Geosynthetics for Alaska landfill closure

February 23, 2022  |  Case Studies

Solmax provides a combination of geosynthetics for Alaska landfill closure project with multiple challenges.
Flood reconstruction with geosynthetics

February 16, 2022  |  Case Studies

The use of geogrid-reinforced earth allows reconstruction of a flood-destroyed German bridge in record time.
‘Geosynthetics Super Bowl’

February 11, 2022  |  Case Studies

The Reinforced Earth Co.’s MSE retaining wall at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., plays a hidden but important role in the “geosynthetics Super Bowl.”
Landfill geosynthetics for abandoned Italian dump

February 7, 2022  |  Case Studies

Landfill geosynthetics transform the abandoned dump near Cava De’Tirreni, Italy, into a green oasis in the heart of the Metelliana Valley.
Geocomposite solution for container park in Mauritius

February 3, 2022  |  Case Studies

TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA stabilized the platform for the Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT) with the geocomposite solution, TenCate Rock PEC 55-55.
Protecting groundwater with geomembranes in Swedish highway expansion

January 18, 2022  |  Case Studies, News

The E4 highway in Sweden meanders 346 miles (557 km) between Helsingborg and Stockholm. It is one of the country’s most important traffic and transport routes. Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) sought to upgrade an 18.6-mile (30-km) stretch of this highway at Ljungby, 267 miles (429 …
Geocells stabilize steep Virginia stone cart path

January 7, 2022  |  Case Studies, News

Lake Anna, near Belmont, Va., 70 miles (113 km) south of Washington, D.C., is one of the largest freshwater inland reservoirs in the state. The lake covers 13,000 acres (5,300 ha), making it a popular destination for sailing, waterskiing and sportfishing. Waterfront homes enjoy spectacular views and…
Pavement base reinforcement with geocells and geotextiles at a railway distribution facility

December 29, 2021  |  Case Studies, News

In 2018, BNSF Orillia Railway began making extensive upgrades to its automotive distribution facility in Renton, Wash. The upgrades were required to support the increased demand for new automobiles. As new-car sales soared, so did the demand for rail capacity for vehicle shipments arriving from over…
Slope stability with geocells at a New Zealand playground

December 27, 2021  |  Case Studies, News

Aronia Park is a colorful new playground in South Auckland, New Zealand, that includes two multihued slides. The challenge arose with the specified topsoil thickness for the steep slope beneath the slides. There was a risk of the slope soil sliding off and requiring costly repair. Greenscene, the co…
Forty-year-old Texas Reinforced Earth dam gets artistic facelift

December 22, 2021  |  Case Studies, News

Woodhollow Dam in Austin, Texas, was built between April and December of 1979 to control flash flooding in an Austin, Texas, neighborhood. This first dam constructed of Reinforced Earth MSE Retaining Walls in the United States created a buzz in the community and even had a visit from the invent…