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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.