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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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Coir Board, IIT-Madras to set up CoE for coir applications

8th May 2020

Coir Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras, to establish a “Centre of Excellence (CoE) for the application of coir exclusively or in combination with other natural fibres”. The CoE will further the research work so far done in the coir sector with the support of IIT-Madras team of...

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Low & Bonar uses EconCore's tech in flooring underlay

16th Jan 2020

Global advanced fabrics company Low & Bonar has signed a license deal with EconCore, the thermoplastic honeycomb technology leader, for the use of their honeycomb technology. Using the EconCore’s honeycomb technology in a new and innovative way, Low & Bonar has launched a new underlay flooring product with strong acoustic and lightweight properties.

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Patcraft unveils non-woven composite flooring

27th Dec 2019

Patcraft, a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, has introduced its first non-woven composite flooring collection, Dichroic. Designed to create an innovative platform for commercial flooring featuring a new option in materiality, the Dichroic flooring gives the warmth of soft surface and the durability and cleanability of hard surface.

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Coir industry wants to grab Indian geotextiles market

17th Dec 2019

India's coir businesses are preparing to take advantage of the price-competitiveness of coir geotextiles by switching to the use of brown fibre and stepping up automation. The industry will soon sport a diversified basket of products, including needle punched fabric, mulching sheet, coir composite, binder-less board and coir acoustic material.

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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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Huesker unveils geogrid made from 100 % recycled PET

31st Jul 2019

Huesker has introduced the world's first geogrid - ecoLine - made from 100 per cent recycled PET. The natural resources of the earth are limited. Therefore, it is all the more important to develop solutions that sustainably reduce consumption for example, in the form of waste and close material cycles. This is where the ecoLine concept comes in.

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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.

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