November 2021 Vol. 8

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Solmax Completes $125M Add-On Term Load to Fund Acquisition of Propex

New Aged Case Study from Concrete Canvas® Proves How ASTM D8364 ‘Standard Specification for GCCM Materials’ Protects Client, Consultant and Contractors!​

Introducing Tiltex North America – Tiltex North America Announces New GCCM Website


Geosynthetics Implemented in Oil Storage Facility

Tensar Announces Two Major Promotions

Unique Investment Opportunity to Invest in Rising Geotextile Manufacturer

Mexico Offering Face-to-Face Geomembrane Welding Courses

Geofabrics Sorbseal™ Hybrid GCL to Absorb PFAS and Waterproof


Michael Donovan (Minerals Tech) Granted Patent for Method of Modifying Clay to Absorb PFAS for Use in GCLs

Vibrating Apparatus for a Geotextile Dewatering Container

TOTAL Patents Polyethylene-based Masterbatches Comprising Carbon Nanotubes and Metallic Stearate For Manufacturing HDPE Geomembranes


Evaluation of Exhumed Degraded HDPE Geomembranes Used as a Liner in Aquaculture Ponds

Short Term Durability and Performance of Bituminous Geomembranes (BGM) with Respect to Temperature

Top 7 Causes of Poor Extrusion Welds Revealed


Meet the Company that Pioneered Geotextile Manufacturing in Bangladesh


The Application of Semi-Submersible Geotextile Tubes for Coastal Protection in Indonesia

Vibrating Apparatus for a Geotextile Dewatering Container


SKZ Certifies New German GCCM DuoLiner® HGS for Verification of Constancy of Performance and Quality


Design of Core of Earthen Dam by Replacement with Geosynthetics
A geosynthetic clay liner is introduced in the core in order to reduce the thickness of the clay core

Geofabrics Sorbseal™ Hybrid GCL to Absorb PFAS and Waterproof

Michael Donovan (Minerals Tech) Granted Patent for Method of Modifying Clay to Absorb PFAS for Use in GCLs


Effect of Geogrid Type and Subgrade Strength on the Traffic Benefit Ratio of Flexible Pavements

Experimental Study on Application of Geogrid in Concrete to Improve Its Flexural Strength


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