March 2020 Vol. 3

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACIGS * BASF * Concrete Canvas * Damwatch * EPA * ExcelPlas * GHD * LMI Group™ *Miller Weldmaster *Sensor * TCI * Tensar
 

2020 Geomembrane Workshop Series with a Number of Australasian and International Geomembrane Experts (16-17 March in Melbourne and 19-20 March in Brisbane)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/qi5yVfCv0N0jemc#pdfviewer

Sensor Announce the Most Revolutionary QC Device in Electrical Leak Location of Exposed Geomembranes
https://www.arctester.com/ 

World’s Only Geomembrane Material with an Unlimited Shelf Life and Warranty Against Chemical Attack
https://www.textilescoated.com/geomembrane-liners?gclid

Introducing the Traveling Hot Air Welder for Large Geomembrane Welding In-House from Miller Weldmaster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp7UYgy-HPs 

Performance Benefits of Factory-Fabricated Geomembrane Liners (Feature Article)
https://e2techtextiles.com/performance-benefits-of-factory-fabricated-geomembrane-liners/?

Evaluating Measurement of Strain Hardening Method (SHM) for Mechanical Assessment of Geomembrane Service Life in MSW Landfills 
https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6517&context=etd

PVC Geosynthetic Membrane May Replace Concrete Face in New Zealand Dam Build
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/119993453/geosynthetic-membrane-may-replace-concrete-face-in-waimea-dam-build

Damwatch Design for PVC Geomembrane and Integration into the Dam to be Reviewed by GHD
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/119993453/geosynthetic-membrane-may-replace-concrete-face-in-waimea-dam-build

Discussion on Design Methods and Application of Geomembrane Face Rockfill Dams
http://www.slfdxb.cn/EN/abstract/abstract1920.shtml#1

New Patent for Polymeric Waterproofing Membrane for Concrete
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20200048896A1/en

Shaking Table Tests on Gravel Slopes Reinforced by Concrete Canvas
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300200

Evaluation of Hydraulic Conductivity of Sodium Bentonite GCL Overlaps to Saline Solutions
http://ebot.gmu.edu/handle/1920/11678

Finite Element Analysis of Geogrid-stabilized Unpaved Roads
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/5/1929/pdf

Tensar Webinar on T-Value Methodology for Geogrids by Dr. Andrew Lees (3rd April, 2020)
http://info.tensar.co.uk/t-value-webinar

BASF Additives Help Improve Highways in India Through Improved Durability
https://www.eppm.com/materials/basf-additives-help-improve-highways-in-india/

Oxidative Lifetime Prediction of a PP Woven Geotextile by Applying High Temperature and Moderately Increased Oxygen Pressure
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420300145

Effect of Gamma-Radiation on HDPE Geomembranes as Liners for Low and Medium Level Radioactive Waste
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339653674-Study-of-the-nanostructure-of-g-irradiated-high-density-polyethylenecarbon-black-composite-and-its-durability-as-geomembrane

Bituminuous Geomembranes on Show at the International Mining and Resources Exhibition (Melbourne 27-29 October 2020)
https://imarcmelbourne.com/expo-exhibitors-details.php?exhibitor-slug=axter-australia

Quality Geosynthetic Materials Throughout Australia
https://www.lmigroupinvestments.com.au/materials

Concrete on A Roll from Tiltex Australia
https://www.tiltexaustralia.com.au/information

EPA Inches Toward PFAS Drinking Water Regulation
https://www.wamc.org/post/epa-inches-toward-pfas-drinking-water-regulation

Laboratory Pullout Test Study on the Influence Zone of Geosynthetics
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1558925020906674

Study of the Gamma-irradiated HDPE/Carbon Black Composite and its Durability as Geomembrane
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339653674-Study-of-the-nanostructure-of-g-irradiated-high-density-polyethylenecarbon-black-composite-and-its-durability-as-geomembrane

Geogrid Stabilization of Unbound Aggregates Evaluated Through Bender Element Shear Wave Measurement in Repeated Load Triaxial Testing
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0361198120908230

Model Tests on Drainage of Pipes Wrapped with Woven and Nonwoven Geotextiles
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.20.00011

Road Upgrade uses GEOmasta™ Class A Geotextiles Supplied by Jaybro
https://www.jaybro.com.au/about/class-a-geotextile-road-upgrade/
 


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