May 2020 Vol. 2

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Brazil’s Mining Authority, the National Mining Agency, has Ordered the Closure of 47 Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) (Breaking News)

Israeli Company Patents New Geocell Design with Lower Wall thickness and Reduced Cost (Breaking News)

Watershed Patents New Geosynthetic for Solar Energy Collection

Why Prefabricated vs Field Welded Geomembranes? (Titan Environmental Containment Ltd.)

Testing and Lifetime Assessment of PVC-EIA Liners (Elvaloy-based Geomembranes)

Rehabilitation of Breached Earth Dam Using GeoComposite—A Case Study

Free eBook on Designing and Lining Brine Storage Ponds [PDF]

Free eBook on The Complete Guide to Evaporation Ponds Liners [PDF]

Free eBook on Geomembranes [PDF]

FGI Webinar:  Post Closure Care of Landfills – 19 May 2020

GSI to Host Webinar on Geotextile Tubes (13 May, 2020)

GMA Hosts Free Webinar on Geosynthetics for Unpaved and Paved Roads

Improvement of Subgrade Characteristics with Inclusion of Geotextiles

Effect of Geosynthetic Reinforcement on Strength Behaviour of Subgrade-Aggregate Composite System

Post-cycling Interface Strength Test of Geogrids

Creep Life Prediction of Polyester Reinforcing Geogrids in the Construction of Embankments

Influence of Geogrid Reinforcement on the Drying Shrinkage of High-Strength Concrete Pavements

Flexural Fatigue Behavior of Fly Ash Geopolymer Stabilized-Geogrid Reinforced RAP Bases

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