February 2021 Vol. 7

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NEWSMAKERS:  * Concrete Canvas * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * GCL * GCCM * GNA * Golder * John Cowland * PFAS * SRK * Terram Geosynthetics * Tiltex™

BREAKING NEWS

Tiltex™ Manufacturer Eurobent Vigorously Disputes Recent Concrete Canvas Press Release
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/X6bZLOwy5Te46Hu#pdfviewer

Plan to Dump PFAS on Door Step of Australia’s World Class Wine Region
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/I0yHHf6PphgR5mU#pdfviewer

Declassified Government Report on PFAS Impacts from Leakage Scenarios of Geomembrane Liner Breach in McLaren Vale (South Australia)
https://www.epa.sa.gov.au/files/14843_swr_report_offsite_pfas_tpt_feb2021.pdf

INDUSTRY NEWS

Effect of Temperature on the Hydraulic Conductivity of Compacted Clayey Soil and Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL)
https://ceej.tabrizu.ac.ir/article_12476.html?lang=en

Role of Geotextiles Pore Size Distribution in Dewatering Tests
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00029

Experimental Response of Strip Footing Resting on Prestressed Geotextile-Reinforced Industrial Waste
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41062-021-00468-2

Influence of Geosynthetics Design on the Behaviour of Reinforced Soil Embankments Subjected to Rockfall Impacts
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S001379522100065X

New Patent for Geosynthetic Supported Containment Dyke
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10889951.pdf

India Using Geotextiles to Reduce Cost of Building Roads
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/irc-looks-for-alternatives-to-cement-steel-in-road-construction-to-reduce-cost/articleshow/81157987.cms

Golder Awarded $497,000 for Vertical Expansion at the Lakes Creek Road Landfill 
https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/files/assets/public/corporate-services/contracts-and-tenders/1.-contracts-awarded-as-at-31.01.2021.pdf

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Geosynthetics in Hong Kong landfills, Online Broadcast – 9th March 2021
John Cowland was assigned the task of introducing the first liner into solid waste landfills in Hong Kong in 1986. He has been passionate about geosynthetics ever since.Hong Kong landfills are some of the biggest in the world and they are located in steep valleys. In this presentation John will describe his work on lining steep slopes and also using large geogrid reinforced fill structures to increase the void space in the landfills.
https://www.ice.org.uk/events/geosynthetics-in-hong-kng-landfills-online

Webinar – Keeping on Track with Geosynthetics – an Introduction to Geosynthetic Rail Solutions’  – 23rd February 2021
By Peter Stevens, Applications Development Manager for Terram Geosynthetics
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/rail-webinar/

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT……

Use of Geomembrane Liners to Construct Tailings Dams
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/11/2/93/pdf

Challenges and Opportunities with Geomembrane-Lined Tailings Dams (SRK Consulting)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YDjEWnNqtoeng0g#pdfviewer

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