Geotex Glasgow

14 March

Glasgow Science Centre

Seminar Programme

08.00 Registration Opens- 08.55 Chairman’s Introduction

09:00 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.

09:25 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.

09:50 Platipus Anchors
“Earth Anchoring Systems For Infrastructure Applications” will examine different problems with Infrastructure Assets and show how Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEAs) can be applied as an effective solution in surface erosion, slope stability, retaining walls, flood defence and drainage scenarios.

10.15 Refreshment Break and Networking

10.30 Dywidag
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.

10:55 Geobrugg 

Geobrugg globally develops and manufactures protection systems made of high-tensile steel wire. These safety systems are used for reliable protection against natural hazards such as rockfall, debris flow, landslides, avalanches, or as a safety measure in building and mining tunnels, in fish farms, motorsports, architecture, and proving grounds. Geobrugg high-tensile steel wire nets and meshes are characterized by their strength, high energy absorption capacity and supreme durability. More than 65 years of experience and close collaboration with research institutes and universities make Geobrugg the leading expert for safety solutions.

11.20 Keller
Keller is the worlds largest ground engineering specialist. Keller’s piling and wider ground engineering solutions are used across the construction industry from residential development, infrastructure and civil engineering to the energy and resource sectors.

11.45 Refreshment Break and Networking

12:00 Anderton Concrete
Anderton Concrete Products Ltd is a market leading manufacturer of concrete rail products, fencing materials and retaining wall systems with an unrivalled reputation for quality, design & innovation. The company supplies a vast range of sustainable precast products to every sector of the construction industry.

12:25 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.

12:50 Hydro Apps Ltd
Hydro App work in partnership Profile Products to bring world class hydroseeding and hydraulically applied erosion control systems to UK construction contractors and consultants.
Our team has over 20 years combined experience in erosion control and environmental contracting, working in construction, civil engineering, rail, utilities, highways, house building, airports, MOD and nuclear sectors.
Hydro App also offer product training and CPD style seminars to engineers and architects who would like to know more about specific erosion control techniques and products; this includes training on Profile’s unique PS³ specification builder – access to the PS³system is free, and a must for all engineers and specifiers in the sector.
Our presentation aims to explain how Profile’s innovative high performance range is setting new standards in erosion control performance.

13.15 Complimentary Lunch and Networking

14:30 Geotex Closes

Location Details

Glasgow Science Centre

Speakers

Concrete Canvas
Siltbuster Ltd
Platipus Anchors
Dywidag Systems
Geobrugg
Keller UK
Anderton Concrete
Geosynthetics Ltd
Hydro Apps Ltd

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