May 2020 Vol. 7

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ACIGS  * ATARFIL * CARPI * Concrete Canvas * ExcelPlas * Geotube™ * Jaylon * IFAI * Leak Location Services * Raven  * SOLMAX 

Raven Industries Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results (Breaking News)
Economic decline from the pandemic adversely impacted sales in all three operating divisions, with Engineered Films experiencing the most significant impact given its exposure to heavily affected end-markets
https://apnews.com/6444dbd9a41b4a2bb72458ce2dad0964

Upcoming Webinar NEXT WEEK on Introduction to Geomembranes and their Structure-Property Relationships (26 MAY 2020) (LIMITED PLACES  BOOK EARLY!!)
https://www.acigs.org/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=12

SOLMAX WEBINAR TOMORROW – How Does Leak Location Conductive Finish Improve My Liner Integrity? (Thu, May 21, 2020)
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3753380160729917198

Understanding Leak Location Surveys for Owners and Inspectors Recorded on April 28, 2020
Presented by Matthew Kemnitz of Leak Location Services, Inc.
Webinar Video
https://www.dropbox.com/s/braws16dpu7ogar
Webinar Slides PDF
https://assets.website-files.com-5977726c80d12837b9592f29-5eb9ef0a9b2222718c92a699

Current Exhibitors Listing for Geosynthetics Conference 2021
https://s23.a2zinc.net/clients/IFAI/Geo21/Public/EventMap.aspx?shMode=E&ID=856

IFAI to Host Free Two-Part Webinar on Flexible Pavement Design with Geogrids (May 28, 2020)
https://www.ifai.com/event/webinar-flexible-pavement-design-with-geogrids-design-theory-technical-basis-and-state-of-the-practice-part-1/

Composite Geomembrane Liner for Reservoir Project in Thailand – Case Study
https://www.environmental-expert.com/articles/composite-geomembrane-liner-for-reservoir-project-in-thailand-case-study-987161

Experimental Evaluation on Cyclic Shear Behavior of Geomembrane–Concrete Interfaces
https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/TESTEVAL/PAGES/JTE20180251.htm

Characteristics of Biodegradable Textiles Used in Environmental Engineering: A Comprehensive Review
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652620321764

Geotextile Demand to Soar for Roads as North Brisbane Unveils $2.1 billion Congestion-Busting Road Plan
https://highways.today/2020/05/19/brisbane-congestion-plan/

CARPI to Work on El Vado Dam Repairs
https://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newscarpi-to-work-on-el-vado-dam-repairs-7928874

Jaylon Seeking Geomembrane Welding Technicians
https://au.jora.com/job/Geomembrane-Technician-7aa393acbd0a49a6c61e79ff5141571e


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