Colas Inc. is branching out

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Colas Inc. is branching out into a new market. Bituminous liners, in North America. Managing the New Business Development is Greg Langley. Liners are currently being manufactured in Ireland and imported, however, should things develop well a North American Facility is possible. Contact: Greg Langley +1-687-1717 (vox), +1-316-689-4218 (fax), +1-316-371-0500 (mobile) glangley@colas-inc.com

Euro Geo Summary

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Euro Geo 2 ran from 15 -18 October 2000 in Bologna. Hosted by the Italian Chapter of the IGS, chaired by Mr. Daniella Cozuffi and brought together by many others including Suzanna A. The Congress presented 156 papers, from 30+ different counties. (290 papers were submitted) Attendance was in excess of 700, 400+ exhibitors and 300+ attendees. The congress was very pleased with the unprecedented attendance by the Eastern European delegates.

Summary of IFAI Expo 2000

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IFAI Expo 2000 drew to a close on October 28, recognized as the most successful exposition in the event's 88-year history and strengthening its position as the world's largest annual event serving the many markets of the technical fabrics industry. All told, a show-record 486 exhibiting companies showcased their latest products and services to a diverse crowd of 7,376 total participants. The show took place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from October 26-28.

TC Mirafi announcement ?

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TC Mirafi announced today the completion of a Master Distributor agreement with Colbond Geosynthetics of Enka, North Carolina. Effective January 1, 2001, TC Mirafi will become the exclusive marketing and distribution organization for Colbond’s geosynthetic products in North America. The agreement includes Enkamat® 7000-Series erosion control products, Enkagrid® laser-welded geogrids, and Colbonddrain® vertical wick drains.

Call for Papers for The Seventh International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management

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October 21-24 Philadelphia, PA, -Abstracts are encouraged from all areas of solid waste technology and management. The home page is: www.widener.edu/solid.waste

Aussie Home Owners to Pay for Geotextile Coastal Protection?

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Wyong Shire Council may soon pass an ordinance that would require individual home owners along the Central Coast to pay for the installation of geotextile-based shoreline protection. Erosion has been a significant problem, and home owners will now have to choose to protect the shore or perhaps move their homes. Learn more here.;

Annual Call for Papers for IFAI Expo 2001 Textile Technology Forum

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October 18-20 in Nashville, TN, USA. Papers will be grouped into the following categories: Fibers and Compounds, Measurement and Testing, Coating and Finishing, Performance Enhancements, Fabric Manufacturing, Architecture/Construction and Geotexiles. The abstract must be in English, one type-written page approximately 300 words. Maximum of one additional page of supporting data and only submitted by fax or hard copy mail. Deadline for abstract Submission is February 1, 2001. For further information contact: Jill Rutledge - +1-651-225-6981 (vox), 631-9334 (fax) jmrutledge@ifai.com

The IT Group announces alliance with Environmental Network International

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The IT Group announces alliance with Environmental Network International to develop customized Web-based Procurement System for sourcing, pre-qualifying and awarding purchase orders and subcontracts to suppliers of products, services and equipment. This system will provide seamless access to ENI-Net's services and give buyers access to a vast network of suppliers. press release

Geo Coir Rolls & Erosion Control Products from Agro Twine Sir Lanka.

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This high density coir fiber log with a coir net covering for the use of shoreline & stream canal bank and edge protection & many other Coir based products are available with us. For more information please contact us with your e-mail number. Address : Agrotwine., 504/A, Maples St, Wennappuwa-61170, Sri Lanka. E-mail: agrotwine@hotmail.com Tel: 94 31 54728 Fax: 94 31 55277

Stevens Geomembranes and GSE Sign Joint Manufacturing Agreement

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Stevens Geomembranes and GSE Sign Joint Manufacturing Agreement for the production of reinforced and unreinforced polypropylene geomembranes. This agreement will allow the two organizations complementary distribution organizations to offer the global marketplace a full range of polypropylene geomembranes. release