January 2019 Vol. 6

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Hundreds Missing After Vale Tailings Dam Collapses – Video Report
https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2019/jan/25/hundreds-missing-in-brazil-after-vale-tailings-dam-collapses-video-report

Vale Confirms Tailings Dam Break at Feijao Mine, Echoing 2015 Samarco Disaster
https://www.afr.com/business/mining/iron-ore/vale-confirms-tailings-dam-break-at-feijao-mine-echoing-2015-samarco-disaster-20190126-h1aih7

Brazil Prosecutor Says Vale Dam Burst May Scramble Samarco Talks
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-samarco-exclusive/exclusive-brazil-prosecutor-says-vale-dam-burst-may-scramble-samarco-talks-idUSKCN1PK0P3

Inspection by German firm TUV SUD found no flaws in burst Brazilian mine dam
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/26/reuters-america-inspection-found-no-flaws-in-burst-brazilian-mine-dam-german-firm.html

Australian Company Develops Robotic Dredgers for Pumping Wet Tailings Back into Mine for Backfill Mine Rehabilitation
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/ShpjCKisA3cr8Kl

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
https://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/2159/

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
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK66658.htm

Fibertex – Secugrid Geosynthetic Geogrid Reinforcement for Retaining Walls
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2019/01/fibertex-secugrid-geosynthetic-geogrid-reinforcement-for-retaining-walls-at-reddam-college-ballito/

Geosynthetics Short Courses on Offer at the Geosynthetics Conference (February 10th 2019)
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/program/short-courses/

Huesker Presenting Free Webinar on Canal3® Geocomposites for Waterways (6th February 2019)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-conservation-of-irrigation-water-webinar-feb-6-tickets-55245719434

GCL Shear Testing Webinar (Feb. 28 2019)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/964674514730396939

GSI to Host Webinar on Failed MSE Walls
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/01/22/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-failed-mse-walls/

Talis Seeking Principal / Senior Waste Engineer in both Perth and Sydney
https://www.seek.com.au/principal-senior-waste-engineer-jobs

UK Geosynthetics Day Featuring Concrete Canvas (6th March 2019)
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/geotex-falkirk-tickets-51503079096

Understanding the Environmental Impact of a Mine Tailings Dam Rupture in Brazil: Prospects for Remediation
https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/articles/0/0/jeq2018.04.0168

INDUS Civil and Mining Showcases its Tailings Dam and HDPE lIner Project in New Capability Statement
https://www.induscm.com.au/CapabilityStatements/Indus_CapabilityStatement_A4_Civil.pdf

Geogrid-based Countermeasures Against Scour Behind Coastal Dikes Under Tsunami Overflow
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1064119X.2018.1552998

Hydrodynamic and Geotechnical Stability of GeoTube and Gabion Armored Embankment
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8604872

New Patent for Berm or Expansion Levee Using Geosynthetics
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180340305A1/en

Smart Floating Cover Platforms for Tailings Dams
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10097131.pdf

Geotextile Tube Contains for Shore Rehabilitation
https://thebrunswicknews.com/news/local_news/contractor-approved-for-jekyll-shore-rehab/article_68d6b780-8c44-55a0-8983-e54156e37787.html

Dewatering Tubes may be the Answer to Gull Lake Pumping Troubles
https://www.ponokanews.com/news/dewatering-tubes-may-be-the-answer-to-gull-lake-pumping-troubles/

Corner Reinforced Slopes: Required Strength and Length of Reinforcement Based on Internal Stability
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419300044


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