March 2021 Vol. 4

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 

NEWSMAKERS:  * ASTM * Axter * BGM * Coletanche * Comanco * Concrete Canvas™ * Edith Cowan University * ExcelPlas * GCCM * Global Synthetics * GNA * Huesker * NAUE * Propex * Solmax * TenCate Geosynthetics * University of Sydney


From 25th March 2021, a newly incorporated Concrete Canvas USA will take primary responsibility for the sale and master distribution of Concrete Canvas® products across the United States.

HUESKER Australia Excited to Announce Membership and Commitment to the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)


Solmax Announce Webinar on ‘Geosynthetics Solutions for Landfill Cover’ (26th March 2021)

Propex and Global Synthetics Announce Webinar on ‘Erosion Control Design with Reinforced Vegetation’ (31st March 2021)

OzMinerals Carrapateena Gold-Copper Tailings Dam (88,000 m2) Lined with Coletanche™ BGM

TenCate Geosynthetics Showcase their Hengelo Netherlands Site in New Video

Air Channel Testing for Geomembranes by Trevor Topp (QC Engineer) with Comanco


Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering: Sustainability Considerations (Edith Cowan University, Perth)

University of Sydney Seeking PhD for Study on ‘Groundwater Protection With Geosynthetics Clay Liners: Behaviour Under Unsaturated Conditions’


Sand-Filled Geotextile Containers Forming Soft Rock Revetment for Restoration of Shoreline at Pasir Ris Park, Singapore


Analysis of Cyclic Deformation and Post-Cyclic Strength of Reinforced Railway Tracks on Soft Subgrade



Solmax Announce Webinar on ‘Geosynthetics Solutions for Landfill Cover’ (26th March 2021)

Propex and Global Synthetics Announce Webinar on ‘Erosion Control Design with Reinforced Vegetation’ (31st March, 2021)


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