May 2022 Vol. 1

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NEWSMAKERS:  * AGRU * Carbon Nanotubes * Christopher Bareither * Craig Andrews * ExcelPlas * Geotest * GNA * Golder * Huesker * Polyfabrics * Raven * Senversa * Solmax * TenCate * Texplor * West Coast Lining Systems * Zahirul Islam


CNH Completes Divestiture of Raven Engineered Films Division for USD350Mill (Breaking News)

GCL Webinar: ‘Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Mining Applications’ (12 May, 2022)

MASTERCLASS – ‘Advances in Design and Construction with Geosynthetics for Mine Tailings and Closure Applications’ (7 June 2022)

AGRU Research Long-Term Behaviour of Welded Polypropylene Liners for Pit Thermal Energy Storages

Texplor Geomembrane Integrity Monitoring

Zahirul Islam Appointed Chairman of ASTM Geomembrane Subcommittee

HUESKER VideoCast | Geotextile Applications in Pipeline Construction

Geotest Australia – Excellence in Geomembrane Design & Engineering and Geomembrane Supply & Installation

Working Platforms – CPD Webinar – Guest Speaker – Craig Andrews from Geosynthetics – YouTube

IGS TC-H: ‘Recent Advances in Geotextile Filtration Design: Pore Opening Size Measurement’ – YouTube

Technical Note – ‘Understanding Strength at Strain in Geosynthetics


Thought Leaders Series: ‘Innovative Tunnel Design with Geomembranes’ | Engineers Australia (24 May, 2022)


Geotextile Burst Strength Extreme Performance

Sand-Filled Geotextile Bags for New coastal Protection Works to Begin at Maroochydore Beach Foreshore

Structural Behaviour of Steel Fibre-Reinforced Concrete-Filled Geotextile Tube Stub Columns Under Axial Compression

Strengthening of High Plastic Clays by Geotextile Reinforcement


Modified Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCL) Bentonite for Barriers of Cr (VI) in Contaminated Soil


An Experimental Study on Strength Improvement of Expansive Subgrades by Polypropylene Fibres and Geogrid Reinforcement

Application of Digital Image Correlations (DIC) Technique on Geotechnical Reduced-Scale Model Tests

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Embankment in Cold Regions: Observations and Numerical Simulations


Study of Wear Performance and Mechanical Properties of HDPE on Addition of CNT Fillers

Preparation of Polyethylene Nanocomposites Based on Polyethylene Grafted Exfoliated Zirconium Phosphate

Barrier Properties of Nanocomposites from HDPE Reinforced with Natural Clay


West Coast Lining Systems Seeking Materials Technician for Geomembrane Projects


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