October 2017 Vol. 2

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Call for Proposals to attend Geosynthetics 2019, February 10-13, 2019
https://s1.goeshow.com/ifai/geo/2019/proposal_submission.cfm

Alert – Vacuum Box Test Requirement Changed!
http://uncontained.co/2017/10/02/alert-vacuum-box-pressure-test-requirement-changed/

The Great Cover-Up (Feature)
An Ohio-based manufacturer uses a geomembrane cover on its landfill to manage leachate
http://magazine.wastetodaymagazine.com/article/september-october-2017/the-great-cover-up.aspx

Tensar and Geopier to Host Technical Seminars on Geosynthetics
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/02/tensar-and-geopier-foundation-host-technical-seminars/

New Tender – Macs Reef Landfill Final Capping
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/330652/macs-reef-landfill-final-capping/

Leakage Phenomena of Tailings Overlying a 1 cm Diameter Circular Geomembrane Defect (New Research)
https://qspace.library.queensu.ca/handle/1974/22769

Landfill Slope Reinforcement with Geosynthetics  (New Research)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eugeniusz_Koda/publication/…/links/59c3530d458515af3061a653/Landfill-slopes-reinforcements-for-adapting-the-structure-into-a-new-development-plan-Radiowo-landfill-case-study.pdf

Utilizing PVDs to Provide Shear Strength to Saturated Fine-Grained Foundation Soils  (New Research)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-017-0108-4

Efficiency of Cellular Geosynthetics for Foundation Reinforcement  (New Research)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114416301145

Experimental Evaluation of Geosynthetics as Reinforcement for Shotcrete  (New Research)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114417300092

Undrained Stability Analysis of Embankments Supported on Geosynthetic Encased Granular Columns  (New Research)
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.17.00015

Comparison of Neoweb Geocells with HDPE Geocells
https://www.prs-med.com/neoloy-based-prs-neoweb-geocells-vs-hdpe-geocells/

Seeking Civil-Geotechnical Engineer with Geosynthetics Experience for Melbourne Role
http://jobview.careerone.com.au/Civil-Geotechnical-Engineer-Job-Job-Melbourne-VIC-AU-189077493.aspx

Geotextile membrane and rock armour Needed to Contain Radioactive Contamination on Beach
https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/fife/518480/plans-to-tackle-dalgety-bay-radiation-expected-to-be-approved-by-councillors/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings (Lab News)
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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