Crystal Lagoons, Data Centres, and Wind Farms Propelling Geosynthetics Demand

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Crystal Lagoons, Data Centres, and Wind Farms Propelling Geosynthetics Demand

Cortex Composites Now has Over 40 Granted Patents for GCCMs

Lenzing’s Geotextile Glacier Protection Project Adds Circular Fashion Collaboration

Australian Study Finds Microplastics Have Polluted Moreton Bay in Queensland

Commercial Metals (CMC) Files Patent for Multilayer Integral Geogrid for Stabilizing Soil and Aggregates

Geosynthetic Solutions for Access Roads to Wind Farm Sites (Video)

Bird Drowns After Getting Caught in a Geotextile Tube


Effects of Heat and UV Radiation on HDPE Geomembranes [PDF]

Effect of Geomembrane Liner on Landfill Stability Under Long-Term Loading: Interfacial Shear Test and Numerical Simulation [PDF]


Rubber-sand Infilled Geotextile Soilbags as Seismic Isolation Cushions: Experimental Validation


Hydraulic and Geochemical Characteristics of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Exhumed from an Exposed Composite Liner

Finite Difference Solution for Contaminant Transport Through a GCL Composite Cut-off Wall-Aquifer System Considering Semipermeable Membrane Effect


Investigation on Load Transfer in Geosynthetic-Reinforced Pile-Supported Embankments

Experimentation and Numerical Analysis of the Influence of Geogrids with Emulsion Insertion on the Behaviour of Bituminous Pavements

Performance Evaluation of Recycled Concrete Aggregates with Geosynthetics as an Alternative Subbase Course Material in Pavement Construction

Enhancing Trench Stability: A Geogrid Reinforcement Approach


Numerical Study on Shear Behaviour of Geocell-reinforced Layer Based on Large-scale Direct Shear Tests


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