May 2020 Vol. 10

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 


NEWSMAKERS:   * ACIGS  * Concrete Canvas * ExcelPlas * Fiberweb Geosynthetics * Geofabrics * Geofabrics Limited * MineralsTech *  Nuolian Engineering Material Co. 

Concrete Canvas Press Release – Response to Chinese Copies (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/s0uj4va2aX2b0PQ#pdfviewer

Judgement in Geofabrics Limited v Fiberweb Geosynthetics Limited [2020] (Breaking News)
http://eplaw.org/uk-geofabrics-v-fiberweb-geosynthetics/

Full Court Judgment in Court Case for Geofabrics Limited v Fiberweb Geosynthetics Limited [2020] (Declassified)
https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Patents/2020/444.html

EuroGeo7 Officially Postponed To Next Year Due to COVID-19 (Breaking News)
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/eurogeo7-postponed-to-next-year/

MineralsTech Release Reactive Core Geosynthetic Mat for Sediment Capping 
https://www.mineralstech.com/business-segments/performance-materials/cetco/environmental-products/products/sediment-capping-technologies

Geogrid Reinforced Australian Concrete Mats
https://geosynthetics.net.au/concrete-block-mat/

FGI Videocast Podcast #1 – Slope Movement and Geosynthetics Case History 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqNLAV6u_fQ

Geotextile Made From Australian Recycled Plastics Now Available
https://www.railexpress.com.au/geotextile-made-from-australian-recycled-plastics-now-available/

Geofabrics Launches Australian Made Geotextile Using Recycled Plastics
https://www.roadsonline.com.au/geofabrics-launches-australian-made-geotextile-using-recycled-plastics/

New Slope Failure Software Release – Slope Stability Analysis and Analysis of Soil Nailing and Reinforced Earth Walls (REW)
https://www.ggu-software.com/en/geotechnical-software/geotechnical-analysis/ggu-stability-slope-failure/

Limit State Design Framework for Geosynthetic Reinforced Structures – Burmister Lecture 2020
https://www.geoengineer.org/education/earth-retaining-structures/mechanically-stabilized-walls-mse/burmister-lecture-2020-limit-state-design-framework-for-geosynthetic-reinforced-structures-by-prof-dov-leshchinsky

An Extreme Machine Learning Model for Geosynthetic-Reinforced Sandy Soil Foundations
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeen.19.00297

Laboratory Study on Geogrid Reinforced Soil Wall with Modular Facing Under Cyclic Strip Loading
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12517-020-05426-3

Behaviour of Geosynthetic Reinforced Wall with Heat Induce Drainage Method During Rainfall
http://koreascience.or.kr/article/JAKO201612461130831.page

Response of Low-Rise Building with Geogrid Seismic Isolation System
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0267726119313776

Review on Mechanical Behavior and Design Considerations for Geosynthetic Reinforced-Rehabilitated Bituminous Pavements
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061820314884

Supply of Geomembrane for Construction of Cell 6 (New Tender)
Wyndham City Council is seeking a qualified provider for the supply and delivery of Geomembrane Materials for the construction of Landfill Cell 6
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/421756/supply-of-geomembrane-for-construction-of-cell-6/?searchId-1590522049-page-1
https://www.tenderlink.com/wyndham/?&tenderer=2744.285&alltenders&asemin


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