October 2020 Vol. 4

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry


NEWSMAKERS: * Axter * Chevron Phillips * Elis Technologies * eRover™ * ExcelPlas * GeoAmericas * Geotube™ * GNA * GSI * Huesker * IGS * Nicolon * OCSiAl * Solmax * TenCate

INDUSTRY NEWS

Meet eRover, the Robot Designed to Find the Tiniest Tears in Geomembranes (NEW)
https://www.elis.tech/meet-erover-the-robot-designed-to-find-the-tiniest-tears-in-geomembranes/

100% Recycled-Content Polyethylene Geosynthetics Could Soon to be Reality (NEW)
Upon certification, Chevron Phillips Chemical intends to market its new circular polyethylene range under the trade name Marlex® Anew™ Circular Polyethylene.
https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2020/10/chevron-phillips-chemicals-new-success-in-advanced-recycling-technology

Chevron Phillips Chemical Marks ‘Huge Step’ in Plastic Recycling (NEW)
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/energy/article/Chevron-Phillips-Chemical-marks-huge-step-15631090.php

Nicolon Granted US Patent for New Multiaxial Geotextile for Road Construction (NEW)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/10794012.pdf

Winners of the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Industry 2020 Awards Revealed
Huesker Get Highly commended for Huesker Flexcover™ Combi Plus
https://www.bioenergy-news.com/news/winners-of-the-ad-and-biogas-industry-2020-awards-revealed/

TenCate Geosynthetics Uploads New Corporate Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-FZVpP-DFI&feature=emb_logo

Solmax Releases Geosynthetic Design Tools
https://www.drainagedesigntool.com/

GNA Offering Geosynthetic Market Intelligence Reports Using Augmented Analytics (NEW)
Report rich with competitor and customer data on your specific products and/or services 💼
https://www.excelplas.com/contact-us/

EPA Publication on Maddingley Brown Coal Containment Cell Liner Design Assessment
https://www.epa.vic.gov.au/-/media/epa/files/publications/1903_redacted.pdf

Smarter Geomembranes of the Future: OCSiAl opens its first graphene nanotube R&D centre in Europe
https://ocsial.com/news/smarter-materials-and-cars-of-the-future-ocsial-opens-its-first-graphene-nanotube-r-and-d-center-in-europe/
http://www.jeccomposites.com/knowledge/international-composites-news/ocsial-opens-its-first-graphene-nanotube-rd-center-europe

GeoAmericas 2020: The First Online Geosynthetics Conference Starts in Just 15 Days
Register today so you are able to login daily and view live lectures and technical sessions, interact with presenters during Q&A time, network, and take the short courses.
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/geoamericas-2020-sneak-peek-the-buzz-on-the-first-online-geosynthetics-conference/

LANDFILL LINERS

Landfill Construction with Geosynthetic Cover Lining System by Huesker
Installed in Borken Hoxfeld, Germany
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwMTkNIwufs

Elevated Temperature Conditions in Landfills: Sharing Innovative Designs and Strategies
https://www.scsengineers.com/tag/leachate-management/

GEOGRIDS

Experimental Study on the Influence of Aging on Mechanical Properties of Geogrids and Bearing Capacity of Reinforced Sand Cushion
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ace/2020/8839919/

Performance of Multi-tiered geogrid Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls with Wrap-around Facing Subjected to Earthquake Loading
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/344520804-Experimental-investigation-on-the-performance-of-multi-tiered-geogrid-mechanically-stabilized-earth-MSE-walls-with-wrap-around-facing-subjected-to-earthquake-loading

GEOTEXTILES

Success of Geotextile Tube Erosion-Control Measures at Ponte Vedra Beach Questioned
https://www.staugustine.com/story/news/2020/10/10/success-geotextile-tubes-ponte-vedra-beach-questioned/5900693002/

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Geosynthetics for Construction on Soft Foundation Soils (November 3, 2020)
Presenter: R. Kerry Rowe
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8706860363011992587

Geosynthetics in Mining (November 12, 2020)
Presenter: Denys Parra
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5797896744449495823

Axter Participating in Upcoming “Lithium Latin America” Congress  (24-26 November 2020)
https://lithiumcongress.com/axter/
https://lithiumcongress.com/

ACIGS NEWS

ACIGS Election Results
https://www.acigs.org/acigs-2020-election-results-are-in/

ACIGS 2020 Photo Competition
https://www.acigs.org/acigs-2020-geosynthetic-photo-completion-public-vote-opens/

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