March 2019 Vol. 1

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WHAT if… you Could Make Time, Cost and Design Savings on Your Next Subgrade Stabilisation Project? – a Free Tensar workshop
Advantages of Tensar’s Subgrade Stabilisation and Pavement Optimisation
https://www.engineersireland.ie/groups/events/2019/march/what-if-you-could-make-time,-cost-and-design-savin.aspx

Access to Energy can be a Challenge—but the GEOWEB 3D Road System gets it done! Presto Geosystems
https://energynow.com/2019/02/access-to-energy-can-be-a-challenge-but-the-geoweb-3d-road-system-gets-it-done-presto-geosystems/

Quote of the Month:  “It is a paradox that it is mainly the installation of this “protective layer” which is the most frequent cause of a damage to a geomembrane”
https://www.sensorgroup.com/covered-geomembrane-testing

Layfield Geomembrane Presentation in BRISBANE on Containment of Emerging Contaminants (12th March, 2019)
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Layfield Geomembrane Presentation in MELBOURNE on Containment of Emerging Contaminants (14th March, 2019)
https://layfieldgroup.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=11b921ef080f7736089c757404650e40.610&s=8dc40de1f26f506ce50cbe227be6427b

The Use of HDPE-type Liners as Barrier Systems has a Major Effect on the Stability Behaviour of Tailings Dams
http://miningmirror.co.za/2019/02/15/tailings-dams-technology-learning-from-failure-part-2-mines-rethink-safety-measures/

Best Practices for Tailings Dam Design and Use of Geomembrane Liners
http://revistaminerios.com.br/best-practices-for-tailings-dam-design/

Inmarsat and Knight Piésold Announce Tailings Dam Monitoring Solution (Breaking News)
https://www.mining-technology.com/mining-safety/inmarsat-and-knight-piesold-announce-tailings-dam-monitoring-solution

GHD Tailings Dam Management and Menu of Service
https://www.ghd.com/en/services/resources/Menu-of-Services/Tailings.pdf

Use of Buried Polyethylene Liners in Earthen Bunds is Now Explicitly Allowed, which may be a Cost Saver for Remote Diesel Tank Sites
https://cottonaustralia.com.au/news/article/revised-australian-standards-for-fuel-oil-storage-the-impact-for-growers

ExcelPlas Labs Offering In-Plant Sampling for Geosynthetics
Our independent, in-plant geosynthetic sampling services are an important link in the procurement process to ensure compliant material is delivered for the project. We attend to inspect the manufacturing process and extract samples for independent conformance and compliance testing (MQC).
http://www.excelplas.com/

Golder to Gauge Consequences of Dam Failure
https://www.golder.com/news/golder-to-gauge-consequences-of-dam-failure-across-newfoundland-labrador/

The Role of Undrained Clay Soil Subgrade Properties in Controlling Deformations in Geomembranes
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419300172

Cyclic Plate Testing for Reinforced Airport Pavements—Phase I: Geogrids
https://trid.trb.org/view/1583875

Valorization of Fine-Grain Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste in Geosynthetic Reinforced Structures
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328208624_Valorization_of_Fine-Grain_Construction_and_Demolition_CD_Waste_in_Geosynthetic_Reinforced_Structures

The Behavior of Self-launching Geotextile Bag Aprons—latest investigations from the field
https://books.google.com.au/books?hl=en&lr=&id=E_OJDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PT183&dq=geotextile
&ots=Dyc9l7LzPu&sig=UfMthn9noMgG5Zms2zoHAB_u5AY

Analytical Investigation of Load Over Pipe Covered with Geosynthetic-Reinforced Sandy Soil
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-019-0156-z

Bentonite Enhanced Soil as an Alternative Landfill Liner (Really?)
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/239/1/012003/pdf


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