February 2020 Vol. 2

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Solmax New GundSeal LLDPE CAR Plus is an Enhanced Composite GCL that Comprises a LLDPE Geomembrane with a Polymer-Enhanced Bentonite
https://www.solmax.com/en/products-and-services/gcl-gundseal/gundseal-lldpe-car-plus 

Influence of Geomembrane Stiffness on the Integrity of Landfill Covers: Centrifuge Modelling
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/influence-of-geomembrane-stiffness-on-the-integrity-of-landfill-/17630964 

ATTILA MARTA Roving Reporter Attends Second International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) GeoBarriers workshop in Barcelona, Spain.
https://redearthengineering.com.au/our-geosynthetics-sme-has-been-travelling-for-the-cause/ 

Introducing Shark Geomembranes
https://www.thegriffnetwork.com/shark-geomembrane/ 

Shear Behavior at Interface between Compacted Clay liner–Geomembrane Under Freeze-Thaw Cycles
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0165232X19302253 

Laboratory Investigation of Unsaturated Clayey Soil-Geomembrane Interface Behavior
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00002 

Behaviour of Soft Clayey Soil Improved by Fly Ash and Geogrid under Cyclic Loading
https://www.civilejournal.org/index.php/cej/article/view/1870 

10th Chinese Geosynthetics Conference & International Symposium on Civil Engineering and Geosynthetics (Chengdu, China, May 27 – 31, 2020)
http://www.isceg.org/ 

Presto Geosystems to Host Webcast, “Repair and Prevent Slope Erosion with GEOWEB 3D Soil Confinement,” on Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. CST.
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/02/05/presto-geosystems-to-host-webcast-on-geoweb-3d-soil-confinement/ 

Geosynthetic Exhibitor Product Preview 2020
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/exhibitor-products/ 

Micro and Macroscopic Mechanical Behavior of HDPE Geomembranes Under UV irradiation and Temperature
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141391020300306 

HALLATON WINS IFAI INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR DRUID HILL RESERVOIR PROJECT Using XR-3 Potable Water Grade Geomembrane
https://hallaton.com/hallaton-wins-ifai-international-achievement-award-for-druid-hill-reservoir-project/ 

Solmax Seeking Senior Laboratory Technician
https://www.jobstreet.com.my/en/job/senior-laboratory-technician-4250193 

Performance of a Geosynthetic Clay-Liner Cover System at a Cu/Zn Mine Tailings Impoundment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32033946?dopt=Abstract 

Factory Fabrication of Geomembranes (Listen Now on Spotify)
https://open.spotify.com/show/0T2gjSkBAOBE1p7fx9o0ZB 

Factory Fabrication of Geomembranes (Listen Now on Anchor FM)
https://anchor.fm/raquel-vigil 

Geotest Seeking Geomembrane Project Manager
https://www.seek.com.au/job/40720054?type=promoted#searchRequestToken=67c66d3f-fa6d-43ba-a480-84361892c46d

Layfield Contractor Seminar on Geosynthetics | March 19
https://allevents.in/events/layfield-contractor-seminar-%7C-edmonton-%7C-march-19/200019041128217

EPA Survey Finds No Damage to Geomembrane Waste Pits
http://baytownsun.com/news/article_5cc8105c-4894-11ea-a3e7-17469cc45df8.html

Stress Tears in Geomembranes
http://www.groupe-alphard.com/stress-tears-in-geomembrane.html

Dramatic Photo of Repairs Being Made in a Bituminous Geomembrane Using a Flame Torch (source: Groupe Alphard)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/0CDlDADmP0q7m9w

Building a Geogrid Reinforced Wall – Installation Animation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYu0Jhq35v8 

Dubai Conference on Landfill Liners and Geomembrane Liner Systems (Fake)
https://waset.org/landfill-liners-and-geomembrane-liner-systems-conference-in-february-2020-in-dubai

Understanding and Predicting Temperatures in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Thesis)
https://repository.lib.ncsu.edu/bitstream/handle/1840.20/37218/etd.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

PFAS Found to Leach from Weathering of  Durable Water Repellent (DWR) Clothing
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653520302939

 


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