March 2019 Vol. 4

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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

Roundtable Focus on Geocomposite Peel Testing Generates ‘Lively Discussion’
The lively discussion focused on the previously unrecognized high variability of the bond strength between the geonet core and the heat-bonded upper/lower nonwoven geotextiles across the roll width of manufactured geocomposites. 
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/03/06/geosynthetics-conference-2019-roundtable-focuses-on-geocomposite-peel-testing/

Geofabrics Australasia Invitation for Drinks at  Waste Industry Networking Evening on Thursday 28 March 2019 (Geosynthetics in Waste Management)
To coincide with WMAA’s Australian Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference from 26-29 March, 2019
https://www.geofabrics.co/technical-resources/events/waste-industry-networking-evening

Tensar Geogrid Software Training Workwork (Perth) 4th April 2019
This software has been developed further through the introduction of TriAx® Geogrids
https://www.geofabrics.co/technical-resources/events/tensar-software-training-workshop-perth

Tensar Geogrid Software Training Workwork (Melbourne) 9th April 2019
This software has been developed further through the introduction of TriAx® Geogrids
https://www.geofabrics.co/technical-resources/events/tensarpave-software-training-workshop-melbourne

Plans Lodged this week by BMT Eastern Australia on Behalf of Sunshine Coast Council, to replace Geotextile Bags
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/P3DJcrZoukm7zgh/download

Geofabrics Delivers Concrete Canvas (CC8) for Lining Flood Swale
https://www.geofabrics.co/sites/default/files/CaseStudy_CC_SwaleLining_EncounterBay.pdf

A Personal Touch in Geosynthetics – Connor Parkinson
https://www.tcs-geotechnics.co.uk/geosynthetics-connor/

Non-Hazardous Landfill with Sensor DDS Fixed Installation (Sensor DDS LMS) – Case Study
https://www.environmental-expert.com/articles/non-hazardous-landfill-case-study-793413

Aeramix’s Floating Cover Discs Proving Effective for Lined Water Storages
https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/machine/crop-gear/heaxacover-discs-help-to-reduce-evaporation-algae-in-water-storages/news-story/dc886edad7d87083f1348e640f9d0d67

Floating Solar Panels on the Rise Through South East Asia
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/02/in-land-scarce-southeast-asia-solar-panels-float-on-water/

New Evapguard™ Floating Cover Uses Flexible Liners
https://www.evapguard.com/

Breaking News – Vale CEO Steps Down Following Tailings Dam Disaster
https://www.amsj.com.au/vale-ceo-steps-down-following-tailings-dam-disaster/

Glen Raven’s Strata Joint Venture Opens New Geosynthetics Plant In India
https://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/nonwovens-technical-textiles/2019/03/glen-ravens-strata-joint-venture-opens-new-geosynthetics-plant-in-india/

Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) Implementing Innovative Technology by Utilizing Geogrid to Enhance Geotechnical Asset Performance
https://www.roadsbridges.com/grid-iron

Comparative Performance of Different Geosynthetics on Sandy Soil Overlying Clay Subgrades of Varying Strengths
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41062-019-0204-5

Tensar’s SpectraPave™ design software to evaluate design options and optimize pavement performance
SpectraPave™ software provides pavement design engineers the most powerful tool available for evaluating roadway design options
http://info.tensarcorp.com/tensar-spectrapave

Multi-Layer Interface Shear Testing Webinar by Dr. Timothy D. Stark
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6485268523139734285

Thirteen ‘Giant’ 100-metre-long, Sand-filled Geotextile Tubes Put in Place to Prevent Erosion into a Nearby Shipping Channel
https://www.coastalreview.org/2019/03/bald-head-renourishment-project-nears-end/

Landfill Expansion in Central Florida
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=178248108903922&story_fbid=2261003473961698

Belarusian Company Machina TST Specializing in the Manufacture of Geosynthetic Materials
https://au.linkedin.com/company/machina-tst


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