March 2020 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS: * Cortex * ExcelPlas * FGI * Geofabrics UK * Naue * GSI  * Polyfabrics * Tensar * Watershed Geosynthetics 

Geofabrics UK Wins Judgment of Infringement Against Fiberweb for its European Patent 

IP Update for Australian Patent for Concrete on a Roll GCCM 

New Patent for Containment Dike made from Flexible Geosynthetic Tubes (Flood Control) 

Tensar Episode 12 – Triaxial Testing of Geogrid-stabilised Materials  (Video) 

T-seam – Geomembrane Welding HDPE Liner Install Guide (Video) 

Tufted Geotextile With Increased Shear Resistance To Hydraulic Infill Displacement And Dry-Flow Loading

Ensuring the Stability of Geocomposite Systems While Protecting Against Erosion of Slopes of Soil Structures

Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modeling of Electrical Leak Detection Surveys in Geomembrane Liners

Performance of Anchor in Sand with Different Forms of Geosynthetic Reinforcement

New Webinar – Storm Water Management Using Geosynthetics (24 March 2020)

New Webinar – Stability Design of Landfill Cover Soils (March 25, 2020)

Cost-effective Geosynthetics Solution for Roadway Asbestos 

Early Warning System for Damage in Composite Materials

Beach and Coastal Protection with Geosynthetic Sand Containers

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