74m high reinforced soil wall at Sikkim, India

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Do not miss this super article on the new airport at Sikkim in North-Eastern India, which recentlyappeared in New Civil Engineer Magazine. Journalist Adrian Greeman reported on what maybe, thetallest reinforced soil wall in the world! Maccaferri’s Paralink geogrids and Terramesh system wereused to construct this 74m high reinforced soil wall, for client Airports Authority… Weiter »

Congo-Brazzaville – Ravine Rehabilitation

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The French subsidiary of the Officine Maccaferri Group, have recently completed a significant ravinerehabilitation project in Congo-Brazzaville. Land-clearing and deforestation lead to the weak sandyalluvial soils typical of the region, vulnerable to hydraulic erosion. This can be so extensive that theravines can be up to 100m in depth. Numerous combinations of techniques, using engineered retaining… Weiter »

Officine Maccaferri Group; Inauguration of new manufacturing facility

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Executives and Shareholders of the Officine Maccaferri Group met in Tianjin, China recently for theinauguration of the company’s latest manufacturing facility. OM Group Managing Director DottPenzo and OM  Chairman Alessandro Maccaferri, were joined by the Managing Directors from theMaccaferri world. Managing Director for Maccaferri China, Mr James Wang, led a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities,… Weiter »

MACCAFERRI RAISES PROFILE AT CONFERENCES

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9th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Guaruja, Brazil 23 – 27 May 2010  Maccaferri recently was a proud major sponsor of the International Conference for Geosynthetics in Guaruja, Brazil. This important congress held every 4 years, brought together academics, geotechnical andenvironmental engineers, manufacturers and suppliers to Brazil to share and learn the latestinformation and technology in the… Weiter »

APPOINTEMENTS FOR 2010

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The Officine Maccaferri Group announces its participation in the following events during 2010: World of Concrete 1-5 February 2010 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. World Tunnel Congress 14-20 May 2010 Vancouver, Canada 9th International Conference on Geosynthetics 23-27 May 2010 Guaruja, Brazil