June 2020 Vol. 7

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


NEWSMAKERS:    * Andrew Mills * Concrete Canvas * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * Jaybro * J.P. Giroud * IGS * LAYFIELD * Miller Weldmaster * Watershed Geosynthetics

Geomembranes – Finally, The Long-awaited Book by the Man who Coined the Term “geomembrane” and is Regarded as the Foremost International Expert on the Subject
J.P. Giroud draws on over forty years of experience with geomembranes both in the field and as a design engineer, as well as his connections through the International Geosynthetics Society.
https://www.bookdepository.com/Geomembranes-Jean-Pierre-Giroud/9781138198166

Feasibility of Manufacturing of Concrete Canvas in India 
https://www.irjet.net/archives/V7/i6/IRJET-V7I6656.pdf

Australian Concrete Mats (ACM) Permeable Erosion Control Mats (Concrete-PP Gegrid Geocomposites)
https://www.lgfocus.com.au/editions/2020-06/safe-permeable-and-efficient-erosion-control-mats.php

New Patent for Low-Profile Strip Drain for Landfill
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/ef/9a/00/efee811c35ed50/US20200173129A1.pdf

Rapid Prefabrication of Geomembrane Liners with T300 Extreme from Miller Weldmaster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVfd0OK6aCA

Shear Strength of Landfill Liner Interface in the Case of Varying Normal Stress
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300534

Barrier Properties of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Using Polymerized Sodium Bentonite
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419301803

Andrew Mills Webinar on Packaging, Handling and Storage of Geosynthetics (9 July, 2020)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/205598085368310028

Italian Team Covers Glacier with Giant White Geotextile to Slow Melting
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YJH8Uv9bzznTk0m#pdfviewer

Fraser Road Landfill Rehabilitation: Progress to May 2020 Over 750,000 Square Metres of Geosysthetics Has Been Installed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD2AKTlWS1U&feature=emb_logo

Jaybro Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL) for Windsor Bridge Replacement
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/gcl-bridge-replacement-windsor/

IGS Council Election Results Announced
incoming IGS Council Members will be Dr. Laura Carbone (Germany), Francesco Fontana (Italy), Dr. Jacek Kawalec (Poland), Dr. Yoshihisa Miyata (Japan), Jabulile Msiza (South Africa), Dr. Timothy Stark (USA), and Helmut Zanzinger (Germany).
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/igs-2020-election-results-are-in/

Geofabrics -What Australian Manufacturing Means To Our Team – Andrew Osborne – Production Supervisor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lgIddEEZeI

Model for Predicting Strength of Geogrid-Reinforced Subgrade Soil with Optimal Depth of Geogrid Reinforcement
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-020-00113-y

$300,000 Dredger Used for Filling Geotextile Containers Destroyed by Freak Wave
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/geotube-project-takes-a-hit-as-waves-destroy-dredger-articleshow-76393186.cms


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We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
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