January 2019 Vol. 1

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2019 International Speakers Program – Geosynthetics in Transport Infrastructure
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/Event/2019-international-speakers-program-geosynthetics-transport-infrastructure

EPA Makes Revisions to the Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills To Address Advances in Liquids Management (Declassified)
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2018-12-26/pdf/2018-27748.pdf
Comments to be sent to:  dufficy.craig@epa.gov  or   sager.john@epa.gov

Theiss Wins $150M Caval Ridge Extension Project Incl. Geosynthetic Works
https://investmentsrevolution.com/2018/12/australian-stocks/cimics-theiss-secures150m-caval-ridge-extension/

Ertech Installing Geomembrane for Melbourne Wavepark – Get your board shorts on for Easter 2019!
http://www.ertech.com.au/news/urbnsurf-melbourne-wave-park/
More information contact:  David.deany@ertech.com.au

Ertech Installing Geomembrane for Taylors Road Highly-Engineered Landfill (Smart Cell®)
https://www.suez.com.au/en-AU/who-we-are/suez-in-australia-and-new-zealand/our-locations/waste-management-taylors-road
More information contact:  Sean.mcgoohan@ertech.com.au

2019 Geosynthetics Specifier Guide Published (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/specifiers-guide/

Investigation of the Effect of Airgaps in Preventing Desiccation of Bentonite in Geosynthetic Clay Liners Exposed to High Temperatures (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301109

Large-strain Tensile Behaviour of Geomembranes with Defects using 3D Digital Image Correlation (New Research)
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.18.00031

Analytical Solution for One-dimensional Contaminant Diffusion Through Unsaturated Soils Beneath Geomembranes (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002216941830828X

Benefits of PVC-Elvaloy Liners for Pipe Rehabilitation
https://www.dow.com/en-us/insights-and-innovation/product-news/thermoplastics-analysis-pvc-pipe-liners

Gexa-Lotos to Spearhead Geosynthetics Production in Russia
https://www.innovationintextiles.com/gexalotos-to-spearhead-geosynthetics-production-in-russia/

Naue December 2018 NEWS
http://naue-geokunststoffe.de/EN/naue-downloads/NAUE-NEWS-48-EN.pdf

Integrated Photovoltaic Module Mounting System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics (New Patent)
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180366600A1/en

Investigation of Shear Strength of Interface Between Roadbase and Geosynthetics using Large-scale Single-stage and Multi-Stage Direct Shear Test
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14680629.2018.1561378?journalCode=trmp20

Performance Specification for Geogrid Reinforced Aggregate Base (Declassified)
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/research/reports/2018/201830.pdf

Huesker’s HaTelit™ Geogrid Used in Abita Springs Haul Road to Reduce Defective Cracking
https://qualitysitework.com/hatelit-mill-overlay-abita-springs/

Gripple UK Introduces New Geosynthetic Solution for Slope Reinforcement and Soil Retention
https://www.gripple.com/images/Markets/Civil%20Construction/Product%20guide/BROC-SRSR-ENG-17.pdf

Concrete Canvas Eliminates Weeds at Rotterdam Inspection Point
https://www.railwaygazette.com/news/infrastructure/single-view/view/concrete-canvas-eliminates-weeds-at-rotterdam-inspection-point.html

Design and Construction Application of Concrete Canvas for Slope Protection
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032591018311173

Training Video on Bonding Peel Strength for Geosynthetic Clay Liners (ASTM D6496)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFqTPIzCYUk

Training Video on Fluid Loss for Mineral Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (ASTM D5891)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOYHacPmZZw

Training Video on Mass per Unit Area for Geosynthetic Clay Liners (ASTM D5993)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uGBOj0-zgI

Training Video on Xenon Arc Deterioration of Geotextiles (GRI ASTM D4355 )
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO-EJmTrcqM

India News – State Government Seeking Suggestions about How Geosynthetics could be Utilised for Infrastructural Development
https://www.technicaltextile.net/news/tn-seeks-suggestions-on-use-of-geosynthetics-in-state-246375.html

Damage of Geotextiles Due to Impact of Stones
https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/8585288/file/8585290

Impact of Wet-Dry Cycles on the Swelling Ability and Hydraulic Conductivity of a Polymer-Modified Bentonite (New)
https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/8585285/file/8585287

Bearing Capacity Analysis of Granular Soil with Geogrid
https://shodhgangotri.inflibnet.ac.in/bitstream/123456789/6385/1/01_synopsis.pdf

Failure Mechanisms of Geocell Walls and Junctions (New)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114418301080

Analysis of Stress-Strain Characteristics of Geogrid Reinforced Crushed Gravel (New)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12205-018-0943-4

Colonization and Biodegradation of the Polymer Component of Water Absorbing Geocomposites by Soil Microorganisms
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092913931830444X

Advancement in Rail Track Technology Using Geosynthetic Composite Foundations for Increased Speed and Axle Loads
Evaluation of different types of geogrids, geocomposites and rubber mats installed in fully instrumented track sections
https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3074&context=eispapers1

Experimental Evaluation on Response of Polyester Biaxial Geo-Grid proportioned Cement Concrete (New)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sreekeshava_K_S/publication/…/Experimental-Evaluation-on-Response-of-Polyester-Biaxial-Geo-Grid-proportioned-Cement-Concrete.pdf

Experimental Study on the Effect of Geogrid Tensile Strength on Pullout Resistance
http://civiljournal.semnan.ac.ir/article_3359.html

Performance Study of Confinement and Geogrid Reinforcement on Behavior of Circular Footing Resting Over Sand
https://www.ijresm.com/Vol_1_2018/Vol1_Iss11_November18/IJRESM_V1_I11_141.pdf

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Cushioned Piles with Controlled Rocking for Seismic Safeguarding
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.18.00018

Effective Thermal Conductivity of Unsaturated Granular Geocomposite Using Lattice Element Method
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00231-018-02544-3


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