March 2020 Vol. 2

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NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU * Huesker * ExcelPlas * Geotube™ *Sensor * Tiltex™ 
 

Sensor UK Patents New Leak Detecting Geomembrane that is Printed with a Conductive Grid of Conductive Polymer
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10570621.pdf 

Tiltex™ (80MPa Concrete In A Roll) – Replacing Shotcrete & Rip Rap (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1fXQ9135IY 

South Australia Government First In World to Use Huesker’s New Recycled PET high-strength, Temperature-Resistant Geogrid for Road Construction
http://www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/Council/News-Media-and-Publications/Latest-News/Cementing-the-way-to-more-sustainable-roads 

New Geotextile British Standard Published
https://www.geplus.co.uk/news/clients-help-write-geotextile-rules-28-02-2020/ 

NEW PATENTED Solar Energy System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10581374.html 

Consultant Reports on Hyland Highway Landfill (Declassified)
https://www.latrobe.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-02/Section-2053V-20Audit-20of-20Landfill-20Operation.pdf 

Reservoirs lined with Impervious Geomembrane which Prevents Seepage — and evaporation covers, which means the System is Substantially in Balance through the 50-70 years of Operation”
https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com/2020/03/02/the-kids-of-goat-hill-altura-proposes-1gw-of-east-coast-pumped-hydro-projects/ 

Geosynthetic Application How ‘Geotextile Mattress in Shore Protection’ is done (ACE Geosynthetics)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_n-RCRlMkc 

First Look Video  AGRU CleanSeam® New Geomembrane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=xfUbBCnelNg&feature=emb_logo 

Australian Geotech Prof David Williams (University of QLD) on Expert Panel Convened to investigate Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/features/exploring-the-brumadinho-tailings-dam-failure/ 

Enhancement of Strength Characteristics of Clayey Sand Using Fly Ash and Geonet
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221478532030821X 

The Influence of Compaction and Water Conditions on Shear Strength and Friction Resistance between Geotextiles and Ash-Slag Mixture
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/13/5/1086/htm 

Why Does Freezing Improve Geotube® Dewatering Performance?
https://bishopwater.ca/freezethaw-improves-dewatering-performance/ 

Geotube Designed to Stay Buried Under Sand Even Under Storm Conditions have been Exposed Due to Recent Storms
https://www.radioexe.co.uk/news-and-features/local-news/dawlish-beach-protection-exposed/

 


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