Interview on Innovative Methods for Tackling PFAS Contamination

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Interview with Gus Martins (Huesker) and Prof. Malek Bouazza (Monash Uni) on Innovative Methods for Tackling PFAS Contamination

PVC Liners Tested and Found to Not Contain 52 PFAS Compounds

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Tensar CMC Seeking VP Strategic Growth for Australia

Ausenco Specify PVC Liner for Escondida Copper Mine Leach Pad

Frac Pond Liner Technology for Increased Environmental Safety

Viacon Explain Achieving Sustainable Construction with Geosynthetic Reinforcement Solutions (VIDEO)

WaterCorp Tips in $2.8m for Novel Plastic Floating Covers Which Reduce Evaporative Losses by 73%

Kerry Rowe Investigated the Factors Affecting the Seam Strength of BGMs [PDF]

ArmaLynk® Geogrid Environmental Product Declaration Receives EPD Hub Certification

Australia’s First RESIN8 Facility for Geosynthetic Aggregate Opens in Victoria; RECO puts the Aggregate material to the Test

ISO Publish ISO/TR 18228-10:2024 ‘Design Using Geosynthetics’ Part 10: Asphalt Pavements

SOLMAX Publish Technical Note on Interface Shear Strength of Geomembrane Materials [PDF]

Webinar: Reliability Analysis of Landfill Slopes and Embankments (WEBINAR)

Thrace Announced Turnover of €345.4 mil.

Strain-Sensing HDPE Geomembranes Made with HDPE and Carbon Nanotubes


Factors Affecting the Tensile Strength of Bituminous Geomembrane Seams [PDF]

Assessment of the Permeability Characteristics in Geomaterial Capping Applications for Defective Geomembrane—A Brief Review


Numerical Investigation of Confining Pressure Effects on Microscopic Structure and Hydraulic Conductivity of Geosynthetic Clay Liners [PDF]


Effect of a Nonwoven Geotextile on Nano-TiO2 Transport and Retention in Aggregated Porous Media Under Saturated Flow Conditions

Effects Of Bag Characteristics and Channel Side Slope on Incipient Motion of a Single Geobag Under River Current Loading

Ground-breaking New Study from Australia Finds Geotextiles to be a Source of PFAS in the Environment [PDF]

The Coming PFAS Litigation Risk to Geotextile Manufacturers [PDF]


A Numerical Modelling Approach for Designing of Capping Layer on Weak Subgrades with Geogrids

Triaxial Test and Discrete Element Numerical Simulation of Geogrid-Reinforced Clay Soil [PDF]

On the Effect of Subgrade Strength on the Performance of Geogrid-Reinforced Railway Ballast

Geosynthetic Encasement to impart Confinement to Granular Columns for Liquefaction Mitigation

Numerical Study of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soils Above Voids -Validation on Centrifuge Tests

Discrete Element Study on the Effects of Geogrid Characteristics on the Mechanical Response of Reinforced Ballast Under Cyclic Loading


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