June 2018 Vol. 4

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Final Geosynthetic Cover Systems for CCR Unit Landfill Closures (Declassified PDF)
https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/environment/solid-waste/documents/esos/sw_esos-16_2018-05-17-1515-zhu.pdf

Stability of Geosynthetic-Lined Slopes (Free Presentation) (New Download)
https://drive.google.com/file/d/16x2tjiPm9VC16ScHeem8y951XuPcqjae/view

Meet the New Atarfil Geomembrane Team
https://www.atarfil.com/team/?lang=en

AGRUFlex: An Alternative Tunnel Waterproofing System | AGRU America (Presentation)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrqRTCJFcUI

Geofabrics Seeking Engineering and Maintenance Manager for Gold Coast Role (Jobs)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/36443337?type=standout

Flowrox introduces Flowrox GeoBag™: All-in-one Geotextile Filtration and Dewatering Unit (Breaking News)
http://www.mynewsdesk.com/flowrox/pressreleases/flowrox-introduces-flowrox-geobag-all-in-one-geotextile-filtration-and-dewatering-unit-2536719

Professor Caijun Shi (Hunan University) Invents Self-sealing/self-healing Barrier that has been used as a Municipal Landfill Liner in the World’s Largest Landfill Site in South Korea
http://www.ictim2018.com/Invited%20Speakers.jsp

IMAGINE Intelligent Materials Develop an Electrically Conductive Geotextile from Graphene that can Detect Holes in Coal Seam Gas Waste Storage Ponds
http://www.miningmonthly.com/innovation/news/1339858/imagine-all-the-graphene

Singapore Researchers Develop Strain Gauging Geotextiles Using External Gauge Attachment Method
https://scinapse.io/papers/140062995

Causalities Reported in Mexican Tailings Dam Collapse (Breaking News)
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/06/05/world/americas/ap-lt-mexico-mine-accident.html

Lessons Learned from Canadian Tailings Dam Disaster (Special Feature)
http://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/pierre-gratton-canadas-mining-industry-learned-from-mount-polley-tailings-dam-disaster

Governance of Tailings Dams, in the Wake of Mount Polley and Samarco Failures (Sofitel, Brisbane, 22 July 2018)
http://tailings.ausimm.com/workshops/governance-of-tailings-dams-in-the-wake-of-mount-polley-and-samarco-failures/

The Future of Tailings Storage Facilities (Special Feature)
http://www.miningmagazine.com/life-cycle-end-of-life-management/news/1262915/future-tailings-storage-facilities

Class Action Firm Takes Aim at BHP Billiton over Brazilian Dam Tragedy
https://www.businessnewsaus.com.au/articles/class-action-firm-takes-aim-at-bhp-billiton-over-brazilian-dam-tragedy.html

Q H & M Birt Complete $4M Tailings Dam and Installation of 25,000m2 of HDPE liner
https://www.qhmbirt.com.au/project/tailings-storage-facility-ext-2/

Q H & M Birt Begin on $32M Tailings Dam for South32 for the GEMCO Manganese Mining Operations
https://www.qhmbirt.com.au/project/spring-renovation/

Want More News on Tailings Dams and TSF?  – See Our New Dedicated News Website
https://www.tailingsnews.com.au

Analytical Model for Vapour-Phase VOCs Transport in Four-Layered Landfill Composite Cover Systems (New Article)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X18301174

Geosynthetic Tubes for Pit Lake Bank Stabilization
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cepa.801

Patent Awarded for Geogrid Systems for Stabilizing Earth (New Patent)
https://patents.google.com/patent/US9982409B1/en

Concept Tanks Develop Lined-Storage Tanks for PFAS-Contaminated Water
https://www.conceptservices.com.au/home/concept-pfas/

FGI Publishes On-Line Geomembrane Guide
https://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com/protected/geomembrane-guide

New NCMA Geosynthetic-Reinforced Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices Guide – download your copy FREE!
https://ncma.org/hardscapes/srw-bpg/

International Short Course on Subsurface Construction and Maintenance Using Geosynthetics (July 16, 2018)
https://www.amrita.edu/event/international-short-course-subsurface-construction-and-maintenance-using-geosynthetics

Hallaton Install 18 acres of 60 mil HDPE Geomembrane and Geocomposite
https://hallaton.com/category/projects/

What to Do with Sediment After Dredging
https://geoforminternational.com/blog/dredged-material-uses/

Geotextile Dewatering of Dredged Sludge –  achieve up to 85% Volume Reduction to Minimise the Cost of Transportation and Disposal
https://civilengineering.lowandbonar.com/applications-end-use/dewatering-of-sludge/


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