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Maccaferri Geosynthetics - Building a Better Future

Maccaferri is proud to be a Platinum sponsor of the 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics to be held from 21-25 September 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The event will cover the latest applications and uses of geosynthetics including stabilisation, reinforcement, drainage, barrier systems, erosion control and dewatering. Keynote lectures will consider the environmental benefits and cost savings achieved [...]


Bekaert and Maccaferri establish partnership for underground solutions

Bekaert and Maccaferri will establish a global sales and distribution joint venture to provide total construction reinforcement solutions for underground infrastructure projects such as road, arilway, metro, utility and mining tunnels, as well as hydro power stations. Bekaert, a global market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coatings, and Maccaferri, a global supplier of advanced solutions [...]


Flood Protection and Erosion Prevention. Where do we go from here?

  The severe storms and widespread flooding of winter and early spring 2014 have highlighted the vulnerability of our coastal and low lying communities and the importamce of making sure appropriate flood protection and erosion prevention measures are in place. It is widely recognised that the building and maintenance of adquate protective embankments and erosion prevention measures are crucial priorities [...]


ParaFil® Termination Training

Linear Composites has launched a new practical training course which demonstrates the correct technique for the termination of ParaFil® rope. The termination method is tried and tested and has delivered solutions to industry for over 40 years. Terminated Parafil boasts the longest continual rope creep tests on record (38 years and counting) so you can be sure that ParaFil® will last the distance. [...]