July 2020 Vol. 2

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ExcelPlas  * GMM * GSE  * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * Polyfabrics * Solmax  * TenCate * Tensar * UNSW

Solmax Introduces the New Asia Pacific Technical Sales Team
https://www.solmax.com/en/news/solmax-s-new-apac-technical-sales-group-boosting-service-excellence

Landmark GSE Leak Detection Geomembrane Patent Achieves European Status
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/47/8f/74/7941b56814d8d-EP3587304A1.pdf
https://patents.google.com/patent/EP3587304A1/en-20US4325121.pdf

Protecting the Environment with Geosynthetics: 53rd Karl Terzaghi Lecture by Kerry Rowe
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002239

Polyfabrics Australia Free Technical Training on Geocell Product Applications
Project: Embankment Hardening South East Melbourne, Client: Melbourne Water – Product: StrataWeb™ 
https://mailchi.mp/polyfabrics.com.au/tech-training
https://polyfabrics.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f483f12ec2f0d01599d09515a&id=ffd00d4ada&e=0cbc498ddb

Factors Affecting the Hydraulic Performance of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Overlap
https://www.x-mol.com/paper/1278794183595470848

Modelling of Shear Behaviour of Interfaces Involving Smooth Geomembrane and Nonwoven Geotextile Under Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/HBwdOuWZZXJfVOM#pdfviewer

Self-Healing of Circular and Slit Defects in GCLs Upon Hydration from Silty Sand Under Applied Stress
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300479

Smart Geosynthetic Device for Monitoring Stability of Subgrade/Slopes
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10684112.pdf

Feasibility of Electromagnetic Soil Heating Using Magnetic Nanoparticle-Coated Geotextiles
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/full/10.1680/jgele.19.00098

Maroochy River Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) Groynes – Physical Model Testing (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VREauZ_bLtA&feature=emb-logo

Geogrid Used to make Articulating Rock Matting
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10682786.pdf

Evaluation of Recycled Aggregate Base Courses Stabilized by Geosynthetics
https://search.proquest.com/openview/03f19c292f343ce7649d0d3d30f27d65/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

TenCate Geotube® Dewatering Video Animation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGRspj4ufTM

Overcoming Challenging Terrain with Tensar Geogrids
http://info.tensar.co.uk/blog/overcoming-challenging-terrain

Seattle’s Salmon Population Gets Boost from Geosynthetic Marine Mattresses (GMM)
A Triton® Geosynthetic Marine Mattress (GMM) is an engineered structure made from Tensar Uniaxial Geogrid that’s filled with stone
https://info.tensarcorp.com/seattles-salmon-population-gets-boost-from-triton-marine-mattresses

Centrifuge Modeling of the Geogrid-Reinforced Slope Subjected to Differential Settlement
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11440-020-01010-x


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