December 2021 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS:  * BGM * Bituminous Geomembranes * BMI * EcoWeb * Elcorock® * ExcelPlas * Floating Covers * GCCM * Geocells * Geofabrics * Geotest * Huesker * Intermas * Jaylon * PLAXIS™ * Scum Detection * Solmax * Tektoseal™ Active * TenCate * Tensar * Wicking Geotextiles


Solmax and Jaylon Team Up to Line Hypersaline Brine Evaporation Ponds with HDPE Geomembrane

Australian Researchers Develop Thermographic Monitoring of Scum Accumulation beneath HDPE Floating Covers

TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA is facing record increases in costs. In the light of this development, the company needs to adjust the prices of its complete product portfolio by 10 – 15 %.

New Ecoweb™ Geocell Presentation [PDF]

HUESKER Proud of its 160 Years in Synthetics in New Video

Intermas Promotes Top-End Geosynthetic Drainage Solutions Under High Pressure in Mining

Tektoseal™ Active GCL for Petrochemicals and Oils

BMI – Durable BGM Lining Solutions for Mining and Hydro

Seeking Field Supervisor for Geomembrane Industry

How Pavements Become More Resilient with Interlayers


Retrofitting Irrigation Canals with Geosynthetics: An Overview

Retrofitting Irrigation Canals with Geosynthetics: Seepage Control


Model Test on Mechanical and Deformation Property of a Geomembrane Surface Barrier for a High Rockfill Dam

Numerical Analysis of a New Double Layer Rubber Dam

Analysis of Key Points of Geomembrane Selection in Dam Seepage Prevention Engineering

Discussion on the Structural Layout of Geomembrane Impervious Rockfill Dam


Working Mechanism of a New Wicking Geotextile in Roadway Applications

Elcorock® Geotextile Container Listed on New Australian Made Website

Dynamic Analysis of Soil Reinforced with Polypropylene Geotextile Using PLAXIS™

Characterisation of Geomembrane and Geotextile Interface Short-Term Creep Behaviour in a Dry Condition


Appraisal of Anchor Arrangement and Size on Sand-Geogrid Interaction in Direct Shear

Effect of Geogrid on Landslide Prevention of Soil Slope Under Static Loading

Study of the Effects of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil and Reinforcement Length on GRS Bridge Abutment

Study on Stress Distribution in Reinforced Railway Structures

Recycled Polyester Geosynthetic Influence on Improvement of Road and Railway Subgrade Bearing Capacity— Laboratory Investigations


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