May 2023 Vol. 7

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Leister Introduces Handheld Destructive Testing Device for Geomembrane Welds – Fast and Reliable Testing of Welding Seams [PDF]

Press Release on Strata Geosystems Private Limited (Declassified) [PDF]

Elevate Develop Self-Adhering EPDM Geomembrane – No Need for Welding or Chemical Seaming

Strategic Partners and Affiliates Network of Global Synthetics [PDF]

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Geosynthetics in Low Impact Development (Special Feature)

ACIGS Announces Pavements Masterclass (26-30 June 2023)

Council Investing $26M in Capital Works Including Construction of Three Geotextile Sand Container Groynes at Sunset Beach
Three geotextile sand container groynes are being constructed at Sunset Beach to help manage coastal erosion and protect the shoreline

Seaman Corporation Receives Honours for Commitment to the Community

MCL Group Seeking Geomembrane Installers in Canada


Optical Fibre FBG Monitoring of a Communication Paths and Roadways with a Geosynthetic Systems on Mining Heaps

New Insights into Geotribology of Sand-Geomembrane Interfaces from Novel Experimental Studies

Analysis of the Utilization of Concrete Mat with Different Configuration on Settlement Behaviour of Soft Soil Via PLAXIS 2D

Analysis of The Shear Strength of a Soil Geosynthetic Interface

Coastal Erosion & Mitigation in India: Case Study: Geosynthetic Tubes

Relationship between the Carbonyl Index (CI) and Fragmentation of Polyolefin Plastics during Aging


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