May 2019 Vol. 6

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Breaking News – Drone Detects 3 centimetre Breach Damage in Landfill Liner
https://www.propelleraero.com/blog/3cm-landfill-liner-breach-detected-with-accurate-as-builts-drone-data-visualization/
Case Study [PDF]: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/4253088/Case%20Studies%20in%20PDF/
Propeller_Case_Study_3cm_Landfill_Liner_Breach_Detected_with_Accurate_As-Builts.pdf


Newcrest Release Tailings Dam Embankment Failure Expert Report Prepared for Ashurst Australia (Declassified) [PDF]
Lead Expert – Michael Jefferies – Senior Consultant – Golder Associates 
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Report_on_NTSF_Embankment_Slump.pdf

ATC Williams Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Inspection Report by Genevieve New (Declassified) [PDF]
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_B.pdf

Newcrest Tailings Properties Golder Perth Laboratory Testing Report (Declassified)  [PDF]
http://www.newcrest.com.au/media/market_releases/2019/Appendix_E.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]: https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/3XJvyxP9BF0eHIc
Expansion Joint Materials [PDF]:https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/D8hANfPx7K31FvR

StrataWeb® Solved Slope Erosion Problem at a Reservoir (News Release)
https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/strataweb-r-solved-slope-erosion-problem-at-a-reservoir-825725215.html
Case Study: http://www.strataindia.com/slope-protection-at-the-reservoir.html

Earthlok™ Abalone Farm Dam Embankment (Case Study)
https://youtu.be/4Geime28ctY

Video Explaining ASTM D1790 Brittleness Temp by Low Temp Impact Test for CSPE, EPDM and Other Flexible Liners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0sDIyzVK2s

Best Paper Awarded to “Effects of Sodium Bentonite on the Characteristics of Recycled Plastic Composite as Potential Geomembrane”
https://medium.com/themonoclepub/ce-department-nails-best-paper-award-in-6th-rrcs-81ce8da87205

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
https://dergipark.org.tr/download/article-file/418769

Definition of Drainage Blanket
https://www.chegg.com/homework-help/definitions/drainage-blanket-8

Proposed Geotextile Liner for Landfill Expansion
http://www.trussvilletribune.com/2019/05/16/eastern-area-landfill-expansion-over-trussville-water-source-approved-by-adem/


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