18th Sep 2017
Guyana’s National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) in Mon Repos recently signed an agreement with Georgetown-based Samaroo Investment to install geotextile tubes to form groynes — barriers built out into the sea from a beach to check erosion and drifting — along the foreshore at Reliance on the Essequibo coast to boost sea defence.
28th Jun 2017
To boost research and commercial use of coir geo textiles, Coir Board of India is all geared up for collaboration with an Australian University and Australian Research Council. In an attempt to increase the production of geo textiles of the Coir Board, the Central Coir Research Institute (CCRI), Kerala has developed a fully automatic powerloom.
13th Jun 2017
The Indian Road Congress (IRC) has recognised jute as a geo-textile that can be used in building roads. Its recognition by IRC will help boost the jute industry of West Bengal, which employs over lakhs of people. The industry has been trying for the last 7 years to persuade various states to consider jute as a potential geo-textile for constructing...
18th Apr 2017
Supplier of geosynthetic solutions, Huesker Group has set up an Australian subsidiary Huesker Australia Pty Ltd following the recent acquisition of NBW Mining (Aust) Pty Ltd and has named Morné Breytenbach as MD. Huesker Australia is expected to enable the group to provide its entire high quality product and solution portfolio to clients in Australasia.
29th Mar 2017
Burdens Australia, Australia's leading specialist in supply and installation of Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats, has signed a long term exclusive distributor agreement with Cortex Composites Australia for the Australasian market. The deal strengthens Burdens' product offering in soil stabilisation, ditch lining and petrochemical bund lining...
22nd Feb 2017
European Disposables and Nonwovens Association (EDANA) and China Nonwovens and Industrial Textile Association (CNITA) are jointly organising the EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium (EAGS) 2017 to be held on June 7-8 in China. It will cover markets, products and technology for nonwoven and woven geotextiles for the entire value chain in Greater Europe and...
7th Sep 2016
Imagine IM, leading Australian developer of graphene-based coatings for industrial textiles and fibres, has announced the successful completion of the first independent field trials of commercially-produced imgne X3 coated conductive geotextile to show suitability for commercial application, conducted on August 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.
8th Aug 2016
Road engineers working on repairing the damaged portions of the national highway in the Karimganj district of Assam, India are using geotextiles to repair the damaged highway. “On a pilot basis, the state-owned National Textiles Corporation Limited (NTCL) has introduced geotextiles for the construction of roads in unstable areas which will provide...
20th Jun 2016
Manufacturer of geosynthetics including geocomposites, geotextiles and geocells for the construction industry, Terram has attained the prestigious NorGeoSpec certification for its two new products for a range of ground separation solutions. Terram NGS2 and Terram NGS3 geotextiles for separation and filtration were granted approval following an...