GEOTEX York

19 JUN
National Railway Museum

– SEMINAR PROGRAMME

 

08:00 – Registration Opens

08:55 – Chairman’s Introduction

09:00 – Siltbuster Ltd- Thomas Whitesmith
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.

09:25 – Concrete Canvas- Gavin Adams
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.

09:50 – Platipus Anchors- Max Du Plessis
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.

10:15 – Refreshment Break & Networking

10:30 – Geosynthetics Ltd- Eddie Emblen
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.

10:55 – Geobrugg- Tony Bailey

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 – Dywidag Systems- Duncan Wray
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.

Dywidag 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.

11:45 – Refreshment Break & networking

12:10 – Maccaferri- Scott Harvey
140 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.

12:35 – Vertase FLIQDS- Tim McKee
Vertase FLI is a leading brownfield and contaminated land remediation, enabling and environmental contractor.  We work for development, house building, manufacturing and petrochem sectors delivering complete remediation solutions & development ready platforms together with our clients and their teams.

13 :00– Complimentary Lunch & Networking

14:00 – Geotex Closes

Location Details

National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum
Leeman Rd, York, YO26 4XJ

Speakers

Siltbuster Ltd
Concrete Canvas
Platipus Anchors
Geosynthetics Ltd
Geobrugg
Dywidag Systems
Maccaferri
Vertase FLI

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