July 2020 Vol. 3

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

A 2020 Refresher on Field Welding Geomembranes
https://agruamerica.com/hdpe-welding/

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)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4487959481327314445

Long-term Durability Assessment of PVC-P Waterproofing Geomembranes Through Laboratory Tests
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0886779820304533

Reparability of Aged PVC Waterproofing Membranes: Effect of Joining Method
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342166773-Reparability-of-aged-PVC-waterproofing-membranes-Effect-of-joining-method

Teneo Seeking Senior Project Engineer for Roxby Downs Lining Project
https://www.seek.com.au/job/50213140?type=standard

Mike Sadlier Clocks Up 28 years at Geosynthetic Consultants Australia
https://au.linkedin.com/in/mike-mike-sadlier-0abb5b78

NSW Govt Publish Tailings Risk Map and the Use of Geomembranes as Preventing Controls
https://www.resourcesregulator.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/1242351/Tailings-risk-bowties-2.pdf

Ground Improvement with TechDrain PVD for Large Depth Soft Soils
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbrBqep6IhE&t=1s

FGI Video Podcast on MSW Slope Failure
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqNLAV6u_fQ

Geofabrics Australasia Secures Membership to the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/geofabrics-isca

Turkish Geomembrane Producer Showcases New Website on 30 year Anniversary
https://www.geoplas.com.tr/en

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
https://www.geofabrics.com/basal-drainage-protection/

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.
https://www.goldsmith.com.au/services/landfill/

‘We Are Not Fighting China But Ourselves’  says head of Indian Geosynthetic Company
https://indiansapidnews.com/india/we-are-not-fighting-china-but-ourselves/

Post-Doc Position in Geomembrane Energy Storage System at Aarhus University
http://alertgeomaterials.eu/2020/07/post-doc-position-in-energy-geotechnics-at-aarhus-university/

ACIGS Young Members and Student Awards Opportunities
https://www.acigs.org/young-members-and-student-awards-and-opportunities/

Performance Evaluation of Geosynthetic Reinforced Flexible Pavement: a Review of Full-scale Field Studies
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42947-020-0019-y

The Role of Expanded Polystyrene and Geocell in Enhancing the Behavior of Buried HDPE Pipes under Trench Loading Using Numerical Analyses
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/10/7/251/pdf

System Reliability Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Slope Considering Local Reinforcement Failure
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X20301269

Post Closure Care of Landfills
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0x66CTqU5-w


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