6th Asian Regional Conference

Venue: New Delhi
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The 6th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics was held in New Delhi from 8–10 November. Terre Armée in India showcased their 3 business lines: Retain, Protect & Cross, and how they are diversifying their technology to meet future infrastructural challenges.

Most of the visitors to the stall were officials from local irrigation and water resources departments, private consultants and IGS members.

Terre Armée in India made a presentation about having conducted a laboratory and on-site pull out test of GeoStrap® with soil at different surcharge heights to demonstrate the coefficient of friction values used in current design practices. The results obtained during tests were satisfactory; however, more tests shall be conducted on marginal fill like pond ash, mineral wastes, etc., to create a large database.