October 2017 Vol. 3

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Breaking News – Rupture of Geomembrane Liner Contaminates Environment  (New)
MNG Gold’s Tailing Storage Facility (TSF) Contaminates Creek
http://allafrica.com/stories/201710040599.html

Controlling Uplifting Gas Whales in Exposed Geomembrane-lined Ponds  (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/01/part-1-controlling-uplifting-gas-bubbles-in-exposed-geomembrane-lined-ponds/

Designing Geomembranes for Success | Webinar (1 Hour Video)  (New)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_60itxlfe8

Five-year performance monitoring of a HDPE cover system at a reclaimed mine waste rock pile in the Sydney Coalfield  (New)
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320117671-Five-year-performance-monitoring-of-a-high-density-polyethylene-HDPE-cover-system-at-a-reclaimed-mine-waste-rock-pile-in-the-Sydney-Coalfield-Nova-Scotia-Canada

Concrete Canvas Rolls Out in Russia  (New)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ssDFfWOWJE

The Most Frequently Asked Question in Geosynthetics – How Long is my Liner/Cover Going to Last?  (New)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2017/10/01/the-durability-of-exposed-geomembrane-covers/

Bendigo Mine Water Evaporation Ponds ATC Williams  (New)
http://www.newman-asu.org/evaporation-pond-construction_bendigo-mine-water-evaporation-ponds-atc-williams_22.html
http://atcwilliams.com/projects/bendigo-mine-water-evaporation-ponds

Forensic Investigation of Slurry Wall Failure – A Case Study
http://atcwilliams.com/news/forensic-investigation-of-a-slurry-wall-failure-a-case-study

Tencate Event on Geosynthetics Standards (25th October 2017)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/practical-overview-of-indot-standard-specifications-revised-section-918-geosynthetics-tickets-38588145181

Tutorial 024 – SVSLOPE 2D – GeotextilesFrom SoilVision systems (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egREuWr0U8M

Seeking Senior Estimator with Geosynthetics Experience (for Perth Role)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34558873

Cleanaway Seeking Project Engineer for Waste Management Projects such as Landfill Design and Construction
https://www.seek.com.au/job/34567120

Raven Seeks Product Development Engineer for Geosynthetic Liners
https://career4.successfactors.com/career?company=raven&career_job_req_id=20164&career_ns=job_listing&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH

Workshop on Geotechnical Modelling of Underground Construction & Geosynthetic Structures
https://www.plaxis.com/company/events-and-courses/

Canadian Opposition Rallying Against a Plan for Landfill-Grade Liner to Contain Radioactive Waste
Landfill-grade liner proposed is a concern as it will eventually break down!
https://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/7589403-opposition-mounts-to-radioactive-waste-near-ottawa-river/

Experiences on the Use of Polymer Coated Steel Net for the Protection of Dykes Against the Intrusion of Beavers by Macceferri
https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:527d26fa-0bf1-45a5-997e-073eb7d510a6/datastream/OBJ2/download

Proceedings of 25th Meeting European Working Group on Internal Erosionin Embankment Dams & their Foundations (Declassified)
https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:527d26fa-0bf1-45a5-997e-073eb7d510a6/datastream/OBJ2/download

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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