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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)
2021 Australian Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference- GOLD SPONSOR

May 6th, 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  

April 8th, 2021

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 and field verifications with NAUE’s Secugrid® geogrid and Combigrid® geocomposite proprietary products.

March Webinar: SUSTAINABLE ADVANCED STORMWATER & DRAINAGE CHANNELS

March 8th, 2021

Selecting the right channel, bank stabilisation and erosion control method is critical and depends on various parameters.

December Webinar: SURFICIAL SLOPE STABILITY WITH ENGINEERED EARTH AMOURING SYSTEM PART 2

November 12th, 2020

ANALYSING, DESIGN PROCEDURES & DESIGN EXAMPLES With introducing a new green structural system for reinforced walls. 

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

September 28th, 2020

Part 1 of this webinar series will feature the 20 years of research and field trials, sustainability evaluation, design guidelines, and appropriate applications of this system.

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

August 21st, 2020

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  EVENT INFO: 2 SEPTEMBER 2020  0900 AM Australian Eastern Standard Time    DURATION 60MINS  REGISTER NOW APPLICATIONS Landfills | Leachate ponds | Brine ponds | Tailings dams | Contaminated lands | Water reservoirs […]

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

July 27th, 2020

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 will also give an insight into some design procedures based on the latest findings and test results.

July Webinar: The Effect of External Parameters and GCL Structure on GCL Hyrdration

June 25th, 2020

Following the success of our first webinar in this Barriers Series, The Effect of Subgrade Conditions on GCL Hydration, this second webinar will focus on The Effect of Other Parameters on GCL hydration and performance, such as:

June Webinar: Geogrid Reinforced Rails Tracks

June 4th, 2020

When:          Wednesday 17th June Time:            3.30pm AEST Duration:     1 hr DESCRIPTION:  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 […]

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

April 25th, 2020

Geosynthetics Technical Webinar Series: Part 1: Barriers 13 May 2020 The performance of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL) and a Composite Liner depends on many parameters. The first component is the GCL subgrade. Most of the time, this important part is missing or underestimating in designs and specifications. This geosynthetics technical webinar series for barriers […]

Investigation on Failure of Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls

March 2nd, 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

July 9th, 2019

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

13th ANZ Conference on Geomechanics

March 20th, 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

May 14th, 2018

Advances in Landfill Design & Specification Global Synthetics latest seminar series, August 2018.

ENGINEERED EARTH ARMOURING SEMINAR SERIES NOV 2017

August 9th, 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

December 19th, 2016

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

August 9th, 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

May 31st, 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 […]

Waste Management Conference 2016

March 2nd, 2016

Waste Management Conference

Modified BRE470 approach for designing geogrid reinforced working platforms

June 11th, 2021

Global Website Event: April Webinar: Reinforced Working Platform- Modified BRE470 approach

Advanced Stormwater Channels Erosion Control Design with reinforced vegetation

June 11th, 2021

Global Website Event: March Webinar: Sustainable Advanced Stormwater & Drainage Channels

Surficial Slope Stability with Engineered Earth Armouring System Part 2

June 11th, 2021

Global Website Event : December Webinar: Surficial Slope Stability with Engineered Earth Amouring System Part 2

Surficial Slope Stability with Engineered Earth Armouring System Part 1

June 11th, 2021

Global Website Event: October Webinar : Surficial Slope Stability with Engineered Earth Armouring System part 1

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

June 11th, 2021

Global Website Event: August Webinar: Part 2 Reinforced Rail Tracks-Review of Design guidelines and procedures

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

June 11th, 2021

Global Website Event: July Webinar: The Effect of External Parameters & GCL Structure on GCL Hydration

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

June 11th, 2021

Global website event: june webinar : geogrid reinforced rails tracks (posted 4 june 2020)

April Webinar: Reinforced Working Platform – Modified BRE470 Approach

April 19th, 2021

Introducing the NEW SOFTWARE & HYBRID MODEL  EVENT DETAILS   DATE:      28 April, 2021 TIME:       4:00pm           SYD|MEL|BNE |CBR|HBT 2:30pm           ADE 3:30pm           DRW 2:00pm           PER 6:00pm          AKL DESCRIPTION   Large-scale working platforms […]

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

April 19th, 2021

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



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