December 2017 Vol. 5

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Exclusive – UN Delivers Major Report on Mine Tailings Dam Safety [PDF]

Sydney Academics Urge Global Action to Make the Storage of Mine Tailings More Secure

Amazing Drone Footage of KCM Tailings Dam at Konkola Copper Mine (Video)

Geosynthetics: To Protect and Conserve (Special Feature)

Interview with Bryan Gee of Tensar Geosynthetic Products

Happy 10th Birthday Tensar TriAx from GNA

Dredging of Tailings Dams into Geotextile Tubes

Gale Pacific (Australia) Aquamark® 400 RPP Liner (Interview with Ted Varani, Vice President of Commercial Sales)

Mike Sadlier – Principal, Geosynthetic Consultants Australia – Guest Speaker at Irrigation Australia Exhibition & Conference Irrigation

Breaking News – UN Calls for International Action on Mine Tailings Dams Safety and Environment Concerns

UAV Remote Sensing Surveillance of a Mine Tailings Dams [PDF]

Effects Of Inorganic Salt Solution on Some Properties of Compacted Clay Liners [PDF]

Major Earthworks to Start at Maryborough Landfill Cell

Latest Expansion of Grafton Regional Landfill Cell with GCL and HDPE Liners

Mini-Dredgers Remove Tailings from Tailings Dam at Zinc Mine in Broken Hill

Hydraulic Conductivity and Self-healing Properties of Geotextile Clay Liners Used in Landfills

Resistivity Profiles for Locating Liner Leakage Issues  in Australia Landfills

New Tender – CM17.047-1 Benalla Landfill Cell Two Construction

BHP Seeking Superintendent Production Tailings Retention System (TRS) for Roxby Downs

IGS Symposium 2018, organized by the International Geosynthetic Society will take place on 18th April 2018

Gale Pacific Announces New Strategic Directions

Protect and Conserve Potable Water with Geosynthetics

Golder Associates acquires Specialist Engineering Design and Construction Firm

For Sale – Olympus TOF-D Non-Destructive Ultrasonic Test Equipment “AS NEW” for HDPE Weld Inspection – Complete System

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