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Airports zone in on geosynthetics

From India to Canada, the U.S. and points beyond, airports are using geosynthetics for preventing erosion, protecting against earthquakes, keeping contaminants from polluting groundwater, and saving time and money.

Features | October 1, 2023 | By: Annemarie Mannion

FIGURE 1 Tensar mechanically stabilized the recycled congregate aggregate sublease at Toronto Pearson Airport so that subexcavation and removal of the subgrade soil was not required. Photo courtesy of Tensar Airport runways are not mere roads. They need to be built smoother and stronger to support the loads of jet planes without buckling under the […]


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