December 2018 Vol. 3

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Use of Geosynthetics for Remediation of Uranium Tailings Ponds (Declassified)
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Scientific_Revised_Paper/
P898_Uranium_ore_treatment_tailings_ponds_remediation__A_German_case.pdf

Opportunities for Geosynthetics in Abandoned Mine Remediation in Australia
https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/land/management/abandoned-mines/projects

Effect of Interface Transmissivity and Hydraulic Conductivity on Contaminant Migration Through Composite Liners with Wrinkles or Failed Seams
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0660#.XArlhhMzYQ8

Concrete Canvas is Africa’s Housing Solution
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2018/12/concrete-canvas-is-africas-housing-solution/

Geofabrics Gingerbread GeoGrid XMAS VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRVXezYKWv4

Lecture Series to Honour the Late Dr. Brian Mercer, the Inventor of Geogrids
https://www.mercerlecture.com/mercer

QLD Government Guidelines for Failure Impact Assessment of Water Dams (Declassified)
https://www.dews.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/78836/guidelines-failure-impact-assessment.pdf

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Prof. Kerry Rowe to Present Prestigious Mercer Lectures in Iceland, South Africa and the USA in 2019 and 2020
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/mercer-lecture-dates-announced/

Solmax-GSE Undertake Major Recruitment Drive:

Solmax Seeking Value Engineer for Asia-Pacific Region
https://www.jobstreet.com.my/en/job/value-engineer-apac-malaysian-foreigner-3817702

Solmax GSE Seeks Value Engineer for America
https://www.solmax.com/en/about/careers/value-engineer

Solmax GSE Seeking Global Engineering Director
https://www.solmax.com/en/about/careers/global-engineering-maintenance-director

Solmax GSE Seeking Sales Engineer
https://www.theladders.com/job/sales-engineer-houston-tx_38060304

South Africa Needs to Refresh How it Manages Tailings By-products From Mining
http://theconversation.com/south-africa-needs-to-refresh-how-it-manages-by-products-from-mining-107019

BHP Vows to Fight $8.9b Lawsuit Over Brazil Dam Disaster (Breaking News)
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/bhp-prepares-for-lawsuit-over-brazil-dam-disaster-20181123-p50hsj.html

Geosynthetics used to Tackled Highway Metals Pollution (Road-derived Sediment Trap)
https://www.highways.today/2018/10/30/sds-develops-groundbreaking-suds-material-to-tackle-highway-metals-pollution/

Structurally-Enhanced Geotextile Sediment-Control Fences (New Patent)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10145080.pdf

Floating Cover Solar Panel System (New Patent)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10141885.pdf

Tencate Asia Introduces the Deebag Geotube®  a Bulker Bag Sludge Dewatering Container
https://www.tencategeo.asia/media/e4f0e6c7-d35a-43a8-a714-a71e2da49f01/G5v5Lw/
TenCate%20Geosynthetics/Documents%20ASIA/English/Brochures/Geotube%C2%AE%20Dewatering/
Leaflet%20-GT%20Deebag%20(600%20703-lf-0313).pdf

Sludge Lagoon Covers With Geosynthetics: Design And Special Process Techniques
https://www.huesker.ru/fileadmin/Media/Scientific_Revised_Paper/
P685_Sludge_Lagoon_covers_with_geosynthetics_Design_and_special_process_techniques.pdf

Effectiveness of Asphalt Reinforcement with Geogrids (by Huesker)
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Scientific_Revised_Paper/
P897_ENG_Proof_of_the_effectiveness_of_asphalt_reinforcement_and_evaluation_of_the_applicability_
into_an_existing_design_method.pdf

Huesker GRS Geosynthetics Used for Soil Reinforcement in Athens (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3mmpriJFP0

Strata Market Leadership in Geogrid Soil Reinforcement Technology
http://www.indiantextilemagazine.in/corporate-news/strata-market-leadership-in-soil-reinforcement-technology/

New Jersey’s Answer to Saving Lighthouse is a 900 foot Geotube™
https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/press/science_nature/n-j-s-answer-to-saving-east-point-lighthouse-a/article_06294598-e93f-565f-b730-3507d8ab0547.html

Malaysia Seeking Tenderers for Installation of Geotube™ for Coastal Protection
http://www.bnm.gov.my/index.php?ch=en_tender&pg=en_tender_rfp&ac=5523%E2%8C%A9=bm

Titan Ranks High in Geogrid Manufacturer Study
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/12/04/titan-ranks-high-in-geogrid-manufacturer-study/

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