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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)
September Webinar: Scourlok and Pyrawall Engineered Bank Stabilisation

Date: September 29, 2021

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER SCOURLOK® Engineered Bank Stabilization System is designed to provide below water scour protection, resist extreme hydraulic stresses and protect shorelines while promoting vegetation. Case history applications include streambanks, roadway embankments and retaining walls. Engineers and Contractors looking for a more environmentally friendly way to stabilize river […]

July Webinar: Geosynthetics in mining & Tailings

Date: July 28, 2021

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 28 JULY Come and learn about the Complete Geosynthetic Solutions for Mining featuring the latest technology out of Canada for : – controlling liquification and dewatering of tailings – conduction leak detection systems – groundwater drainage under storage ponds – leachate drainage in metals extraction using heap leaching […]

2021 Australian Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference- GOLD SPONSOR

Date: June 8, 2021

Landfills and transfer stations play an integral role in the waste management industry, providing avenues for materials aggregation and separation, resource recovery, and final disposal, as well as being vital during periods of service and economic disruption and post disasters and emergencies.

April Webinar: Reinforced Working Platform – Modified BRE470 Approach

Date: April 28, 2021

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL Large-scale working platforms have become important solutions to infrastructure projects. Geogrid reinforcement is used to reduce the thickness of the platform and increase the stability. NAUE has developed an enhanced model and user friendly software for designing geogrid reinforced working platforms based on large-scale laboratory tests […]

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

Date: March 31, 2021

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 31 MARCH Large-scale working platforms have become important solutions to infrastructure projects. Geogrid reinforcement is used to reduce the thickness of the platform and increase the stability. NAUE has developed an enhanced model and user friendly software for designing geogrid reinforced working platforms based on large-scale laboratory tests […]

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

Date: December 2, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER ARMORMAX® is an Engineered Earth Armouring Solution used for surficial slope stability as well as permanent erosion control in vegetated and un-vegetated applications. With a verified carbon footprint up to thirty times less than rock riprap or concrete, ARMORMAX® 75 is an environmentally friendly and cost […]

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

Date: October 28, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 28 OCTOBER ARMORMAX® is an Engineered Earth Armoring Solution used for surficial slope stability as well as permanent erosion control in vegetated and un-vegetated applications. With a verified carbon footprint up to thirty times less than rock riprap or concrete, ARMORMAX® 75 is an environmentally friendly and cost […]

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

Date: September 2, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER Don’t miss your chance to hear Prof. Kerry Rowe talk about his latest unpublished research findings at our webinar on Designing Composite Liners on Slopes Part 1: GCL WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2020 09:00 am – Sydney Registration for this event is closed, watch now on demand

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

Date: August 13, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR THURSDAY 13 AUGUST Following on from our first successful webinar on Geogrid Reinforced Rail Tracks, which reviewed various international/local test results,full scale field trials,monitoring results and discussion about performance parameters. This second webinar will focus on the design guides and design methods for geogrid railways around the world. It […]

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

Date: July 22, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 22 JULY The performance of a GCL as a single liner or as part of a Composite Liner depends on GCL hydration and degrees of saturation. Following the success of our first webinar in this Barriers Series, The Effect of Subgrade Conditions on GCL Hydration, this second webinar […]

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

Date: June 17, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 17 JUNE This webinar will review and present the latest results of large scale tests, full scale field trials as well as long term monitoring on geogrid reinforced ballast/ subballast layers in Australia and across the world. It also provides a full understanding of geogrid reinforcement mechanisms and […]

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

Date: May 13, 2020

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR WEDNESDAY 13 MAY This webinar will review and present the latest results of large scale tests, full scale field trials as well as long term monitoring on geogrid reinforced ballast/ subballast layers in Australia and across the world. It also provides a full understanding of geogrid reinforcement mechanisms and […]

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

Advances in Landfill Design & Specification Global Synthetics latest seminar series, August 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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