-capital-partners-acquires-cooley-group/

Golder Consultant Concerned the Build-up of Moisture and Heat within the Quarry Would Pose a Significant Threat to the Structural Integrity of Geosynthetic Quarry Liner
https://www.chesterfieldobserver.com/articles/state-supreme-court-denies-appeal-in-landfill-expansion-case/

Raven Industries Stock Price Hits 52 Week High
https://www.equities.com/news/raven-industries-inc-ravn-breaks-into-new-52-week-high-on-january-08-session

NEW PRODUCTS

Easy to Deploy Geosynthetic-Reinforced Concrete Armour on a Roll (Earthlok™ Video) (GRCA)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/AI88Di2FhMUBDfD​

NEW PATENTS

Imagine Patent Novel Piezocapacitive Geotextile Using Graphene
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10876908.pdf

Tensar Patent New Geosynthetic Reinforced Wall Panels
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10865540.pdf

ACT Global Patent Wedge-Weldable Manufactured Composite Having Synthetic Vegetation and Impermeable Geomembrane
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10864564.pdf

PFAS

EPA Releases Interim Guidance on Destruction and Disposal of PFAS (Declassified)
A high level of uncertainty remains regarding PFAS behaviour in landfills, with further research needed on the effects of PFAS on liner integrity.
The interim guidance is open for public comment until February 22, 2021.
https://downloads.regulations.gov/EPA-HQ-OLEM-2020-0527-0002/content.pdf

US EPA Says Disposal of PFAS in Landfills Has Significant Unknowns
These include how PFAS waste might interact with and affect the integrity of landfill liners.
https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/3-PFAS-disposal-technologies-promising/98/web/2020/12

GEOMEMBRANES

Study of an Exhumed HDPE Geomembrane Used in an Industrial Water Pond: Physical and Thermoanalytical Characterisation
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590048X2030073X

GEOGRIDS

Determination of the Relationship Between Geogrid Aperture Size and Aggregate Particle Size
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12517-020-06210-z

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…..

GNA Listed As Media Partner of Geosynthetic Research Institute (GSI)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/

New Concrete Fabric™ GCCM with Competitive Price Point from USD$16/m2 Landed
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/k8snyZb4dIyW64E#pdfviewer​


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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.
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/

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GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receiving 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 on the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

January 2021 Vol. 1

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS: * American Wick Drain * BGM * Ceteau * Concrete Fabric™ * Cortex Composites * EPA * ExcelPlas * FGI * GCCM  * GNA * GSI * Halliburton * Jaybro * Monash University  * Nuolian * Polyfabrics * Propex GeoSolutions * SCG (Thailand) * Taian Nuolian * Titan Environmental Containment * Watershed Geosynthetics

INDUSTRY NEWS

GNA Listed As Media Partner of Geosynthetic Research Institute (GSI)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/

Breaking News – Polyfabrics Acquired by Jaybro Group Effective 7th January 2021
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/9P4vEJFjD7jDXZb#pdfviewer​

New Concrete Fabric™ GCCM with Competitive Price Point from USD$16/m2 Landed
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/IHZeYwMUXnckEve#pdfviewer​

Cortex Composites Granted New Overarching U.S. Patent for GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/oh4ZGng60lxmc8m#pdfviewer​
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/concrete/equipment-products/concrete-materials/press-release/21208108/cortex-composites-inc-cortex-composites-receives-new-us-patent-for-gccm-cortex

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents Wind Resistant Geomembranes
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP2616193B1.pdf

EPA Completes First Phase of a Mississippi Superfund Site Using Watershed Geo ClosureTurf™
https://watershedgeo.com/epa-completes-first-phase-of-a-mississippi-superfund-site-using-closureturf/

Propex GeoSolutions is Hitting the Refresh Button in 2021 With New Mobile Friendly Website
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/M3deGS3HgazNXeO#pdfviewer

First Council in Australia to Use a Bituminous Geomembrane (BGM) to Cap a Landfill Site for its Rehabilitation
https://www.miragenews.com/council-leading-way-with-landfill-rehabilitation-project/

GCCM

Video of Nuolian GCCM Deployment for Highway Ditch Lining Project
https://youtu.be/bNxSRnJtOsg

Effects of Time and Flexural Direction on an Anisotropic Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM)
https://thekeep.eiu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1152&context=honors_theses

New US Patent Granted for Cementitious Composite Mat
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10870964.pdf

GEOTEXTILES

Titan Environmental Containment Publish Scientific Paper on  Capture of Algae from Lake Water Using Non-Woven Geotextile Filter Media
https://www.titanenviro.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Journal-of-Environmental-Managment-Titan-Concordia-University-Research-Article-vol.-279-15-January-20211111766.pdf

Studies on Damage and Stability Analysis of Breakwaters Armoured with Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301515

Role of Geotextile Tubes as Breakwaters to Prevent Severe Beach Erosion on Bali
https://journals.tdl.org/icce/index.php/icce/article/view/10341/9627

Chinese Scientists Cover Glacier with Geotextile Blankets to Slow Melt
http://www.ecns.cn/news/2021-01-05/detail-ihafkemm6621499.shtml
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/china-blankets-glaciers-climate-change-b1783178.html

Introducing a Novel Tubular Geotextile (Braid Structure) to Reinforce Sand Beds
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgrim.18.00104

Behaviour of Sandy Soil Reinforced with Geotextile Having Partially and Fully Wrapped Ends
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgrim.18.00102

GCLs

Halliburton Patents New GCLs and Method for Manufacturing
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2020251562A1.pdf

Monash University Scientists Develop a Novel Technique to Monitor GCL Osmotic Suction Control
https://research.monash.edu/en/publications/a-novel-transient-gravimetric-monitoring-technique-implemented-to

Variability of Fibre Reinforcement, Peel Strength, and Internal Shear Strength in Needle-Punched GCLs
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002471

Attenuation of Cr/Pb in Bauxite Leachates by Bentonite–Polymer Composite Geosynthetic Clay Liners
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2020/ra/d0ra06921c

NEW RESEARCH

Soil-Geosynthetic Interaction in Inclined-Plane Shear and Geosynthetic Short-Term Tensile Response – Influence of Installation Damage
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061820340228

Short-Term Tensile Behaviour of Three Geosynthetics After Exposure to Recycled Construction and Demolition Materials
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061820340356

Geosynthetic Performance Against Slope Erosion Caused by High Intensity Rainfall
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00052

Mechanism and Dynamic Evolution of Leachate Collection System Clogging in MSW Landfills 
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0956053X20306851

Influence of Waste Temperatures on Long-Term Landfill Performance
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001855

Production of Waste Rubber-Made Geogrid Reinforcement for Strengthening Weak Soils
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-9399-4_23

PVDs

Ceteau Installs 85,000 Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVD) to Dewater New Residential Area
https://ceteau.com/projects/vetical-drainage-for-new-residential-area-in-reeve/

American Wick Drain is Considering a $3.5 Million Expansion at its site within the Monroe Corporate Centre
https://thecharlotteweekly.com/ucweekly/2020/12/monroe-offers-incentives-to-help-company-expand/

NEW PRODUCTS

High Temperature Geomembrane Liners Resistant to 316 Deg.C and Most Chemicals
https://textilescoated.com/high-temperature-geomembrane-liners

UPCOMING WEBINARS

FGI Webinar: Geomembrane Attachment and Penetration Design and Installation (4th Feb. 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4136179536935879180

GNA Provides a Glimpse at the Latest Products and Innovations Entering the Geosynthetics Market Today
GNA helping you identify trends, drivers and barriers in the geosynthetics space
https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/


Stay Up to Date with the Latest Geosynthetic News by Signing Up for the GNA Newsletter!
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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. 

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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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December 2020 Vol. 5

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Concrete Canvas Wins at Inaugural Wales STEM Awards
https://www.concretecanvas.com/concrete-canvas-wins-at-inaugural-wales-stem-awards/

Lake Francis Dam Maintenance with GCCM
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/12/11/lake-francis-dam-maintenance-with-gccm/

Introducing Coletanche Solar™ – Rio Tinto Installs Bituminuous Geomembrane (BGM) with Flexible Solar Cells
For the first time, a bituminous waterproofing geomembrane with flexible photovoltaic modules has been installed. This solution allows reusing areas such as closed landfills or industrial wastelands while providing clean renewable energy. 3500m² of  Coletanche XP have been installed, topped by 1170 flexible photovoltaic modules for a total of 130 kWp for Rio Tinto Mining Company.
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6742385849394044928

Australian Engineers Design Irrigated Composite Liners for Fast Hydration and Prevention of Thermal Desiccation of Geosynthetics Clay Liners
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300832

Russian Scientists Create Self-Healing Geosynthetics
https://sputniknews.com/science/202012171081491311-russian-scientists-create-self-healing-roads-made-of-garbage/

FLI Global Becomes Founding Member Of New IGS Foundation
https://www.fli-group.com/about-us/latest-news/fli-global-becomes-founding-member-igs-foundation

Reuters Photo of Geotextile Covering Glacier Considered Photo of the Year on Role of Geosynthetics to Combat Climate Change
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/QCyQUcjAdTVV3bZ

GEOMEMBRANES

How to Avoid The Traps and Pitfalls in Purchasing Geomembranes (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGW7lmaVT7I

Best Practice Principles of HDPE Geomembrane Welding from NAUE (WATCH NOW)
https://webinar.naue.com/basic-principles-of-carbofol-hdpe-geomembrane-welding/

Tim Stark Video Podcast – Episode-22-Panel-Discussion-Subgrade-Prep-CQC/CQA (LISTEN NOW)
https://anchor.fm/fgi/episodes/Episode-22-Panel-Discussion-Subgrade-Prep-CQCCQA-enrs3f

Environmental Protection Inc. Shares Tips on Cold Weather Installation of Geomembranes
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/12/10/environmental-protection-inc-shares-tips-on-cold-weather-installation-of-geomembranes/

Liner-Lock™ Self-Sealing Anchoring System for Geomembranes to Prevents Uplift or Draw Down Movements
https://www.gripple.com/products/civil-construction/liner-lock/

GEOTEXTILES 

Are you Specifying and Using the Correct Separation Geotextiles?  Online (28TH JANUARY 2020)
Ian Fraser is currently Technical Director with TCS Geotechnics and Treasurer/Officer of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).  He is a geotechnical engineer with over 30 years of experience in geotechnical consultancy, specialist geotechnical contracting and geosynthetics system design, supply and construction. Ian has accumulated extensive experience of the geosynthetics industry via senior roles with some of its key players. 
https://www.igs-uk.org/

Coastal Protection with Geotextile Sand Containers (WATCH NOW)
https://webinar.naue.com/coastal-protection-with-geotextile-sand-containers/

NEW RESEARCH

Review of Application and Innovation of Geotextiles in Geotechnical Engineering
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/13/7/1774/pdf

Cyclic Shear Behaviour of GMB/GCL Composite Liner
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301424

Global and Local Sand–Geosynthetic Interface Behaviour
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeot.19.P.109

Shear Behaviour of Canadian Marine clay/Geomembrane Interface Under Freeze–Thaw Cycles
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.15.00055

Changes in Physical Properties of Geosynthetic Materials under the Action of Chemical Media
https://aip.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/5.0032413

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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
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