June 2019 Vol. 1

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Smart Geosynthetics Based on Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors in Geotechnical Engineering
https://opus4.kobv.de/opus4-bam/frontdoor/index/index/docId/48068

Review of the Potential Role of Electrokinetics Technology in Tailings Dewatering
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Denis_Kalumba/publication/…../Review-of-the-potential-role-of-electrokinetics-technology-in-tailings-dewatering-and-minerals-recovery.pdf

Turning Dumb Products into Smart Geosynthetics
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/turning-dumb-products-into-smart-geosynthetics

Download Presentations on Safe Construction of Tailings Dams with Geosynthetics
https://www.geofabrics.co/engineers-australia-infrastructure-thought-leaders-series-safe-construction-of-tailings-dams

South32 budgets $55m for tailings dams in 2019
https://creamer.everlytic.net/servlet/link/4551/122744/15072011/3933066

Why Have So Many Tailings Dams Failed in Recent Years?
It is postulated that the compensation packages offered to middle management which actively encourage managers to cut costs and increase production so as to increase their annual bonuses are a key factor in the rising number of serious accidents. Newmont Mining’s compensation package contains a component that is equivalent to the options in traders’ bonuses. As is well known, this led to excessive risk-taking in banks and hence to the subprime crisis and the global financial crisis. We argue that year after year managers keep taking risks with a low probability of occurrence but with potentially catastrophic consequences. These risks are compounded by shortages of experienced staff due to the cyclic nature of the industry and the retirement of the baby-boomer generation.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S030142071830610X

Characterization of Leachates from Landfills Containing MSW-I Residues and its Effect on GCLs
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29HZ.2153-5515.0000451

GCL Installation Instructions [PDF]
http://www.abg-geosynthetics.com/request-file.act?target=486

GeoAmericas 2020 Keynote Lecturers Confirmed
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/geoamericas-2020-keynote-lecturers-confirmed/

Plastatech Unveils Line of Prefabricated Geomembrane Accessories
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/06/01/plastatech-unveils-line-of-prefabricated-geomembrane-accessories-2/

Coal Fines Dewatering with Geotubes™
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/coal-fines-sludge-dewatering

Strengthening High Embankments on Weak Soils of Geosynthetic Materials Using E’GRID® Geogrids
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-19756-8_81

True Triaxial Testing of Geogrid for High Speed Railways
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214391219300789

Move to establish geotextile tubes filled with sand has been called off with the work not making much progress
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/chellanam-reels-under-sea-erosion-as-rain-intensifies/article27706720.ece

25 Mill Geotextile Skirt to Protect Capetown Water Security
https://qz.com/1638699/iceberg-delivery-could-fix-the-next-drought-fueled-water-crisis/

Welding of Textured Atarfil Geomembrane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOdsvJ2Ne9k

Study on Geomembrane Seepage Property of Earth-rock Dams
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/267/3/032090/pdf


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