February 2019 Vol. 8

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Carpi Tech Turns Down Dam Repair with Geomembrane Because of Uneven Surface  (Breaking News)
https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/pune/civic/temghar-seepage-unlikely-to-be-plugged-on-time/articleshow/68103250.cms

SafeBERM® Technique Utilizes Macroencapsulation with a Geomembrane Envelope that Completely Encapsulates the Fill Material
http://safeberm.com/safebermteam/

Swedish Funds Cut Mining Giant from Portfolios after Tailings Dam Collapse (Breaking News)
https://www.ipe.com/news/esg/vale-swedish-funds-cut-mining-giant-from-portfolios-after-dam-collapse/www.ipe.com/news/esg/vale-swedish-funds-cut-mining-giant-from-portfolios-after-dam-collapse/10029657.fullarticle

Rio Tinto to Bolster Tailings Management of 100 Tailings Dams in Oz after Vale Incident  (Breaking News)
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/rio-tinto-to-review-global-tailings-dam-management/

Rio Tinto Launches Tailings Dam Review  (Breaking News)
http://m.miningweekly.com/article/rio-tinto-launches-tailings-dam-review-2019-02-21/rep_id:3861

Rio Tinto Discloses Tailings Dam Details  (Breaking News)
https://www.miningmagazine.com/operational-excellence/news/1357065/rio-tinto-discloses-tailings-dam-details

New Sensor Technology Can Detect Seepage from Leaking Dams  (Breaking News)
https://im-mining.com/2019/02/21/surewave-micro-seismic-solution-tailings-dam-water-seepage-monitoring/

Two Burns & McDonnell Geosynthetics Projects Recognized for Engineering Excellence by American Council of Engineering Companies  (Breaking News)
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/two-burns–mcdonnell-projects-recognized-for-engineering-excellence-by-missouri-chapter-of-the-american-council-of-engineering-companies-300799855.html

Comments Invited on South African Standard for Design, Selection and Installation of Geomembranes (SANS 10409 Ed 2)  (Breaking News)
https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_document/201902/42240gen94.pdf

Fabtech Seeking HDPE Geomembrane Welding/ Plastics Technicians
https://www.seek.com.au/job/38249793?searchrequesttoken=79cb8897-9dc8-4a17-ad28-256e1a9529a8&type=standard

Experimental Investigations and Modeling of Cyclic Interface Shearing between HDPE Geomembrane and Sandy Gravel
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301274

GCL Shear Testing Webinar (Free) by Dr. Christopher A. Bareither
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/964674514730396939

A Case Study of Rail Track Rehabilitation Using Geotextile and Geogrid
https://www.mdpi.com/2412-3811/4/1/8/pdf

Polymer Strain Sensors for Sensor-Enabled Geomembranes (SEG)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10196153.pdf

Australian Thesis on Load-settlement and Stress-strain Behaviour of Geotextile-Reinforced Sandy Soil
https://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/2167/

Brazil’s Deadly Dam Collapse Could Force the Mining Industry to Change  (Breaking News)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-20/brazil-s-deadly-dam-collapse-could-force-the-mining-industry-to-change

Design and Economic Analysis of a Flexible Pavement on a Geosynthetic Reinforced Subgrade
https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jasem/article/download/183480/172841

ATIRA TO PARTICIPATE IN CONCLAVE ON TECHNICAL TEXTILES and Geotextiles
https://www.technicaltextile.net/news/atira-to-participate-in-conclave-on-technical-textiles-247507.html

Tailings Dams: We Need to Start ‘Failing Forwards’
https://www.miningmagazine.com/operational-excellence/news/1356779/tailings-dams-we-need-to-start-failing-forwards


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