February 2018 Vol. 2

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Pre-fabricated RhinoMat™ Reinforced Composite Geomembrane Installed at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
One acre area can be installed in just 2 hours; Prefabrication Minimized Field Seams by 10 times versus HDPE liner

Watpac Seeking HDPE Liner Welders for Cataby Bulk Earthworks Project Located approximately 150km North of Perth

Colloids Introduces Speciality Stabilization Masterbatches for HDPE Geomembranes

Notice of Violation – High Acres Landfill (Breaking News)

Optimal Placement of Geogrid Reinforcement in Piggyback Landfill Liners (New Research)

Evaluation of Geosynthetic Anchor Systems Through Pullout Testing (New Research)

Huesker Offers FREE Finite Element and Geosynthetics Webinar – February 14, 2018

New Symposium on Use of Geosynthetics in Railway Engineering (UK)

Senversa’s Geosynthetic Liner Expert to Present on Geosynthetic Containment as a Contaminated Soil Remediation Solution

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Allens, Level 37, 250 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Aaron O’Malley is a Principal at Senversa’s Perth Office, with over 15 years of engineering experience across Western Australia, South Australia and various Australian states. Aaron has specialist experience in the design and construction of geosynthetic and compacted clay liners for baseliner and capping systems for a range of waste and storage containment facilities including landfill cells, mining facilities, leachate, stormwater and residue ponds.


IGS Symposium Organising Committee:
Chaido (Yuli) Doulala-Rigby [Tensar], Andy Belton [Wardell Armstrong], Gary Fowmes [Warwick University]. Dave Woods [Low and Bonar], Nico Brusa [Maccaferri], Patricia Guerra-Esconar Geosynthetics Limited]

Richard Bathurst Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Congratulations Richard!)

The Use of Geotextiles in Permeable Pavement

Confinement Effect of Geogrid and Conventional Shear Reinforcement Bars Subjected to Corrosion

Production of High Purity Salt Using Geomembranes and Prism Greenhouse Method

Geomembrane Focus Groups Formed

Riverbank Erosion Protection Using Geotextile Tube Technology (Case Study)

Robin Wakeline Showcases a Number Case Studies where Geotube® were Used for Shoreline Protection

Geosynthetics Against Beach Erosion in Affected Areas of Yucatan (Geotexile Containers)

Effect of Cyclic Wave Loading on Scouring Stability of Geotube Dams (New Research)

German Geomembrane Installer Shows Off its Quality Installation Work

U.S. Geosynthetics Representatives Encourage the U.S. Department of Transportation to consider including the benefits of Geosynthetic Materials in Future Infrastructure Legislation

For Sale – Olympus TOF-D Non-Destructive Ultrasonic Test Equipment “AS NEW” for HDPE Weld Inspection – Complete System

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