25th Feb 2020
The Pentha project in Odisha in which geo-textile tubes from Garware Technical Fibres were used for coastal protection helped the area in withstanding severe cyclones 'Phailin', 'Hud Hud' and 'Fani', that hit Odisha. The geo-textile tube acts as a massive bund that can be used as a protective measure against tidal wave action due to cyclones or...
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.
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.
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...
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...