October 2018 Vol. 5

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GNA – Global Geosynthetics Industry News

Modern Automated Geosynthetic Testing Laboratory (Video)

11ICG Opening Ceremony Video (Public Access)

Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (ICG) Now Available from GNA (Free Downloads Below)

11th ICG Paper:  Tensar Case study: Performance of a Geogrid Stabilised Working Platform Constructed Over Extremely Soft Dredged Silt (PDF)

11th ICG Paper:  Selected Laboratory and Field Research on Geogrid Impact on Stabilization of Unbound Aggregate Layer (PDF)

11th ICG Paper:  Assessment of the Temperature Influence on the Tensile Strength and Elongation of Woven Geotextiles Used in Landfill (PDF)

Geomembranes for Biogas Plants (Full Paper – Open Source)

New Book Announcement – Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Walls (Advanced Notice)

Free Seminar – Geosynthetic-Reinforced Retaining Walls: Recent US Research and Developments (17th October 2018) by Prof. Jie Han, University of Kansas
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Tailor Made Geosynthetic Solutions for Erosion Control

Influence of Geosynthetics on the Oscillations Amplitude of Railway Subgrade [PDF]

Effect of Texturing on Antioxidant Depletion Rate from HDPE Geomembranes (Open Access)

US Company Patents Solar Energy System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics to Cover Waste Sites and Other Environmental Closures

Application of Geosynthetics for Sustainable Rail Infrastructure Under Increased Axle Loads and Higher Speeds

GCL Capping Project – Shire of Esperance 

Tensar International Corporation and Geopier Foundation Company are pleased to host a Geosynthetic Technical Seminar (13th November 2018)

Moisture Uptake and Loss of Geosynthetic Clay Liners from a Silty Sand Subgrade Under Isothermal Hydration and Thermal Cycles

Life Cycle Cost of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Slopes Subjected to an Earthquake 

Bedding Improvement of Lining Segments Using Geotextile Tubes

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