May 2019 Vol. 9

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CETCO Launches USA-Made FLUORO-SORB® adsorbent for the Remediation of PFAS (Breaking News)
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cetco-launches-usa-made-fluoro-sorb-adsorbent-for-the-remediation-of-pfas-300855632.html

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

Increased Use of Geosynthetics Would Make Tailings Dams Safer (Global Synthetics)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/G2K6wmOkcCPAY1a/download

AGRU Case Study Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) with MicroSpike™ Geomembrane Liner
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6S5JN_q5e4

GOLDER Advanced Testing Facility to Improve Tailings Risk Management
https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-15ad18c25c

Curtis Barrier International looking for Welding Technicians
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Open Data Could Have Helped Us Learn From Another Mining Dam Disaster (OPINION)
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-019-0063-0

Geosynthetics Improvement on Seismic Stability of Earth Dams
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/324571283_Geosynthetics_Effect_on_Seismic_Stability_of_Earth_Dams

EXCELPLAS Geosynthetic Material Performance, Durability, Testing and Consulting (Sponsored Link)
http://www.excelplas.com/

Geotube® Technology to Contain Contaminated Sediments for Safe Offshore Disposal when Onshore Disposal is Not Possible
https://magazine.damen.com/markets/dredging-and-marine-contracting/tencate-geotube-technology-goes-hand-in-hand-with-damen-dop-pumps/

Catfish Mini-Dredger Build a Sand Dredger for Removing Contaminated Sediments for Geotube Disposal
https://cloud.dredging.com.au/index.php/apps/gallery/s/gi6teuZ1R36WLmz

Geotextile Tube Coastal Protection Project
https://www.ack.net/news/20190523/concom-nearing-decision-on-sbpf-erosion-project

Role for Geosynthetics Application Engineer in Saudi Arabia (Jobs)
https://www.bayt.com/en/saudi-arabia/jobs/application-engineer-manager-sales-geosynthetic-al-kho-50971603/


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