GeoMEast 2018 Geosynthetics Program

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GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 24 – 28 November  2018 at Marriott Mena House Hotel in front of the Great Pyramids. The theme for the event is “Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Structural Integrity.” Geosynthetics has a major role in the technical program. The organizers have released more details on the geosynthetics program. Learn more abou... »

Oman’s Enormous Geogrid Basal Reinforcement Project

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Maccaferri has an active global network and a very long history of success in geosynthetic and affiliated geotechnical engineering projects, but it continues to find new benchmarks. In Oman, the company’s ParaLink® high-strength geogrids are being used for basal reinforcement in the massive Duqm roads embankment designs. The use of geosynthetic reinforcement here has been found to be significantly... »

GeoMEast 2018 Abstracts Call Closes April 15

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The GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition is one of the leading Geosynthetics and Geotechnical Congresses in the Middle East. The event will be held to be held 24 – 28 November 2018 at the MENA House Hotel in Cairo, Egypt. Geosynthetics has a major role in the technical program. Theme: “Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Structural Integrity.” GeoMEast 2018 abstracts are invited thro... »

MENA Nonwovens Symposium Offers Prominent Geotextiles Session

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When the international nonwovens association Edana convenes its 2018 MENA Nonwovens Symposium and Exhibition, it will do so with a prominent geotextiles program. The event, to be held at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Dubai February 6 – 7, includes a geotextiles session moderated by International Geosynthetics Society Past President Daniele Cazzuffi (CESI, Italy). MENA NONWOVENS – GEOTEXTILE ... »

A Geosynthetic Solution for Tehran Highway Wall

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By Maccaferri – For a 33m-high, 300m-long retaining wall along the new Tehran North Highway, a composite geosynthetic solution from Maccaferri is being utilized. This geosynthetic approach has enabled the project team to avoid construction of a bridge or a traditional concrete wall, and in doing so has made the works more cost-effective while simplifying the installation. The ongoing construction ... »

Concrete Canvas Seeks Technical Sales (UK) and MENA Business Development Manager

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Concrete Canvas is a rapidly growing, UK-based manufacturing company with an award-winning geotechnical material: Concrete Canvas GCCM. Since 2007 the company has achieved an average year-on-year growth of more than 100%. The company is currently at a very exciting stage in its evolution, growing very rapidly, generating substantial resources and investing heavily. The core technology is still at ... »

Employment: Concrete Canvas Seeks MENA Business Development Manager

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Concrete Canvas is a rapidly growing, UK-based manufacturing company with an award-winning geotechnical material: Concrete Canvas GCCM. Since 2007 the company has achieved an average year-on-year growth of more than 100%. The company is currently seeking a MENA Business Development Manager. Description – MENA Business Development Manager The candidate will be responsible for growing export sales t... »

Employment: Concrete Canvas Seeks Technical Sales Reps (UK)

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Concrete Canvas is a rapidly growing, UK-based manufacturing company with an award-winning geotechnical material: Concrete Canvas GCCM. Since 2007 the company has achieved an average year-on-year growth of more than 100%. The company is currently seeking two technical sales representatives (external) to serve its markets in: Scotland UK South Description – Technical Sales (UK) The candidates will ... »

AMCOL Awarded Major GCL Supply Contract

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 HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL — (Marketwired) — AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announced today that it is furnishing more than 1.5 million square meters (16 million+ square feet) of its Resistex® geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) product to a new aluminum processing facility in Saudi Arabia. The $25.3 million contract includes supply of the GCL and all other components of the multi-lay... »

Geosynthetics Middle East Preliminary Program

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Held under the patronage of the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, the 6th Geosynthetics Middle East (GeoME 2013) conference from SKZ will take place 29-30 October 2013 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. With a main focus on Infrastructure, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Water, Waste, and Energy, key industry experts will present their papers on: Railways Roads Airports Seaports Tunneling Brownfield Development Grou... »

GEOfabrics Signs Major Deal in Saudi Arabia

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GEOfabrics Ltd, a Leeds-based company specialising in the manufacture of geocomposite products used in large-scale civil engineering and construction projects, this week signed a long-term partnership deal with ALYAF Industrial Co. Ltd. of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The partnership creates a new venture, ALYAF GEOfabrics, to be based in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Dammam. Established i... »

Mattex Creates 200 Jobs in Murray County

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$60 million facility will have capability to produce geotextiles and agrotextiles too Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Mattex, a Dubai and Saudi Arabian carpet backings producer, will expand its operations in Georgia by building an extrusion manufacturing plant in Murray County. The company will invest $60 million and create 200 jobs over the next three years in its U.S. headquarters and its ... »

CLI Invites Strategic Partners in Floating Covers

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Colorado Lining International continues its international expansion in floating covers and fabricated products 8 May 2013 – Colorado Lining International, Inc. (CLI), a full-service geosynthetics contractor offering a range of containment materials, custom fabrication, certified installation and turn-key construction services, announces strategic partnership opportunities in the floating cov... »

Kangaroo Plastics at Coastal Protection Workshop

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UAE-based Kangaroo Plastics, an international manufacturer of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) and polypropylene (PP) geomembranes, recently participated in the "Geosynthetics and modern materials in coastal protection and related applications" conference. Organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai and CMH of IAHR India, the workshop focused ... »

A Kangaroo in the Middle East

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The Middle East is one of the world’s real growth zones in polymeric materials production right now. The region has been a traditional, key supply point for raw materials, but now a number of manufacturers have made end products, such as geomembranes, their focus. Kangaroo Plastics LLC, based in the United Arab Emirates, is one of these firms. But unlike the many new manufacturers in the region, K... »