Fibertex SA is now offering a four-hour online course on the “Introduction to Geosynthetics and Soil Reinforcement” which has attained Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation from the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE).


“This course, which is offered free of charge, has been modified by Fibertex engineering specialists, as an online presentation for civil, structural and geotechnical engineers and architects to learn during the COVID-19 lockdown period and to conveniently build CPD points from home,” says Meera Govender, Technical Sales Engineer at Fibertex SA – a leading manufacturer of geotextiles and supplier of geosynthetics in Africa. “These geosynthetics courses are designed to improve and broaden the knowledge and skills of professionals, to ensure specialists remain at the forefront of global construction methods and materials.”


This CPD course is aimed at engineering consultants and architects in various disciplines, including geotechnical and environmental sectors, road and transportation design, as well as tailings, mining and landfills.


The Fibertex online course covers the key applications of geosynthetic materials, manufacturing of polypropylene-based geotextiles and durability of recycled based materials used efficiently in roof top gardens, subsoil drainage in basements and geogrid reinforced retaining walls, french-drains, soak pits and pond liners – all relevant topics for civil engineers and architects. To register for this course please visit


For further information Meera Govender, Technical Sales Engineer, Fibertex South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Telephone       (031) 736 7100               



Released by Lindy Morton, Festivitas 083 268 6666 e-mail:               April 2020

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