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Geosynthetic Materials and their Use in Infrastructure Projects Heraklion, Greece, 08 November 2017

The informative meeting entitled “Geosynthetic Materials and their use in Infrastructure Projects” organized by Thrace Nonwovens & Geosynthetics on 8 November 2017, in Heraklion, Crete completed in success. The meeting was held in collaboration with Technical Chamber of Greece – Eastern Crete Department, under the auspices of the Hellenic Geosynthetic Society (HGS).

On behalf of HGS, Mr. Stratakos (Member of the Administration Council of HGS and Technical Director of “NAMA Lab S.A”) made a brief opening speech in which he high-lighted the advancements made in implementing Geosynthetics Engineering in modern Greek infrastructure projects. Through his following presentation Mr. Stratakos analyzed the benefits of incorporating geosynthetics in asphalt pavements.

In a series of presentations made by Mr. Morvakis (Greece Geosynthetics Sales Manager, Thrace NG) and his partners, four main objectives were developed:

  • the contribution of Thrace NG as a supplier in the latest infrastructure breakthroughs in Greece
  • the main functions which geosynthetics serve in civil engineering projects and the procedures that are used for their production
  • the importance of CE Marking and the Quality Control procedures and methods
  • the use of geosynthetics in flexible pavements

Reported by

Kollios Anastasios, Hellenic IGS Chapter President