May 2019 Vol. 2

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BHP Billiton Hit with $7b Lawsuit for 2015 Brazil Dam Failure (Breaking News)
https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/mining/bhp-billiton-hit-with-7b-lawsuit-for-2015-brazil-dam-failure/news-story/a29623383128a7a8b72e2474c4c34b76

Case Study – GCL Installation at Gold Mine (One truck load of GCL’s is equivalent to 150 truckloads of compacted clay!)
http://nilex.com/sites/default/files/GCL%27s%20Installation%20Detour%20Gold.pdf

Managing the Risk between Historic Underground Workings and an Active Open Pit using Geotextiles and SMART Markers (Newcrest Mining)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Neil_Bar/publication/…../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)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v7vdJ2CHEI

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)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uhQFlwh54

Western Engineered Containment – The Highest Performance Polyurea Geomembrane in the Industry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2YDiE22Rto

New Type of Geocomposite Being Tested Polymer Fiber-reinforced Asphalt Concrete (PFRAC)
http://www.ucprc.ucdavis.edu/PDF/UCPRC-RR-2019-01.pdf

GSI White Paper 41 – Sustainability and Geosynthetics
https://geosynthetic-institute.org/papers/paper41.pdf

Large-Scale Direct Shear Testing of Geogrid-Reinforced Aggregate Base over Weak Subgrade (PDF)
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/
316548196_Large-Scale_Direct_Shear_Testing_of_Geogrid-Reinforced_Aggregate_Base_over_Weak_Subgrade


Presentation Understanding Multi-Layer Interface Shear Testing (PDF)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/1eOnOQ8HwTkNF09/download

Video Presentation – Understanding Multi-Layer Interface Shear Testing (MP4) (237.9 MB)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/B80Na8ljLYiQZ7I/download

Tensar Geogrid Ensure Airport Runway Safety
https://www.aviationpros.com/aoa/article/12396173/airport-perimeter-fence-security

Evaluation of Recycled Concrete Aggregate as Backfill for Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Walls
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.19.00025

MBA graduates quit their jobs to work on geosynthetic-lined rainwater harvesting, in just three years scored TATA Steel, SAIL, SIEMENS as its clients
https://yourstory.com/smbstory/rainwater-harvesting-delhi-retas


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