June 2020 Vol. 5

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NSW Government Publishes Guidance on Assessment and Management of Hazardous Ground Gases Using Gas Resistant Geosynthetic Barriers
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Q2LvK2dmMLCBP1r#pdfviewer

Concrete on a Roll’ GCCM Cements Infrastructure in Mexico
https://mexicobusiness.news/infrastructure/news/concrete-roll-cements-infrastructure?tag=cerro-prieto

ASTM Publish New Standard for Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs)
ASTM D8329 – 20 Standard Test Method for Determination of Water/Cementitious Materials Ratio for Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs) and Measurement of the Compression Strength of the Cementitious Material Contained Within
https://www.astm.org/Standards/D8329.htm

Assessment of HDPE Landfill Liners as the Barrier against C60 Nanoparticles 
https://www.x-mol.com/paperRedirect/1271172686978510848

FLUORO-SORB® Adsorbent Liner Removing PFAS Economically and Effectively
https://www.mineralstech.com/business-segments/performance-materials/cetco/environmental-products/products/fluoro-sorb

Failure of Highway Embankment on Soft Clay Due to Inadequate Performance of Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVDs)
https://www.readgeo.com/geostrata/may_june_2020/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1583519#articleId1583519

New Cage-Type Geomembrane Flexible Retaining Wall for Flood Control
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/809/1/012013/pdf

Newmont Utilises Drone and InSAR Tech to Monitor Tailings Dams
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/mining-resources/newmont-utilises-drone-and-insar-tech-to-monitor-tailings-dams

Work to Lay Geotubes on Coast Suffers Setback Again After Dredging Pipes Break Free
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/work-to-lay-geotubes-on-chellanam-coast-suffers-setback-again/article31829456.ece

Preparation of a New Antioxidant for Polypropylene Liners Based on Quercetin
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-45085-4_56

Both CETCO (Liquid Boot) and REGENESIS (Geo-Seal) Offer Composite Barrier Systems where the Base Geotextile is replaced with a Geomembrane or Geomembrane–Geotextile Composite
Liquid Boot Plus uses a 0.5-mm LLDPE/ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH)/LLDPE composite geomembrane, and Geo-Seal uses a HDPE/polyamide/HDPE base membrane and loose-laid HDPE protective cover.
https://gazette.legislation.nsw.gov.au/so/download.w3p?id=Gazette-2020_2020-119.pdf

Environmental Impact of Geotextiles in Aquatic Systems
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Zuzanna_Borawska/publication/341827458-Benthi-fauna-influence-on-the-marine-silicon-cycle-in-the-coastal-zones-of-the-southern-Baltic-Sea

Chinese Geosynthetic Manufacturer Showcase Production Capabilities for ROAD® Geosynthetics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyiPcmH4Eog

 


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