November 2021 Vol. 3

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INDUSTRY NEWS

NAUE Geosynthetics Secure German Road Embankment Over Old Mining Area
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/11/02/naue-geosynthetics-secure-german-road-embankment-over-old-mining-area/

Geomembrane-lined Water Tanks Detect Highest-energy Gamma Rays from Deep Space in a Pioneer Southern Hemisphere Project
https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/astronomy/tanks-for-the-space-memories/

South America Embraces Cementitious Blanket GCCM
https://www.sigsa.ar/en/tiltex/

Obituary for Geosynthetic Great Pete Stevenson ex Product development Manager for Tensar
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/obituary-for-pete-stevenson/

State-of-the-Art Welding of Geomembranes with Wireless Connectivity and Dual-Beam LED Lighting
https://munsch-kunststoff-schweisstechnik.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/MAX_2019_EN.pdf

Tektoseal® Active PFAS Pollutant Barriers for Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)
https://www.huesker.co.uk/geosynthetics/products/composites/tektoseal-active-pfas/

Application of Geosynthetic Inclusions (Hexapods) in Cohesion Less Soil Reinforcement
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214785321066827

Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Awards Joseph Scalia IV the Prestigious “Steward of the Environment” Award
https://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/geosynthetic-institute-awards-joseph-scalia-iv-with-prestigious-steward-of-the-environment-award/

NEW PATENTS

Exxon Mobil Patents New Polyethylene Geomembrane Resin with Improved Stress Crack Resistance
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021221904A1.pdf

Chinese Patent Breathable GCLs
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3904601A1.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

NZ Dam build with Geosynthetic Membrane May Overtop $164m Top-of-the-Range Cost Forecast
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/126877345/waimea-dam-build-may-overtop-164m-topoftherange-cost-forecast

Classification of Geomembranes as Raw Material for Defects Reduction in the Manufacture of Biodigesters Using an Artificial Neuronal Network
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/14/21/7345/pdf

Prefabricated Bio-Liner Solution for Queensland Development
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/prefabricated-bio-liner-solution-for-queensland-development/

GCLs

Making Geosynthetic Projects More Sustainable with Bentofix®
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/making-geosynthetic-projects-more-sustainable-with-bentofix/

Solmax Feature: Geosynthetics Clay Liner (GCL) for Containment Application (Solmax APAC eNews)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YzQx4e2imv3SqPY#pdfviewer

Unsaturated Behaviour of Polymer Enhanced Geosynthetic Clay Liners (PE-GCL)
https://bridges.monash.edu/articles/thesis/Unsaturated-behaviour-of-polymer-enhanced-geosynthetic-clay-liners/16910647

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

Numerical Modelling of Dredged Sand Filled Geotextile Tubes Behaviour
https://www.itascacg.com/consulting/projects/numerical-modeling-of-dredged-sand-filled-geotextile-tubes-behavior-under-seismic-loading

GEOGRIDS

Caltrans Bets on Tensar Geosynthetic-Reinforced Chip Seal for Pavement
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/11/04/caltrans-bets-on-tensar-geosynthetic-reinforced-chip-seal-for-pavement/

Design and Analysis of Geosynthetic-Reinforced and Floating Column-Supported Embankments
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19386362.2021.1997209?journalCode=yjge20

NEW WEBINARS

Webinar On Active Geocomposites (9th November 2021)
A joint event by the UK Chapter of the IGS and Yorkshire Geotechnical Group welcomes speaker Dr. Stefan Niewerth (HUESKER) who present ‘Application areas of permeable geotextile contaminant barriers’.
https://www.igs-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/IGS-UK-Flyer-IGS-November2021.pdf

FGI to Host Webinar on Using Geomembranes for Coal Ash (CCR) (11th November, 2021)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/11/01/fabricated-geomembrane-institute-to-host-webinar-on-using-geomembranes-for-coal-ash/

OTHER NEWS

Best Geosynthetics International Papers for 2020
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/best-geosynthetics-international-papers-for-2020/

GSI Offer New Environmental Award
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/gXebwYbmHmRklaS#pdfviewer

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