Spanish firm Arta-l manufactures and supplies thermoplastic geomembranes and other geosynthetic products for waterproofing to the environmental, civil engineering and building industries. The company makes geomembranes in rolls up to 12m wide and up to 6mm thick.
The firm and its products meet international and most European countries' certifications.
www. arta-l. com
British Geological Survey
British Geological Survey is a public sector research establishment, part of the Natural Environmental Research Council. Its main activities include publiclyfunded strategic mapping and monitoring, applied geoscience and work for clients. Its wide range of work is applied in many areas including land use planning and pollution and waste management.
www. bgs. ac. uk
Geoscience Wales is a multidisciplinary consultant providing services to the geotechnical, environmental, information management, petroleum, minerals and mining sectors. It markets a cluster of small geoscience companies in the UK and overseas and helps them bid for larger contracts they would not consider on their own. Skills range from large, regional studies to detailed, stratigraphical and analytical services.
www. geoscience-wales. co. uk
Progeo supplies information systems for monitoring construction and environmental protection with products for leak detection in waste disposal sites, basins and industrial plants as well as large at roofs, rooftop gardens and parking decks.
www. progeo. com
Arup is one of the largest consultants in the world, with more than 7000 staff based in 70 offices in 30 countries. The firm offers bespoke, innovative solutions to geoenvironmental problems as part of its multidisciplinary service from site selection, through remediation to whole life environmental impact.
www. arup. com
Contaminated Land: Applications In Real Environments is a not-forpro- public-private partnership encouraging demonstration and research of practical remediation solutions. It helps technology providers wanting to break into the UK market, supporting field studies and finding potential sites, funding and project partners. It publishes free technical reports, case studies and guidance.
www. claire. co. uk
Geosynthetics and technical textile manufacturer Huesker has a wide range of products for use in transport infrastructure, hydraulics in river, marine and port engineering, ground improvement and foundations, waste disposal and contaminated land reclamation. Products are manufactured and certified to ISO 9001 and are CE compliant.
www. huesker. com
Tensar manufactures geogrids for soil reinforcement and ground stabilisation in infrastructure, commercial and industrial development and other construction sectors. The firm offers a design service, technical seminars and on-site support. Applications include ground stabilisation, steep slopes, retaining walls, asphalt reinforcement, foundations over piles, basal reinforcement and erosion control.
www. tensar-international. com
The latest version of the BAT Groundwater Monitoring System (BAT GMS) features the BAT Intelligent Sensor, a pressure sensor and logger in one.
The system consists of a piezometer, a permeameter and a groundwater sampler. It can also be fitted with a GSM module to allow wireless data transfer.
www. bat-gms. com
Geofabrics' non-woven, needlepunched geotextiles are used to protect membranes in landfills and contaminated land containment, as filters/separators beneath rock armour revetments and as - lter/separators beneath railway track ballast. It produces up to 6m wide composites of geocuspates, geogrids, geonets, geotextiles and geomembranes.
Its geotextiles, incorporating band drains, are used to manage leachate, gases and porewater.
www. geofabrics. com
Naue Geosynthetics manufactures products for construction applications including filtration, drainage, protection, separation, reinforcement, sealing and erosion control, with considerable experience in landfill lining systems. It offers design advice on specifications, detailing and stability analysis through its independent consultancy. Products include geosynthetic clay liners, geotextiles, HDPE membranes, geocomposites and geogrids.
www. naue. com
UNIDO helps developing countries and countries with economies in transition to mobilise knowledge, skills, information and technology to promote employment, competitive economies and sound environments.
It generates and disseminates knowledge on industrial matters, providing a platform for the public and private sectors, society organisations and the policymaking community and designs and implements programmes supporting industrial development.
www. unido. org/of-ce/geneva