June 2020 Vol. 8

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
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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

Giant Geotextile Tarps the Solution to Prevent Melting of Alpine Glaciers

Italy’s Presena Glacier Covered with White Geosynthetic Tarps to Decelerate Melting Caused by Climate Change

PFAS Contamination Traced to Firefighter Protective Fabric Uniforms 

Prediction of Pore Size Characteristics of Woven Slit-Film Geotextiles Subjected to Unequal Biaxial Tensile Strains

Analysis of Full-Scale Geosynthetic Reinforced Airfield Pavement Subjected to Accelerated Aircraft Loading

Effects of Backfill Constitutive Behaviour and Soil–Geotextile Interface Properties on Deformations of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Piers under Static Axial Loading

Experimental Study of the Coal Slurry Dewatering Using Geosynthetics

Applications for Solmax HDPE Stud Liner

Cooley Group Pandemic Diary: Pulling Off a Telecommuting Balancing Act

Webinar – The Use of Non-Standard Fills in Reinforced Soil Highways Structures (2nd July 2020)

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