May 2019 Vol. 2

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BHP Billiton Hit with $7b Lawsuit for 2015 Brazil Dam Failure (Breaking News)

Case Study – GCL Installation at Gold Mine (One truck load of GCL’s is equivalent to 150 truckloads of compacted clay!)

Managing the Risk between Historic Underground Workings and an Active Open Pit using Geotextiles and SMART Markers (Newcrest Mining)…../Managing-the-risk-between-historic-underground-workings-and-an-active-open-pit-using-geotextile-and-SMART-markers.pdf

Spanish Geomembrane Manufacturer Securing Large Projects in QatarWater Treatment in Qatar with 300,000 sqm Geomembrane ALVATECH BLUE HDPE 2 mm (from Sotrafa SPAIN)

Evaporation Lagoon in Alkarana – Qatar (Storage for Polluted water from oil and gas industry Dimensions: 1 km length and 300 m width lagoon installing 300.000 sqm geomembrane ALVATECH HDPE 3 mm thickness  (from Sotrafa SPAIN)

Western Engineered Containment – The Highest Performance Polyurea Geomembrane in the Industry

New Type of Geocomposite Being Tested Polymer Fiber-reinforced Asphalt Concrete (PFRAC)

GSI White Paper 41 – Sustainability and Geosynthetics

Large-Scale Direct Shear Testing of Geogrid-Reinforced Aggregate Base over Weak Subgrade (PDF)

Presentation Understanding Multi-Layer Interface Shear Testing (PDF)

Video Presentation – Understanding Multi-Layer Interface Shear Testing (MP4) (237.9 MB)

Tensar Geogrid Ensure Airport Runway Safety

Evaluation of Recycled Concrete Aggregate as Backfill for Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Walls

MBA graduates quit their jobs to work on geosynthetic-lined rainwater harvesting, in just three years scored TATA Steel, SAIL, SIEMENS as its clients

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