February 2019 Vol. 3

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Huesker Launches New Stabilenka Xtreme™ – The World’s Strongest Woven Reinforcement Geofabric
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Brochures/GB/PB_Stabilenka_GB.pdf

Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) Geomembrane Used for the Lining System and the same amount of 1.1-mm CSPE for the Floating Cover for Palos Verdes Reservoir
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/reviving-the-palos-verdes-reservoir-part-3/

Hallaton Installs New Bituminous Geomembrane Liner At Bel Air Water Impoundment (Coletanche ES4 HFA)
https://hallaton.com/hallaton-installs-new-bituminous-liner-at-bel-air-water-impoundment/

Golder Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) Plan for Landfill Liner (Declassified)
http://www.mrwmd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Module-6-Monterey-CQA_Plan-final-1-11-19.pdf

Golder Landfill Construction Drawings (Declassified)
http://www.mrwmd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/MRWMD-MPLF-MOD-6-LINER-SET-REV-1-1.pdf

Geosynthetic Concrete Cloth Mats Protects Drainage Base During Highway Repair
https://www.estormwater.com/channel/casestudies/geosynthetic-mats-protects-drainage-base-during-highway-repair

WA Residents Take Legal Action Over PFAS Contamination
https://www.busseltonmail.com.au/story/5886655/property-owners-seek-damages-over-contamination/

PFAS contamination found at Parafield Gardens near Parafield Airport
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/Rp8cf06NN0Frt5Q/download

N.J. landfill reverses decision to take thousands of tons of PFAS contaminated soil from Pa. military base
Landfill officials’ assurances that the double-lined facility would ensure the contaminated material does not leak, saying that any liner is likely to tear eventually.
https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2019/01/31/n-j-landfill-reverses-decision-to-take-thousands-of-tons-of-contaminated-soil-from-pa-military-base/

Presentation by Siamak Paulson – Golder Associates
Risks and Rewards of Developing a Decommissioned Landfill into a Transfer Station focusing on the Capping System Design
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Kerry Rowe on Developments in understanding the issue of Geosynthetics in Waste Management and Containment
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Andrew Green – Golder Associates Pty Ltd on An overview of construction costs for landfill cells and landfill closure
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Chris Nivison-Smith – GHD on Spray-applied geomembranes – utilising seamless solutions for landfill re–developments
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Liza Du Preez – Golder Associates on Infrastructure development over old landfills: What to do with the gas?
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Tanja Blazeka Kojc – GHD on Landfill Construction Quality Assurance – Victorian experience
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Fred Gassner – Golder Associates on Experience with Material CQA Testing Results
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Don Richardson – Golder Associates on Bituminous geomembranes as an option for containment liners on side slopes and ponds – learnings from case studiesCapturing Disaster
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

Presentation by Juan Riveros – Senversa on Case Study – PFAS Contaminated Soils/Material Containment Structure
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Program/Public/Conference_Websites/
ALTS19/ALTS19_Conference/ALTS19_Program.aspx?hkey=1812cee6-2fa6-4666-b336-f1d9b4191026

George Koerner Issues Invites to Geosynthetic Institute Annual Meeting (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/meeting.htm

Tender for Installation of Bituminous Geomembrane for Canal Liner
https://www.tenderdetail.com/Indian-Tenders/TenderNotice/19190209/E96E0FA8E3008419962697CB05E8E39C

ASTM WK66869 Revision of ASTM D7406 – 07(2012) Standard Test Method for Time-Dependent (Creep) Deformation Under Constant Pressure for Geosynthetic Drainage Products
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK66869.htm

Technical Seminar on Geosynthetics in Oman
https://www.tenax.net/en/news/tenax-will-attend-technical-seminar-geosynthetics-oman/

Tencate, Tenax, Presto, Nilex, Miliken, Low&Bonar all Exhibiting at IECA Erosion Control Exhibition (19-22 Feb. 2019)
https://www.eventscribe.com/2019/IECA/exhibitors/

Working Together to Advance Geosynthetics
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/working-together-to-advance-geosynthetics/


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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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February 2019 Vol. 2

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Tensar Geogrid Patent Infringement Trial Begins Today in Montreal (to run for 10 Days)
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13
For More Information Contact:  Bob Sotiriadis, Intellectual Property Law Attorney  <sotiriadis@robic.com>

Breaking News – Amazing First Video of Vale Tailings Dam Collapse in Brazil
https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=u9zgm_1549043077

Geotextile Apparatus Inventor Appointed to Pavement Hall of Fame
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/pavement-maintenance/article/21040124/barazone-dubey-hood-join-pavement-magazine-hall-of-fame-n-2019

Dr. Barry Christopher Honored with 2018 Koerner Award and Lecture Series
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/christopher-honored-with-2018-koerner-award-and-lecture-series/

European Geosynthetics Congress Announced for 2020 – EuroGeo2020 Warsaw, Poland 6th-9th Sept. 2020
https://10times.com/eurogeo-warsaw

Scam Warning on Fake London Geosynthetics Conference 
https://waset.org/conference/2019/02/London/ICGGE

Condition Assessment of a Leachate Pond Geomembrane After 25 Years of Service
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/a-leachate-pond-geomembrane-after-25-years-of-service/

Geosynthetics for Waste Containment – Overview and Latest Research Findings and Product Developments
https://www.seima.sk.ca/resources/Documents/SustainTech%202018%20Presentations/
SustainTech%20Randal%20Osicki%20presentation%202018.pdf

Changing the ‘one per 500 feet’ Paradigm on Geomembrane Field Seam Sampling for DTs
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/changing-the-one-per-500-feet-paradigm-on-geomembrane-field-seam-sampling/

Geocomposite Groundwater Drainage System for Bluff Erosion Protection
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/geocomposite-groundwater-drainage-system-for-bluff-erosion-protection/

Concrete Canvas GCCM Installed to provide a channel and slope lining solution at a CSG compression station in Wallumbilla, Queensland
https://www.concretecanvas.com/blog/cc-channel-and-slope-protection-at-a-compression-station-in-wallumbilla-australia

Channel Lining and Slope Protection with Concrete Canvas [PDF]
https://www.ccportal.co.uk/s/g4TJAwtJPBRp9sm#pdfviewer

Presentation by Mike Dobbie (Tensar) (Declassified)
http://indogeotek.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/PUM2018s-MIKE.pdf

Geofabrics Geosynthetics to the Rescue for Road Slip Remediation
https://www.geofabrics.co/sites/default/files/CaseStudy_Terramesh_ChainofPonds.pdf

Curtis Barrier International seeking Full Time Welding Technicians & Labourers 
Project Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tclqYQvUtWs
Contact: http://www.curtisbarrierintl.com/contactus.html

New Design Methods to Incorporate Stabilisation Geogrids into Railway Trackbeds
https://www.tensar.co.uk/-/media/Files/general-documents/TensarRailGENov19.ashx

Raven’s New HydraLine LLDPE Geomembranes Targeting Landfill Cells and Mining Heap Leach Pads
https://s3.amazonaws.com/com-ravenefd-cdn/documentation/HydraLine-LL100.pdf

Richard Abell has joined Tensar as Regional Director for the UK and Ireland
https://www.tensar.co.uk/News-Events/News/Crewe_Green_Link_Road

Edith Cowan University Researcher Study Effectiveness of Reinforcing a Low-height Sandy Slope with Geosynthetic Reinforcement
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12517-019-4269-4

Magnitude and Significance of Tensile Strains in Geomembrane Landfill Liners (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419300019

Water Content–Density Criteria for Determining Geomembrane–Fly Ash Interface Shear Strength [PDF]
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/11/matecconf_krynica2018_04005.pdf

Application of Geosynthetic Materials for Road Structures [PDF]
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/14/matecconf_gccets2018_01013.pdf

Tests of Geosynthetics-Reinforced Ballast Stressed State Under Heavy Trains [PDF]
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/14/matecconf_gccets2018_01004.pdf

Consideration of Creep of Geosynthetic Materials in the Numerical Modelling [PDF]
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/14/matecconf_gccets2018_01007.pdf

Long-Term Performance of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) as Barriers in Landfill Applications (Thesis)
https://search.proquest.com/openview/f02b42856bc6e10672b4124f4c1d81fe/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

Water Retention of Geosynthetics Clay Liners: Dependence on Void Ratio and Temperature (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301286

GNA Announced as the Media Partner for MAXConference in Russia
http://maxconf.ru/en/

Russian Conference on Geosynthetic Materials in Road Construction (March 12-13, 2019)
– http://maxconf.ru/en/event/84/
– http://maxconf.ru/en/news/item/445/


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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
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February 2019 Vol. 1

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Major Announcement Imminent on Restructuring of Australian Geosynthetics Companies  (Breaking News)
Two of the Largest Geosynthetic Providers in Australia are Due to Announce Consolidation.
Both companies are major suppliers of Geogrids and Geotextiles to Large Civil Infrastructure and Construction Projects in Australia

Champ Equity’s Jaybro Acquisition Utilizing Prudent Leverage to Drive Value Creation
http://www.champequity.com.au/investments/w1/i1002129/

Australian Researchers and Global Synthetics Publish on Use of Geogrids and Recycled Rubber in Railroad Infrastructure for Enhanced Performance [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/9/1/30/pdf

Jaybro Supplies 210,000 m2 of Polypropylene Geogrid to Ace Contractors for Wind Farm Infrastructure Works
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/mastagrid-geogrid-moorabool-wind-farm/

Coal Seam Gas Brine Salt Landfill a “Disaster Waiting to Happen”
Council concerns about the risks associated with a salt dump at Chinchilla in Queensland, located close to a waterway that feeds the Murray-Darling Basin
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/h3Z6YA6Fq1ryVhg

Tailings Dam Sludge Could Come Back to Bite Mining (The Australian)  (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/lujFZ3UTcIWUoMO

Deadly Brazil Mine Accident Puts Tailings Dams in Spotlight (Breaking News)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/deadly-brazil-mine-accident-puts-waste-dams-in-spotlight-11548874428

Minimising the Risks of Tailings Dam Failures  (Breaking News)
https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/minimising-the-risks-of-tailings-dam-failures

Geomembranes as Bottom Liners in Tailing Storage Facilities in the Canadian Arctic
Project is being led by Professors Kerry Rowe, Richard Brachman and Fady Abdelaal with industrial partners CTT Group, Golder Associates Ltd,  Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd., Knight Piésold, Ltd., Layfield Group, Solmax International Inc., SNC-Lavalin Inc., Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc.,  Titan Environmental Containment Ltd. and Wood PLC with  funding by a NSERC Strategic Grant.
http://geoeng.ca/geosynthetic-liners/

GNA Announced as the Media Partner for MAXConference in Russia
http://maxconf.ru/en/

Russian Conference on Geosynthetic Materials in Road Construction (March 12-13, 2019)
– http://maxconf.ru/en/event/84/
– http://maxconf.ru/en/news/item/445/

In Situ Evaluation of Performance of Reclamation Measures Implemented on Abandoned Reactive Tailings Disposal Site
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/10.1139/cgj-2016-0699#.XFKwXs8zYQ8

New GCL with Enhancement Additive Combined with Bentonite to Provide Enhanced Resistance to Aggressive Leachate Contaminants
https://www.bentonite.com/content/dam/bentonite/Product_Sheets/C-H/ECM-400.pdf

New GCL with Polymer Modification for Sealing and Containment in Harsh Environments such as Brine Containing Hydrocarbons and Low pH Contaminants
https://www.bentonite.com/content/dam/bentonite/Product_Sheets/A-B/BARA-KADE-ES-GRANULAR.pdf

Water Retention of Geosynthetic Clay Liners: Dependence on Void Ratio and Temperature
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301286

Innovative Structural Drainage Geosynthetics for Retaining Walls and Bridge Abutments
https://www.railengineer.uk/2019/01/29/innovative-structural-drainage-for-retaining-walls-and-bridge-abutments/

More Contractors, Agencies Using Nonwoven Geotextile Fabric as Separation Layer in Concrete Overlays
https://www.equipmentworld.com/more-contractors-agencies-using-nonwoven-geotextile-fabric-as-separation-layer-in-concrete-overlays/

Experimental Study on Bed Pressure Around Geotextile Mattress With Sloping Plate
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0211312

160,000m2 of the Cirtex High-Strength Woven Geotextile Used on Christchurch Northern Corridor in NZ
https://cirtexcivil.co.nz/case_study/christchurch-northern-corridor/

GSI W-22 Webinar Entitled: “Geosynthetic Reinforced MSE Walls; Overview, Failures and Items for Improvement”
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/gsi22description.pdf


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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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Solmax Announces the Launch of the Next Generation LiteEarth™ PE Capping System  – Breaking News
A patented LLDPE synthetic grass capping system developed for long–term closure of solid and hazardous waste landfills, coal ash, mining containment sites, and other land reclamation projects

https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/1WtekRsoFKsXwEQ

Sponsored Curtis Barrier International seeking Full Time Welding Technicians & Labourers
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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.

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Hundreds Missing After Vale Tailings Dam Collapses – Video Report
https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2019/jan/25/hundreds-missing-in-brazil-after-vale-tailings-dam-collapses-video-report

Vale Confirms Tailings Dam Break at Feijao Mine, Echoing 2015 Samarco Disaster
https://www.afr.com/business/mining/iron-ore/vale-confirms-tailings-dam-break-at-feijao-mine-echoing-2015-samarco-disaster-20190126-h1aih7

Brazil Prosecutor Says Vale Dam Burst May Scramble Samarco Talks
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-samarco-exclusive/exclusive-brazil-prosecutor-says-vale-dam-burst-may-scramble-samarco-talks-idUSKCN1PK0P3

Inspection by German firm TUV SUD found no flaws in burst Brazilian mine dam
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/26/reuters-america-inspection-found-no-flaws-in-burst-brazilian-mine-dam-german-firm.html

Australian Company Develops Robotic Dredgers for Pumping Wet Tailings Back into Mine for Backfill Mine Rehabilitation
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/ShpjCKisA3cr8Kl

Liner Characterisation and Leak Detection Using Electrical Resistivity Techniques
New Method for detecting leakage of Bayer liquor obtained from aluminium manufacturing company in Western Australia
https://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/2159/

New ASTM Work Item ASTM WK66658
Revision of D6693 / D6693M – 04(2015)e1 Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Nonreinforced Polyethylene and Nonreinforced Flexible Polypropylene Geomembranes
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK66658.htm

Fibertex – Secugrid Geosynthetic Geogrid Reinforcement for Retaining Walls
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2019/01/fibertex-secugrid-geosynthetic-geogrid-reinforcement-for-retaining-walls-at-reddam-college-ballito/

Geosynthetics Short Courses on Offer at the Geosynthetics Conference (February 10th 2019)
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/program/short-courses/

Huesker Presenting Free Webinar on Canal3® Geocomposites for Waterways (6th February 2019)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-conservation-of-irrigation-water-webinar-feb-6-tickets-55245719434

GCL Shear Testing Webinar (Feb. 28 2019)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/964674514730396939

GSI to Host Webinar on Failed MSE Walls
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/01/22/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-failed-mse-walls/

Talis Seeking Principal / Senior Waste Engineer in both Perth and Sydney
https://www.seek.com.au/principal-senior-waste-engineer-jobs

UK Geosynthetics Day Featuring Concrete Canvas (6th March 2019)
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/geotex-falkirk-tickets-51503079096

Understanding the Environmental Impact of a Mine Tailings Dam Rupture in Brazil: Prospects for Remediation
https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/articles/0/0/jeq2018.04.0168

INDUS Civil and Mining Showcases its Tailings Dam and HDPE lIner Project in New Capability Statement
https://www.induscm.com.au/CapabilityStatements/Indus_CapabilityStatement_A4_Civil.pdf

Geogrid-based Countermeasures Against Scour Behind Coastal Dikes Under Tsunami Overflow
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1064119X.2018.1552998

Hydrodynamic and Geotechnical Stability of GeoTube and Gabion Armored Embankment
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8604872

New Patent for Berm or Expansion Levee Using Geosynthetics
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180340305A1/en

Smart Floating Cover Platforms for Tailings Dams
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10097131.pdf

Geotextile Tube Contains for Shore Rehabilitation
https://thebrunswicknews.com/news/local_news/contractor-approved-for-jekyll-shore-rehab/article_68d6b780-8c44-55a0-8983-e54156e37787.html

Dewatering Tubes may be the Answer to Gull Lake Pumping Troubles
https://www.ponokanews.com/news/dewatering-tubes-may-be-the-answer-to-gull-lake-pumping-troubles/

Corner Reinforced Slopes: Required Strength and Length of Reinforcement Based on Internal Stability
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419300044


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