September 2021 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS:  * Comanco * Daniel Gibbs * ExcelPlas * FGI * Geofabrics University™ * Imagine Intelligent Materials (IIM) * Leister * mastaTEX Concrete® * PFOS * Pit Thermal Energy Storage * Polyfabrics * Siamak’s Podcast * Solmax * Tiltex® * Tim Stark* Titan * TOTAL

INDUSTRY NEWS

Press Release – Together With Its Partners, Solmax Is Developing The Next Generation of Pit Thermal Energy Storage [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/xUM2958sz7KNdDj#pdfviewer
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/nOMlgE2LqDvQ3lE

Solmax High Temperature Geomembrane Liner for Thermal Energy Storage [PDF]
https://www.solmax.com/uploads/tech-paper-document-en-files/thermal-energy-storage-application-sheet.pdf

The Geofabrics University™ – Launching October 5th
https://www.geofabrics.co/news/geofabrics-university%E2%84%A2-coming-soon

Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast with Daniel Gibbs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg337C-zUyQ

Leister Opens Application Laboratory for Geomembrane Welding
https://www.leister.com/en/Services/Application-Lab/Application-Lab-Geomembrane

Comanco Begins Geosynthetic Installation For New Landfill Cell In Central Florida
https://comanco.com/blog/comanco-begins-geosynthetic-installation-for-new-landfill-cell-in-central-florida/

Titan Environmental Containment Offers Innovative Solutions for High Performing Access Roads, Spillways and Tailing Facilities
https://www.mining.com/joint-venture/jv-article-titan-environmental-containment-offers-innovative-solutions-for-high-performing-access-roads-spillways-and-tailing-facilities/

NEW PATENTS

TOTAL Patents Conductive HDPE Composite with Nanographene and Carbon Nanotubes for Geomembrane Applications
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11118039.html

IMAGINE INTELLIGENT MATERIALS LIMITED Patents GEOTEXTILE WITH CONDUCTIVE PROPERTIES
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210277539.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

Modelling the Transport of PFOS from Single Geomembrane Lined Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X21002780?dgcid=rss_sd_all

Temperature Influence on HDPE Geomembrane and Soil Interface Shear Strength
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00311-9

Shear Strength of Geomembrane-Subgrade Interface in Heap Leaching Applications
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.21.00065

GCCMs

GCCM Used for Bridge Abutment Scour Protection
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/effective-scour-protection/

GCCM Hard Armour for Erosion Control and Containment
https://info.cecr.in/tiltex-an-innovative-cementitious-geocomposite-with-multiple-applications/

GEOTEXTILES

Constitutive Modelling of Short-Term Tensile Response of Geotextile Subjected to Mechanical and Abrasion Damages
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00313-7

Shear Behaviour of Marginal Soil & Non-woven Geotextile System Under UU & CU Triaxial Conditions
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6466-0_13

Consultant: Geotubes Could be the Short-term Solution for Bluff Erosion Problem
https://www.ack.net/stories/consultant-geotubes-the-short-term-solution-for-baxter-road-erosion,25931

GCLs

Effect of Effective Stress on Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer Geosynthetic Clay Liners to Coal Combustion Product Leachates
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.21.00077

GEOGRIDS

In for the Long Haul -The Geogrid Solution
https://www.mynewsdesk.com/se/tensar-international/pressreleases/in-for-the-long-haul-3126988

The Relevance of Geogrid Reinforcement in Flexible Road Pavement: A Review
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6466-0_31

A Short Review on the Dynamic Characteristics of Geogrid-Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls under Cyclic Loading
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2021/5537912/

High-Performance Materials and Advanced Characterization Methods for Durable Pavement
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2021/5537912/

Design and Analysis of Earth Slopes Using Geosynthetics
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6346-5_62

Seismic Effects on Reinforcement Load and Lateral Deformation of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Walls
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11709-021-0734-8

NEW WEBINARS

Geosynthetics and Stability for Heap Leaching and Tailings Dams (30 September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4808225236167170576

New Software for the Design of Geotextile Sand Containers (GSC) (15 September 2021)
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5088530335039457036

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