June 2020 Vol. 5

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 

NEWSMAKERS:   * ASTM  * Concrete Canvas * ExcelPlas * FLUORO-SORB® * Geofabrics * Huesker * Minerals Tech  * Newmont * PFAS  * TenCate 

NSW Government Publishes Guidance on Assessment and Management of Hazardous Ground Gases Using Gas Resistant Geosynthetic Barriers

Concrete on a Roll’ GCCM Cements Infrastructure in Mexico

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

Assessment of HDPE Landfill Liners as the Barrier against C60 Nanoparticles 

FLUORO-SORB® Adsorbent Liner Removing PFAS Economically and Effectively

Failure of Highway Embankment on Soft Clay Due to Inadequate Performance of Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVDs)

New Cage-Type Geomembrane Flexible Retaining Wall for Flood Control

Newmont Utilises Drone and InSAR Tech to Monitor Tailings Dams

Work to Lay Geotubes on Coast Suffers Setback Again After Dredging Pipes Break Free

Preparation of a New Antioxidant for Polypropylene Liners Based on Quercetin

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.

Environmental Impact of Geotextiles in Aquatic Systems

Chinese Geosynthetic Manufacturer Showcase Production Capabilities for ROAD® Geosynthetics


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