Geofabrics Australasia Retaining and Hydraulic StructuresFrom May 13 – May 22, Geofabrics Australasia is sponsoring an educational seminar series on “Retaining & Hydraulic Structures.” The event will be held in four cities and include expert instruction from Marco Vicari (Italy), who will share nearly 20 years of experience in pavements, river training works, and reinforced soil structures. Dates and locations are noted below.

Applications, designs, and projects using Maccaferri’s Gabions, Reno™ Mattresses & Terramesh™ Technology will center the discussions.
The seminars will be of great value to existing and new users of mesh systems and will provide comprehensive up-to-date information. The topics to be covered will build and enhance practical and design techniques related to the use of mesh systems; a must for all practicing engineers and contractors.

Seminar Dates and Locations

May 13 – Perth – Novotel Perth Langley. RSVP by May 8.
May 15 – Adelaide – Engineers Australia (108 King William Street). RSVP by May 12.
May 16 – Melbourne – Novotel St. Kilda. RSVP by May 14.
May 22 – Townsville – Mercure Townsville. RSVP by May 16.

About the Featured Instructor

Responsible for global R&D activities with Officine Maccaferri, Marco Vicari has developed the specific MACSTARS software for the design of Reinforced Soil Structures and its application to build Reinforced Soil Structures around the world. Marco is presently the Corporate Specialist for the double twist products (Gabions, Reno™ Mattresses & Terramesh™) and applications.
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