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Mohamed Meguid (left), Group Leader of the Geo Group of McGill University, and Sam Bhat, M.Eng (Tech Mgt), MIGS VP Global Business Development, CTO Geosynthetics, Titan Environmental Containment
Canada’s Titan launches R&D project with McGill University’s Geo-Group

8th Jul 2021

Canada’s Titan has announced a new R&D project with McGill University’s Geo-Group, a group made up of graduates, researchers, technical and academic staff involved in geotechnical engineering research and teaching. Titan specialises in high quality geosynthetics, containment systems, and specialty civil engineering products that protect the environment.

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US company Core & Main takes over L & M Bag & Supply Co

6th Jul 2021

Core & Main, a specialised distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, and related services, is taking over L & M Bag & Supply Co, and some of its affiliates. The two have entered into a definitive agreement in this connection. This marks Core & Main's 13th transaction since becoming an independent company in August...

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Belgium's geotextiles leader BontexGeo acquires UK's ABG

12th May 2021

The BontexGeo Group, a European industry leader in the production and sale of geotextiles for civil engineering applications, has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of the Meltham, West Yorkshire (UK) based company ABG Ltd, specialised in the development and sale of geosynthetic systems with a market leading position in the United Kingdom.

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Canadian company Solmax acquires TenCate Geosynthetics

27th Apr 2021

Solmax has reached an agreement with Koninklijke Ten Cate (the Netherlands) on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, a leading provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics. Solmax is the one of the global leaders in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, headquartered in Canada.

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ASTM International making vinyl sheet piling standard

26th Feb 2021

ASTM International’s geosynthetics committee is working on standard for vinyl sheet piling. There is a need for specification for vinyl sheet piling used for structural walls to hold back soil, separate land from water, mitigate flooding and erosion, and control water flow. The proposed standard will be mainly used by structural, civil, and design...

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Gleistein switches Dyneema fibre to bio-based Dyneema

10th Dec 2020

Rope manufacturer, Gleistein, is switching its entire portfolio of products made with Dyneema to be manufactured exclusively from bio-based Dyneema fibres. The fibres possess the same strength and reliability of their conventionally sourced counterparts, yet contribute substantially to climate protection due to their renewable, bio-based raw material.

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Ferguson takes over Atlantic Construction Fabrics

1st Dec 2020

Ferguson has taken over Atlantic Construction Fabrics, a geotextile company operating along the East coast. ACF adds a large geographic footprint along the East Coast and additional geotextile capabilities, diversifying Ferguson’s waterworks business and complementing its existing customer offering in geosynthetics, erosion control and stormwater...

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ITA sees success with Karl Mayer's warp knitting machine

10th Sep 2020

The ITA construction composites research group has successfully developed innovative semi-finished fibre products with leading textile machinery manufacturer, Karl Mayer's, high-performance warp knitting machine, Biaxtronic Co. ITA is one of the top five-institutes at the RWTH Aachen University, which was awarded by the German Federal...

Pic: National Coir Research & Managment Institute; and Coir Board, Ministry of MSME, Govt of India
Coir geotextiles gets nod for rural road construction

20th May 2020

Coir geotextiles, a permeable fabric, natural, strong, highly durable, resistant to rots, moulds and moisture, and free from any microbial attack, has finally been accepted as a good material for rural road construction. The decision opens up a huge market potential for coir geotextiles in the country and will be a boon to the COVID-19 hit coir...

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