Maccaferri presented its solutions for basal reinforcement, erosion control, coastal protection, rockfall protection, soil stabilization and tunneling applications at the 2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition
Maccaferri Malaysia attended the IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition that took place from October 10th to 16th, 2016
The 2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress and Exhibition was jointly organized by the International Road Federation (IRF) and the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia (REAM).
This year’s event was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from October 16th – 20th. The congress provides a forum for showcasing best practices and new technologies in the road and transportation sectors to engineering professionals and companies in the Asia region. This year’s theme “Connecting Asia with Better Roads”, was of particular relevance for the rapid growth of infrastructure currently being experienced in this region.
The Asia Development Bank projected that US$ 2.3 trillion worth of investments are needed to meet Asia’s road infrastructure developments by the year 2020. Opportunities are aplenty and in order to capitalize on this boom and blueprints and strategies need to be carefully planned for investments on roads, transportations, upgrades and many more.
The Congress provided a high level forum and discussion platform for policies, technologies, innovations, research and best practices relevant for transportation infrastructure.
In conjunction with the Congress, an Exhibition was organized to showcase the latest technologies in this market. Delegates came from all over the region to this exciting three-day event, which was the largest gathering in Asia of its kind. The Regional Headquarter, Maccaferri Asia, in collaboration with the local subsidiary, Maccaferri Malaysia, was proud to be a part of the 2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress and Exhibition. At its booth Maccaferri presented products and solutions relevant for applications in basal reinforcement, erosion control, coastal protection, rockfall protection, soil stabilization and tunneling application.
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