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Global Synthetics is committed to advancing the knowledge of our clients by offering training and support.

Our dedication to this is evident through our goal of offering readily accessible product information and technical support.

Global Synthetics provides additional educational opportunities to the industry with specific technical seminars and webinars on geosynthetic applications to contractors and designers on a regular basis.

Our Industry Seminars feature international geosynthetic experts, latest design and construction details with relevant case studies applicable to our industry.

We support our industry by being members of a range of industry associations such as:

  • Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)
  • International Erosion Control Association (IECA)
  • International Geosynthetics Society (IGS)
  • Waste Management & Resource Recovery Association Australia (WMRR)
Resilient flood protection systems and rehabilitation solutions

Date: May 25, 2022

Resilient flood protection systems and rehabilitation solutions Geosynthetic materials are a critical part of flood management and mitigation. From levees to stormwater retention basins to natural channels and streams, all water-holding structures can be affected by flood events, and each application requires a unique solution Key Learnings from this webinar include: Flood protection levees Sustainable […]

Controlling settlements and elongation in piggy-back liners: Designing geogrid reinforced bridging layer

Date: April 6, 2022

Controlling settlements and elongation in piggy-back liners: Designing geogrid reinforced bridging layer This webinar presents the design procedure for designing a geogrid reinforced bridging layer to control settlements in piggy-back landfills. Different design methods including British standards method, German methods, and “Soft Spot” design method will be presented and discussed. International and local case studies […]

Lessons learnt from geogrid reinforced wall failures

Date: February 23, 2022

November Webinar: Designing with Coated GCLs

Date: December 9, 2021

Designing with Coated GCLs: Latest updates and test results on Durability, Hydration, Leakage rate, Interface transmissivity, Interface friction, Chemical resistance, Gas barrier. This webinar will present the considerations and procedure for designing with Coated GCLs and QCA of Coated GCLs for different applications including landfills, mining, contaminated lands, dams, brine ponds, etc. Latest test results […]

October Webinar: technology to prevent mud pumping

Date: October 28, 2021

Discover the latest technology to prevent mud pumping failure in railway tracks and the application of geosynthetics to reduce the fluidisation potential of soft soils Heavy haul railway network with mud pumping spots at more than 300 locations are identified along the coastal lines in New South Wales, Australia. Mud pumping is one of the […]

September Webinar: Scourlok and Pyrawall Engineered Bank Stabilisation

Date: September 29, 2021

July Webinar: Geosynthetics in mining & Tailings

Date: July 28, 2021

2021 Australian Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference- GOLD SPONSOR

Date: June 8, 2021

April Webinar: Reinforced Working Platform – Modified BRE470 Approach

Date: April 28, 2021

March Webinar: Advanced Stormwater Channels Erosion Control Design with reinforced vegetation

Date: March 31, 2021

December Webinar: Surficial Slope Stability with Engineered Earth Armouring System Part 2

Date: December 2, 2020

October Webinar: Surficial Slope Stability with Engineered Earth Armouring System Part 1

Date: October 28, 2020

September Webinar: Designing Composite Liners on Slopes Part 1: GCL

Date: September 2, 2020

August Webinar: Geosynthetics Reinforced Rail Tracks Webinar Part 2. Review of Design Guidelines and Procedures

Date: August 13, 2020

July Webinar: Geosynthetics Technical Webinar Series.Part 2. Effect of External Parameters and GCL Structure on GCL Hydration

Date: July 22, 2020

June Webinar: GEOGRID REINFORCED RAIL TRACKS PART 1 LARGE SCALE TEST RESULTS AND FULL SCALE FIELD TRIALS

Date: June 17, 2020

May Webinar: Effect of Subgrade Conditions on Geosynthetic Clay Liner Hydration and Performance

Date: May 13, 2020

Investigation on Failure of Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls

Date: March 11, 2020

Join our very own Amir Shahkolahi at the upcoming Australian Geomechnics Society Event. The presentation reviews Geosynthetic Research Institute investigation and findings on more than 300 Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls failures around the world during the last 30 years and presents their situation, reasons, and lesson learnt.

Propex Roadshow Follow Up June 2019

Date: June 1, 2019

Resources to assist our clients in regards to the Propex suite of erosion control products.

13th ANZ Conference on Geomechanics

Date: April 1, 2019

1-3 April Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre Global Synthetics is proud to be gold sponsor of this conference.   The conference has a diverse range of themes including: Foundations and Retaining Structure, Ground Improvement, Offshore and Nearshore Geotechnics plus many more. This promises to be an ideal forum for exploring the recent learnings https://geomechanics2019.com.au/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ANZ-Geomechanics-Program-V5.1-1.pdfin the broader […]

Landfill Seminars August 2018

Date: August 6, 2018

ENGINEERED EARTH ARMOURING SEMINAR SERIES NOV 2017

Date: November 1, 2017

Propex and Global Synthetics are proud to present a High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mats and Anchoring Systems Seminar . KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES: –  An introduction to the manufacturing processes and the comprehensive research undertaken to justify  performance. –  Design theory using HEC 15 US Federal Highways –  Department-Design of Flexible Waterways. –  Design theory of slope […]

2017 Australian Landfill Conference- Platinum Sponsor

Date: March 1, 2017

SAVE THE DATE Global Synthetics is pleased to announce that it is the Platinum Sponsor at the upcoming 2017 Australian Landfill and Transfer Stations Conference. This conference will be hosted by the Waste Management Association of Australia. Landfills and Transfer Stations play an integral role in the waste management industry, providing avenues for materials aggregation […]

Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA) Exhibition

Date: August 1, 2016

Our Trade booth at the recent WALGA Trade exhibition. Global Synthetics is the leading independent distributor and manufacturer of Geosynthetics to the engineering, mining, construction and building industries in the Australasia and Pacific region. The Global Synthetics team is made up from qualified engineers and experienced staff have a wealth of global knowledge in providing […]

CORE 2016 16-18 May Melbourne

Date: May 16, 2016

The RTSA’s biennial Conference on Railway Excellence (CORE) has firmly established itself in recent years as the premier technical event in the Australasian rail conference market, with a reputation for high quality papers covering a wide range of rail engineering, operations, planning and management topics. The RTSA is proud of CORE’s reputation for high quality […]



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