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Geotextiles critical for infra projects in Northeast India: Manipur CM

24th Aug 2022

Technical textiles such as geotextiles hold tremendous opportunities for infrastructure projects in the north-eastern region, especially in Manipur, the state’s chief minister said at the recent Technical Textiles Conference held in Imphal. As north-eastern states are prone to floods, landslides, and soil erosion, there is ample scope for geotextiles...

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Belgium's Beaulieu International Group to show geotextiles at EuroGeo7

23rd Aug 2022

Beaulieu International Group has invited EuroGeo7 attendees to Stand MS15 Hall M to discover geotextile solutions promoting sustainability for future civil engineering projects. The conference from September 4 will offer specialist insight into the geosynthetic industry state-of-the-art practice and research, with speakers from Europe and all over the...

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UK’s Green-tech launches SoluForm MSE Soil-filled Bagwork

12th Apr 2022

Green-tech has added SoluForm MSE Soil Filled Bagwork to its landscaping supplies portfolio. SoluForm MSE Soil Filled Bagwork are mechanically stabilised earth (MSE) geotextile bags used for the construction of earthworks such as riverbanks, slopes and walls. The UK-based firm provides professional grade landscaping materials and wholesale garden...

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Belgium’s BontexGeo acquires 100 per cent shares of Geotexan

25th Mar 2022

Belgium’s BontexGeo, a European industry leader in the production and sale of geosynthetics for civil engineering applications, has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of Minas de Riotinto, Huelva (ES) based company Geotexan, specialised in the production and sale of geosynthetics and fibres with a strong market position in Spain.

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Germany’s Freudenberg Performance Materials develops geogrid composite

14th Feb 2022

Freudenberg Performance Materials, a leading supplier of high-performance geosynthetics for the civil engineering market headquartered in Germany, has launched a new geogrid composite. Aimed at increasing the efficiency of construction projects, the product consists of a reinforcing grid bonded to a separation and filtration nonwoven geotextile.

US’ ASTM unveils new geosynthetics standard for vinyl sheet pilin

3rd Feb 2022

US’ ASTM’s geosynthetics committee (D35) has approved a new standard that will help engineers and specifiers who work with vinyl sheet piling. Applications for such piling include the construction of seawalls, retaining walls, and chemical cut-off walls. The new standard (D8427) covers material and testing requirements for polyvinyl chloride sheet...

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US’ Seaman launches XR fire-retardant geomembrane

4th Jan 2022

US’ Seaman has launched a fire-retardant XR geomembrane. The XR-FR product is appropriate for use in secondary containment of aboveground flammable and combustible liquid tanks. It meets the requirements of ULC S668, the Standard for liners used for these applications. Seaman is a world leader of innovative, high performance coated fabrics.

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Canada’s Solmax completes acquisition of geosynthetics firm Propex

13th Dec 2021

Canadian company, Solmax, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Propex, a leading North American geosynthetics manufacturer with a strong track record in the construction, transportation, flood protection, and automotive industries. Solmax further reinforces its position as the world’s premier  geosynthetics-solutions provider. 

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Canada’s Solmax to acquire geosynthetics manufacturer Propex

22nd Nov 2021

Canada’s Solmax has announced plans to acquire Propex, a leading US geosynthetics manufacturer with a long track record in the construction, transportation, mining, and automotive industries. With this transaction, Solmax reinforces its position as a leading geosynthetics solutions provider, whose products safeguard the earth from waste and...

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