May 2020 Vol. 9

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

NEWSMAKERS:  * ACIGS  * Aquablock * Bureau of Reclamation  * Concrete Blanket * ExcelPlas * Levee Lock * Nuolian Engineering Material Co. *  Sensor 

Exciting Geomembrane Webinar Tomorrow Presenting a New Way of Looking at and Understanding Geomembranes  (26th May 2020)

CITY OF FERNLEY Sues UNITED STATES BUREAU OF RECLAMATION for Installing Geomembrane Along Bottom and Sides of Canal (Legal)

Townsville City Council is the First Council in Australia to Use Environmentally Friendly Bituminous Geomembrane to Cap a Landfill Site (Breaking News)

New Cement Blanket™ GCCM – The Rise of Concrete Cloth Analogues from China (Breaking News)

Levee Lock, LLC Patents Geomembrane-Lined Wall and Method of Lining

Sensor Patents New Leak Location System for Lined Structures

Presentation Video by Eric Blond on Drainage Geocomposites (Full Presentation)

Detection of Leakage of MSW-Landfill Leachates through a Liner Defect: Experimental and Analytical Methods

Prediction of Leakage Through Composite Liner Due to Geomembrane Defects

Case Study: Aquablok™ Activated Carbon Sediment Remediation to be used at Pearl Harbour Superfund Site

University Course Introduction to Geosynthetics

NZ Customs List of Approvals for Geosynthetics and Other Products
PVC-P geomembrane thermo-bonded, 2.5mm thick, with 500g/m2 of PET/PP geotextile

Case Study on Geosynthetic Deckdrain™, Wembley Rail Depot, London, UK

ABG Geosynthetics: Advanced Geocomposite Systems for Landfill and Mining Drainage Applications

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