Updating specs: An introduction from GMA

December 8, 2009

Geotextile manufacturers are keen to update the specifying community regarding specifications that are outdated and no longer acceptable in the industry. Two tests retired by industry approval standards continue to creep into the occasional specification: the Mullen Burst Test and the Puncture Strength Test. The Mullen test was devised in 1887 by J.W. Mullen as …

TenCate describes large geotextile tube order for Malaysia project

December 2, 2009

TenCate Geosynthetics Asia secured an order at Huntsman Tioxide in Teluk Kalong (Malaysia) for the supply of 105 TenCate Geotube systems, according to a press release from the company. These systems are intended for use in Malaysia as an environmentally friendly solution for the dewatering and storage of calcium sulfate. The containers will be produced …