May 2019 Vol. 3

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Maccaferri Company Philippines Stable of Brands (Geofabrics, GSE)
https://www.infratexenviro.com/contact-us/

Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES call for presentations deadline May 31st
https://geosyntheticsconference.com/presentations/

US Patent Granted for New Perforated Geocell
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10266992.pdf

Monash University Scholarship Announced on Behaviour of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) Under High Temperatures
https://scholarshipdb.net/scholarships-in-Australia/Ph-D-Scholarships-In-Civil-Engineering-Monash-University=ayCM339x6RGUWgAlkGUTnw.html

Geosynthetic Institute looking to fund several graduate students with $5,000 fellowships towards their research concerning geosynthetics (worldwide solicitation)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/5wJXIFH1zpDZbUV

Geomembrane Lining Opportunities for Red Mud as Alcoa Seeks To Expand At Pinjarra
http://www.nationalminingchronicle.com.au/news/19101-alcoa-seeks-to-expand-at-pinjarra

Max Brady and Laurie Honnigford Award COMANCO Approved Installation Contractor Status on Behalf of Association of Geosynthetic installers
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-carries-on-with-international-association-of-geosynthetic-installers/

Analysis of Porous Behaviors by Water Flow Property of Geonets
https://www.intechopen.com/online-first/analysis-of-porous-behaviors-by-water-flow-property-of-geonets-by-theoretical-simulation

Coletanche by Axter Showcasing Bituminuous Geomembranes at OzWater 2019
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/UEMG10662cA2Ft7

CCUK: Concrete Canvas (CC) 3 Wide Speed Trial (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5-aOgxGsHU

New Patent for Reinforcement of Cementitious Geocomposites
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10266448.pdf

NSW EPA Initiates State-wide PFAS Investigation Program to Identify the Use and Impacts of Legacy PFAS
https://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/your-environment/contaminated-land/pfas-investigation-program

Kaytech Launches Geosynthetic App for Mobile Phones
http://kaytech.co.za/get-kayapp/

Strata Geosystems Chief Technology Officer Explains ‘What differentiates Strata from the industry players?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-DA4sS0SVQ

Video on Simulation Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Retaining Wall in Abaqus™
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2N9ozT9jAM

Innovative Geocomposite Patch Mat Used for Repairing Potholes in Roads
https://siamagazin.com/the-american-road-patch-innovative-pothole-repairing-method/

IGS Launch Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development Video in Japanese
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/geosynthetics-for-sustainable-development-japanese-translation/

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager
The Technical Manager will be responsible for leading the team’s technical direction including all geosynthetic/environmental product innovations, manufacturing quality and research initiatives to advance the product offering and sales growth and profitability for the business.
The Technical Manager will:
* Lead the business unit in all technical product, testing, specification, and research matters.
* Conceive, plan and develop product advancements and new products for Geosystems’ core product lines, ancillary products, and new offerings.
* Develop business case and potential market impact for new product & research ideas.
* Author technical papers and related marketing materials upon completion of new product delivery to the market.
Ultimately, the position will lead development, from inception to market delivery of product advancements; new product development; and identify and assist with potential product line acquisitions.
Interested candidates should send inquiries to Presto Geosystems Director Bill Handlos, P.E. <bill.handlos@prestogeo.com>


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