March 2019 Vol. 8

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LAST MINUTE REGISTRATIONS UNTIL THE END OF THIS WEEK FOR:
2019 Australian Landfill and Transfer Stations Conference, being held at the Pullman Mercure in Brisbane next week, from the 26-29 March. We’re taking last minute registrations until the end of this week.
https://www.wmrr.asn.au/Public/Conferences/ALTS19/Public/Conference_Websites/ALTS19/ALTS19.aspx?hkey=f07d76c0-8bf7-4e00-b0c1-70bebd1298a7

New Video on “Earthlok™ Geosynthetic Cementious Matting Table Drain Installation”
https://youtu.be/DhIVOAo2ytY

Lessons Learned on Geosynthetics Applications in Road Structures
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/6/1122/pdf

IGS Interview’s Geofabric’s Preston Kendall
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/igs-young-members-down-to-earth-an-interview-with-preston-kendall/

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

JK Williams Rely on Jaybro’s mastaGRID™ Geocomposite for Caddens Hill Project, March 2019
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/jk-williams-mastagrid-composite-penrith/

A Review on the Advanced Leachate Treatment Technologies for Geomembrane-Lined Landfills
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-019-7380-9

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Structures Lecture
https://geomechanics2019.com.au/conferenceprogram/

University of Western Australia (UWA) Gosynthetic-Soil interaction Studies
https://spectre.cqu.edu.au/profiles/view/10923

Bottom Ash as a Backfill Material in Geogrid Reinforced Soil Structures
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114419300354

Presentation on COMPRESSIVE LOAD RESPONSE OF GEOGRID-REINFORCED SAND
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Abhishek_Singh394/publication/331496460_Compressive_load_response_of_geogrid_-_reinforced_SAND/links/5c7fc61c92851c69505a7e19/Compressive-load-response-of-geogrid-reinforced-SAND.pdf

Geosynthetics Corner – A Brief Summary on Geonets
Geonet is also geosynthetic material like the geogrid. Geonets are coated with the geotextile material on either side of the geonet and are called as drainage geocomposites. Geonets are made using the analogous manner as the geogrid, but the ribs are interconnected in a homogenous way through the extrusion process. This process continuously creates a net.

Geonets can be categorized in three ways as below.
1) Biplanar: These geonets are the common forms found and the intersection of the ribs have two sets. They are joined with desired spacing and angle according to the design style used.
2) Triplanar: These geonets have more stability because the gaps between the ribs are small.
3) Other types: These are the new types of geonets, where the extrusions are done in the box shape.

Applications of the geonet:
1) Geonets can be used in the construction of the roads as a surface course for both rehabilitation and new construction,
2) Patch works and pot holes fixing on the roads,
3) Reinforcement can be given to the joints in asphalt road,
4) Acts as a layer to drain off the water behind retaining walls,
5) Used as blanket for drainage beneath the surcharge fill, and
6) Used as blanket for drainage beneath the building foundation.

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