July 2019 Vol. 3

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Upcoming Court Case: Geofabrics Limited v Fiberweb Geosynthetics Limited
https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/court-lists/list-patents-court-diary/03.07.19-THE-PATENTS-COURT-2018-2019-section-1.pdf

Geosynthetic Lining Installer Reports “Substantial Losses” in Difficult Year
http://www.inceconnect.co.za/article/psv-s-losses-multiply-in-difficult-year

Geomembrane Resin Producer Formosa Plastics Being Sued for $162 million for Plastic Pollution
https://www.texastribune.org/2019/06/28/federal-judge-rules-lawsuit-formosa-plastics-texas-pollution-case/

Formosa Formolene® HL3812 Resin Developed for Geomembrane Production
Formolene® HL3812 is a high-molecular weight hexene copolymer resin that is tailored specifically for geomembrane applications
http://www.fpcusa.com/products/PE/pdf/HL3812.pdf

Watershed Geo’s ClosureTurf™ Geomembrane Selected as Closure Method for EPA Superfund Site (Press Release)
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/watershed-geos-closureturf-selected-closure-204700816.html

Concrete Cloth™ GCCM Used as a Preventative Measure for New Culvert Lining 
https://trenchlesstechnology.com/culvert-lining-geosynthetic-cementitious-composite-material-gccm/

Geosynthetics for Coal Combustion Residues (CCR) Applications Presentation [PDF]
https://assets.website-files.com/5977726c80d12837b9592f29/5d194b65f6e4ce7502344033_14%20-%202019-06-25%20Geosynthetics%20for%20CCR%20Applications-FINAL.pdf

Download Webinar – Geosynthetics for Coal Combustion Residues (CCR) Applications [mp4]
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/protected/download-content

Strata Earns GAI-LAP Accreditation for its New Plant Laboratory (Press Release)
https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/strata-earns-gai-lap-accreditation-for-its-new-plant-laboratory-831428665.html

Ineos Introduces LLDPE Grades Specifically for Geomembrane Production
https://www.ineos.com/globalassets/ineos-group/businesses/ineos-olefins-and-polymers-europe/brochures/hexene-c6-lldpe-film.pdf

Geosynthetic Technology Has Changed How You Should Be Building Your Roads – Here’s Why
https://energynow.ca/2019/07/technology-has-changed-how-you-should-be-building-your-roads-heres-why/

Geofabrics has extended the use of its Australian made geotextiles to a problem that beat Norway’s King Canute – Protecting Beaches from Wave Erosion
https://www.aumanufacturing.com.au/geofabrics-does-a-canute-on-local-beaches

Effect of Separating Layers to Reduce Material Interactions between PVC and EPDM Geomembranes Under Load
http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/article/view/2229/2863

Formolene® HL3721 is a high molecular weight hexene copolymer resin tailored specifically for cast extrusion production of geomembrane films
http://www.fpcusa.com/products/PE/pdf/HL3721.pdf

How Polyethylene Resin Properties Affect Geomembrane Performance by Dr. Scheirs
http://www.excelplas.com/admin/media/pages/43/Scheirs_Geomembrane_Intro.pdf

(Jobs) TENSAR Currently Recruiting for a Geosynthetic Application Technology Manager, Asphalt Interlayer Systems EMEA 
https://tensar.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=052ed661-1126-4055-ac84-2343bc9cc9d2

Geogrid Reinforced Soil Walls with Marginal Backfills With and Without Geocomposite Layers
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419300615

Use of Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Technique to Measure Strains in Geogrids
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2019/18/e3sconf_isg2019_12007.pdf

Measuring Mechanical Anisotropy of Geogrid Reinforced Soil using a Cubical Triaxial Apparatus
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2019/18/e3sconf_isg2019_12008.pdf

Capping the estimated 400,000 cubic metres of mercury-contaminated pulp fibre with clean material and a specialized geotextile fabric barrier 
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/thunder-bay-environment-canada-north-harbour-update-1.5197466


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