January 2020 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS: * ABG * Concrete Canvas * GDT * GeoAmericas * FGI  * GeoCell * Levee Lock  * Raven  

SnifferDrone Can Sniff Out Leaks in Exposed Geomembrane Covers

Levee Lock LLC Granted US Patent for Geomembrane-Lined Wall

New Geomembrane Cover With Integrated Activated Charcoal Filters to Trap Biogas Odours

Raven Engineered Films Division a Well-known Manufacturers of Geomembranes is Expanding Operations in USA
With key brands such as 7-layer ABSOLUTE BARRIER® geomembranes (with its enhanced EVOH gas-barrier layer), DURA-SKRIM®, and VAPORBLOCK®

Landfill Design Drawings for Tumblong Quarry (Declassified)

Collect Money-Saving Biogas from Anaerobic Digestion Using Geomembranes
Capture valuable biogas by covering tanks and lagoons with a GTI geomembrane gas collection cover

Oerlikon Nonwoven Optimizese Production Process for Geotextiles

Landfill Final Cover Systems Design for Arid Areas Using the HELP Model

GDT Lining Installing Bituminous Geomembranes

Erosion Protection with Geosynthetics

Designing Hard-Armored, Flexible Channels with 3D HDPE Geocells

Analysis of the Creep and the Influence on the Modulus Improvement Factor (MIF) in Polyolefin Geocells using the Stepped Isothermal Method

Canadian Scientists Invent Game-changing Granular Cement for GCCMs

Determination of Geomembrane – Protective Geotextile Friction Angle: An Insight into the Shear Rate Effect

Tender Specification for TechCell GeoCell

Preparations Underway for Circular Sediment Management Scheme Using Geotextile Tubes in India

Beach Homeowners Turn to Geotubes to Protect Properties, But Some Raise Concerns

Biocementation of Sand Filled Geotextile Tubes

A Comparative Laboratory Investigation into the Role of Geosynthetics in the Initial Swell Control of an Expansive Soil

Review of Sustainable Geosynthetic Development Trend with Environmental Adaptive and Eco-Environmental Performances Point of View

KPMG Financial Analysis of Engineering Construction and Consulting Companies (Declassified)

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