January 2016 Vol.7

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Tears in Geomembrane Dam Lining being investigated by EPA
http://www.gloucesteradvocate.com.au/story/3673899/tears-in-that-dam-lining/

New Symposium on ‘Multicomponent Geosynthetic Clay Liners ‘ 
by Nathalie Touze-Foltz, Kent von Maubeuge and Boyd Ramsey
http://www.35igc.org/SymposiumDetail/28/Multicomponent-geosynthetic-clay-liners?theme=Engineering%20Geology%20and%20Geomechanics&themeId=47

New Symposium on ‘Durability Testing of Barrier Materials’
By Nathalie Touze-Foltz, Kent von Maubeuge and Boyd Ramsey
http://www.35igc.org/SymposiumDetail/29/Durability-testing-of-barrier-materials?theme=Engineering%20Geology%20and%20Geomechanics&themeId=47

New Symposium on ‘The Use of Geosynthetic Barrier Systems in Geotechnical Applications’
By  Kent Von Maubeuge
http://www.35igc.org/Themes/47/Engineering-Geology-and-Geomechanics

New Geomembrane Tender – Victoria – 16km of HDPE Channel Lining
Tenders are requested by Goulburn-Murray Water for the Supply of Construction of Channel Remediation.
As part of the GMW Connections Project, it is required that approximately 30km of irrigation channels be remediated consisting of:
· 16km HDPE lining;
· 6.8km Bank Remodeling;
· 6.4km Clay lining; and
· 0.8km Geosynthetic Clay lining
The works are to be undertaken in the Central Goulburn, Murray Valley, Shepparton and Torrumbarry irrigation districts. The work sites are typically located on or adjacent to irrigation channels and are spread thorough the irrigation channel network.
Tender: CR4010, Victoria, closes 17/02/2016 2:00 p.m.
http://www.greenpages.erisk.net/erisk7/article/721430/tender/

Chevron-Phillips Granted Patent for New Polyethylene with Improved Stress Crack Resistance for Geomembranes
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/9156970.html

Santos ‘Well Placed’ to Withstand Low Oil Price, Reports Strong Output
http://newsletters.creamermedia.co.za/servlet/link/4551/77218/15072011/2154922

CQA – An Insurance Policy for Geosynthetic Installations
http://www.geosynthetica.net/cqas-insurance-policy-geosynthetic-installations/

Geofabrics Seeking Sales Coordinator for NSW
http://www.seek.com.au/job/30250790

Electrically Conductive Geosynthetics Hold Promise For Range of New Applications
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/hXvZ4sPPS0Socxb

US Patent Granted for ‘Nonwoven Cementitious Composite Liner for In-situ Hydration ‘
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/9187902.pdf

New Geomembrane Leak tightness Tester from Weldy Switzerland
https://www.weldy.com/en-au/products/testing-instruments/leak-tightness-tester#.VqJ6RRh95m8

Assessment of Friction Properties at Geotextile Encapsulated-sand systems’ interfaces used for Coastal Protection [PDF]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114415001697

More Geotextile Found Washed Up on NZ Beach
http://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/117937-late-reef-cleanup-promise.html

Concept Plan for Placement of Geotextile Containers for Coastal Protection
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/coasts/conceptEMP.pdf

Design Drawings or Placement of Geotextile Containers for Coastal Protection
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/coasts/ICMdrawings.pdf

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