December 2019 Vol. 8

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NEWSMAKERS: * ABG * Concrete Canvas * GeoAmericas * FGI  * ELIS Tech * Layfield  * Solmax * Tensar * XR5 

Press Release – Mobile, Fully Autonomous Robot for Geomembrane Leak Detection
https://www.prweb.com/releases/elis-technologies-releases-mobile-fully-autonomous-robot-for-geomembrane-leak-detection/prweb16750298.htm 

Layfield Completes Installation of a 700,000 Square-Foot CSPE Floating Cover at the Upper Stone Canyon Reservoir
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/English/Environmental-Containment/About-Us/News/Layfield-Completes-installation-of-a-700000-square-foot-floating-cover.aspx 

White Paper on Robotic Leak Detection for Geomembranes
https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5cff66a9370a135336a66dd6/5d6672021b07762c2fb1423e-Elistech-whitePaper-web.pdf 

ELIS Technologies Launches Fully Autonomous Leak Detection Robot for Geomembrane Liners
https://www.azorobotics.com/News.aspx?newsID=11031 

ELECTRICAL LEAK LOCATION OF GEOMEMBRANES – AN ESSENTIAL WEAPON IN THE BATTLE FOR CONTAINMENT – THE DEATH OF LEAKS
https://iwmsa.co.za/sites/all/themes/corporateclean/Landfill-20Conference-20Papers/Day-201-20-20LAWTIG-20-20V-20Singh-Envitech-20Read-Only.pdf 

Predicting the Depletion of Antioxidants in HDPE Geomembranes Under Sunlight Using the Reciprocity Law
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419301645 

New ‘Hyper Glue’ Cross-linking Technology for Bonding Polyethylene Geomembranes
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/12/191204145815.htm 

Are Geomembranes Impermeable?
https://www.xrgeomembranes.com/blog/are-geomembranes-impermeable 

FGI CCR Short Course Addresses Current Regulations and Solutions
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/12/16/fgi-ccr-short-course-addresses-current-regulations-solutions/ 

Florida Issues Landfill Construction Requirements Guidance
https://casetext.com/regulation/florida-administrative-code/department-62-department-of-environmental-protection/division-62-departmental/chapter-62-701-solid-waste-management-facilities/section-62-701400-landfill-construction-requirements 

Just Released – Provisional Programme for GeoAmericas 2020  (26-29 April 2020)
https://63e231a7-b7f4-46a3-9a82-f8da4467c452.filesusr.com/ugd/b1bf65_882428a1c9bd4a3c8c677080b148ad84.pdf 

Design of Geomembrane-Lined Near Surface Disposal Facility
https://www.cnl.ca/site/media/Parent/NSDF-Layer-Slope_Poster.pdf

TensarTriAx Makes the Cut in Perth – Subgrade Stabilisation
https://www.tensar.co.uk/News-Events/News/ref-396-bertha-cut-perth 

Long Term Pothole Prevention using Rotaflex Geogrid – ABG 
http://www.abg-geosynthetics.com/long-term-pothole-prevention-using-rotaflex-geogrid.html 

Tensar Ground Coffee 6 – T-Value a new direction for working platforms
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbR_jttA51M 

Miners Fail to Disclose Tailings-Dam DataNearly a year after the deadly Brumadinho collapse, a majority of mining firms have failed to disclose information about their tailings dams
https://www.wsj.com/articles/miners-fail-to-disclose-waste-dam-data-11576665016 

Report Identifies Technical Causes of Brazil Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsreport-identifies-technical-causes-of-brazil-tailings-dam-failure-7556658

Not All Secondary Containment Is Created Equal: Pros & Cons of Concrete Containment
https://www.basicconcepts.com/not-all-secondary-containment-is-created-equal-pros-cons-of-concrete-containment/ 

Geomembrane Liner with Barrier Boom Containment System
https://www.basicconcepts.com/secondary-containment/containment-system/#geomembrane 

Brazilian Investigative Journalism Unveils Cracks in a Tailings’ dam, Like the One that Burst a Year Ago Killing Hundreds
https://en.mercopress.com/2019/12/18/brazilian-investigative-journalism-unveils-cracks-in-a-tailings-dam-like-the-one-that-burst-a-year-ago-killing-hundreds 

Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats – Essential Characteristics and Properties by Will Crawford (CC)
http://ifai.us/geo/proceedings/2019/pdfs/1164.pdf 

Protection of Reinforced Soil Structures using Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats by Lee Church (CC)
http://ifai.us/geo/proceedings/2019/pdfs/1165.pdf 

Investigation of Geosynthetic-reinforced Stone Columns Behavior
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeen.19.00161 

Analyses and Design of Steep Slope with GeoBarrier System (GBS) Under Heavy Rainfall
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419301657 


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