GEOTEX Falkirk

Falkirk Wheel, Scotland



08:00 – Registration Opens

09:05 – Chairman’s Introduction

09:10 – Siltbuster Ltd
Siltbuster will be presenting on the latest changes to environmental legislation and how common construction site activities can cause pollution incidents. A selection of case studies will demonstrate best practice for the treatment of pollutants including: Silts, Oils, and Concrete Wash Water.

09:35 – Concrete Canvas
New Technology – Concrete Canvas (CC) is a flexible, concrete impregnated fabric that hardens on hydration to form a thin, durable, water proof and fire resistant concrete layer. Learn how this innovative material is being used as a rapid alternative to conventional concrete in ditch lining, slope protection, bund lining, gabion reinforcement, concrete remediation, culvert lining and more.

10:00 – Platipus Anchors
Geotechnical Design using Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®)” Platipus will cover the prediction of load theory and testing and how it relates to conceptual proposals and indemnified designs. This will be presented through specific case studies encompassing erosion control, slope stabilisation, retaining walls, sheet piling and drainage applications.

10:25 – Refreshment Break & Networking

10:45 – Geosynthetics Ltd
Geosynthetics Limited provides “inspired solutions for civil engineering” through its team of design and application engineers.
Using extensive knowledge of product and applications the team are developing an enviable reputation for innovative and sustainable solutions that not only achieve the desired objectives but also save time and reduce costs.
We aim to promote and lead innovation throughout the UK to deliver sustainable geosynthetic solutions for an improved environment by working with our partners to ensure a responsible and reliable approach, through a successful and dedicated team.

11:10 – Dywidag Systems
DYWIDAG-SYSTEMS are specialist manufacturers and suppliers of geotechnical systems, including ground anchors, soil nails, mesh facings and mini piles. DSI lead the field in drilled geotechnical systems and have been associated with many large and complex projects globally: UK examples include Chelsea Barracks Ground Anchors, Watford Cutting Slope Stabilisation and Battersea Power Station Redevelopment and the A465, Heads of The Valleys Widening.

Richard Kennedy will be speaking about the range of solutions and service available from DSI with particular focus on slope stabilisation systems including case histories that highlight the benefit of the combined service approach that DSI can offer.

11:35 – Refreshment Break & networking

11:55 – Maccaferri
130 years ago Maccaferri invented Gabions and dramatically changed civil engineering’s landscape. We are still changing it today. We work everyday to find better solutions for our clients. We make innovation happen around the world and we offer ongoing support to establish relations built on solid trust.

In the UK Maccaferri are able to offer a wide range of engineering solutions on a supply or supply and installation basis.

12:20 – Leca
Leca® Lightweight Aggregate (LWA) is a natural, unique and sustainable lightweight clay aggregate. Leca® LWA hasremarkable properties which ensure its versatility for use in a vast number of structural and geotechnical applications.


12:45 – Complimentary Lunch & Networking

14:00 – Geotex Closes

Location Details

Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk Wheel
Lime Rd, Tamfourhill, Falkirk FK1 4RS


Siltbuster Ltd
Concrete Canvas
Platipus Anchors
Geosynthetics Ltd
Dywidag Systems


Register for GEOTEX Falkirk 2019