February 2019 Vol. 2

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Tensar Geogrid Patent Infringement Trial Begins Today in Montreal (to run for 10 Days)
For More Information Contact:  Bob Sotiriadis, Intellectual Property Law Attorney  <sotiriadis@robic.com>

Breaking News – Amazing First Video of Vale Tailings Dam Collapse in Brazil

Geotextile Apparatus Inventor Appointed to Pavement Hall of Fame

Dr. Barry Christopher Honored with 2018 Koerner Award and Lecture Series

European Geosynthetics Congress Announced for 2020 – EuroGeo2020 Warsaw, Poland 6th-9th Sept. 2020

Scam Warning on Fake London Geosynthetics Conference 

Condition Assessment of a Leachate Pond Geomembrane After 25 Years of Service

Geosynthetics for Waste Containment – Overview and Latest Research Findings and Product Developments

Changing the ‘one per 500 feet’ Paradigm on Geomembrane Field Seam Sampling for DTs

Geocomposite Groundwater Drainage System for Bluff Erosion Protection

Concrete Canvas GCCM Installed to provide a channel and slope lining solution at a CSG compression station in Wallumbilla, Queensland

Channel Lining and Slope Protection with Concrete Canvas [PDF]

Presentation by Mike Dobbie (Tensar) (Declassified)

Geofabrics Geosynthetics to the Rescue for Road Slip Remediation

Curtis Barrier International seeking Full Time Welding Technicians & Labourers 
Project Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tclqYQvUtWs
Contact: http://www.curtisbarrierintl.com/contactus.html

New Design Methods to Incorporate Stabilisation Geogrids into Railway Trackbeds

Raven’s New HydraLine LLDPE Geomembranes Targeting Landfill Cells and Mining Heap Leach Pads

Richard Abell has joined Tensar as Regional Director for the UK and Ireland

Edith Cowan University Researcher Study Effectiveness of Reinforcing a Low-height Sandy Slope with Geosynthetic Reinforcement

Magnitude and Significance of Tensile Strains in Geomembrane Landfill Liners (New Research)

Water Content–Density Criteria for Determining Geomembrane–Fly Ash Interface Shear Strength [PDF]

Application of Geosynthetic Materials for Road Structures [PDF]

Tests of Geosynthetics-Reinforced Ballast Stressed State Under Heavy Trains [PDF]

Consideration of Creep of Geosynthetic Materials in the Numerical Modelling [PDF]

Long-Term Performance of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) as Barriers in Landfill Applications (Thesis)

Water Retention of Geosynthetics Clay Liners: Dependence on Void Ratio and Temperature (New Research)

GNA Announced as the Media Partner for MAXConference in Russia

Russian Conference on Geosynthetic Materials in Road Construction (March 12-13, 2019)
– http://maxconf.ru/en/event/84/
– http://maxconf.ru/en/news/item/445/

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