December 2021 Vol. 1

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Solmax and Jaylon Team Up to Line Hypersaline Brine Evaporation Ponds with HDPE Geomembrane
https://www.solmax.com/en/technical-library/case-studies/beyondie-sulphate-of-potash-sop-project

Australian Researchers Develop Thermographic Monitoring of Scum Accumulation beneath HDPE Floating Covers
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/13/23/4857/pdf

TENCATE GEOSYNTHETICS EMEA ANNOUNCES PRICE INCREASE!
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 %.
https://blog.tencategeo.eu/tencate-geosynthetics-emea-kundigt-preiserhohung-an/

New Ecoweb™ Geocell Presentation [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/bE9pL4RpUayV18A#pdfviewer

HUESKER Proud of its 160 Years in Synthetics in New Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zor4QTStSCE

Intermas Promotes Top-End Geosynthetic Drainage Solutions Under High Pressure in Mining
https://www.intermas.com/our-activities/geosynthetics/what-are-you-looking-for/an-application/mines.html

Tektoseal™ Active GCL for Petrochemicals and Oils
https://www.huesker.co.uk/geosynthetics/products/composites/tektoseal-active-product-family/tektoseal-active-for-oils-and-petrochemicals/

BMI – Durable BGM Lining Solutions for Mining and Hydro
https://www.bmigroup.com/our-solutions/civil-engineering/mining-and-hydro/

Seeking Field Supervisor for Geomembrane Industry
https://www.seek.com.au/job/54796289?type=promoted&sol=39a637b16e28a74ff25ad4706096316c34959487

How Pavements Become More Resilient with Interlayers
https://info.tensarcorp.com/resilient-pavements-with-interlayers

GEOMEMBRANES IN CANALS

Retrofitting Irrigation Canals with Geosynthetics: An Overview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr4XJoBS-WA

Retrofitting Irrigation Canals with Geosynthetics: Seepage Control
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3oBI6X8M1M

GEOMEMBRANES IN DAMS

Model Test on Mechanical and Deformation Property of a Geomembrane Surface Barrier for a High Rockfill Dam
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/11/23/11505/pdf

Numerical Analysis of a New Double Layer Rubber Dam
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421001102

Analysis of Key Points of Geomembrane Selection in Dam Seepage Prevention Engineering
https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/12080/120802D/Analysis-of-key-points-of-geo-membrane-selection-in-dam/10.1117/12.2620223.short?SSO=1

Discussion on the Structural Layout of Geomembrane Impervious Rockfill Dam
https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/12080/120802K/Discussion-on-the-structure-layout-of-geo-membrane-impervious-rockfill/10.1117/12.2620235.short

GEOTEXTILES

Working Mechanism of a New Wicking Geotextile in Roadway Applications
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421001163

Elcorock® Geotextile Container Listed on New Australian Made Website
https://australianmade.com.au/licensees/geofabrics-australasia/elcorock-geotextile-container

Dynamic Analysis of Soil Reinforced with Polypropylene Geotextile Using PLAXIS™
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-16-6140-2_30

Characterisation of Geomembrane and Geotextile Interface Short-Term Creep Behaviour in a Dry Condition
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421001151

GEOGRIDS

Appraisal of Anchor Arrangement and Size on Sand-Geogrid Interaction in Direct Shear
https://europepmc.org/article/ppr/ppr426806

Effect of Geogrid on Landslide Prevention of Soil Slope Under Static Loading
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-16-6140-2_19

Study of the Effects of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil and Reinforcement Length on GRS Bridge Abutment
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/11/23/11226/pdf

Study on Stress Distribution in Reinforced Railway Structures
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214391221001896

Recycled Polyester Geosynthetic Influence on Improvement of Road and Railway Subgrade Bearing Capacity— Laboratory Investigations
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/14/23/7264/pdf

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