January 2020 Vol. 4

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Modelling of Large Plastic Deformation of Polyethylene for Geomembranes
https://dspace5.zcu.cz/bitstream/11025/36340/1/Podu%C5%A1ka.pdf

Alphard Group Seeking a Site technician for Leak detection on Geomembrane for Various Projects in Quebec
https://lemarche.co/en/offre/leak-detection-technician-on-geomembrane/

GSI to Host Webinar on Pond Liners
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/01/20/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-pond-liners/

GSI to Host Webinar on Geosynthetic Drainage Materials
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2020/01/20/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-geosynthetic-drainage-materials-2/

Geotech Technologies Patents Pavement Systems with Geocell and Geogrid (Breaking News)
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20190390413A1/en

Concrete Canvas Installs New Production Line (Breaking News)
https://engineering-update.co.uk/2020/01/16/concrete-canvas-chooses-keb-drives-controllers-and-hmis-for-new-production-line/

Proposed ASTM International Standard will Provide Guidance for Using Geocells in Roadway Projects (Breaking News)
New Guide for Use of Geocells in Geotechnical and Roadway Projects
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK61159.htm

FEBRUARY WEBINAR on Load Bearing Bridge Abutments Supported on Polymer Geogrid Reinforced Fill (by Tensar)
Online – 18 February 2020 – 2PM Sydney Time
https://www.acigs.org/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=5

Land Reclamation Using Geotextile Tubes Filled with Fine Grained Soil (Tencate India)
http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:igs&volume=8&issue=2&article=004

Shear Behavior of Geotextile-Reinforced Silty Sand Using Static Triaxial Testing
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-0886-8_12

Global Tailings Database Launched (Breaking News)
http://tailing.grida.no/

Geosynthetic Beaver Barriers™ Protect Against Flood Waters
https://www.geoline.ie/rte-galway-our-beaver-barriers-appear-in-storm-brendan-feature/

An Overview of Geotextiles: Industrial Application in Technical Textiles
https://irispublishers.com/jtsft/pdf/JTSFT.MS.ID.000593.pdf

Design of Water Retaining Embankment Using Geosynthetics for Hydraulic Conditions
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-0886-8_27

Huesker Announced as Sponsor for Piling 2020
https://www.piling2020.org/news/2020/01/huesker-announced-as-sponsor-for-piling-2020

Protection of Buried Pipelines Using Geosynthetics Under Different Loading Conditions—A Review
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-0886-8_21

Global and Local Sand-Geosynthetic Interface Behavior
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeot.19.p.109


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