July 2020 Vol. 3

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 

NEWSMAKERS:   * ACIGS * AGRU  * ExcelPlas * FGI * Garware * Geofabrics * Goldsmith * Geoplas  * IGS * Mike Sadlier  * TechDrain™ * Teneo

A 2020 Refresher on Field Welding Geomembranes

Panel Discussion July 31st 2020: Constructing with Fabricated Geosynthetics
Patrick Elliott (Raven), Doug Hilts (Hilts Consulting Group), Ronald Frobel (R.K. Frobel & Assoc. ), Dan Rohe (EPI), Duff Simbeck (Simbeck & Assoc)

Long-term Durability Assessment of PVC-P Waterproofing Geomembranes Through Laboratory Tests

Reparability of Aged PVC Waterproofing Membranes: Effect of Joining Method

Teneo Seeking Senior Project Engineer for Roxby Downs Lining Project

Mike Sadlier Clocks Up 28 years at Geosynthetic Consultants Australia

NSW Govt Publish Tailings Risk Map and the Use of Geomembranes as Preventing Controls

Ground Improvement with TechDrain PVD for Large Depth Soft Soils

FGI Video Podcast on MSW Slope Failure

Geofabrics Australasia Secures Membership to the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)

Turkish Geomembrane Producer Showcases New Website on 30 year Anniversary

Geofabrics LFX Launches a Geocomposite Drainage Layer (GDL) to be Used in Conjunction with Only Half the Depth of Aggregate Whilst Maintaining the Same Leachate Extraction Performance

Goldsmith Delivering EPA best practice for Landfill Construction
During the past 12 years, Goldsmith has constructed more than 30 landfill cells, caps and leachate ponds and have also managed the acceptance and burial of waste at landfill sites both in Victoria and the ACT.

‘We Are Not Fighting China But Ourselves’  says head of Indian Geosynthetic Company

Post-Doc Position in Geomembrane Energy Storage System at Aarhus University

ACIGS Young Members and Student Awards Opportunities

Performance Evaluation of Geosynthetic Reinforced Flexible Pavement: a Review of Full-scale Field Studies

The Role of Expanded Polystyrene and Geocell in Enhancing the Behavior of Buried HDPE Pipes under Trench Loading Using Numerical Analyses

System Reliability Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Slope Considering Local Reinforcement Failure

Post Closure Care of Landfills

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