November 2019 Vol. 2

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GNA – The Most Widely Read and Disseminated Digital Geosynthetic News Platform Worldwide Newsmakers:   * ACIGS * BAM Institute * Boyd Ramsey * Fabtech  * GSI * Huesker * Solmax  * TenCate * Tensar 

Refurbishment of Remote Mine Potable & Process Water Storage Pond with CSPE Geomembranes
https://www.acigs.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Newsletter-BHP-News-Letter-v1.1.pdf 

Reclamation Canal Projects to Reduce Salinity and Improve Water Quality with Geomembrane Lining
https://www.deltacountyindependent.com/news/reclamation-canal-projects-to-reduce-salinity-and-improve-water-quality/article_d36158e4-01a0-11ea-b051-e7dabc7405a2.html 

Representative Stress Crack Resistance of Polyolefin Geomembranes Used in Waste Management
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956053X19305471 

Assessment of Geophyics Techniques for Monitoring of Geomembrane-Lined Landfills
https://www.nweurope.eu/media/8181/rawfill-20190930-sardinia-2019-paper-itzel-im.pdf 

Conditioning Monitoring of Reinforced Polypropylene Floating Covers – Why and How do RPP Covers Degrade
Is my cover still safe to walk on?
http://rppcovers.simplesite.com  

Proposed Class Action Puts Australia’s PFAS Policies in the Spotlight Accelerating Need for Containment Liners
https://chemicalwatch.com/84225/proposed-class-action-puts-australias-pfas-policies-in-the-spotlight 

PFAS Remediation Company named Australian Technology Company of the Year
https://www.sustainabilitymatters.net.au/content/water/article/pfas-remediation-company-named-australian-technology-company-of-the-year-1526256276 

Geotextile Comes to the Rescue for US Oil Spill
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Oil-spill-money-for-bird-rookery-off-Louisiana-14822418.php 

Effect of Installation Geometry on Dynamic Stability of Small Earth Dams Retrofitted with a Geosynthetic Clay Liner
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0038080619301714 

International Geosynthetic expert Mr Boyd J. Ramsey presented a keynote address and presented a workshop at the Landfill 2019 Conference & Exhibition
 Mr Ramsey has been a leader within the geosynthetic,  environmental containment and waste disposal industries for over 20 years and his involvement promises to be very interesting –  
https://iwmsa.co.za/event/landfill-2019-conference-exhibition
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/J0gOWcsPIe2Db0y

Sustainable Geotextiles Made from Recycled Textiles [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/lLcBs0CYZMcts4h#pdfviewer

Experimental Studies on Interfacial Shear Characteristics between Polypropylene Woven Fabrics
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/22/3649/htm 

A Geomembrane Liner to Stop Water Seepage in an 8 km Long Embankment: The Bill Young Reservoir Case History
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_7 

Review of Process Control and Assurance for Optimized Seaming Condition Optimization of Woven Geotextiles to Improve Stability in Soft Soil Structure
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_10

Geosynthetic Solutions for Coastal Engineering Applications –  Tensar New Webinar
https://tensarcorp.info/2ClbI1W 

Celebrating Reinforced Soil Structures Based on HDPE Geogrids (by Tensar UK)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_11

Effect of Strain Rate on Cyclic Behavior of Pond Ash Reinforced with Geocell
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-34242-5_2 

Use of Geomembranes to Protect from PFAS Migration from Landfills with EPA Grant
https://www.eng.ufl.edu/newengineer/essie/uf-engineering-hopes-to-curb-harmful-chemicals-in-landfills-with-epa-grant/ 

Use of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner to Rehabilitate the Lower Chinns Dam, Colorado
Steve Kuehr, P.E., Principal, Brierley Associates; and Ryan Schoolmeesters, Dam Safety Engineer, CO Division of Water Resources
https://www.damsafety.org/basic-page/dam-safety-2019-agenda 

Influence of Rib Stiffness and Limited Long-Term Junction Strength on Geogrid Performance (by Werner Mueller of BAM Institute)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-019-00095-6 

A Finite Element Study on Optimum Location of Geogrid Layer Installation in Asphalt Overlay
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Saeed_Toolabi/publication/336669527-A-finite-element-study-on-optimum-location-of-geogrid-layer-installation-in-asphalt-overlay/links/5dab156892851c577eb8b751/A-finite-element-study-on-optimum-location-of-geogrid-layer-installation-in-asphalt-overlay.pdf 

Implementation of a Combination of Geotube and Microbially-Induced Carbonate Precipitation (MICP) for Coastal Erosion Protection that is Cheaper, Energy-Saving and Eco-friendly
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/20/4462/pdf 

ACIGS Undergraduate Research Summer Project – Applications Now Open
https://www.acigs.org/undergraduate-research-summer-project/
 
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