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EAGS participants explore latest progress in geosynthetics

5th Dec 2019

The second EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium (EAGS) was held in Beijing recently attracting around 150 participants who explored latest technical developments in geosynthetics and exchanged best practices in standardisation and sustainability. EAGS is a networking event attracting specifiers, academic experts to manufacturers and equipment suppliers.

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Regional players lead the way in geosynthetics space: FMI

12th Nov 2019

The global geosynthetics market recorded revenues worth $9.4 billion in 2018 and is estimated to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 10 per cent between 2019 and 2029, according to a new study by Future Market Insights (FMI), which said this market's growth is significantly driven by increasing investments in public infrastructure development.

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Strata gets GAI-LAP certified for geosynthetic laboratory

30th Jul 2019

Strata has been awarded the Geosynthetic Accreditation Institute - Laboratory Accreditation Programme (GAI-LAP) certification for manufacturing of StrataGrid (flexible PET geogrids) and StrataWeb (geocell) at its new manufacturing facility in Daheli, India, which opened in early 2019. The company produces geosynthetic products and engineering solutions.

Geotextile tube walls to be set up in Kerala's Chellanam
Geotextile tube walls to be set up in Kerala's Chellanam

25th Jun 2019

A meeting of people's representatives and senior revenue department officials in Kerala's Fort Kochi recently decided to immediately set up geotextile tube walls at Companyppady, Bazaar and Velankanni North in Chellanam panchayat to stop further erosion of the shores and prevent flooding of homes. Those are stretches in the panchayat worst hit by...

Kent von Maubeuge honoured with ASTM’s top annual award

24th Jun 2019

ASTM International’s committee on geosynthetics presented its annual award – the Award of Merit – to Kent P von Maubeuge, director of corporate identity and corporate communication & senior product manager with Naue GmbH & Co KG. The award which includes the title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing...

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Garware Technical Fibres revenue crosses ₹1000 cr in FY19

4th Jun 2019

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd, a leading manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, has reported revenue growth of 23.3 per cent to ₹289.5 cr in Q4FY19 for the financial year ending March 31, 2019, as compared to ₹234.8 cr in Q4FY18. For FY19, revenue grew by 14.9 per cent to ₹1017.8 cr in FY19 as against ₹885.5 cr in FY18.

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Solmax appoints Eric Blond as global technical director

4th Jun 2019

Solmax, the world’s largest geosynthetics manufacturer, has appointed Eric Blond to serve as its global technical director effective June 3, 2019. Blond holds nearly 25 years of experience in geosynthetic testing, research and knowledge of civil engineering and polymeric construction materials. He holds a master’s degree in geotechnical engineering.

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Lydall divests geosynthetic installation business

29th May 2019

Lydall Technical Nonwovens, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Texel Technical Materials, has announced that it has completed the sale of Texel Geosol (Geosol) on May 9, 2019 to FC Géosynthétiques (FC). Geosol installs geosynthetic products in the civil engineering and environmental protection sectors, principally within the province of Quebec,...

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Saint-Gobain becomes distributor of American Road Patch

9th May 2019

Saint-Gobain Adfors, a global leader in manufacturing of customised reinforcement solutions, has partnered with ABH Enterprises and Strategic Sourcing Group to be official distributor of American Road Patch peel and seal pavement patch. American Road Patch was developed to cure repetitive cost of pothole repairs and is manufactured in US by ABH...

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