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Wovens give support in unstable soil

(1985) Wovens give support in unstable soil. The Earthmover and Civil Contractor, January 1985. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Geotextiles survey feature discusses two large earthworks projects completed in Queensland involved extensive use of Humes Polytrac woven geotextile over swampland.
Cyril Golding Earthmoving of Gladstone completed a contract for earthworks on the site of a future Esso fuel depot at Point Alma about 50 km south of Rockhampton.

This article contains one image of fill being spread over Polytrac woven geotextile.

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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/58282
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