November 2019 Vol. 1

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GNA – The Most Widely Read and Disseminated Digital Geosynthetic News Platform Worldwide 


Newsmakers:   *AGRU *Cofra * Cortex  * Crystal Lagoons * GeoAce * GSI * Huesker * Solmax * Sotrafa * TCI * TenCate * Tensar  

Solmax White Geomembrane Used in Vietnam for Crystal Lagoon for Lakes Development Project
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGX2EyGztrw 

Solmax White Geomembrane Used in Vietnam Ocean Park Crystal Lagoon
Vincity Ocean Park is the first Ocean City in the heart of the inner city of Hanoi with the highlight of the sea of 6.1 hectares Crystal Lagoon, large lake center of 24.5 hectares with white sandy beaches along the lake.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YTWpURtaTQ 

GSI to Host Webinar on Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals and Role of Geosynthetics (Nov 13, 2019)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2019/10/30/gsi-to-host-webinar-on-disposal-of-coal-combustion-residuals/ 

What is the Proper Procedure for Welding Geomembranes (Agru)
https://sw-ke.facebook.com/AGRUAmerica/videos/how-to-weld-geomembranes/2390148614329476/ 

Geomembrane Stress Cracking Resistance Depending on the Polymer Resin Used (by Sotrafa Geomembranes)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_6 

Geosynthetic Applications in Flood Abatement by Koerner (Feature)
https://specialtyfabricsreview.com/2019/11/01/geosynthetic-applications-in-flood-abatement/ 

New Patent for Cementitious Composite Matting (GCCM)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10435859.pdf 

New Patent on Leakage Monitoring System for Geomembranes
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10429268.pdf 

Systems and Methods for Creation of Inflatable Rigidizable Cementitious Buildings
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10422121.pdf 

Tensar Awarded Certification for Reinforced Fill Structures in Hong Kong and China
https://www.cedd.gov.hk/filemanager/eng/content_605/RF2_2019.pdf

Huesker Granted Certificate of Conformity for Geogrid Products
https://www.kiwa.nl/upload/certificate/00066741.pdf 

Multimodal Polyethylene-Graphene Nanocomposite via Melt Extrusion for Geosynthetic Applications
https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.787789

New Patent for Woven Geotextile Filtration Fabrics Including Core-Sheath Spun Yarns
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10434445.pdf 

Geotech Technologies Israel Patent Pavement Systems with Geocells and Geogrids
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10407837.pdf 

Giant Geotextile Tube Applied to the Temporary Cofferdam Reclamation Construction for a New-Build Container Base at Harbor in Taiwan
Before filling, the maximum circumference of each ACETube® is 36 m with a length of 34.5 m, and the dimensions of a single ACETube® after filling can reach 4 m high and 16 m wide
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_1 

Petition to Stop Geotube Installation (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YsalSwyD3k 

Ocean City Battles Beach Erosion With Geotubes
https://ocnjdaily.com/o-c-battles-beach-erosion-with-geotubes/ 

Leakage Rate Prediction through Composite Liner due to Geomembrane Defect using Neural Network
http://engineeringjournals.stmjournals.in/index.php/JoGE/article/view/3375 

Case Histories on the Application of Vacuum Preloading and Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40098-019-00391-5 

Sustainable Geotextiles for Transportation Applications from Recycled Textiles
https://trid.trb.org/view/1660822 

GCL in Waste Containment System
https://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/130007694822/ 

HDPE Couplings Rescue a Landfill’s Failed Fusion Welds
https://www.victaulic.com/blog/hdpe-couplings-rescue-a-landfills-failed-fusion-welds/
 

Shear Behavior of Geosynthetic Clay Liners and Textured Geomembranes in Mining Applications
https://search.proquest.com/openview/fbc83b0d86780de19e95f0e05b78419a/1.pdf

3 Perks of Prefabricated Geomembrane Liners
https://www.americover.com/blog/benefits-prefabricated-pond-liners/ 

Ice Thrusting on the Shore of the Vistula Lagoon (Baltic Sea) and the Proposed Artificial Island made with Geotubes 
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/11/11/2297/htm 

Successful Geotextile Encased Column (GEC) Workshop Held in the UK by Huesker (GEC manufacturer) and Cofra (installer)
https://cofra.com/news/detail/workshop-gec-together-with-huesker.html 

The installation of PVDs in Tailing Ponds in Mountainous Areas
https://cofra.com/news/detail/tailing-pond-treatment.html


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