In July of 2018, TRI was very pleased to announce the establishment of TRI Africa Environmental Services Pty. Ltd. (TRI Africa) headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. This TRI company joins our global independent third-party geosynthetics/geotechnical testing and research centers with operating service centers in the United States, Brazil, China, Australia and India. TRI has successfully supported geosynthetic testing projects for many years throughout the African continent and has looked forward to expanding support to African clients with field services. Sam Allen, Director of TRI’s global operations, explains “TRI has benefitted substantially from our relationships with the African engineering and installation communities. Our mutual growth has taught TRI that there is much to learn from the African experience, and we look forward to contributing directly to the African goals of environmental protection and sustainable development. In this context, it was important to establish TRI Africa in the same culture as all other TRI locations. That is, TRIAfrica is unassociated with any engineering, consulting, manufacturing, or construction company so that we may work in non-competitive concert with all industry participants.” TRI-Africa is led by Ms. Nadia Minnaar. Nadia has performed field construction-related quality assurance for a variety of mining, waste containment, and water management facilities and will bring this experience to clients throughout Africa. Phone: +27 79 875 5691, Email: NMinnaar@tri-env.com.