September 2019 Vol. 2

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NEWSMAKERS: * AGRU * Atarfil * BMI * Concrete Canvas * Geofabrics * Geotas * Golder * Leister  * Maccaferri  * TenCate * Teranap

Atarfil Geomembrane Gaining Significant Market Share WITH Combination of Outstanding Stress Crack Resistance and Cost Effectiveness 
https://www.atarfil.com/producto/atarfil-hd/?lang=en

Understanding the Installation Guidelines for HDPE Liner (Podcast)
https://agruamerica.com/understanding-the-installation-guidelines-for-hdpe-liner/

Effect of Black and White Color on HDPE Geomembranes and Formation of Wrinkles
https://aip.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/1.5122570?class=pdf

Geomembrane with Seam Control (Australian Mining Review)
http://australianminingreview.com.au/techtalk/geomembrane-with-seam-control/

Extending the Life of Landfill Through Vertical Expansion (by Golder Associates)
https://www.golder.com/project/extending-the-life-of-landfill-through-vertical-expansion/

Designing Hard-Armored, Flexible Channels with 3D HDPE Geocells (Feature Article)
https://csengineermag.com/designing-hard-armored-flexible-channels-with-3d-hdpe-geocells/

Comparison of Penetration Sealing Techniques for Polyethylene and Spray Applied Polyurea Geomembranes and Vapour Barriers
– https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:3aMy9eIGhyoJ:https://energynow.ca/2019/09/comparison-of-penetration-sealing-techniques-for-polyethylene-and-spray-applied-polyurea-geomembranes-and-vapour-barriers-western-engineered-containment/+&cd=14&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=au
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/MssDLKdSrs2jZks

Agru and Leister Exhibiting at World Largest Plastics Fair (K2019)
– https://www.agru.at/en/news/latest-news/article/k-2019/
– https://www.leister.com/en/anmeldung-k-messe

Dewatering With Geotube® Versus Belt Press – Which One Wins?
https://bishopwater.ca/geotube-vs-beltpress/

TenCate Offering Free Consulting Services for Geotube™ Design and Applications
https://www.tencategeotube.com/en/technical-info/design-guidelines

Concrete Canvas Heading to Tank Storage Asia, important expo for the Asian bulk liquid storage industry, will host over 60 of the sector’s most cutting-edge businesses when it returns to Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre on 25 and 26 September
https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/tanks-terminals/04092019/tank-storage-asia-gearing-up-for-return/

Blue Mountains Maccaferri Rockfall Protection Video (Geofabrics Australia) 
https://youtu.be/4k24aKfdsTc

Bright Waste Water Treatment Plant – North East Civil Construction & Geomembrane Installation
https://www.necivilcon.com.au/8-services/5-bright-waste-water-treatment-plant.html

Paris Geosynthetics Conference 2019 a Fake
https://www.conferenceindex.org/event/international-conference-on-geosynthetics-engineering-and-ground-improvement-icgegi-2019-september-paris-fr

Measurement of Role of Transverse and Longitudinal Members on Pullout Resistance of PET Geogrid
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0263224119308103

Weak Subgrade Treatment Using Geogrid Reinforcement
In order to demonstrate and quantify the benefit of geogrid reinforcement in improving the bearing capacity of weak subgrades, a full-scale laboratory, as well as two recent full-scale instrumented field trial beds, were constructed and evaluated by the authors; one in Germany and another one in Australia. In each project the variation in observed in-situ bearing capacity and the modulus parameter was evaluated over a series of variants, including geogrid strength/stiffness, geogrid combination, thickness and quality of cover materials. The results demonstrate a clear improvement in the bearing capacity of the geogrid reinforced section when compared to the unreinforced sections. Similarly, the reinforced trial beds exhibited a considerable reduction in the vertical deformation and lower magnitudes of normal stress being transferred to the underlying weak subgrade were observed. The results also demonstrated a clear influence of the strength parameter of the geogrids on the performance of the geogrid reinforcement.
https://trid.trb.org/view/1647567

Evaluation of the Cracking Performance of Geogrid Reinforced Hot-Mix Asphalt for Airfield Applications
https://rdw.rowan.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3721&context=etd

Mechanical Properties of Recycled Concrete Aggregate and Recycled Asphalt Pavement Reinforced with Geosynthetics
https://trid.trb.org/view/1593924

NAUE Launches the very first product from the NAUE GreenLine – Secutex® Green Geotextile
This eco-friendly nonwoven geotextile is made from renewable raw materials is also bio-degradable
https://www.naue.com/secutex-green-eco-friendly-geotextile-the-very-first-product-from-the-naue-greenline/

Innovative Geotextile Drain Filter Installed on M56
Drains along a 1km stretch of the M56 motorway in Cheshire have been lined with special granules that treat toxic metals to protect nearby watercourses from pollution
https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/innovative-drain-filter-installed-on-m56


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