November 2018 Vol. 4

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Worley Parsons Takeover of JACOBS Valued at $4.6 bill
https://www.afr.com/business/construction/worleyparsons-approached-jacobs-engineering-10-months-ago-for-46b-takeover-20181022-h16xmg

Engineered Earth Armouring Solutions: An Alternative to Rock Riprap (Propex GeoSolutions & Global Synthetics)
http://globalsynthetics.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Engineered-Earth-Anchoring-Systems-An-Altenative-Treatment-to-Rip-Rap.pdf

Propex GeoSolutions COMPANY PROFILE (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTmC6kGab30

Icopal Patents ‘Prefabricated Bituminous Geomembranes’ (#2762879)
https://www.patentsoffice.ie/en/Publications/Download-a-Journal/Journal-2371.pdf

Bituminous Liner (BGM) Selected for Graphite Mine – BGM Area 133,000 m2 (Declassified)
https://www.blackrockmining.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/241018-BKT-Compelling-DFS-Completed-Mahenge-Graphite-Project.pdf

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http://www.excelplas.com/

Longevity Testing and Lifetime Predictions for ClosureTurf® System with 1.25 mm HDPE Geomembrane Under Long -Term Exposure
http://watershedgeo.com/closureturf/closureturf-performance-benefits/longevity-testing/

Presentation – Mining Structures and Substructures using High Strength Geosynthetics
by Nicola Brusa, Technical Manager, Maccaferri UK & Ireland
https://www.igs-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/IGS-UK-Flyer_WIMM_5th-Nov-1.pdf

New Geosynthetics Nook Published (CRC Press) – Geosynthetic Encased Columns for Soft Soil Improvement
https://www.booktopia.com.au/geosynthetic-encased-columns-for-soft-soil-improvement-marcio-almeida/prod9781138038783.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr7KFlJS-3gIVgzUrCh3FrwwKEAYYASABEgI4HfD_BwE

Dredging into Geotextile Tubes Preferred Method for Major US Project
https://www.dredgemag.com/2018/11/05/dredging-is-underway-in-new-jerseys-historic-delaware-and-raritan-canal/

Which Breakwater Solution has a Lower Carbon Footprint? Geotube® Containers or a Rock Breakwater?
https://bishopwater.ca/energy-efficient-dewatering-technology/

Design and Consolidation Analysis of Geotextile Tubes for the Saemangeum Project in Korea
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.18.00015

Indian High Court Tells Indian Government to Explore Geo Tube Technology to Clean Polluted Lakes
– https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/hc-tells-government-to-explore-geo-tube-tech-to-cleanse-lakes/articleshow/66094345.cms
– http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/2018/oct/06/hc-to-telangana-government-submit-report-on-geotube-technology-method-of-water-treatment-1881772.html

Performance Issues of Barrier Systems for Landfills (New Publication)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-2221-1_4

The Long-Term Performance of Geocomposite Drainage Materials Used as Capillary Break Layers (New Publication)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-01944-0_18

Evaluation of the Drainage Capacity of a Geocomposite Applied to the Green Roof of the Office of the Attorney General’s Office in Brasilia, After 14 Years of Its Application
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-01944-0_17

ASTM Publication – Stress Distributions and Pullout Responses of Extensible and Inextensible Geogrid Reinforcement in Soil Using Different Normal Loading Methods
https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/GEOTECH/PAGES/GTJ20180102.htm

Tensar Roadshow on Geosynthetics (Nov 13, Atlanta)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atlanta-tensar-road-show-november-2018-tickets-50611613699

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