July 2022 Vol. 3

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ASTM * ATRA® Wall Key * EU * EnviroGuard™ RCR * ExcelPlas * Fabtech * GNA * Geo Products USA * GEOWEB® * Maccaferri * MastaTEX™ * Paul Vickers * Polyfabrics * Presto Geosystems * Reinforced Concrete Roll * Richard Lacey * SA Water * Solmax * Tiger Dams * US Flood Control Corp. * Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics * WINFAB

BREAKING GCCM NEWS

Geo Products (USA) Introduce EnviroGuard™ Reinforced Concrete Roll®
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Zh5XH2pYqyIrsqB
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/K3R2RXY6Kai3kcB

Tackling Erosion with mastaTEX® Concrete on a Roll
https://polyfabrics.com.au/technical-blog/tackling-erosion-with-mastatex-concrete-on-a-roll/

mastaTEX® Concrete GCCM Vs. Shotcrete
https://polyfabrics.com.au/technical-blog/mastatex-concrete-vs-shotcrete/

PRESS RELEASES
Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics, Inc. (WINFAB) Invests in a New Geosynthetic Erosion Control Production Facility in Response to Growing Market Demand 
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/d89UxlsUsZ1kDAI

Presto Geosystems Announces Launch of New ATRA® Wall Key for GEOWEB® Retaining Walls
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Y3TWRgcHanRdBQU

Solmax Liner Installation Underway at New Tailings Dam
https://www.miningweekly.com/print-version/major-lining-installation-at-gold-tailings-dam-project-under-way-2022-07-15

NEW PATENTS

New Patent for Geosynthetic Tubes for Flexible Containment Dikes [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11384497.pdf

New Patent for Woven Geotextile Fabrics with Integrated Geotextile Grids or Geogrids by WINFAB [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11384458.pdf

New Patent for Corner Profiles and/or Corner Reinforcement for Liners for Use with Tanks and Other Storage/Containment Vessels [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11376783.pdf

INDUSTRY NEWS

President of U.S. Flood Control Corp. and Tiger Dams™ Paul Vickers Speaks on Geosynthetic Tube Barriers
https://theogm.com/gamechangers/paul-vickers/

SA Water Develops Geomembrane-Lined Modular Concrete Water Tanks
https://www.portlincolntimes.com.au/story/7814778/sa-water-make-new-developments-to-concrete-water-tank-in-green-patch/

EU Mulls Application to Scrap Import Duty on LLDPE Geomembrane Resin for Five Years | ICIS
https://www.icis.com/explore/cn/resources/news/2022/07/13/10784584/eu-mulls-application-to-scrap-import-duty-on-c4-lldpe-for-five-years

Maccaferri India Making Infrastructure Strong & Safe in India Using Geosynthetics
https://www.nbmcw.com/interviews/maccaferri-india-making-infrastructure-strong-safe.html

ASTM International Honours Richard Lacey with Top Annual Award for Contributions to Geosynthetics Committee
https://newsroom.astm.org/newsroom-articles/astm-international-honors-richard-lacey-top-annual-award

Impervious Geocomposite Technology for Canal Lining
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL8qaLKsIv0

GEOMEMBRANES

Performance of Solid Waste Landfills Under Earthquake-Induced Vibrations [PDF]
It was also observed that the geomembrane layer under the earthquake loadings had experienced some ruptures.
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/18NMm7NXVmuowx1

How To Perform Proper Quality Management on Geomembranes (Solmax Blog)
https://www.solmax.com/en/blog/how-to-perform-proper-quality-management-on-geomembranes

GEOTEXTILES

Full-Scale Interface Friction Testing of Geotextile-Based Flood Defence Structures [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-5309/12/7/990/pdf?version=1657545138

Electrokinetic Geosynthetics Restrained Nitrogen Release from Sediment
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0045653522021671

GCLs

Laboratory Investigation of GCL Hydration from Lateritic Subsoils
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114422000644

GEOGRIDS

Post-Cyclic Pull-out Response of Geogrid in Compacted Sand and Clayey Sand with Emphasis on Pre-cyclic Load Effect
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10706-022-02233-3

Vertical Load Transfer & Settlement Analysis: Geosynthetic-Reinforced Column-Supported Embankments
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9rwrIupJIJo

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