01 March 2010
In March 2010, Geofabrics will proudly open our new
Geosynthetic Centre of Excellence on the Gold Coast.
Established to support Australian engineers’ understanding of geosynthetics, the Geosynthetic Centre of Excellence is a major milestone for Geofabrics. Housing testing equipment that is unique in Australia, the dedicated R&D laboratory offers engineers the opportunity to ensure the design and specification of geosynthetic systems aligns with the project requirements.
The Geosynthetic Centre of Excellence is an open environment, where designers, owners and regulators work with our technical team to research practical applications of geosynthetics in complex environments.
Linkages with leading research institutions will be developed to disseminate and encourage shared learning amongst the Australian and regional engineering profession.
Recent projects for the centre include comparative testing of the flow rates of landfill drainage systems and compatibility testing of geotextiles with the waste liquor produced by a mine site.