June 2020 Vol. 8

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NEWSMAKERS:   * Cooley Group * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics  * Kerry Rowe * IGS * PFAS * Solmax * Tensar

TCE and PCE Diffusion Through Five Geomembranes Including Two Coextruded with an EVOH Layer
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300388

Giant Geotextile Tarps the Solution to Prevent Melting of Alpine Glaciers
https://grist.org/climate/the-giant-of-the-alps-is-melting-so-this-ski-resort-put-a-tarp-on-it/

Italy’s Presena Glacier Covered with White Geosynthetic Tarps to Decelerate Melting Caused by Climate Change
https://www.wionews.com/world/italys-presena-glacier-covered-with-white-tarps-to-decelerate-melting-caused-by-climate-change-307771

PFAS Contamination Traced to Firefighter Protective Fabric Uniforms 
https://www.firerescue1.com/personal-protective-equipment-ppe/articles/study-finds-high-levels-of-pfas-in-turnout-gear-CMRo7kC9SBX1pDLw/

Prediction of Pore Size Characteristics of Woven Slit-Film Geotextiles Subjected to Unequal Biaxial Tensile Strains
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300546

Analysis of Full-Scale Geosynthetic Reinforced Airfield Pavement Subjected to Accelerated Aircraft Loading
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/JPEODX.0000212

Effects of Backfill Constitutive Behaviour and Soil–Geotextile Interface Properties on Deformations of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Piers under Static Axial Loading
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002313

Experimental Study of the Coal Slurry Dewatering Using Geosynthetics
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2020/34/e3sconf_iims2020_02022.pdf

Applications for Solmax HDPE Stud Liner
https://titusig.com/solmax-studliner

Cooley Group Pandemic Diary: Pulling Off a Telecommuting Balancing Act
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/pandemic-diary-pulling-off-telecommuting-balancing-act-dan-dwight/

Webinar – The Use of Non-Standard Fills in Reinforced Soil Highways Structures (2nd July 2020)
http://info.tensar.co.uk/structures-webinar?utm-campaign=EH-Structures-2020&utm-medium=email&-hsmi=90116373


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