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Fabric a sure bet for casino - by Jupiter!

(1985) Fabric a sure bet for casino - by Jupiter! The Earthmover and Civil Contractor, January 1985. p. 31 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Article explains one of Australia's largest fabric reinforcement embankment projects was recently completed at the site of Jupiter's Casino on the Gold Coast.
The Australian-manufactured woven Terratrak polypropylene fabric was to create a vehicle access ramp up to the casino which is situated in a lake.
The function of the geotextile was to encapsulate layers of earth to build up the embankment.

This article contains one image of soil being placed over Terratrak fabric by an excavator and an unnamed person looking on.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1985 The Earthmover and Civil Contractor
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58273
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