October 2018 Vol. 6

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Australian University Professor Believes Geotextiles Could Safeguard Against Earthquakes
https://www.createdigital.org.au/magazines/inexpensive-ubiquitous-material-safeguard-earthquakes/

South Australia Publishes Wastewater Lagoon Construction Guidelines
http://www.epa.sa.gov.au/files/4771372_guide_lagoon.pdf

PRIVATE LABEL GEOSYNTHETICS – What are the Implications for Design Engineers and Contractors?
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/private-label-geosynthetics

Raven Showcase their Reinforced CSPE Geomembranes
https://ravenefd.com/news/visit-raven-at-the-algae-biomass-summit-october-14th-17th-in-woodland-texas

Performance Issues of Barrier Systems for Landfills (New Paper)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-2221-1_4

Drainage Improvement Under Railways with the Use of a Multi-linear Drainage Geocomposite (Full Paper)
https://www.draintube.net/docs/en/download/publications/
drainage_improvement_under_CN_railways_with_the_use_of_a_multilinear_drainage_geocomposite_geoedmonton2018.pdf

AMEC Foster Wheeler Seeking National Geotechnical Tailings Engineer
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/expressions-of-interest-national-practice-lead-geotechnical-tailings-engineer-at-amec-foster-wheeler-907967827

AFW (Wood) Expanding Tailing Management Services into Australia
Wood is looking to expand their extensive and highly regarded tailings management group into Australia to complement our existing Mining & Metals and Environmental teams. This role can be based in either our Perth or Brisbane office.
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/expressions-of-interest-national-practice-lead-geotechnical-tailings-engineer-at-amec-foster-wheeler-907967827

Shear Resistance Characteristics of Soil–Geomembrane Interfaces
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-018-0146-6

New Patent for Geotextile with Containment Membrane Layer for Oil & Gas Sites
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180274200A1/en
by Rig Grip http://www.riggripinc.com/

Reductions in GCL Overlap Beneath an Exposed Geomembrane (New Paper)
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0001985

The Seepage and Stability Performance Assessment of a New Drainage System to Increase the Height of a Tailings Dam (New Paper)
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/10/1840

Tensile Test Device for Evaluation of Load-strain Behavior of Geosynthetics Under Operational Conditions of Reinforced Soil Walls
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fernando_Portelinha/publication/…/A-tensile-test-device-for-evaluation-of-load-strain-behavior-of-geosynthetics-under-operational-conditions-of-reinforced-soil-walls.pdf

GMA Webinar: Recent Developments in Geosynthetic – Stabilized Roads: Introduction and Mechanisms
https://www.ifai.com/event/gma-webinar-recent-developments-in-geosynthetic-stabilized-roads-introduction-and-mechanisms/

NAUE Secures Hazardous Waste with Geosynthetics in Africa
Jones & Wagener was retained to design the hazardous waste containment strategy
https://constructionreviewonline.com/2018/10/naue-secures-hazardous-waste-in-uganda/

New Tender – Construction Stage 3 Landfill Cell and Leachate Pond – Davis Road Waste Management Facility
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/369056/construction-stage-3-landfill-cell-and-leachate-pond-davis-road-waste-management-facility/?searchId=1539506901&page=1

New Tender -Red Hill Waste Management Facility Stage 15B Landfill Cell Extension
https://www.australiantenders.com.au/tenders/368810/red-hill-waste-management-facility-stage-15b-landfill-cell-extension/?searchId=1539506901&page=1

Composite Geotextile Made with a Reinforcing Method Using Friction to Unwind Filament Tows: Manufacturing techniques and property evaluations
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0040517518803776

Fabtech Seeking Project Administrator for Geomembrane Projects
https://www.seek.com.au/job/37455052


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