A Belgian trade delegation is currently visiting Kuwait to promote investment and trade. A trade exhibition was held in connection with the visit of the delegation at the Four Points Hotel in Kuwait City yesterday in which around 28 companies participated.
The delegation is mostly banking on the advantage of the advanced Belgian technology and innovation especially in the fields of sports and entertainment. Piet Heirbaut, Belgian Ambassador to Kuwait officially graced and inaugurated the tra…
Aging and wearing of natural grass is a normal process that’s caused by prolonged usage of the field. It’s a headache for field managers and a nuisance for athletes. When players turn, jump and slide on the grass, they tear the grass blades and sometimes uproot them. A wearing surface becomes soft and slippery, and affects the balls’s bounce and rotating speed. These factors can seriously hamper the players’ performance on the field. Playing on the surface damages the grass quite…
COLD/ HOT WEATHER
An unstable surface is often caused by grass roots. Within the playing season, sometimes the temperature drops or rises out of the average range, causing surface instability and divots. In a regular season, stadiums located in the middle and northern parts of Europe have mild temperatures. With today's disrupted climate, the weather is unpredictable, and temperatures suddenly shift. A few chilly nights or hot summer days are enough to cause the natural grass roots to shrink…
GrassMaster Solutions offers advice on how best to extend the life of a hybrid pitch
The maintenance of a hybrid pitch is similar to that of a natural grass surface and will vary at different sites, with ‘closed’ stadia and ‘open’ training grounds having differing needs. That said, grounds managers must always consider a number of factors, such as the availability of natural light, air movement, climatic/micro-climate conditions and frequency of use. Annual renovation and professional pitch consultancy are also mandatory if a stable pitch quality is to be maintained.
Red Devils play World Cup quarter-final on Belgian grass
Friday at 8 pm CET the Red Devils will play their World Cup quarter-final on hybrid grass, supplied by the Flanders-based company Tarkett Sports. The Kazan Arena is equipped with GrassMaster, a hybrid grass system that is also installed at Nihzny Novgorod and Volgograd. After the World Cup of 2010 in South-Africa and 2014 in Brazil, Tarkett Sports can again prove its long-standing expertise with hybrid grass pitches.