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Protecting the Environment – Fabtech is Australia’s premier geomembrane designer and installer. Fabtech has extensive experience as a leading geomembrane installer with a National presence and International partnerships. Fabtech is a proven leader in the multi-disciplined technology that encompasses the lining and covering of dams, reservoirs, landfills, effluent lagoons, tunnels, irrigation channels and tanks. Fabtech’s technical capability is supported with an international network of industry experts and global tier 1 material suppliers.

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Geofabrics® has been in the business of building key infrastructure across Australasia and beyond for over 40 years. We help our clients mitigate environmental risk through world leading research and innovative product development.

We work to protect, contain and secure the physical environment using smart geotextile and geosynthetic products. Our vision is to be a solution provider, to supply products that demonstrate cost savings, superior technical performance, safer operations and better environmental outcomes.

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Global Synthetics is a leading distributor and manufacturer of a wide range of geosynthetics to service the engineering, construction and building sectors throughout Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific Territory. Global Synthetics is staffed by personnel with a long history in engineering design and specifically, the use of appropriate geosynthetic products to provide value engineered, technically viable solutions to construction projects.

Global Synthetics has a commitment to quality in everything we do. We partner with the world’s leading manufacturers of geosynthetic products, that are technically advanced and are meticulously controlled from raw material purchase, through production and eventually warehouse and delivery to you, our client.

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HUESKER Australia provides the Australasian region direct access to 160 years of proven geosynthetics engineering, development, manufacturing, supply and installation experience. HUESKER is the only manufacturer from which woven and knitted geosynthetic reinforcement materials can be obtained directly in the Australasian region. Our highly dedicated local team refines 160 years of real-world global geosynthetics experience and apply it to local conditions, with millions of square metres of high-quality materials applied across the Australasian region successfully.

HUESKER Australia engineers project-specific solutions for our Mining, Roads & Pavements, Environmental and Hydraulic engineering applications. Incorporating global market-leading brands such as MineGrid™, Hatelit C™, Tektoseal™ and SoilTain™ providing our clients technically and commercially appropriate outcomes, consistently.

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Red Earth Engineering (REE) is a leading engineering consultancy with a reputation built on understanding and exceeding clients’ expectations. We provide tailored solutions and high level strategic advice in the areas of mining, mineral processing, oil and gas and infrastructure – Australia wide and internationally.

Safety and quality of service are as important to us as they are to you. We’ll work with you from project conception through to construction, commissioning, operation and closure – delivering projects on time and on budget. Our skilled team of engineers, designers and scientists use the latest programs and technology to create solutions that meet safety, budget, design and quality assurance requirements.

REE can assist you in the following areas:

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geosynthetic Engineering
  • Tailings & Water Dams
  • Project Engineering
  • Peer Review / Subject Matter Experts
  • Construction Support and Quality Assurance

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AXTER is a world leading international manufacturer of durable reinforced waterproofing membranes.

AXTER manufactures puncture resistant COLETANCHE geomembranes for waterproofing and environmental protection. As the only 5.1 meter wide geomembrane that will not wrinkle, COLETANCHE is the No.1 waterproofing solution for civil engineering and mining structures!

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ATARFIL manufactures high performance GEOMEMBRANES (HDPE –VLDPE-LLDPE-PP) by FLAT-DIE extrusion, developed with the most advanced polymer formulations. Ongoing investment focus on both internal and industry R&D testing ensures Atarfil understands the Geomembrane that provides the highest environmental protection from high risk containments. We have production plants in Europe, Middle East and North America that use the same select resins and formulations to ensure product consistency around the world, supporting the SAFE CONTAINMENT of contaminants in 50+ countries.

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Naue Asia Sdn. Bhd. is an EN ISO 9001-certified company and is part of the global Naue Brand.

As one of the world’s leading geosynthetic manufactures, Naue’s innovative solutions are pioneering sustainable geosynthetics and their applications.

We have considerable experience in supplying premium products and services which assist engineers with solving design problems using sustainable construction practices for environmental, Hydraulic and infrastructure applications. With global product brands such as Bentofix ® X, Bentofix ®, Combigrid ®, Secugrid ® and GreenLine , Naue leads the market of patented, contemporary products for protection and enhancement of the build and natural environment.

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TRI Australasia is Australia’s leading NATA and GAI LAP Accredited Geosynthetic Testing laboratory covering the full range of geosynthetics.

TRI provides a unique range of geosynthetic services to engineers, regulatory bodies, material specifiers, installers and suppliers. Much more than just a testing facility TRI offers a complete service package to our clients to assist them in taking the risk out of geosynthetic applications. With over 40 years in corporate experience in design, specification, manufacturing, installation and testing of geosynthetics, our team can provide detailed assistance in virtually every aspect of your geosynthetic project.

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Mackenzie Environmental is a specialist Geoenvironmental Engineering consultancy based in Melbourne. Mackenzie Environmental specialises in the design of geosynthetic lining systems for landfill containment systems, site rehabilitation and waste water storage/treatment systems. Additionally, Mackenzie Environmental provide specialist construction quality assurance supervision services of geosynthetic installations as well as a broad range of environmental monitoring and risk assessment services.

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ADE Consulting Group is a leading provider of Geotechnical and Environmental services with over 20 years’ experience providing clients in Mining, Oil and Gas, Waste Management and Infrastructure sectors with practical solutions through the successful integration of industry experience, innovative practices and technical excellence.

We aim to not only solve geotechnical and environmental related problems, but to provide proactive, site-specific and practical recommendations, ensuring our clients meet their desired objectives in a cost-effective manner. ADE prides itself on having an experienced team of consultants who provide high quality and efficient service at highly competitive prices.

Concurrent Session Sponsor

GreenTec Consulting provides specialist waste management, landfill engineering, environmental management and construction support services to local government and private industry in the waste and environment sectors.

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Tensar International is a world leader and expert in technology driven solutions for soil reinforcement and ground stabilisation. The company is a privately owned company headquartered in the USA.

Our high-performance solutions have been used in many thousands of civil engineering projects all across the globe, including road pavements, railways, working platforms, ports, housing, retail and commercial developments, mining, erosion prevention and waste industry applications.

With over 30 years of experience in developing, manufacturing, and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions as an alternative to traditional methods, Tensar geogrid products and systems have been rigorously tested and studied by leading universities, independent laboratories and government authorities.