Geosynthetics embankment with seismic resilience for highway

April 1st, 2024

Figure 1 Capturing the harmonious blend of innovative engineering and environmental sustainability, this aerial perspective features the Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) embankments along National Highway No. 4 in Taichung, Taiwan, exemplifying the use of sustainable geotechnical solutions for enhanced earthquake resilience. The tectonic movements caused by earthquakes seriously affect the stability of infrastructure. Highways that […]

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Webinar – Comparing Geogrids Used in Civil Construction Projects – Feb. 15

January 30th, 2024

Tensar presents the webinar – Comparing Geogrids Used in Civil Construction Projects – on February 15, 2024 from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. It is free for members and non-members and you can register here. There are dozens of geogrids and other geosynthetic products used in civil construction projects such as roadways, crane pads, working […]

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Road link fixed with geosynthetics

October 1st, 2023

Repairs to a crucial roadway using aggregates made from recycled glass and polymeric geosynthetic reinforcements have allowed commuters to get back on the road sooner than expected. An elevated section of Interstate 95 that passes through northeast Philadelphia, Pa., collapsed on June 11 after a fuel tanker crashed onto the road below killing its driver. […]

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Titan acquires Hewitt Geosynthetics in Ontario

September 13th, 2023

Titan Environmental Containment (Titan) announces that a deal has been reached with John Hewitt, founder of Hewitt Geosynthetics, to acquire the company’s business operations in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). As part of the deal, Titan is absorbing Hewitt’s existing customer base and John Hewitt has joined the team at Titan to help facilitate the […]

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A costly geogrid mistake: Price vs. performance

July 12th, 2023

Article written by John Bolton. Information courtesy of Tensar. “How much does it cost?” is usually the first question a procurement manager asks when selecting materials for a construction project. Price undoubtedly drives the bottom line, but what might seem like the least expensive option at first could cost more to install. In addition, the […]

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Advantages of solar farm construction with InterAx geogrid

June 26th, 2023

Rapid technology improvements and decreasing cost of solar energy resources, along with the increased competitiveness of battery storage, have made solar one of the most competitive energy sources. It's no wonder that the development of solar farms is expected to accelerate rapidly over the next few years. As a result of this rapid growth, solar […]

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Polyester geogrid production: From raw materials to finished product

June 23rd, 2023

Because of its capacity to support soil and other materials, polyester geogrids are a crucial part of many building projects. Where do geogrids come from, though? This article will examine the production of PP geogrid in detail, from the procurement of raw materials through the final product. Obtaining and processing primary resources Getting the raw […]

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Tensar wins B2 In-House Agency of the Year Award 

June 16th, 2023

Tensar, a division of CMC, the leading provider of soil stabilization and earth reinforcement solutions, has won the 2023 Association of National Advertisers 2023 B2 In-House Agency of the Year Award. The award is for one single team within a brand or company that plans and executes creative B2B marketing focused on internal/external communications or […]

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HUESKER introduces high-quality geogrids manufactured from 100% recycled PET

May 24th, 2023

With ecoLine, HUESKER is the first geosynthetic manufacturer in the world to offer high-quality reinforcement solutions made from recycled raw material, making a fundamental contribution to resource-conserving and sustainable construction with geosynthetics. The recycled material is obtained from disposed polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles and is an engineered equivalent alternative to virgin PET yarn. In addition to […]

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Global Synthetics becomes ISC-certified member

April 14th, 2023

Global Synthetics is a leading supplier of geosynthetics and environmental products, providing innovative and sustainable solutions for various infrastructure projects. As part of its commitment to sustainability, the company is proud to announce certification as a member of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC). Infrastructure is the backbone of society, providing the basic physical and organizational […]

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