May 2020 Vol. 7

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
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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

Upcoming Webinar NEXT WEEK on Introduction to Geomembranes and their Structure-Property Relationships (26 MAY 2020) (LIMITED PLACES  BOOK EARLY!!)

SOLMAX WEBINAR TOMORROW – How Does Leak Location Conductive Finish Improve My Liner Integrity? (Thu, May 21, 2020)

Understanding Leak Location Surveys for Owners and Inspectors Recorded on April 28, 2020
Presented by Matthew Kemnitz of Leak Location Services, Inc.
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Current Exhibitors Listing for Geosynthetics Conference 2021

IFAI to Host Free Two-Part Webinar on Flexible Pavement Design with Geogrids (May 28, 2020)

Composite Geomembrane Liner for Reservoir Project in Thailand – Case Study

Experimental Evaluation on Cyclic Shear Behavior of Geomembrane–Concrete Interfaces

Characteristics of Biodegradable Textiles Used in Environmental Engineering: A Comprehensive Review

Geotextile Demand to Soar for Roads as North Brisbane Unveils $2.1 billion Congestion-Busting Road Plan

CARPI to Work on El Vado Dam Repairs

Jaylon Seeking Geomembrane Welding Technicians

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