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 

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. 

GSI to Host Webinar on Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals and Role of Geosynthetics (Nov 13, 2019) 

What is the Proper Procedure for Welding Geomembranes (Agru) 

Geomembrane Stress Cracking Resistance Depending on the Polymer Resin Used (by Sotrafa Geomembranes) 

Geosynthetic Applications in Flood Abatement by Koerner (Feature) 

New Patent for Cementitious Composite Matting (GCCM) 

New Patent on Leakage Monitoring System for Geomembranes 

Systems and Methods for Creation of Inflatable Rigidizable Cementitious Buildings 

Tensar Awarded Certification for Reinforced Fill Structures in Hong Kong and China

Huesker Granted Certificate of Conformity for Geogrid Products 

Multimodal Polyethylene-Graphene Nanocomposite via Melt Extrusion for Geosynthetic Applications

New Patent for Woven Geotextile Filtration Fabrics Including Core-Sheath Spun Yarns 

Geotech Technologies Israel Patent Pavement Systems with Geocells and Geogrids 

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 

Petition to Stop Geotube Installation (Video) 

Ocean City Battles Beach Erosion With Geotubes 

Leakage Rate Prediction through Composite Liner due to Geomembrane Defect using Neural Network 

Case Histories on the Application of Vacuum Preloading and Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures 

Sustainable Geotextiles for Transportation Applications from Recycled Textiles 

GCL in Waste Containment System 

HDPE Couplings Rescue a Landfill’s Failed Fusion Welds

Shear Behavior of Geosynthetic Clay Liners and Textured Geomembranes in Mining Applications

3 Perks of Prefabricated Geomembrane Liners 

Ice Thrusting on the Shore of the Vistula Lagoon (Baltic Sea) and the Proposed Artificial Island made with Geotubes 

Successful Geotextile Encased Column (GEC) Workshop Held in the UK by Huesker (GEC manufacturer) and Cofra (installer) 

The installation of PVDs in Tailing Ponds in Mountainous Areas

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