November 2021 Vol. 4

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Breaking News – World’s Second-Largest Metals and Mining Corporation Chooses Tiltex™ GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/zasYsP40nxEgelh#pdfviewer

GCCM Case Study – SolidMat® Canal Lining in the Danube-Black Sea Region
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/FZoDzVRXkRbhuKD#pdfviewer

Proposed ASTM Geosynthetics Standard Will Aid in Road and Pavement Design
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK70888.htm

Spotlight On Sustainable Initiatives in Geosynthetics
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/spotlight-on-sustainable-initiatives-in-geosynthetics/

Game Changer – PPG Patents Fibreglass-Based Geosynthetic Material
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/6171984.pdf

Researchers Create Sensor-Enable Geosynthetics
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/8752438.pdf

State-of-the-Art Wedge Welding of Geomembranes with 12 Pressure Rollers
https://munsch-kunststoff-schweisstechnik.de/en/product-detail/wedge-it-plus/

Geobrugg Patents Anti-Erosion Geotextile for Slopes [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210348356.pdf

Hooligan’s Peter Mostert Cuts Poetic Brand Film for Solmax
https://reel360.com/article/hooligans-peter-mostert-cuts-poetic-brand-film-for-solmax/

TenCate Geotube® Protecting the Almacen River in Philippines
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPWGF8S4i3Q

GEOMEMBRANES

Assessment of Geomembrane Asperities Geometry Influence on MSW Landfill Critical Interface Side-Slope Stability Using Probabilistic Analysis [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/DLuriw5P9F7Bnsw#pdfviewer

Performance of Geomembranes Exposed to Extreme Weather Conditions on High-Elevation Dams on the Alps [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/cNF1H29YQebikk8#pdfviewer

Geotechnical and Wind Performance of Engineered Turf Landfill Cover [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Q81Au8m2Duy8tQt#pdfviewer

Evaluation of Serviceability of Canal Lining Based on Simple Correlation Function Method–Cloud Model: A Case Study [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/21/12314/pdf

GCM (GEOSYNTHETIC CONCRETE MATTRESSES)

Application of Incomat® Concrete-Filled Shells in the Construction and Repair of the Fastening of Slopes of Navigable Rivers and Channels on Inland Waterways [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/mEJiOVehW5QODZg#pdfviewer

GCCM (GEOSYNTHETIC CEMENTITIOUS CONCRETE MATS)

Colorado Department of Transportation GCCM Tender for Culvert Lining
https://www.codot.gov/business/bidding/documents/Ad%20folder/c22372.pdf

Explore Uses of ITL Reinforced Concrete Roll® GCCM
https://itlrcr.com/explore-uses-3

Breaking News – World’s Second-Largest Metals and Mining Corporation Chooses Tiltex™ GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/zasYsP40nxEgelh#pdfviewer

GCCM Case Study – SolidMat® Canal Lining in the Danube-Black Sea Region
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/FZoDzVRXkRbhuKD#pdfviewer

GEOTEXTILES

A Review of Some Significant Trends in Geotextiles [PDF]
http://www.ijres.org/papers/Volume-9/Issue-10/Ser-6/J09106271.pdf

GCLs

Monk Earthworks Used Elcoseal™ GCL for Lining Stunning Pond in Queenstown in New Zealand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ciGxk5WMUI

Heavy Metal Containment by Vertical Cut-off Walls (VCW) Backfilled with Novel Slag-Bentonite-Sand: Membrane and Diffusion Behaviour
A comparative assessment of reported chemico-osmotic efficiency coefficient, effective diffusion coefficient, and retardation factor values for various soil-bentonite backfills and geosynthetic clay liners with those for MSBS backfill was performed. 
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959652621038014

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Webinar – ‘Geosynthetics in Gas Harvesting and Renewable Energy’ by Graham Fairhead (25 November 2021)
https://www.acigs.org/events/geosynthetics-gas-harvesting-and-renewable-energy

Webinar – ‘Designing with Coated GCLs’ (9th December 2021)
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/event/november-webinar-designing-with-coated-gcls/

NEW RESEARCH

Investigation of the Mechanical Behaviour of Polypropylene (PP) Fibre-Reinforced Red Clay
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/11/22/10521/pdf

NEW JOBS

HDPE Geomembrane Welders Needed for QLD Project
https://www.seek.com.au/job/54894449?type=standout

Jaylon Seeking Geomembrane Technicians for Western Australia
https://www.seek.com.au/job/54602640?type=standard

ACIGS NEWS

ACIGS – Geosynthetic Photo Competition – Public Voting has now opened until 15th November – Vote now 
https://www.acigs.org/events/acigs-photo-competition-2021

ACIGS – Save the date for the 1st Australia and New Zealand Conference on Geosynthetics GEOANZ #1 June 7-9 2022 Brisbane QLD
https://geoanzconference.com.au/

ACIGS – Renew or sign up for 2022 memberships today
https://www.acigs.org/memberships/signup

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