May 2019 Vol. 4

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Why Coal Ash and Tailings Dam Disasters Occur (Special Feature)
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/364/6440/526.full.pdf

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

Evaluating the Rate of Leakage Through Defects in a Geomembrane (New Research)
https://harvest.usask.ca/bitstream/handle/10388/12065/CUNNINGHAM-THESIS-2019.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

HDPE Geosynthetic Ball Covers (GBC) for Reservoirs and Mining Lagoons (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=164&v=uxPdPpi5W4o

Lydall Technical Nonwovens Divests Geosynthetic Installation Business (Breaking News)
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/05/10/1821847/0/en/Lydall-Technical-Nonwovens-Divests-Geosynthetic-Installation-Business.html

GeoSynthetics Save Washington DOT $11M on US Project (Breaking News)
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/asphalt/article/21046631/geosynthetics-save-washington-dot-11m-on-us-2-project

Naue GCL Case Study – Lining of Lake at Malaysian University (Case Study)
https://naue.asia/xiamen-university-malaysian-campus-dengkil-selangor/

Propex Publish Geosynthetic Loading Chart
http://propexglobal.com/Portals/0/Product%20PDFs/Marketing%20PDFs/
Geosynthetic%20Domestic%20Estimated%20Loading%20Chart%20MAY2019.pdf


Analysis of Settlement of the Road with Full Scale Geotextile Reinforcement on the Very Soft Soil (Case Study)
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/pdf/2019/29/matecconf_icsbe2019_03012.pdf

Development of Geosynthetic Design and Construction Guidelines for Pavement Embankment Construction
https://trid.trb.org/view/1601070

Overestimation Of Benefits Of Canal Irrigation Projects: Decline Of Performance Over Time Caused By Deterioration Of Concrete Canal Lining – Benefits of Geomembrane Linings  (Open Access)
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ird.2341

Performance of Geo-Base Isolation System with Geogrid Reinforcement 
https://books.google.com.au/books?hl=en&lr=&id=H1OWDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA86&dq=geogrid&ots=YxfVc2kua-&sig=S6VDFkfUiNNswwslreIIUP3k4KM#v=onepage&q=geogrid&f=false

FREE Geosynthetic Tubes for Dewatering Webinar – Tomorrow May 14
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-geosynthetic-tubes-for-dewatering-webinar-may-14-tickets-60483318233

Maccaferri Introduces PoliMac Polyolefin Coating for Gabion Wire (New Products)
https://www.maccaferri.com/uk/download/polimac-flyer/?wpdmdl=9786

Larvatto Beach to Get Series of Wave Breakers on the Entrances of Seawalls using Geotube Technology
https://www.hellomonaco.com/news/latest-news/the-monegasque-government-unveiled-the-future-environmentally-friendly-face-of-larvotto-beach/


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