November 2020 Vol. 6

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACE Geosynthetics * Brazil * ExcelPlas * FormDirect * GCCM * GNA * Huesker * IGS * SCS Engineers * TenCate

INDUSTRY NEWS

IGS Technical Committee for Barriers (TC-B) Announces New Leadership Team
Johnathan Shamrock (NZ), Jabulile Msiza (South Africa), AmirShahkolahi (AUS), Kent P. von Maubeuge (Germany), Boyd Ramsey (USA)
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/committees/technical-barrier-systems/#squelch-taas-tab-content-0-1

Geosynthetic Cementious Composite Mat (GCCM) with HDPE Geomembrane Backing from FormDirect Australia
https://formdirect.com.au/media/formdirect/pdf-brochures/FD_20191108_CONCRETE_MAT_CLOTH_GCCM_BROCHURE.pdf

ACE Publishes Brochure on Geosynthetic Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/HN0WK0QJbsJrQig#pdfviewer​

Brazilian Contributions to Geosynthetics Engineering (Special Feature)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ennio_Palmeira/publication/345742469-Brazilian-contributions-to-geosynthetics-engineering/links/5fac3f50a6fd-cc9389ab207b/Brazilian-contributions-to-geosynthetics-engineering.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

Advice from the Field: Long Term Performance of Landfill Final Covers
https://www.scsengineers.com/scs-advice-from-the-field-long-term-performance-of-landfill-final-covers/

A DEM Analysis of Geomembrane-lined Landfill Subject to Vertical Loading
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301163

Geomembrane Solution Sought for Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir (PABR)
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/full-utilisation-of-penna-dam-a-distant-dream/article33120838.ece

GEOTEXTILES

TenCate Develops All-in-One Geotextile Solution for Separation, Filtration, and Reinforcement (SFR)
TenCate Geolon® HMi-5 is composed of polypropylene yarns with the highest possible stiffness modulus and is specifically developed to be used for foundation reinforcement and subgrade stabilization.
https://www.tencategeo.eu/en/products/woven-geotextiles/tencate-geolon-hmi5

Dynamic Puncture Modelling of Polyester Needle-Punched Nonwoven Geotextile Fabrics in Order to Improve Their Performance
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00405000.2020.1845477?journalCode=tjti20

Performance of Polypropylene Geotextile Encased Stone Columns
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114420301345

EROSION CONTROL

Concrete Geotextile Mattresses for Erosion Control of Riverbank in Burma
https://www.geoace.com/news/Newsletter/A-High_demanding-Engineering-Revetment-for-Severely-Eroded-Irrawaddy-Riverbank-in-Myanmar

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

Bangladesh Approves Construction of 50,000 Cubic Meter Geotube Dykes at Mongla Port Jetty
https://en.prothomalo.com/bangladesh/ECNEC-approves-nine-projects-worth-Tk-43.24b

GEOGRIDS

Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforcement of Flexible Pavement Performance: A Review of Large-Scale Laboratory Studies
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214391220303597

A Review on Improving Bearing Capacity of Soil by Effective Use of Geosynthetic Reinforcement
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-6463-5_53

Novel Experimental Techniques to Assess the Time-Dependent Deformations of Geosynthetics Under Soil Confinement
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674775520301402

GCCMs

Research on Geosynthetic Cementious Composite Mat (GCCM)) for Indian Geo-Mining Conditions, Development of an Intelligent Slope Deformation Monitoring system, and turn-key Based Projects Implementation of GCCM Material in Mining
https://www.dailypioneer.com/2020/state-editions/cimfr-inks-mous-with-firms-for-tech-transfer-on-platinum-jubilee.html

JOBS

HUESKER Seeking North American Sales Representative
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?currentJobId=2152067723&geoId-103644278&keywords-huesker&redirect-false&position-1&pageNum=0

OTHER NEWS

IGS Chile Collaborates With GSI
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/igs-chile-collaborates-gsi-translations/

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