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Strengthening foundations: Maccaferri’s geosynthetic solution for container terminal

April 29th, 2024

One of the country’s largest port operators in the Philippines marks a crucial advancement in expanding one of the country’s vital economic ports. This initiative aims to increase container capacity to meet the escalating demands of global commerce. Amidst inherent geohazards, such as liquefaction and settlements, addressing these challenges is paramount to ensure infrastructure safety […]

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Searching to maximize stress reduction ratio with biaxial geogrids and timber piling

August 10th, 2023

Figure 1 Completed modular block retaining wall Some projects almost design themselves. Dense sand? Very stiff clayey soils? Deep groundwater? Well, projects within the collar counties surrounding Cook County and the city of Chicago occasionally encounter a different sort of soil beast: peat and muck. Largely plant-based deposits settled in kettle bogs formed following the […]

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Panorama

August 1st, 2018

Tensar arranges Australian distribution for mining geosynthetics Tensar International announced June 15, 2018, that Chris Taylor of C&C Taylor Enterprises (CCTE) has agreed to become the exclusive distributor agent for Tensar Underground Mining Products in Australia. For more than 40 years, Taylor has worked in various mining industry roles, from the shop floor to director, […]

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