November 2019 Vol. 5

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NEWSMAKERS: * ACIGS * AWL * ExcelPlas  * Geofabrics * IGS * Monash Uni  * Mike Dobie * TenCate  * Tensar 

New Geomembrane with Breathable Pockets for Odour Control
https://www.waterworld.com/wastewater/treatment/article/14072187/getting-the-stink-out 

Leak Location and Integrity Testing in Lined Ponds [PDF]
https://cese.utulsa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/IPEC-2019-B.-Cubbage-Everything-Leaks.pdf 

Company Fined After Contractor Broke his Thigh While Attempting to clean a Geomembrane Pond Liner 
https://www.standard.net.au/story/6494935/dairy-firm-avoids-conviction-after-contractor-breaks-thigh-on-site/ 

ExcelPlas Offering Full Deformulation Analysis (DA) Of Geomembranes to Determine Fitness for Purpose and Durability Assessment
http://www.excelplas.com/ 

ACIGS Podcast Siamak talks to Mike Dobie (Regional Manager for Asia Pacific at Tensar International) about Geosynthetics Application in Reinforcement and Stabilization
https://youtu.be/ZNJ_pA0QO8s

Development of a Laboratory Test for Evaluation of Geogrid Materials (Declassified)
https://uknowledge.uky.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2683&context=ktc_researchreports 

New Tool for Characterizing Durability of Woven Geotextiles (NEW)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026611441930024X?dgcid=author 

AMCG Supporting Geofabrics Automated Thermally-Bonded Geocomposite (ATBG) Manufacturing
https://www.amgc.org.au/postcards/geofabrics-australasia/ 

Experimental Evaluation on Cyclic Shear Behavior of Geomembrane–Concrete Interfaces (NEW)
https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/TESTEVAL/PAGES/JTE20180251.htm 

First Look – 7th European Geosynthetics Conference (Poland 6-9th September 2020)
https://www.georesources.net/index.php/k2-tags/events-mrp/icalrepeat.detail/2020/09/06/397/-/7th-european-geosynthetics-conference 

IGS UK Symposium: 6th National Geosynthetics Symposium (12-13 May 2020)
https://www.igs-uk.org/event/containmentsymposium2019/?instance_id=223 

Geosynthetics in Brownfield Remediation
https://www.igs-uk.org/event/containmentsymposium2019/?instance_id=223 

Monash University – Geosynthetics Intensive Learning and Development Program
https://www.monash.edu/engineering/departments/civil/disciplines/geomechanics-engineering/geosynthetics 

Effectiveness of Geogrid and its Position on the Performance of Unpaved Roads Under Repetitive Loading
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs41062-019-0244-x 

New Geomembrane Installers – Australia Wide Lining (AWL) 
South Burnett based Company Specialising in the Supply and Installation of Quality Geosynthetic Liners
https://www.australiawidelining.com.au/

An Experimental Evaluation of Size Effect and Bearing Capacity of Footing on Non-woven Geotextile-Reinforced Sand
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/675/1/012001/pdf 

NSW Tender for Installation of GCL for the Existing 700 ML In-ground Storage to Ensure for Containment of Water
https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/?event=public.rft.show&RFTUUID=14B6F69A-BB57-B61A-4719AD6EF02AFABF 

Tencate Geotube Exhibiting at Myanmar Expo (21-23 October 2020)
https://www.cpmmyanmar.com/cpmm/2020/en/product_highlights.asp?c=t


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