December 2018 Vol. 6

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Factory Vs. Field Geomembrane Seams: What’s the Difference? (Opinion Piece)
https://www.xrgeomembranes.com/blog/factory-vs.-field-seams-whats-the-difference

Alberto Scuero of CARPI Patents New Method and Device for Installing a Geomembrane (New Technology)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3408455A1.html

Swiss Researchers Patent Entirely New Geotextile (New Technology)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2018219431A1.pdf

Australian Lab Develops New Rapid Method for Predicting Long-Term Strength of Geomembrane Welds
Wedge Welds with altered heat affected zones (HAZ), score lines or overheating welds will rapidly failure in the flex cracking testing at far fewer cycles than a “good” weld.
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Saudi Researchers Patent HDPE-Graphene Nanocomposites for Geomembranes
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10150850.pdf

Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Publish December 2018 Report/Newsletter
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/zzSkgEPlnnUSiXp/download

Major Waste Solution Extends Australian Landfill Life by 40 years (PiggyBack Landfills)
https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/AboutCouncil/News-and-announcements/Latest-News/Major-waste-solution-extends-our-Landfill-by-40-years

Barry Christopher to Present Koerner Lecture Series on ‘Lessons Learned’ (Breaking News)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2018/12/14/christopher-to-present-koerner-lecture-series-on-lessons-learned/

Geosynthetics Conference 2019 Technical Session Schedule Released
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/technical-program/

New DOT Report Released on Geogrid Reinforced Aggregate Base at Lower Strains to Better Understand Aggregate-Geogrid Interactions (Declassifed)
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/research/reports/2018/201830.pdf

Brendan Swifte Congradulates All the Geofabric Employees for 2018 (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kny-UeyF3D8

Adhesive Tape Specifically Designed for Patching and Repair of Geomembranes (New Products)
https://dcpd6wotaa0mb.cloudfront.net/owenscorning.com/assets/geosynthetics/GeoLap%20Brochure-cd427b19a3ff128aba122041667d208e5cbf78a9ee68df822f97bc26e9006c4e.pdf

TenCate Publish Free Geosynthetic Knowledge Library (New)
https://www.tencategeo.us/en-us/resources/knowledge-library

GSI Webinars for 2019 (Webinar Program)
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/webinar.htm

Afitex-Texel Draintube Primary Leachate collection system for Landfill (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsungEm1Nnw

Modelling Demonstrates Benefit Of Geogrid-reinforced Aggregate Base  (Declassifed)
https://mntransportationresearch.org/2018/12/13/modeling-demonstrates-benefit-of-geogrid-reinforced-aggregate-base/

Leak Location Services Showcase Brazil Landfill Job
https://www.llsi.com/2018/12/13/brazil-soil-survey-elim/

Huesker Launch Impressive Corporate Video in Brazil
https://showmore.com/pt/v/epdzjsp


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