January 2019 Vol. 6

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Hundreds Missing After Vale Tailings Dam Collapses – Video Report

Vale Confirms Tailings Dam Break at Feijao Mine, Echoing 2015 Samarco Disaster

Brazil Prosecutor Says Vale Dam Burst May Scramble Samarco Talks

Inspection by German firm TUV SUD found no flaws in burst Brazilian mine dam

Australian Company Develops Robotic Dredgers for Pumping Wet Tailings Back into Mine for Backfill Mine Rehabilitation

Liner Characterisation and Leak Detection Using Electrical Resistivity Techniques
New Method for detecting leakage of Bayer liquor obtained from aluminium manufacturing company in Western Australia

New ASTM Work Item ASTM WK66658
Revision of D6693 / D6693M – 04(2015)e1 Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Nonreinforced Polyethylene and Nonreinforced Flexible Polypropylene Geomembranes

Fibertex – Secugrid Geosynthetic Geogrid Reinforcement for Retaining Walls

Geosynthetics Short Courses on Offer at the Geosynthetics Conference (February 10th 2019)

Huesker Presenting Free Webinar on Canal3® Geocomposites for Waterways (6th February 2019)

GCL Shear Testing Webinar (Feb. 28 2019)

GSI to Host Webinar on Failed MSE Walls

Talis Seeking Principal / Senior Waste Engineer in both Perth and Sydney

UK Geosynthetics Day Featuring Concrete Canvas (6th March 2019)

Understanding the Environmental Impact of a Mine Tailings Dam Rupture in Brazil: Prospects for Remediation

INDUS Civil and Mining Showcases its Tailings Dam and HDPE lIner Project in New Capability Statement

Geogrid-based Countermeasures Against Scour Behind Coastal Dikes Under Tsunami Overflow

Hydrodynamic and Geotechnical Stability of GeoTube and Gabion Armored Embankment

New Patent for Berm or Expansion Levee Using Geosynthetics

Smart Floating Cover Platforms for Tailings Dams

Geotextile Tube Contains for Shore Rehabilitation

Dewatering Tubes may be the Answer to Gull Lake Pumping Troubles

Corner Reinforced Slopes: Required Strength and Length of Reinforcement Based on Internal Stability

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