Our expert speakers at GEOTEX Manchester 2020
Ten expert speakers will present new solutions and innovative technology on civils related topics, plus you can quiz our team of specialists during the lunch and coffee breaks – so reserve your seat now.
Specialist Keynote Speaker: Eur Ing Stephen Thomas MBA FICE CEng
Stephen has been a UK Chartered Engineer since 1992 and is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), a Member of the Institution of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM), and is a European Engineer (Eur Ing), and in 2014 he was successful in achieving qualification as a UK Registered Ground Engineering Adviser which is the highest grade in the Register of Ground Engineering Professionals (RoGEP).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leca® LWA has been used extensively in structural and geotechnical projects for over 60 years for lightening road and railway embankments, insulating and filling of swimming pool surrounds, reducing pressure within quay extensions, lightweight fill in foundations and behind retaining walls, general load compensation, within structural elements, insulating and lightening pipelines, drainage and insulating sports pitches and courts, lightening the load over tunnels and bridge development and much more.
A full list of speakers and exhibitors will be released prior to the event.
Over 4 hours of CPD
Speakers in 2019 included the companies below:
The Football Hotel - Manchester
99 Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester. M16 0SZ
“Better than I expected, I’ve recommended GEOTEX to my colleagues in our other offices”
Eur Ing Dr Stephen Thomas
MBA FICE CEng
“I was pleasantly surprised frankly, a lot of good solid solutions for problems in the ground presented with an absence of hype”
“GEOTEX has a great overview of the new and existing products made available by its Speakers…”