July 2020 Vol. 8

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NEWSMAKERS:   * ACE * ExcelPlas * Geocells * Geofabrics * Global Synthetics * Neoloy® * Polyfabrics * Solmax * Springer * Teneo * Tensar 

Solmax and University of Virginia Team to Launch Technical GCL Webinar Series (Breaking News)

New Webinar – Fundamentals of GCLs as Exceptional Hydraulic Barriers (13th August 2020)

Global Synthetics to Host Seminar on Rail Design with Geogrids (13th August 2020)

Effect of Asperities on the Geotextile-Geomembrane Interface Shear Characteristics

Geofabrics NZ Seeking Civil Design & Applications Engineer

Teneo Seeking Project Manager for Two Projects (Short term = Roxby Downs, Long term = Melbourne)

DFI-PFSF to host Piling and Ground Improvement Conference in Australia

Tensar Chief Civil Engineer Yuli (Chaido) Doulala-Rigby elected to the British Geotechnical Association’s Executive Committee

Infrastructure Thought Leaders Series: Water Sensitive Urban Design (3rd September 2020)
by Ben Lewis – National Business Development Manager – Dewatering, Geomembranes & Trafficable Stormwater Systems | Geofabrics Australasia

Explore Geosynthetic Solutions All Around – ACE Geosynthetics Corporate Video 

Combined Effects of Vertical Drain and Pre-loading to Reduce The Number Of Geotextile Reinforcement For Road Embankment Design

New Book on Geocells (Just Published)
This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive resource on cellular confinement systems or geocells, covering technologies and their applications in geotechnical engineering.

Geosynthetics Overview

Cellular Confinement Systems: Characterization to Field Assessment

Neoloy—Developing a Novel Polymeric Alloy for Geocells

Geocell-Reinforced Foundations

Effect of Geocells Geometry on the Performance of the Foundations

Performance of Geocell-Reinforced Sand Foundations with Clay Subgrades of Varying Strength

Interference Effect of Footings on Geocell and Geogrid-Reinforced Clay Beds

Performance Evaluation of Geocell Reinforced Machine Foundation Beds

Design of Geocell-Reinforced Pavement Bases

Performance Improvement of Ballasted Railway Tracks Using Geocells: Present State of the Art

Geocells Applications in Enhancing Trafficability in Desert Soils

Protection of Buried Pipelines and Underground Utilities Using Geocells

Guidelines for the Use and Design of Geocells in Road Reinforcement Applications

Case Studies on Geocell-Based Reinforced Roads, Railways and Ports

An Overview of Natural Materials as Geocells and Their Performance Evaluation for Soil Reinforcement

Performance of Bamboo Geocells in Soft Ground Engineering Applications

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