February 2019 Vol. 4

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Expert Evidence Key to Resolving Patent Infringement Issues in Montréal Court Case
TENSAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD is relying on the Plaintiff’s expert report of Prof. Alan McGown a Geogrid expert originally from the University of Strathclyde
While evidence of expert witness Dr. Phillip Choi (Rebuttal) is presented on behalf of Defendant (ENVIRO-PRO GEOSYNTHETICS LTD.)
Mr. Robert McDonald Partner of Bennett Jones LLP (E: mcdonaldr@bennettjones.com) is representing the Defendant.
Tensar International is taking Legal Action in Canada Against Enviro-Pro Geosynthetics Ltd for Infringement of the Tensar TriAx® Geogrid Patent
Tensar has Won Previous Patent Cases Against Chinese Geogrid Infringers
https://geoprac.net/2011/10/tensar-wins-patent-cases-against-chinese-infringers/

New Geomembrane Lined Caustic Bladder is Operational (Designed by REE with Geomembrane Testing by ExcelPlas)
https://redearthengineering.com.au/caustic-bladder-is-operational/

Presentation on Bituminous Geomembranes: Their Use in Military Contexts and Historical Perspectives
https://www.igs-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/IGS_UK_Flyer_Bituminous_Geomembranes_14May2019.pdf

Concrete Canvas £1.2 Million Expansion Creates 25 New Jobs
https://businessnewswales.com/welsh-firm-in-1-2-million-expansion-creating-25-new-jobs/

New Patent Uses a Plurality of Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) Sections to Build Engineered Structures
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20190024361A1/en

Australian Seminar on Geosynthetics in Mining (Last Seats Remaining)
Geosynthetics in heap leaching and tailings dams, including analysis of the Samarco dam failure
https://www.acigs.org/events/

QLD Government Updates Landfill Liner Regulations (Breaking News)
https://environment.des.qld.gov.au/assets/documents/regulation/pr-co-landfill.pdf

Chinese Researchers Develop Simplified Method to Calculate Breakthrough Time of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Liners
https://www.x-mol.com/paper/5373447

Carbon Nanotubes Can Make Stronger HDPE Geomembranes (Breaking News)
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/20550324.2018.1558798

NEW GEOSYNTHETIC TENDER – CONSTRUCTION OF CELL 3 AND 4 AT REEDY CREEK LANDFILL BURLEIGH HEADS
https://www.lgtenderbox.com.au/tender/view?id=8373

Tender for Supply and installation of Geosynthetic liner material to Cell 12 and Piggyback Liner to Cell 8 at the Caloundra Landfill facility
https://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/qtenders/tender/display/tender-details.do?id=26534&action=display-tender-details&returnUrl=%2Ftender%2Fsearch%2Ftender-search.do%3F%24%7Brequest.queryString%7D

GeoTube Dewatering Projects Win the 2018 International Achievement Awards
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/01/2018-international-achievement-awards/

New Geotube Project Uses 13 Sand-filled Geotextile Tubes to Keep South Beach From Slipping into the Nearby Shipping Channel
https://stateportpilot.com/news/article_8e7ca5a2-2a47-11e9-b0c3-af8bc2d32d0d.html

Dredging into Large Geotextile Bags for Restoring Waterway
https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2019/02/06/video-restoring-hickling-broad/


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