December 2019 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACE Geosynthetics * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * Kuraray * Layfield * Sotrafa  * TCI * Watershed 

Layfield Patents Conductive Geotextile
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10488293.pdf 

Kuraray Patent PVC-EVOH Gas Barrier Geomembranes
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/c7/89/ae/7967ee98d4f592/US20190344547A1.pdf 

European HDPE Geomembrane Manufacturer Achieves 100% Retention of HP-OIT After 6 months Oven Ageing
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/dh9GLaHR9hPLFkV

New 1.5 mm Reinforced Teflon (R-PTFE) Geomembrane  is a Major Breakthrough for use as Secondary Containment Liners  for Corrosive Containment and High Temperatures 
https://www.textilescoated.com/geomembrane-liners 

Watershed Solar Development will Specialize in Geosynthetic Capped Landfill Solar Projects
https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2019/11/watershed-solar-development-will-specialize-in-capped-landfill-solar-projects/ 

Geofabrics Upgrading Their GCL Manufacturing Roll Winders
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQkOIFfTQyI 

100% Fluoropolymer Geomembrane for Floating Covers on Chemical Containment Facilities
https://www.textilescoated.com/floating-roof-seals 

Application of Geosynthetics in the Construction of Sea Dike and Shore Protection
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/invited-lecture-application-geosynthetics-in-the-construction-of/17447786 

Engineers Hope High-tech Geotextile Sandbags will Keep the Beach in Waikiki from Disappearing
https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/11/30/engineers-hope-high-tech-sandbags-will-keep-beach-waikiki-disappearing/ 

450-metre long “geo-tube – a sturdy plastic tube filled with sand, which formed the actual sea defence”
https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/storms-undo-flood-defence-works-3595285 

ACE Geosynthetics Publish Video on Geosynthetics Modern Civil Engineering Materials Wide Applications 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fH7xRiCFxgo 

Use of Geosynthetics for Separation and Stabilization in Low-Volume Roadways
https://trid.trb.org/view/1667540 

Willacoochee Patents Woven Geotextile with a High Water Flow Rate
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10487471.pdf


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