November 2017 Vol. 10

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High Levels of PFOA Found in Runoff from New York Landfill (Breaking News)
http://www.wastetodaymagazine.com/article/hazardous-chemical-found-in-landfill-runoff/

Resistivity Profiles of Perth Soil in Leak Detection Test (New Research)
New leak detection system for the prevention and mitigation of pollution due to lining system failures of landfill facilities
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgere.17.00014

HUESKER Australia Growing Their Roads & Pavements Team
https://www.huesker.co.uk/fileadmin/Media/Vacancies/ANZ_AU_Technical_Sales_Representative.pdf

Carpi Testing on PVC Liners for Dams [PDF]
http://www.ussdams.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Wilkes-Part-2.pdf

Geomembrane Installer Profile – Engineered Linings (EL) is a division of PSV Industrial
http://www.infrastructurene.ws/2017/11/27/environmental-protection-our-core-focus/

Kaytech Showcases its Engineered Fabrics
https://www.specifile.co.za/kaytech-engineered-fabrics/

Geofabrics Uploads Concrete Canvas Civil Brochure
https://www.geofabrics.co/sites/default/files/brochures/Concrete%20Canvas%20Civil%20Brochure_0.pdf

New Tender – Design & Documentation of Koonwarra Landfill Cell 3 Rehabilitation Cap
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/336699/design-documentation-of-koonwarra-landfill-cell-3-rehabilitation-cap/?searchId=1511766256&page=1

Finite Element Analysis Modelling of the Behaviour of Geomembranes (New Research)
https://www.matec-conferences.org/articles/matecconf/abs/2017/51/matecconf_mtem2017_06006/matecconf_mtem2017_06006.html

Lawsuit Against Global Synthetics Environmental (GSE) (Declassified)
Seam tape used on the geosynthetic drainage layer had failed, which was allowing soil to move upward. This same seam failure would also allow moisture to move through the seam into the underlying soil.
https://scholar.google.com.au/scholar_case?case=3555759412616287398&q=geosynthetic&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2017

Lawsuits Over Use of Geotextile Tubes (Declassified)
Plaintiffs maintain that Defendant negligently and/or misleadingly reported that the method selected (pumping dredged sediments into geotextile tubes) would minimize the amounts of contaminants that are exposed to the atmosphere.
https://scholar.google.com.au/scholar_case?case=6823499098996135819&q=geotextile&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2017

Research on the Interface Properties of Geogrid with Different Mesh Sizes (New Research)
http://xpublication.com/index.php/jcec/article/view/42

Dynamic Shear Degradation of Geosynthetic–Soil Interface in Waste Landfill Sites (New Research)
http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/7/12/1225

Effect of Geotextile Reinforcement on Cyclic Undrained Behavior of Sand (New Research)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026772611731103X

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