December 2021 Vol. 3

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Maccaferri Asks: “Which Characteristics of Erosion Control Geosynthetics are Most Relevant for Establishment of Vegetation?”
Professor G. Bischetti, Head of Dept. of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at University of Milan gives his opinion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDFKxDG9HkY

Australian-Made Polymer-Cementitious Geotextile Liner for Channels and Canals [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/AsFN9JeudqlDyqz#pdfviewer

Tiltex B Specified by NSW Government – Department of Transport for Lining Drainage Channels Along Roads
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/GVbmuKd2bbZLSM6#pdfviewer

New Emerging Player in Wide-Width HDPE Geomembranes – Shandong Innovative Material Technology (SIMT)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/C6CK21LYspVPYF5
Request quote: cathy@inno-materials.com

WSP Investor Presentation – Introduction to WSP (Declassified)
https://www.wsp.com/-/media/Investors/GL/document/others/IR-presentation.pdf

Commercial Metals (CMC) Inks Deal to Acquire Tensar for $550M
https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/commercial-metals-cmc-inks-deal-to-acquire-tensar-for-$550m

GEOMEMBRANES

Heap Leaching of Greek Low-Grade Nickel Oxide Ores by Dilute Sulphuric Acid at a Pilot-Plant Scale HDPE-Lined Facility
https://www.mdpi.com/2673-4605/5/1/65/pdf

Sensitivity Analysis of Significant Parameters Affecting Landfill Leachate Generation Rate
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-021-09653-3

Golder Models Radioactive Releases from Nuclear Waste Repository in the Tropical Climate Environment

The computational model was developed and run using the computer code called Repository Integration Program (RIP) developed by the Golder Associates
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0149197000000755

Leister COMET 700 – Efficient Overlap Welding with Geomembranes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMm-fxDVtU4

LANDFILL LINERS

Wedge Method for Landfill Stability Analysis Considering Temperature Increase
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34877894/

Modelling Coupled Dynamic Processes in Landfills: Holistic Performance to Improve Sustainability
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmaLrahgCKg

Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Pickens County Landfill that Could Accept Coal Ash
https://sports.yahoo.com/sc-supreme-court-issues-ruling-140023444.html

Rehabilitation of the Old Landfill in Croatia with NAUE Geomembranes
https://www.naue.com/rehabilitation-of-the-old-landfill-osojnica-in-croatia/

GEOGRIDS

Mesoscopic Pull-out Behaviour of Geosynthetics–Sand–Clay Layered Reinforced Structures Using Discrete Element Method
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11440-021-01422-3

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

Indonesian Flood Mitigated with Geotextile Containers
https://en.antaranews.com/news/203477/jokowi-inspects-construction-of-flood-mitigation-embankment-in-sintang

Analytical Modelling of the Wave Reflection by a Single Cycloidal Geotube or Trench Based on the Modified Mild-Slope Equation
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0002068

Geosynthetics in Coastal Protection of the South-East Baltic
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352340921009689

Geotextile Tube Dewatering of Tailings at Abandoned Acid Generating Tailings Mine
https://bc-mlard.ca/files/presentations/2008MB-21-HAMBLIN-rehabilitation-Kam-Kotia-Minesite.pdf

JOBS

I.S Dam Liner (NZ) Seeking Liner Technician
https://www.seek.com.au/job/55278913?type=promoted

Geofabrics Seeking Logistics Specialist
https://www.seek.com.au/job/55128253?type=standout&sol=3940792c7f2f7aca6b944bebc5844df73b1d03ec

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