May 2019 Vol. 6

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Breaking News – Drone Detects 3 centimetre Breach Damage in Landfill Liner
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Newcrest Release Tailings Dam Embankment Failure Expert Report Prepared for Ashurst Australia (Declassified) [PDF]
Lead Expert – Michael Jefferies – Senior Consultant – Golder Associates

ATC Williams Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Inspection Report by Genevieve New (Declassified) [PDF]

Newcrest Tailings Properties Golder Perth Laboratory Testing Report (Declassified)  [PDF]

New ‘Next Gen’ Geomembrane Liner is Totally Chemical Resistant and has Expected Lifetime of > 1000 Years
This new reinforced poly liner is 100% PTFE with PTFE reinforcement and PTFE Plies (Made in the USA)
Secondary Containment Liners [PDF]:
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StrataWeb® Solved Slope Erosion Problem at a Reservoir (News Release)
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Earthlok™ Abalone Farm Dam Embankment (Case Study)

Video Explaining ASTM D1790 Brittleness Temp by Low Temp Impact Test for CSPE, EPDM and Other Flexible Liners

Best Paper Awarded to “Effects of Sodium Bentonite on the Characteristics of Recycled Plastic Composite as Potential Geomembrane”

Use the Geonet in Erosion Control Works and Slope Stabilizations
In recent years, geosynthetic materials are called “miracle materials” because they provide both useful and alternative solutions in engineering applications worldwide

Definition of Drainage Blanket

Proposed Geotextile Liner for Landfill Expansion

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