May 2020 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ACIGS * Concrete Canvas * EUROBENT * FGI * ExcelPlas * GeoDetect® * Geofabrics * Geotube® * Jaybro * IEC  * IGS * Soprema  * TenCate  * Tensar * Tiltex™

Geofabrics Respond to Concrete Canvas Patent Success (Breaking News)
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/our-response-to-concrete-canvas-patent-success

Jaybro Australia Distributing ‘Concrete on a Roll’ GCCM for Bund and Embankment Lining
https://www.jaybro.com.au/tiltex-geotextile-composite-40mpa-concrete-fabric-87197.html

Soprema PVC Geomembrane Protected by Tiltex™ Cementitious Geocomposite
https://www.soprema.com/en/article/reference/tiltex-ligne-16

Solmax Webinar – Which Colour Geomembrane is Suitable for My Application? (Wednesday May 6th 2020)
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/solmax-international-inc_webinar-series-which-colour-is-suitable-activity-6661066560360239104-5RiZ

IEC SlopeStep™ Stairway System for Geomembrane Liners (New Products)
The SlopeStep stairway system will not puncture liners. It can be placed directly on the surface of geomembrane liners without puncturing them.
https://www.ieccovers.com/slopestep/

Tencate Presents Virtual Learning Webinar: Geosynthetics in Drainage and Filtration Applications
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gahmwkyAD-4&feature=emb_logo

Geomembranes In The Spotlight At ACIGS Events
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/geomembranes-in-the-spotlight-at-acigs-events/

Free Excel Dam Leakage Calculator Based on Darcy’s Law
The FGI Pond Leakage Calculator is an excel spread sheet based on Darcy’s Law and produces a comparison between leakage rates for compacted soils and synthetic liners
https://assets.website-files.com/5977726c80d12837b9592f29/5de2df743719a1194ee4632b-Pond-Leakage-Calculator-2019-10-18-19-Metric.xlsx

Tencate Integillent Geotextile GeoDetect® (New Products)
https://fbgs.com/references/tencate-intelligent-geotextile-geotedect/

The Power of Pavement Optimisation with Geogrids
http://info.tensar.co.uk/blog/the-power-of-pavement-optimisation

Chennai-based Company Gorantla Geosynthetics is Spreading its Wings Throughout India 
https://www.wfxg.com/story/42076328/chennai-based-company-gorantla-geosynthetics-is-spreading-its-wings-throughout-india-with-its-high-quality-product-and-services

New ASTM WK72755 Working Group:Revision of D7177 / D7177M – 05(2015)e1 – Standard Specification for Air Channel Evaluation of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Dual Track Seamed Geomembranes
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK72755.htm

New Software to Design Geosynthetic Reinforced Retaining Walls  (New Products)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibZepsb3CPU

Creep Life Prediction of Polyester Reinforcing Geogrids in the Construction of Embankments
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-42351-3_52

More than a Sandbag: Geotube® Containers Protect Shorelines, Restore Beaches, Create Wetlands and More
https://bishopwater.ca/tag/geotube/


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We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
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