Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Geosynthetics installation involves the installation of synthetic materials as part of civil engineering and infrastructure projects. These materials are artificially created and their lightweight and durable characteristics allow them to be used in a variety of functions, such as for material separation, structure reinforcement, fluid separation, fluid drainage and fluid containment. Most of these functions are used in public and private infrastructure construction and waste and water management across agriculture, mining and related industries.
Over the past five years, the Geosynthetics Installation industry has faced a moderate level of volatility due to the global financial crisis... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic breakdown of industry activity is based on the value of work done in each location in addition to the location of businesses in Australia. In this context, the location of businesses is influenced by several factors, including the spread and growth of the population and mining and construction activity.
There is a relative concentration of industry activity in Queensland and Western Australia, which together account for about half industry activity. This reflects the high demand for geosynthetic products for containment of gases and water in the Mining division (particularly goal seam gas), along with the requirement for extensive agricultural dam construction and high levels of investment in recent years into major road and tunnel developments... purchase to read more