June 2021 Vol. 7

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ASTM * BGM * Biden * BMI Siplast * Canada Erosion & Containment * Concrete Canvas * CQA * ExcelPlas * FC Geosynthetiques * GCCM * Geotube™ * Huesker * IGS * Infrastructure Fund * Innovex Produits * ISO * Maccaferri * NAUE * PVC-EIA  * Solmax * TenCate * Tensar * Teranap™ * Titan Environmental Containment

INDUSTRY NEWS

Bituminous Geomembrane (BGM) Selected for Lebanon’s Largest Dam
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/jIhJFMTxmra7qvs#pdfviewer

Want to Know the Genuine Flexural Strength of your GCCM? Here’s Why You Should Use ASTM D8058
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/MyBtb6skelWFfVo#pdfviewer

How to Choose/Specify a High Quality PVC-EIA Liner (Technical Note EP48) [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/COvJtwfLUBw9Prk#pdfviewer

FC Géosynthétiques Acquires Innovex Produits Techniques Inc. (Press Release)
FC Géosynthétiques, a leader in the installation of geosynthetic products announced the acquisition of Innovex Produits Techniques Inc., a company specializing in the distribution of geosynthetic materials, and Hydrosol Construction Inc. This acquisition will allow FC Géosynthétiques to strengthen its positioning and leadership in the geosynthetic product installation market in Canada while enhancing its offerings.
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ZOz0rBPOsYMCVti#pdfviewer

Biden’s Planned Port-Road-Rail (PRR) Infrastructure Fund Will be a Bonanza for Geosynthetics
Geosynthetics perform a variety of functions in the port, road, rail infrastructure market, including ground stabilization and reinforcement, drainage, filtration, erosion control, and separation.
https://www.voanews.com/usa/us-offer-alternative-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative

Maccaferri India Supplies Innovative, Effective Solutions for Roads and Highways in Hilly Terrains with Steep Cuttings
https://www.financialexpress.com/infrastructure/roadways/innovative-effective-solutions-for-safety-on-roads-highways-vikramjiet-roy-md-maccaferri-india-explains/2271846/

Titan Environmental Containment Opens New Ontario Location
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/06/17/titan-opens-new-ontario-location/

NEW PATENTS

Tensar Patent Geogrid Railroad Construction for High Speed Trains
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210180262.pdf

NAUE Patent New Sandwich Geosynthetic Sheet with Locking Needling Arrangement
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021110577A1.pdf

NEW STANDARDS

ISO Issues New Standard –  Design Using Geosynthetics — Part 7: Reinforcement (ISO/TR 18228-7:2021)
https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:iso:tr:18228:-7:ed-1:v1:en

TRAINING VIDEOS

Video on CQA of Geosynthetic Barriers and Covers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N82TlMUhgU0&t=3s

UPCOMING WEBINARS in 3 DAYS!!

Soil Erosion Control and Soil Conservation Using Geosynthetics (24th June 2021)
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/event/soil-erosion-control-and-soil-conservation-using-geosynthetics-igs-uk-webinar/?instance_id=180

Solmax APAC Webinar Series: Geosynthetics Solutions for Mining Application (24th June 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7429998618636049419

NEW RESEARCH

Modelling the Transport of PFOS from Single Lined Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X21002780

Laboratory Study of the Ultraviolet Radiation Effect on an HDPE Geomembrane
https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0375/11/6/390/pdf

Effect of Various Factors Affecting Electrokinetics Dewatering of Soil Using Conductive Geotextiles
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6444-8_57

Assessing Empirical Correlations between Engineering Properties of Chemically Treated Geotextile
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shahrin-Islam-3/publication/352018780-Assessing-Empirical-Correlations-between-Engineering-Properties-of-Chemically-Treated-Geotextile

Dynamic Shear Behaviour of GMB/CCL Interface Under Cyclic Loading
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301552

JOBS

Canadian Erosion and Containment Seeking Geomembrane Installation Technicians
https://acuspire.ai/jobs/Liner-Technician-1ca8a9990ec359dd

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