January 2019 Vol. 2

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Layfield Introduces VaporFlex® Premium Unrivaled 7-layer Coextruded Geomembrane with an BARRIER Core Layer, Designed for Use as a High-Performance Gas Barrier (Breaking News)

Breaking News – Dutch Develop New Method for Installing Geomembranes by Submerging Geomembrane Construction (Video Animation)

Bandera Commits to Two New Geomembrane FutureFilm Lines in the US (Breaking News)

AGRU Podcast: How to Reduce Infiltration in Lift Stations and Manholes Using Geosynthetics (New)

GeoTube Sediment Dewatering of Golf Course Water Storages in Australia (Video)

Design Methods for Geosynthetics Used for Erosion of Channels and River Banks Webinar (FREE for GNA readers use Promotion Code GNA2019)

Geosynthetic Interface Shear Testing Webinar (FREE for GNA readers use Promotion Code GNA2019)

Webinar on Geosynthetic Drainage Materials (Jan. 24, 2019)

US Dept. of Transport Uses GCCM to Repair Channel on Interstate Right of Way

Aquatan Lining Systems Introduces AQ-Cloud to Monitor Geosynthetic Installation Contracts by Collecting and Reporting Data (New Software)

White Paper on Weathering of Geomembranes [PDF]

Novel Vegetated Three-layer Landfill Cover System Using Recycled Construction Wastes Without Geomembrane

Composite Geogrids Used in Mine Haul Roads in Northern Ontario

Use of Electrokinetic Geosynthetics (EKG) for Treatment of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils (New Research)

Behavior of Geosynthetic in Anchored Geosynthetic Reinforced Slopes Subjected to Seepage

A Case Study on Utilizing Geotextile Tubes for Tailings Dams Construction (New Research)

Geomembranes for Mining & Heap Leaching Pads

Effect of Compaction on Soil Physical Properties of Differently Textured Landfill Liner Materials

Numerical Analysis of Leakage through Defective Geomembrane Liners in Embankment Dams

Equation Calculation Spreadsheet for Reference Costs for Geomembrane Lined Dams (Free)

Liners Approved in the State of Florida as a Liners for Secondary Containment over Earthen Substrate
• Solmax HDPE and LLDPE Liners, Contact: Paul Payeur (Solmax)
• Rhino Linings Rhino Extreme Coatings, Contact: Bharat Naik
• Seaman PU liner, Contact: Bill Shehane

Warning – Scam Geomembrane Conference Announced for Turkey this April 2019

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