June 2017 Vol. 5

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Melb Water Ageing Water Supply Aquaducts at ‘High Risk of Failure’ to get $35 Mil Upgrade (Feature)

Failure of HDPE Geomembrane in WWTP in NZ [PDF]

CSG Just Got Smarter – Smart Graphene-Enhanced Geotextiles (News Bulletin)

Coated Geotextiles as Geomembranes for Primary and Secondary Containment (Feature)

Announcing the World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics (News Release)

Experimental Evaluation of HDPE Geomembrane Seam Strain Concentrations (New Paper)
Findings suggest that the allowable tensile strain for HDPE geomembranes that will be loaded in tension perpendicular to the seam should likely be less than 4%, and that construction quality assurance specimens for destructive testing should not be recovered from areas where the geomembrane may be loaded in tension.

Life Expectancy of HDPE Geomembrane Lining Systems from Knight Piésold for Copper Mine Project  (Declassified)

PRS Publishes HDPE Geocell Performance Criteria (New)

HDPE Geocells with Greater HP-OIT values (150 deg.C) of than 800 mins Now Available on the Market (New Product)

New BASF HALS Stabilizers Offers Potential for Stabilizing Geomembranes Against Oxidative Ageing in the Presence of Strong Acids (New)

New Coated Geotextile Practically Indestructible Against Penetration Damage (Video)

HDPE Lined Evaporation Ponds for Brine Water (Full Presentation) (Recently Uploaded)

Cirtex Seeking Production Team Member

Reducing the risk of dam failure associated with spillway instability by constructing post-tensioned anchors with an upstream geomembrane

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