June 2022 Vol. 3

Download PDF

GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry

NEWSMAKERS:  * ACTGlobal * AGRU * ASTM * Australia Wide Lining * Concrete Canvas * Core & Main * Earthsavers * ExcelPlas * Formosa Plastics * Francisco Pizarro * GCM Mining * Geofoam * GNA * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * LiteEarth™ * Maccaferri * Microplastics * PFAS * Solmax * Tencate * Tensar * Ultra Grip™


Concrete Canvas Launches New Lower Carbon, High Performance Product Line Which Makes Specifying to ASTMD8364 Now Even Easier
Make sure your GCCM is ASTM D8364 compliant!


MACCAFERRI Global Webinar “Vertical Walls in Urban Infrastructure” – 14th June 2022 | English – Spanish – Italian

ACTGlobal (LiteEarth™ by Solmax) Patent Wedge-weldable Composite having Synthetic Vegetation and Impermeable Geomembrane

AGRU Protective HDPE Liner to Support the Auckland Central Interceptor with 200,000 m2 of AGRU-ULTRA GRIP®

Formosa Plastics to Build US$207 Million HDPE Geomembrane Resin Plant in Texas

Core & Main Signs Agreement to Acquire Earthsavers Erosion Control

Tensar Currently Recruiting for Southwest Texas Regional Sales Manager

Maccaferri Rockfall Protection System for Sydney Trains Network

Geotechnical Engineering Solutions Seeing Increased Adoption in India Says Maccaferri India

PFAS Containment by Modern Liner Systems: the Good News – and the Bad! by Kerry Rowe (VIDEO)

VIDEO – Latin American Infrastructure and Geosynthetic Opportunities

Tencate Develops Geotextile to Stop Bamboo Penetration

Testing and Consulting in the Field of Geomembranes
Our clients include some of the world’s biggest Mining, Water, Wastewater and Oi l& Gas and Insurance and Legal companies globally.
Review of liner specifications and guarantees;
Geomembrane liner failure investigation and root cause analysis;
Expert witness work


Long-Term Field Performance of Non-Vegetated and Vegetated Three-Layer Landfill Cover Systems Using Construction Waste Without Geomembrane


Accelerated Aging Ultraviolet of a PET Nonwoven Geotextile and Thermoanalytical Evaluation [PDF]

Mitigating Pumping in Pavement Shoulder Using Wicking Geotextile: An Experimental Study


Consolidation of Sludge Dewatered in Geotextile Tubes under Combined Fill and Vacuum Preloading [PDF]

GCM Mining Shows How Dry Stacking of Tailings Works Using Geotextile Tubes for Dewatering (Video)

Thesis Published on Dunes Reinforcement with Geosynthetic Sand Containers (GSCs)

New ASTM Standard Test Method for Measurement of Index Flux Through Saturated Geosynthetic Clay Liner Specimens Using a Flexible Wall Permeameter


Appraisal of Anchor Arrangement and Size on Sand-Geogrid Interaction in Direct Shear

Physical Modelling of Temperature Influence on Performance of Geogrid-Reinforced Retaining Walls Considering Backfill Type Effect

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) Finds That Revocation of the Countervailing Duty (CVD) Order on Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrids from China (Declassified)


Short- and Long-term Behaviour of EPS Geofoam in Reduction of Lateral Earth Pressure on Rigid Retaining Wall Subjected to Loading


Human Health Concerns Regarding Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment – From Marine to Food Systems


Special Feature – ‘Geosynthetic Supply Chain Disruptions & Rising Costs’ [PDF]

World Geosynthetic Experts Publish Major Treatise :  ‘Protecting the Environment from Contamination with Barrier Systems; Advances and Challenges’ [PDF]


How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.

GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends

Do You Have Any Geosynthetics Industry News? – Get in Touch

Want More GNA? Find Thousands of Back Issues Here:

Stay Up to Date with the Latest Geosynthetic News by Signing Up for the GNA Newsletter!

• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through India, Africa, and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

🔔 Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!

Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

🔔 GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles, and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

GNA™ (Geosynthetic News Alerts™)
GBN™ (Geosynthetic Breaking News™)
GNAu™ (Geosynthetic News Australia™)
GNAf (Geosynthetic News Africa™)
GNC™ (Geosynthetic News China™)
GNCa™ (Geosynthetic News Canada™)
GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
GNInd™ (Geosynthetic News Indonesia™)
GNU™ (Geosynthetic News United States™)

(c) 2022 Copyright ExcelPlas Labs and Geosynthetic News Agency

GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.