November 2021 Vol. 4

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ASTM * Concrete Roll® * CPB Contractors * ElcoSeal® * ExcelPlas * Fabtech * GCCM * GCM * GDA Active Composites * Geobrugg * Geofabrics * Geotube® * Graham Fairhead * Huesker * Jaylon * Incomat® * ITL * Monk Earthworks * Munsch * PPG * Rio Tinto * SolidMat® * Solmax * TenCate * Tiltex®

INDUSTRY NEWS

Breaking News – World’s Second-Largest Metals and Mining Corporation Chooses Tiltex™ GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/zasYsP40nxEgelh#pdfviewer

GCCM Case Study – SolidMat® Canal Lining in the Danube-Black Sea Region
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/FZoDzVRXkRbhuKD#pdfviewer

Proposed ASTM Geosynthetics Standard Will Aid in Road and Pavement Design
https://www.astm.org/DATABASE.CART/WORKITEMS/WK70888.htm

Spotlight On Sustainable Initiatives in Geosynthetics
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/spotlight-on-sustainable-initiatives-in-geosynthetics/

Game Changer – PPG Patents Fibreglass-Based Geosynthetic Material
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/6171984.pdf

Researchers Create Sensor-Enable Geosynthetics
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/8752438.pdf

State-of-the-Art Wedge Welding of Geomembranes with 12 Pressure Rollers
https://munsch-kunststoff-schweisstechnik.de/en/product-detail/wedge-it-plus/

Geobrugg Patents Anti-Erosion Geotextile for Slopes [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20210348356.pdf

Hooligan’s Peter Mostert Cuts Poetic Brand Film for Solmax
https://reel360.com/article/hooligans-peter-mostert-cuts-poetic-brand-film-for-solmax/

TenCate Geotube® Protecting the Almacen River in Philippines
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPWGF8S4i3Q

GEOMEMBRANES

Assessment of Geomembrane Asperities Geometry Influence on MSW Landfill Critical Interface Side-Slope Stability Using Probabilistic Analysis [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/DLuriw5P9F7Bnsw#pdfviewer

Performance of Geomembranes Exposed to Extreme Weather Conditions on High-Elevation Dams on the Alps [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/cNF1H29YQebikk8#pdfviewer

Geotechnical and Wind Performance of Engineered Turf Landfill Cover [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Q81Au8m2Duy8tQt#pdfviewer

Evaluation of Serviceability of Canal Lining Based on Simple Correlation Function Method–Cloud Model: A Case Study [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/21/12314/pdf

GCM (GEOSYNTHETIC CONCRETE MATTRESSES)

Application of Incomat® Concrete-Filled Shells in the Construction and Repair of the Fastening of Slopes of Navigable Rivers and Channels on Inland Waterways [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/mEJiOVehW5QODZg#pdfviewer

GCCM (GEOSYNTHETIC CEMENTITIOUS CONCRETE MATS)

Colorado Department of Transportation GCCM Tender for Culvert Lining
https://www.codot.gov/business/bidding/documents/Ad%20folder/c22372.pdf

Explore Uses of ITL Reinforced Concrete Roll® GCCM
https://itlrcr.com/explore-uses-3

Breaking News – World’s Second-Largest Metals and Mining Corporation Chooses Tiltex™ GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/zasYsP40nxEgelh#pdfviewer

GCCM Case Study – SolidMat® Canal Lining in the Danube-Black Sea Region
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/FZoDzVRXkRbhuKD#pdfviewer

GEOTEXTILES

A Review of Some Significant Trends in Geotextiles [PDF]
http://www.ijres.org/papers/Volume-9/Issue-10/Ser-6/J09106271.pdf

GCLs

Monk Earthworks Used Elcoseal™ GCL for Lining Stunning Pond in Queenstown in New Zealand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ciGxk5WMUI

Heavy Metal Containment by Vertical Cut-off Walls (VCW) Backfilled with Novel Slag-Bentonite-Sand: Membrane and Diffusion Behaviour
A comparative assessment of reported chemico-osmotic efficiency coefficient, effective diffusion coefficient, and retardation factor values for various soil-bentonite backfills and geosynthetic clay liners with those for MSBS backfill was performed. 
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959652621038014

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Webinar – ‘Geosynthetics in Gas Harvesting and Renewable Energy’ by Graham Fairhead (25 November 2021)
https://www.acigs.org/events/geosynthetics-gas-harvesting-and-renewable-energy

Webinar – ‘Designing with Coated GCLs’ (9th December 2021)
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/event/november-webinar-designing-with-coated-gcls/

NEW RESEARCH

Investigation of the Mechanical Behaviour of Polypropylene (PP) Fibre-Reinforced Red Clay
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/11/22/10521/pdf

NEW JOBS

HDPE Geomembrane Welders Needed for QLD Project
https://www.seek.com.au/job/54894449?type=standout

Jaylon Seeking Geomembrane Technicians for Western Australia
https://www.seek.com.au/job/54602640?type=standard

ACIGS NEWS

ACIGS – Geosynthetic Photo Competition – Public Voting has now opened until 15th November – Vote now 
https://www.acigs.org/events/acigs-photo-competition-2021

ACIGS – Save the date for the 1st Australia and New Zealand Conference on Geosynthetics GEOANZ #1 June 7-9 2022 Brisbane QLD
https://geoanzconference.com.au/

ACIGS – Renew or sign up for 2022 memberships today
https://www.acigs.org/memberships/signup

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How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
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We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles, and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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November 2021 Vol. 3

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
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NEWSMAKERS:  * Aquamate * Bentofix® * CARPI * ExcelPlas * Exxon Mobil * FGI * GCCM * GCM * Geocomposite * Geofabrics * GeoMASTA™ * Geotube * GSI * Huesker * Munsch * NAUE * PE-GCL * Pete Stevenson * PFAS * Polyfabrics * Solmax * Tektoseal™ * Tensar

INDUSTRY NEWS

NAUE Geosynthetics Secure German Road Embankment Over Old Mining Area
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/11/02/naue-geosynthetics-secure-german-road-embankment-over-old-mining-area/

Geomembrane-lined Water Tanks Detect Highest-energy Gamma Rays from Deep Space in a Pioneer Southern Hemisphere Project
https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/astronomy/tanks-for-the-space-memories/

South America Embraces Cementitious Blanket GCCM
https://www.sigsa.ar/en/tiltex/

Obituary for Geosynthetic Great Pete Stevenson ex Product development Manager for Tensar
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/obituary-for-pete-stevenson/

State-of-the-Art Welding of Geomembranes with Wireless Connectivity and Dual-Beam LED Lighting
https://munsch-kunststoff-schweisstechnik.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/MAX_2019_EN.pdf

Tektoseal® Active PFAS Pollutant Barriers for Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)
https://www.huesker.co.uk/geosynthetics/products/composites/tektoseal-active-pfas/

Application of Geosynthetic Inclusions (Hexapods) in Cohesion Less Soil Reinforcement
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214785321066827

Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Awards Joseph Scalia IV the Prestigious “Steward of the Environment” Award
https://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/geosynthetic-institute-awards-joseph-scalia-iv-with-prestigious-steward-of-the-environment-award/

NEW PATENTS

Exxon Mobil Patents New Polyethylene Geomembrane Resin with Improved Stress Crack Resistance
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021221904A1.pdf

Chinese Patent Breathable GCLs
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3904601A1.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

NZ Dam build with Geosynthetic Membrane May Overtop $164m Top-of-the-Range Cost Forecast
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/126877345/waimea-dam-build-may-overtop-164m-topoftherange-cost-forecast

Classification of Geomembranes as Raw Material for Defects Reduction in the Manufacture of Biodigesters Using an Artificial Neuronal Network
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/14/21/7345/pdf

Prefabricated Bio-Liner Solution for Queensland Development
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/prefabricated-bio-liner-solution-for-queensland-development/

GCLs

Making Geosynthetic Projects More Sustainable with Bentofix®
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/making-geosynthetic-projects-more-sustainable-with-bentofix/

Solmax Feature: Geosynthetics Clay Liner (GCL) for Containment Application (Solmax APAC eNews)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/YzQx4e2imv3SqPY#pdfviewer

Unsaturated Behaviour of Polymer Enhanced Geosynthetic Clay Liners (PE-GCL)
https://bridges.monash.edu/articles/thesis/Unsaturated-behaviour-of-polymer-enhanced-geosynthetic-clay-liners/16910647

GEOTEXTILE TUBES

Numerical Modelling of Dredged Sand Filled Geotextile Tubes Behaviour
https://www.itascacg.com/consulting/projects/numerical-modeling-of-dredged-sand-filled-geotextile-tubes-behavior-under-seismic-loading

GEOGRIDS

Caltrans Bets on Tensar Geosynthetic-Reinforced Chip Seal for Pavement
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/11/04/caltrans-bets-on-tensar-geosynthetic-reinforced-chip-seal-for-pavement/

Design and Analysis of Geosynthetic-Reinforced and Floating Column-Supported Embankments
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19386362.2021.1997209?journalCode=yjge20

NEW WEBINARS

Webinar On Active Geocomposites (9th November 2021)
A joint event by the UK Chapter of the IGS and Yorkshire Geotechnical Group welcomes speaker Dr. Stefan Niewerth (HUESKER) who present ‘Application areas of permeable geotextile contaminant barriers’.
https://www.igs-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/IGS-UK-Flyer-IGS-November2021.pdf

FGI to Host Webinar on Using Geomembranes for Coal Ash (CCR) (11th November, 2021)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/11/01/fabricated-geomembrane-institute-to-host-webinar-on-using-geomembranes-for-coal-ash/

OTHER NEWS

Best Geosynthetics International Papers for 2020
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/best-geosynthetics-international-papers-for-2020/

GSI Offer New Environmental Award
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/gXebwYbmHmRklaS#pdfviewer

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How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
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Why Read GNA?
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
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• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through India, Africa, and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles, and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
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November 2021 Vol. 2

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Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * Aquamate * Boyd Ramsay * Concrete in a Roll™ * CSPE * Earthlok™ * ExcelPlas * Floating Cover * Fulton Hogan * GCCM * GCM * Geocomposite * Geofabrics * Geotube * Layfield * Prof. Sanjay Shuklar * SorbSeal™ * Tiltex™ *

INDUSTRY NEWS

Award for the Supply and Installation of a New CSPE Liner and Floating Cover System for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s Highland 2 Reservoir
https://www.layfieldgroup.com/environmental-containment/about-us/news/pittsburgh-water-sewer-authority-announced-layfield-geosynthetics-was-awarded-the-highlands-2-rese.aspx

Hawaii Geosynthetic Highway Drainage Application (Tiltex™ GCCM)
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/10/26/hawaii-geosynthetic-highway-drainage-application/

Geofabrics Get Half a Million Dollar Government Grant to Help Develop Sorbseal™
https://www.rdmw.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/1568746/geofabrics-case-study.pdf

The New GCCM Standard in ‘Concrete In a Roll’ – What is the Latest?
https://www.tiltexaustralia.com.au/tiltex-news

Earthlok™ Geosynthetic Concrete Matting Installation for Vic Roads/Fulton Hogan Alliance
Earthlok™ GCM was used to eliminate erosion and undermining of rock beaching in high-velocity stormwater outlet on Geelong Ring Rd, Victoria.
https://youtu.be/_zzC1lhyUdo

Earthlok™ Geosynthetic Concrete Matting Perfect to Provide Bank Protection and Access Ramps for Ponds and Lagoons
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/KW5SM4LOgJdHmjD​

Development of Quasi-active Thermography on Large Scale Geomembrane Structures
https://bridges.monash.edu/ndownloader/files/31275169

Geomembrane Tanks built in South Australia and will be installed in Peru to Capture Gamma Rays from Distant Universe
Aquamate engineering and manufacture large geomembrane water storage tanks that are supplied flat packed to remote locations world-wide.
https://www.adelaide.edu.au/newsroom/news/list/2021/11/02/water-tanks-windows-to-southern-skys-soul

Australian Geosynthetics Professor Wins ASPIRE Award
https://intranet.ecu.edu.au/staff/news/overview/2021/10/2021-ecu-aspire-award-winner
https://youtu.be/WacEtrUJzZY

Tune Into Geomembrane Durability Webinar with Your Host Boyd Ramsey
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/tune-in-to-durability-webinar/

Neighbour Sues ConCom, SBPF Over Geotube Removal Order
https://www.ack.net/stories/neighbor-sues-concom-sbpf-over-geotube-removal-order,26581?

Effect of Clayey Fine Content on Cyclic Deformative Pull-out Behaviour of PET Geogrid Embedded in Pure Sand
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40891-021-00330-6

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

Why Read GNA?
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through India, Africa, and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles, and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.

November 2021 Vol. 1

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * AGRU * Berkshire Hathaway * ClosureTurf™ * ExcelPlas * GCCM * Geocomposite * Jose Urrutia * Kyle Ehman * Mike Ayers * MSW * PowerCap™ * Shaw Industries * Synthetic Turf * Watershed Geosynthetics * US-EPA * Vance Bell * Warren Buffet * WaterShed Geo * WaterShed Solar

**GNA Special Feature**

Warren Buffett Company Takes Controlling Interest in Geosynthetics Company (Breaking News)
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/pS1mGHsqg6Rc1x9#pdfviewer

WaterShed Geo is a rising star in the Geosynthetics Industry.  It has tremendous upside in the new carbon capture economy underpinned by deep-pocket financial backing and an aggressive patenting strategy.

RECENT MAJOR PROJECTS

US-EPA Embraces Watershed Geo Landfill Closure Geosynthetic
US-EPA Chooses ClosureTurf™ from WaterShed Geo to Cover 350-Acre Superfund Site
https://vimeo.com/user39425915

Watershed Geo Has Completed Over 80 Projects and Installed Over 2500 Acres Across the USA
https://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=706916&article_id=4028053&view=articleBrowser

9000 Solar Panels Installed on Landfill Cap Using Patented PowerCap™ System from Watershed Geosynthetics
https://www.bizjournals.com/rhodeisland/news/2021/10/13/community-solar-project-opens-at-former-cranston-l.html

PATENTS

The broad patent portfolio of Watershed Geo has significantly increased its valuation.  See a few of the recent Watershed Geo Patents from the last 12 months below:

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents New Method for Joining Synthetic Turf Liners
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021216806A1.pdf

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents Tufted Geotextile for Increased Resistance to Infill Displacement
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021216800A1.pdf

Watershed Solar Develops Method for Affixing Solar Panels to Geomembranes
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021195313A1.pdf

Watershed Geosynthetics Patent New Geocomposite (Synthetic Turf Integrated with GCCM/GCL) [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11045847.pdf

Watershed Geosynthetics Patent New Geosynthetic Low-Profile Drain [PDF]
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11047101.pdf

Watershed Patent Geo Synthetic Turf Ground Cover System For Erosion Protection
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021127451A1.pdf

Watershed Solar LLC Patent Solar Energy System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics on Sloping Ground
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/11031903.pdf

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents Wind Resistant Geomembranes
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP2616193B1.pdf

Watershed Geo Patents Solar Energy System for Use with Tufted Geosynthetics (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10742164.pdf

Watershed Geo Patents Synthetic Ground Cover System for Erosion Protection for Use With or Without a Sand/Soil Ballast (Breaking News)
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/10689824.pdf

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents Fluid Collection Conduit for Geosynthetic Covers
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20200122208.pdf

MAJOR NEWS

Watershed Geo Recognized with MSW Management Innovator Award
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2021/07/02/watershed-geo-recognized-with-msw-management-innovator-award/

Watershed Geo Announces Manufacturing Partners AGRU America and Shaw Industries (Berkshire Hathaway Inc.)
https://watershedgeo.com/fr/manufacturing-partners/

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ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

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  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

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October 2021 Vol. 7

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
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NEWSMAKERS: * CARPI * Cortex Composites * Dalian GeoMax Synthetics * ExcelPlas * GCCM * Geocomposite * Geofabrics * Golder Associates * Kerry Rowe * Kuraray * Inland Tarp & Liner * ITL Liner * Lesite * Mitsui Chemicals * Polyfabrics * Reinforced Concrete Roll® * Solmax * Tailings Ponds * Tensar * Watershed Geosynthetics * WSP

INDUSTRY NEWS

Equity Transfer Solicitation of Dalian GeoMax Synthetics Co., LTD, Join Us!
https://www.geo-textile.com/en/public/static/upload/article/20211027/3d0512ee868280827a53906588a3b5d9.pdf

New American GCCM Reinforced Concrete Roll® Provides Solution to Erosion Control of Drains and Channels
https://allongeorgia.com/chattooga-local-news/chattooga-county-long-term-solutions-for-a-washed-out-ditch/

Unique Investment Opportunity to Invest in Rising Geotextile Manufacturer
https://www.geo-textile.com/en/public/static/upload/article/20211027/3d0512ee868280827a53906588a3b5d9.pdf

Cortex Composites Secures Broad European Patent for GCCM Cementitious Composite Mat (Breaking News)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3371379B1.pdf

WSP Presentation to the World (October 2021) [PDF]
The acquisition of Golder Associates made WSP a force to be reckoned with in the environmental consulting field
https://www.wsp.com/-/media/Investors/GL/document/others/IR-presentation.pdf

Golder Report on VOC Emission From Barro Sunshine Landfill After Discovery of Hotspot in Cell 5 North (Declassified)
https://sunshinelandfill.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/VOC-Report-163.pdf

Indian Ministry Approves Geotextile Skills Pilot Project
https://eminetra.com/indian-ministry-approves-geotextile-skills-pilot-project/807645/

Lesite – A Leader in Geomembrane Welding Equipment Publishes Extensive Product Catalogue
https://www.lesiteweld.com/uploads/Lesite-General-Catalog-2021.pdf

Major Who’s Who in Geosynthetics Webinar – Improving the Performance of Canals with Geosynthetics (15-17th November 2021)
https://files.constantcontact.com/15018a1b201/6caf6239-6b96-489a-8009-284ce60f60ba.pdf

GEOMEMBRANES

Innovation Structures of Very Lean Roller Compacted Concrete Dams with CARPI Geomembranes on Upstream Face
http://journals.rudn.ru/structural-mechanics/article/view/29290/19983

Developing a Measuring System for Monitoring the Thickness of the 6 m Wide HDPE/LLDPE Polymer Geomembrane with Its Continuous Flow Using Automation Equipment
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/11/21/10045/pdf

Direct Measurement of Geomembrane Strain from Aggregate Indentations [PDF]
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/pdf/10.1680/jgein.21.00027

Leaking Through Geomembrane Defects Overlain by Tailings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421001060

GCCMs

GCCM Case Study – Reinforced Concrete Roll® a Long Term Solution for Washed-Out Ditches in Georgia USA
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/tEhxBYfIWNNfHLB#pdfviewer

Cortex Composites Secures Broad European Patent for GCCM Cementitious Composite Mat
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3371379B1.pdf

The Route to Smart GCCMs – A Review of Intrinsic Self-Sensing Cementitious Composites and Prospects for Their Application in Transport Infrastructures
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S095006182102883X

NEW PATENTS

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents New Method for Joining Synthetic Turf Liners
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021216806A1.pdf

Watershed Geosynthetics Patents Tufted Geotextile for Increased Resistance to Infill Displacement
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021216800A1.pdf

Kuraray and Mitsui Chemicals Patent New EVOH Liner for Preventing Diffusion of Hazardous Compounds from Landfills
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2021215313A1.html

Cortex Composites Secures Broad European Patent for GCCM Cementitious Composite Mat
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3371379B1.pdf

GEOGRIDS

Experimental Investigation of Geosynthetic Encased Conventional Aggregate and Fly Ash Brick Bats Columns on Soft Clay
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42947-021-00118-x

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Major Who’s Who in Geosynthetics Webinar – Improving the Performance of Canals with Geosynthetics (15-17th November 2021)
https://files.constantcontact.com/15018a1b201/6caf6239-6b96-489a-8009-284ce60f60ba.pdf

Current Practices & Recent Innovations in Rail Trackbed Engineering Using Geosynthetics- A Global Perspective – Tuesday 23rd November, 08.00 – 13.30 GMT (UK Time) 
http://info.tensar.co.uk/rail-symposium?utm-campaign-EH-Rail-2021&utm-medium-email&-hsmi-175937695&-hsenc-p2ANqtz-2DzKTCgr1xp5OSVB3NgUfclc7JtYx5oZ9BoXM2sx4ZwcrgjnaEAqM0pFlnDgU-JBwg2v-yEQlurbI4moBBgwxVZDpmw&utm-content-175937695&utm-source-hs-email

OTHER NEWS

Geofabrics Thought Leadership Series Video – Episode #2: Australian Manufacturing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyzZdFoe_kE

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 40,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 40,000 people each month and this high level of audience engagement comes from years of creating content that matters to the geosynthetic industry.
We provide the industry’s most reliable and current information and have the trust and attention of the leaders and decision-makers.
Not only can we help you get in front of our highly engaged audience, but we also have a number of channels you can use to target your message – as well as the subject matter experts to put it all together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

Why Read GNA?
Understand what is happening in the geosynthetics industry, with analysis of emerging trends & products, with market data and key contacts,
Receive updated information on geosynthetic trends and topics
Get thousands of key contacts in managerial and operational roles by the click of a button!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

Do You Have Any Geosynthetics Industry News? – Get in Touch
https://www.excelplas.com/contact-us/

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• GNA now has +30,000 views per month
• Articles published on GNA get thousands of views and are distributed widely through 3rd Party Affiliates
• GNA is now the most read source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics Worldwide
• Since GNA is published up to 12 times per month, no other source of Geosynthetic Industry News comes close to being as current and up-to-date
• In 2017 we have increased readership by 10,000+ through India, Africa, and Asia
• Special Advertising Packages Available for Geosynthetic Manufacturers, Installers, and Service Providers.

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI, and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites, and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment, and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
http://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au

Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users, and installers.

GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles, and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.
Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com
To subscribe, visit https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

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GBN™ (Geosynthetic Breaking News™)
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GNAf (Geosynthetic News Africa™)
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GNCa™ (Geosynthetic News Canada™)
GNI™ (Geosynthetic News India™)
GNInd™ (Geosynthetic News Indonesia™)
GNU™ (Geosynthetic News United States™)

(c) 2021 Copyright ExcelPlas Labs and Geosynthetic News Agency

GNA is owned and operated by ExcelPlas Pty Ltd.  By subscribing to GNA you agree to receive regular GNA newsletters as well as the GNA platform using your email contact details to enhance the performance and functionality of GNA and its analytics reports.  These email contact details allow GNA to track page views and create more targeted and relevant content.  GNA provides an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each GNA newsletter.