December 2018 Vol. 7

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On behalf of the Staff, Management and Editors of GNA we wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. 2018 has been a landmark year for GNA expanding our readership tremendously and globally. We can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store.

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New Patent for Geotube Levees and Berms

New Patent for Geotextile Fasteners

Landfill Capping Causes Temporary Odors

Special on HDPE Floating Covers

Aeramix’s New Floating HDPE Discs have Evaporation Covered

Hexa-Cover® Secure Australian Defence Force Lagoons for Cleaner Water

Comparison of Performance of Various Floating Covers

Solar Floating Geosynthetic Cover

IEC Covers Installs Geosynthetic Covers for California’s 1st Operational Dairy Digester

Part 6 & the final webinar of our 6-part series covers The Effect of Elevated Temperatures on Geosynthetics – Presented by Dr. Timothy Stark

Geosynthetic Interface Shear Testing Webinar (Jan 23, 2019)

Geotube Wall to Prevent Sea Erosion Breached

LMI Group Investments Pty Ltd Drummoyne NSW Seeking Geomembrane Welders

UK Company Touts Benefits of Bituminous Geomembrane Liners

IGS Video Geosynthetics For Sustainable Development Aimed at Chinese Market

A Critical Review of the Performance of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Railroad Ballast

Modelling Demonstrates Benefit Of Geogrid-reinforced Aggregate Base

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