February 2019 Vol. 6

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Eight Vale Staff Arrested and $19 billion Wiped from Share Price after Brazil Tailings Dam Burst
https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/world-economy/eight-vale-staff-arrested-and-19-billion-wiped-from-share-price-after-brazil-dam-burst/news-story/d7aff11c195fb69da04400c9ef1ffecd

Brazilian Mine Tragedy will not be the Last Tailings Dam Disaster (Reuters)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-ahome/brazilian-mine-tragedy-will-not-be-the-last-tailings-dam-disaster-andy-home-idUSKCN1Q405J

Trust in Tailings? Vale Dam Disaster Spurs Investors Into Action (Reuters)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-investors/trust-in-tailings-vale-dam-disaster-spurs-investors-into-action-idUSKCN1Q41PE

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Brazil Miner Vale Knew Its Tailings Dam Had Higher Risk of Collapse (Reuters)
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2019/02/12/517400.htm

Jaylon Awarded Contract for Geomembrane Installation for New Tailings Dam in the West
http://www.jaylon.com.au/geosynthetic-liners/latest-news/

Thrace Invests $9 million to Satisfy the Growing Demand for High-performance Geotextiles in North America
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/08/thrace-linq-completes-expansion-project/

Western GeoSystems’ Jung Now Represents DRAINTUBE™ in the Western U.S
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/02/11/western-geosystems-jung-now-represents-draintube-in-the-western-u-s/

Strata Geosystems Open State of the Art facility at India to become the Largest Producers of Geogrid in India
https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/strata-celebrates-grand-opening-of-new-manufacturing-facility-in-india-801966259.html

Protesters Say Landfill Leachate Threatens Snapper Breeding Ground
https://www.localmatters.co.nz/news/31225-protesters-say-landfill-leachate-threatens.html

State Regulators Required Landfill to Used a Stronger, Thicker Liner To The Existing One To Prevent Future Leaks
https://www.steamboatpilot.com/news/after-tense-discussion-routt-county-commissioners-and-milner-landfill-officials-agree-on-new-special-use-permit/

Sucking Up Tailings with a Remote Control Dredger
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/0WxoB0XNR5Ft9GO/download

Behavior Evaluation Of Geogrid-reinforced Ballast-subballast Interface Under Shear Condition
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114418300931

Tensar Patent Court Case Concludes
Transcript of hearing held at Montréal on 12-FEB-2019 received on 15-FEB-2019 Sent directly to presiding Judge Justice Manson 124 pages (including covering pages)
https://www.ippractice.ca/file-browser/?fileno=T-1930-13

TenCate Geosynthetics Asia Publishes Series of Installation Guidelines
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/Installation-Guidelines

Erosion problems of shore line and Countermeasures by Various Geomaterials [PDF]
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/14/matecconf_gccets2018_01010.pdf


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