October 2019 Vol. 11

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GNA – The Most Widely Read and Disseminated Digital Geosynthetic News Platform Worldwide 


Newsmakers:   * CETCO * Geofabrics * Golder Associates * PFAS * Raven * TCI * TenCate * Tensar * Worley Parsons

PFAS Contamination Crisis – Up to 40,000 to sue Australian Government in Country’s Largest Class Action
https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/up-to-40000-to-sue-australian-government-in-countrys-largest-class-action/news-story/85e08717fa6f2731ab0348e6b6a00516

Nigel Ruxton Golder’s Waste Sector Leader in Asia–Pacific Explains “The Battle for Landfill Airspace is Won on the Ground”
https://www.sustainabilitymatters.net.au/content/waste/article/brownfield-landfill-the-battle-for-airspace-is-won-on-the-ground-1435823889

Selecting the Most Appropriate Cushion Geotextile is an Integral Part of a Lining System
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/selecting-the-most-appropriate-cushion-geotextile-for-a-lining-system

Fluoropolymer Geomembrane Specified by Worley Parsons to Meet Canadian Requirement/Regulation for Petroleum Secondary Containment
The specification was originally based on HDPE liners but adopted to PTFE just to be safe.
https://www.textilescoated.com/uploads/files/Secondary_Containment_Case_Study_BR.pdf

Design, Construction and Performance of a Geomembrane Cover System at an Abandoned Mine
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5977ae4ef14aa1a84a5f2bad/t/5d9e3e041c3689729d23586a/1570651654823/Design-2C-Construction-2C-and-Performance-of+-Passive-Water-Management-System-at-the-Abandoned-Atlin-Ruffner-Mine.pdf

Resistance of Geosynthetics against the Isolated and Combined Effect of Mechanical Damage under Repeated Loading and Abrasion
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/21/3558/pdf

Effect of Installation Geometry on Dynamic Stability of Small Earth Dams Retrofitted with a Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0038080619301714

Want To Reduce The Cost Of Your New Landfill Or Tailings Dam Cell?
https://www.geofabrics.co/node/487

Study on Application of Geosynthetics for Strengthening of Soil
https://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/58233434/V4I6-1300.pdf?response-content-disposition=inline

Engineering for the Future with Geosynthetics (New Event)
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/engineering-for-the-future-are-you-paying-attention-tickets-79036421063

Raven Industries Announces Strategic Platforms for Exceptional Growth
Raven will expand its Engineered Films Division Reinforced Composites Market
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/10/28/1936534/0/en/Raven-Industries-Announces-Strategic-Platforms-for-Exceptional-Growth.html

Short Course on Practical Engineering Applications of Geosynthetics and New Uses in Tunnels and Underground Spaces
http://www.iemtc.com/userupload/news/Pre-WTC2020%20conference%20%20short%20course%20by%20Prof-20Chung%20Sik%20Yoo%2016th%20May%202020-revtao-na3.pdf

Design of a Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall with Geotextile Reinforcement in Accordance with the Federal Highway Administration Standard
https://www.atlantis-press.com/proceedings/icosite-19/125919780

Introducing a Novel Tubular Geotextile (Braid Structure) to Reinforce Sand Beds
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgrim.18.00104

Ocean City Pols Approve Geotube Funding For Heavily Eroded Beach
https://patch.com/new-jersey/oceancity/ocean-city-pols-approve-geotube-funding-heavily-eroded-beach

Overcoming Expansive Soils with Tensar’s TriAx Geogrid
https://info.tensarcorp.com/overcoming-obstacles-tensars-triax-geogrid

Effect of vibration frequency on settlement characteristic of reinforced embankment by geogrid with strengthened nodes using DEM simulation
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/657/1/012016/pdf

Sydney Geosynthetic Conference Labelled a Scam
https://www.conferenceindex.org/event/international-conference-on-geosynthetic-applications-icga-2020-august-sydney-au

 


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