December 2018 Vol. 5

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Geogrid Patent Infringement Court Hearing Update TENSAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD ET AL v. ENVIRO-PRO GEOSYNTHETICS LTD.  Feb 4, 2019
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13

QLD Government Issues Tender for Channel Lining with HDPE
https://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/qtenders/tender/display/tender-details.do?id=26381&action=display-tender-details

Bespoke Training Course on Welding of Geomembrane Liners (NEW)
http://www.twitraining.com/home/programmes-and-courses/plastics-welder-training/welding-of-lining-membranes

Stabiliser Masterbatch Manufacturer Opts for Customizable Stabilizers for LLDPE Geomembranes
https://www.ptonline.com/news/masterbatch-manufacturer-opts-for-cusomizable-stabilizers-to-address-phosphite-issues-in-polyolefin-applications

Cyclic and Post-cycling Anchor Response in Geocell-Reinforced Sand
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0559#.XBFTL_YzYQ8

Will Gates Reports on Incompatibility Reactions of Bentonite with Saline Leachates
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0310#.XBFTgfYzYQ8

Evaluation of the Accuracy of Design Methods for Geosynthetic Reinforced Piled Embankments
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2018-0071#.XBFT9_YzYQ8

Wave-Induced Instability of Seabed beneath Geotextile Sand Containers (New Research)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amin_Rafiei2/publication/329197700_Wave-Induced_Instability_of_Seabed_beneath_Geotextile_Sand_Containers/links/5bfc8cbb458515b41d106dd4/Wave-Induced-Instability-of-Seabed-beneath-Geotextile-Sand-Containers.pdf

Washington State DOT’s $11.6M Project Using Geosynthetics for Bridge Decks
https://www.equipmentworld.com/wash-state-dots-11-6m-project-includes-using-geosynthetics-for-bridge-decks/

ASTM to Hold D35 Meeting on Geosynthetics on January 30, 2019
https://www.astm.org/MEETINGS/filtrexx40.cgi?+-P+MAINCOMM+D35+-P+EVENT_ID+2587+-P+MEETING_ID+88023+otherinfomain.frm

Major Contract Awarded for TasWater Capital Works Involving Geosynthetics and Poly Piping
https://www.pumpindustry.com.au/contract-awarded-for-taswater-capital-works/

New Zealand Company Distributing Concrete Canvas™ Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM)
https://www.hynds.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/sp1.4-concrete-canvas.pdf

Remote Sensing Assessment of Safety Risk of Iron Tailings Pond
https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/18/12/4373/htm

Alert: MMG Rosebery Keeps an Eye on Water Flow Near Tailings Dam
https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5800804/mmg-keeps-an-eye-on-water-flow-near-tailings-dam/

Engineering the End of Tailings Dams (Special Feature)
https://www.quarrymagazine.com/Article/8925/Engineering-the-tail-end-of-tailings

University of Queensland researchers had been working on a new process to cap tailings storage facilities (or tailings dams) on mine sites
http://www.aclandproject.com.au/news/2018/from-classroom-to-coalface

New Tender for Construction of Coal Mine Tailings Pond in Canada
https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-18-00852564

Coal Ash Ponds Do Not Meet EPA Groundwater Rules, Must Permanently Close
https://www.al.com/news/2018/12/epa-alabama-coal-ash-ponds-do-not-meet-groundwater-rules-must-permanently-close.html

27,000m² of Geosynthetic Clay Liner Used to Cap Landfill Site
http://www.landfillprojects.com/facility-items/gcl-albion-derbyshire/

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