May 2022 Vol. 6

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NEWSMAKERS:  * BOSTD * Chinese Geogrids * Concrete Canvas * EPS * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * Geofoam * Geosynthetics Ltd. * GNA * Graphene * Seaman Corp * Tensar * Tiltex™* TRITON™

BREAKING NEWS

Concrete Canvas Update on Tiltex Patent Legal Battle
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/Gka0oAU90qPwXgf#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

Chinese Geogrids Hit with Duties
Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/05/24/2022-11158/certain-biaxial-integral-geogrid-products-from-the-peoples-republic-of-china-final-results-of-the

EPS GEOFOAM WEBINAR – How EPS Geofoam and Gasoline-Resistant Geomembranes Save time and Money While Protecting Your Infrastructure Project and the Environment (8 June 2022)
https://seamancorp.zoom.us/webinar/register/7216533973400/WN_3_H5y9uiT8azUzeqWcisDw

New Geosynthetic Sediment Capping Using Tensar’s TRITON® Marine Mattress (MM)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3188852B1.pdf

Coastal Protection with Geosynthetics
https://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/2022/04/15/coastal-protection-with-geosynthetics/

Useful Welding Parameter for HDPE, LLDPE and PVC Geomembranes [PDF]
https://www.stanmech.com/uploads/2/1/0/9/21099874/20200826-leister-pw-geo-welding-parameters-for-welders-metric.pdf

Viscoplastic Model for Calculating Geomembrane Strain Due to Differential Settlement from Degrading or Thawing Waste
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/360833346_FEM-implementation-of-a-viscoplastic-model-for-calculating-geomembrane-strain-due-to-differential-settlement-from-degrading-or-thawing-waste

Presentation on Geogrid Reinforcement Design by Ian Scotland
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/cv/docs/docSem/130320/Scotland.pdf

Geosynthetics for Working Platforms – CPD Webinar – Guest Speaker – Craig Andrews from Geosynthetics Ltd.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5av7BaxUI4

Tensar Present Dashboard of Chemical Methods versus Geogrid for Stabilization
https://info.tensarcorp.com/hubfs/WH_Files/WH_Chemical Stabilization/Tensar-ChemicalvGeogrid-Dashboard-Final.pdf

Geosynthetics for Resilient Roads
https://www.readgeo.com/geostrata/april_may_2022/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1779866#articleId1779866

New Journal Research Topic – ‘Geosynthetics for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure’
https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/40105/geosynthetics-for-sustainable-and-resilient-infrastructure

DEM Simulation of Geotextile-Geomembrane Interface Direct Shear Test Considering the Interlocking and Wearing Processes
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X22001616

Effects of Electrodes Layout and Filler Scale on Percolation Threshold and Piezoresistivity Performances of a Cementitious-Based Geocomposite
https://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/12/10/1734/pdf?version=1652939038

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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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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!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
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• 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
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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. 

Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
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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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May 2022 Vol. 5

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Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * AGRU * Colethanche * Concrete Canvas * DrainLiner™ * Ed Kavazanjian * eFix™ * ElisTech * Eurobent * ExcelPlas * GNA * IGS * Microplastics * Plastika Kritis * Presto Geosystems * Solmax * Tiltex™

INDUSTRY ALERTS

Press Release from Presto Geosystems on Inferior Copy Cat Products
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/TJpJSjk83smq57s#pdfviewer

Eurobent Declares Victory Over Concrete Canvas Lawsuit
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/0idvrrMs0i2vez2#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

Meet Solmax, a Champion of the New Québec Economy
https://www.cdpq.com/en/news/articles/meet-solmax-champion-new-quebec-economy

EU Investigating Release of Microplastics from Geotextiles
https://www.nonwovensnews.com/manufacturing-news/15928-eu-investigating-release-of-microplastics-from-geotextiles

US’ IGS Calls on EC for Geosynthetics’ Sustainability Benefits
https://www.technicaltextile.net/news/us-igs-calls-on-ec-for-geosynthetics-sustainability-benefits-280781.html

Plastika Kritis Stock Price Slides to 1 Year Low
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/fRvAZfGKYN3mUbm

World Experts Publish Geosynthetics Treatise:  ‘Protecting the Environment from Contamination with Barrier Systems; Advances and Challenges’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/SA01kHbiP9sRyXv#pdfviewer

AGRU Patent New Polymeric Geomembrane (Improved Drainliner™)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2022104191A1.pdf

ElisTech eFix is a Permanent Leak Monitoring System for Landfills, Heap Leach Pads, Tailings Ponds and Beyond
https://www.elis.tech/product/efix/

NEW WEBINARS

Webinar Reminder – Geosynthetics for Resilient Flood Protection and Rehabilitation Solutions (25 May 2022)
https://cust81663.au.v6send.net/ch/81663/6wzrc/2954104/RnUOtvIHmJ9ckvnVMescUfzxo2yOJTG4BLiMQWGh.html

Modelling Tensile Strains and the Impacts of the Seams, Patches, and Scratches on Geomembrane Integrity (15 June 2022)
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/events/modeling-tensile-strains-and-the-impacts-of-the-seams-patches-and-scratches-on-geomembrane-integrity/

GEOMEMBRANES

AGRU Patent New Polymeric Geomembrane (Improved Drainliner™)
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/WO2022104191A1.pdf

Bituminous Geomembrane (BGM) Case Study – SOUTH-WESTERN VICHY BYPASS – France
https://www.axter.eu/coletanche/article/south-western-vichy-bypass-france/

Strain Gauges for Geosynthetic Liners and Bladders
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20220155162.pdf

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How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 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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GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
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!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
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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
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May 2022 Vol. 4

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Time Sensitive Messaging for the Global Geosynthetics Industry


NEWSMAKERS:  * Concrete Canvas * Eurobent * EuroGeo 7 * ExcelPlas * GEOANZ #1 * GeoMasta™ * GNA * Graphene * Polyfabrics * Tiltex™

BREAKING NEWS

Main Lawsuit by Concrete Canvas Against Eurobent Dismissed
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/0idvrrMs0i2vez2#pdfviewer

OTHER GCCM NEWS

Eurobent Exhibiting at Eurogeo 7 (Warsaw 4-7 September 2022)
https://eurogeo7.org/exhibitors-list/

Fast Cost-Effective Geosynthetic Solution for Iconic Ski Ramp
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/fast-cost-effective-geosynthetic-solution-for-iconic-jindabyne-ski-ramp/

Tiltex GCCM Brings ‘Concrete Liner in a Roll’ to North America
https://www.tiltexnorthamerica.com/new-page

Tiltex Australia Exhibiting at GEOANZ #1 Geosynthetics Exhibition Brisbane (7-9 June, 2022)
https://geoanzconference.com.au/our-exhibitors/

GeoMasta Australia Tout GCCM for Slope Lining and “V” Drains
https://geomasta.com/tiltex-geotextile-concrete-fabric/

GCLs

Water Retention Curves of Untreated and Hyper Clay GCLs Using the Filter Paper Method
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.22.00022

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 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

GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
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!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

Do You Have Any Geosynthetics Industry News? – Get in Touch
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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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(c) 2022 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.

May 2022 Vol. 3

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NEWSMAKERS:  * ASTM * Carbon Nanotubes * EuroGeo2022 * ExcelPlas * GCCM * GeoAfrica 2023 * GNA * Graphene * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * Kuraray * MastaTEX Concrete * NanoXplore * Polyfabrics * Presto Geosystems * Solmax * Tensar * Thrace Group

INDUSTRY NEWS

Geosynthetics Experts Produce Magnum Opus :  ‘Protecting the Environment from Contamination with Barrier Systems; Advances and Challenges’ [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/SA01kHbiP9sRyXv#pdfviewer

Sneak Peak of Exhibitors List for EuroGeo2022 (Warsaw, September 4-7, 2022)
https://eurogeo7.org/exhibitors-list/

Update on GeoAfrica 2023 Conference and Exhibition [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ZlaRsUQVAWcKKNq#pdfviewer

Advantages of Incorporating Graphene in Geosynthetics [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/z140rklumsCz8Nx#pdfviewer

ASTM Publishes 2022 ‘Standard Guide for Selecting Test Methods for Experimental Evaluation of Geosynthetic Durability’
https://www.astm.org/d5819-22.html

GCCM Used for Erosion Repair of Ski Ramp Facility
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/fast-cost-effective-geosynthetic-solution-for-iconic-jindabyne-ski-ramp/

US Department of Transporation Issues Specification for GCCM
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/KefApoiUTsNJ958#pdfviewer

Thrace Group Release Corporate Presentation 2022
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ehKGNotbY8

NEW PATENTS

Tensar Patents Horizontal Mechanically Stabilizing Geogrid with Improved Geotechnical Interaction
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/20220127810.pdf

Kuraray Patents Elastomeric Gas Barrier Geomembrane
https://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP3466683B1.pdf

GCLs

Hydraulic Conductivity of Novel GCL to Bauxite Liquor from China: Modified Fluid Loss Test Evaluation
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35550957/

Safety Risk Analysis of a New Design of Basalt Fibre Gabion Slope Based on Improved 3D Discrete Element Method and Monitoring Data
https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/22/10/3645/pdf

GEOGRIDS

Experimental Study on Shear Strength Performance of Coal Bottom Ash Reinforced with Geosynthetics
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/360501680-Experimental-Study-on-Shear-Strength-Performance-of-Coal-Bottom-Ash-Reinforced-with-Geosynthetics

Pull-out Characteristics and Damage Softening Model of the Geogrid-Soil Interface
https://downloads.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2022/8047519.pdf

GEOSYNTHETIC DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Get Noticed by More Than 48,000 People in the Geosynthetic Space Across the Globe
GNA reaches over 48,000 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

GNA – The Number One Online Geosynthetics Publication
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!
Providing the latest in news, views, and insights, it is a valuable and essential resource for the geosynthetic engineering and related construction industries
We deliver market news & information relevant to your business
Geosynthetic Intelligence is an evolving platform to address industry news, market challenges and trends
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCkE3q3sHPg

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

Want More GNA? Find Thousands of Back Issues Here:
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https://www.geosyntheticnews.com.au/subscribe/

• 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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May 2022 Vol. 2

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NEWSMAKERS:  * Admir Technologies * AGRU * ASTM D35 * Carbon Nanotubes * DrainTube™ * Eric Blond * ExcelPlas * Geotest * GNA * Graphene * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * NanoXplore * Polyfabrics * Presto Geosystems * Raven * SMEC * Solmax * TenCate * Will Gates

BREAKING NEWS

Solmax Inks Agreement with Graphene Manufacturer (NanoXplore)
Opens the door to new geosynthetics with improved tensile strength, increased flexural modulus, improved dimensional stability, and reduced permeability
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Why Solmax Are Interested in Graphene as an Additive for Geosynthetics
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Industrial Opportunity Partners’ $350 Million Acquisition of Raven Geomembrane Division
https://globallegalchronicle.com/industrial-opportunity-partners-350-million-acquisition-of-raven-engineered-films/

HUESKER Australia Partners with One Tree Planted
https://www.huesker.com.au/news/detail-view/huesker-australia-partners-with-one-tree-planted/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Integrating Concrete Protective Liner in Micro-Tunneling (Agru)
https://agruamerica.com/integrating-concrete-protection-liner-in-micro-tunneling/

Manifattura Fontana to Add Needle-punch Line
Andritz neXline line will make geotextile fabric rolls featuring waterproof protection
https://www.nonwovens-industry.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2022-05-03/manifattura-fontana-to-add-needlepunch-line/

DrainTube™ Approved by FIFA for Synthetic Soccer Fields
https://globalsynthetics.com.au/draintube-approved-by-fifa-for-synthetic-soccer-fields/

Polyfabrics Support Geogrid for Melbourne Water Solar Farm Project
https://polyfabrics.com.au/case-studies/geotextiles-for-melbournes-winneke-solar-farm/

Eric Blond Nominated Chairman of ASTM D35 Subcommittee on Geomembranes
https://www.ericblond.com/post/eric-blond-nominated-chairman-of-astm-d35-10-subcommittee-on-geomembranes

SMEC Delivers Engineering Support for 55 m Geomembrane Faced Rockfill Dam in PNG
https://www.smec.com/newsroom/current-news/construction-monitoring-continues-edevu-hydropower-project

Dam Structure Safety Installation and Repair Using Advanced Geosynthetic Technology (Presto Geosystems)
https://www.environmental-expert.com/articles/dam-structure-safety-installation-and-repair-using-advanced-geosynthetic-technology-1065632

Israeli Geosynthetic Firm Partners with Kenya to Boost Local Building Capacity
https://www.citizen.digital/news/israeli-firm-partners-with-architectural-association-of-kenya-to-boost-local-building-capacity-n297787

Select Board, SBPF Sued Over Geotextile Tube Agreement
https://www.ack.net/stories/select-board-sbpf-sued-over-geotube-agreement,28445

GCLs

Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Management – a Brief History but a Promising Future (by Will Gates)
https://ifm.deakin.edu.au/2022/05/geosynthetic-clay-liners-in-waste-management-a-brief-history-but-a-promising-future/

Field and Laboratory Investigation of Factors Affecting GCL Performance in the Antarctic Environment
https://cdnsciencepub.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cgj-2021-0552

GSCs

Select Board, SBPF Sued Over Geotextile Tube Agreement
https://www.ack.net/stories/select-board-sbpf-sued-over-geotube-agreement,28445

Geotextile Sand Containers for Groyne Renewal
https://www.sunshinecoastnews.com.au/2022/05/03/cotton-tree-maroochy-groyne-renewal/

GEOGRID

Numerical Study of the Impact of Climate Conditions on Stability of Geocomposite and Geogrid Reinforced Soil Walls
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114422000462

Strength Characteristics of Geosynthetic Reinforced Mechanically Biologically Treated Waste by Triaxial Test
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35524850/?utm_source=gquery

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