October 2020 Vol. 3

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INDUSTRY NEWS

GNA Offering Geosynthetic Market Intelligence Reports Using Augmented Analytics (NEW)
Report rich with competitor and customer data on your specific products and/or services
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TenCate Post Virtual Learning Archives on Geosynthetics
https://www.tencategeo.us/en-us/resources/virtual-learning/virtual-learning-archive

Raven Announces Leadership Changes
Brian Meyer, current Vice President of Applied Technology, will become Vice President for http://ravenefd.com/
https://ravenind.com/news/raven-announces-leadership-changes-to-accelerate-execution-of-companys-growth-strategy

Geosynthetic Storage Upgrade Works by Geotest to Ensure Fresh Water for South Gippsland
https://watersource.awa.asn.au/business/assets-and-operations/storage-upgrade-works-fresh-water-south-gippsland/

Environmental Engineer Appointed VP of Australasian Chapter of the IGS
https://www.tonkintaylor.co.nz/news/2020/10/environmental-engineer-appointed-vp-of-australasian-chapter-of-the-igs/

Eirini Christoforidou receives Geosynthetic Institute Fellowship
https://engineering.purdue.edu/CE/AboutUs/News/Geotechnical_Features/eirini-christoforidou-receives-geosynthetic-institute-fellowship

Ion Exchange Resistant Geosynthetic Clay Liners for Exposed Liners and Capping for Mine Closure (Video of Webinar)
by Michael Donovan, PhD, Global R&D Director CETCO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXV7je19Jxk

AquaBlok Press Release: Guidance Specification for Composite Bentonite Aggregate in Below Ground Pipe and Infrastructure Construction or Repair Applications
https://sealing.aquablok.com/news-blog/2020/9/3/aquablok-releases-guidance-specification-for-composite-bentonite-aggregate-in-below-ground-pipe-and-infrastructure-construction-or-repair-applications

A Geocomposite Barrier for Hydrocarbon Containment in The Artic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pubBoVmY5E

ASTM D6364 – Short-term Compression Behaviour of Geosynthetics Test Fixture (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhVa0eugA0c

Review of Remedial Options for the Boat Harbour Remediation Using Geotextile Tube Dewatering
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/efBtDp7iLjCrlru​

Beach Residents Unhappy Over Coastal Protection Project
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/chellanam-residents-unhappy-over-coastal-protection-project/article32763211.ece


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