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Geotextile tube walls to be set up in Kerala's Chellanam
Geotextile tube walls to be set up in Kerala's Chellanam

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...

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Kent von Maubeuge honoured with ASTM’s top annual award

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...

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Solmax appoints Eric Blond as global technical director

4th Jun 2019

Solmax, the world’s largest geosynthetics manufacturer, has appointed Eric Blond to serve as its global technical director effective June 3, 2019. Blond holds nearly 25 years of experience in geosynthetic testing, research and knowledge of civil engineering and polymeric construction materials. He holds a master’s degree in geotechnical engineering.

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Lydall divests geosynthetic installation business

29th May 2019

Lydall Technical Nonwovens, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Texel Technical Materials, has announced that it has completed the sale of Texel Geosol (Geosol) on May 9, 2019 to FC Géosynthétiques (FC). Geosol installs geosynthetic products in the civil engineering and environmental protection sectors, principally within the province of Quebec,...

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Saint-Gobain becomes distributor of American Road Patch

9th May 2019

Saint-Gobain Adfors, a global leader in manufacturing of customised reinforcement solutions, has partnered with ABH Enterprises and Strategic Sourcing Group to be official distributor of American Road Patch peel and seal pavement patch. American Road Patch was developed to cure repetitive cost of pothole repairs and is manufactured in US by ABH...

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Solmax introduces RockArmour to oil and gas industry

29th Mar 2019

Solmax, the world’s leading geosynthetics company, has partnered with Rock Armour and will introduce its rockshield pipeline protection offering to the oil and gas industry. RockArmour is a conductive geomembrane material designed to shield pipelines from rock impact damage during backfilling and problems caused by land movement after pipeline...

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Strata opens new manufacturing facility in India

15th Feb 2019

Strata Geosystems, a global leader in the soil reinforcement industry, opened a new manufacturing facility on February 11, 2019 in India to meet the growing demand for geotechnical products in India and abroad. The plant was constructed using Strata’s own technical textiles for flooring, internal roads, water-proofing, etc, proving the products’...

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TN seeks suggestions on use of geosynthetics in state

21st Dec 2018

The state government of Tamil Nadu is seeking suggestions about how geosynthetics could be utilised for infrastructural development in the state. This was said by Kumar Jayant, principal secretary handlooms, textiles and khadi department, at a seminar on geosynthetics at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management...

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SVPITM to organise Geosynthetics seminar on Dec 19

5th Dec 2018

A seminar on ‘Geosynthetics’, organised jointly by the Department of Handlooms and Textiles, Government of Tamilnadu and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPITM), will be held on December 19, 2018 at Chennai . The seminar will be part of the Phase-II workshops to be held during December 2018-March 2019.

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