December 2018 Vol. 2

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GNA the Leading Geosynthetics News eMagazine covering the Geosynthetics Industry

Melbourne Geosynthetics Workshop Targeting Transport Infrastructure (19th February 2019)

Brisbane Geosynthetics Workshop Targeting Mining (22nd February 2019)

New ASTM Specification for Geocomposites for Turf, Recreation Drainage and Other High-Flow Applications

Free Geomembrane Installation Detail Drawings

EPA Victoria Seeking Candidate to Study Contaminant Mobility Through Landfill Liner Systems
POLLUTE7 software is being used to model the migration of select contaminants through typical Victorian landfill liner systems.

Upcoming Webinar on Landfill Covers Basics (Jan 8, 2019)
The webinar will focus on landfill cover design, cover types, design considerations and current research advances

Liner Team Completes Installation of the Six-layer Geosynthetic Containment System for New Landfill

Using Innovative Technologies and Geosynthetics in Embankment Dam Rehabilitations

Hydraulic Conductivity of Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Inorganic Waste Leachate (New Paper)

Impact of Acid Leachates on Microtexture of Bentonites Used in Geosynthetic Clay Liners (New Paper)

Concrete Canvas Overlap Joint Guidance Video (NEW)

Leister Extrusion Welder Fusion 1 Launch in India (New Video)


Effect of Geogrid Reinforcement on Railroad Ballast Performance Evaluated Through Triaxial Testing and Discrete Element Modeling

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