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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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Republic of Albania’s president visits Maccaferri Balkans’s plant

February 1st, 2024

The president of the Republic of Albania, Bajram Begaj, recently visited Maccaferri’s plant located in Shijak, Albania. He was welcomed by Group CEO Lapo Vivarelli Colonna, and Robert Masha, managing director of Maccaferri Balkans. The institutional visit was a key opportunity to communicate Maccaferri Balkans’s plans for the future and the group’s commitment to the […]

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Maccaferri webinar – Unveiling the Advantages of Green Terramesh: A Journey Through Compelling Case Histories – Nov. 7

November 1st, 2023

Maccaferri invites you to its webinar - Unveiling the Advantages of Green Terramesh: A Journey Through Compelling Case Histories – on November 7, 2023, at 1 p.m. EST. The speaker is Santino Tersigni, area manager for Maccaferri Canada Ltd.;  certificates of attendance are offered; and you can register here. The webinar will delve into the […]

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Maccaferri webinar – Sustainable Water Management in Civil Engineering Structures – Oct. 6

October 3rd, 2023

Maccaferri is presenting a webinar on Sustainable Water Management in Civil Engineering Structures. The webinar will be held October 6 at 11:00 a.m. EST, the guest speaker is Marianna Lucia Ferrara, Business Development GSY Unit, and you can register here. The drainage of water is a crucial aspect for the serviceability and durability of civil […]

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Airports zone in on geosynthetics

October 1st, 2023

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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Maccaferri webinar – Vertical Wall Innovations: MSE Structures and Abutments in Urban Development – Sept. 26

September 22nd, 2023

Maccaferri invites you to its webinar Vertical Wall Innovations: MSE Structures and Abutments in Urban Development. It will be held September 26, 2023 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST and available pre-recorded from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST. The speaker is Giulia Lugli, Group Business Development GSY Unit, and you can register here. […]

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Maccaferri webinar – Designing Riverbank Protection Systems – Sept. 5

August 31st, 2023

Maccaferri invites you to its webinar - Designing Riverbank Protection Systems: MacRa Design Vs. HEC-RAS - on September 5th, 2023 at 9:30 AM EST and 3 PM EST (pre-recorded). The speakers are Paolo di Pietro, DT Business Unit Senior Specialist, and Stefano Rignanese, DT Business Unit Business Developer. Access to the webinar is free but […]

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Maccaferri constructs rockfall protection system for Sydney Trains network

June 21st, 2022

Maccaferri, a producer of a wide range of geosynthetics including geogrids and geocomposites, recently completed construction of a rockfall protection system for the Sydney Trains network. The rockfall barrier is used to protect and arrest falling rocks and boulders near the Coledale Train Station in Sydney, Australia. This project is one of the winners of the […]

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Landfill geosynthetics for abandoned Italian dump

February 7th, 2022

Landfill geosynthetics transform the abandoned dump near Cava De’Tirreni, Italy, into a green oasis in the heart of the Metelliana Valley. Installing landfill geosynthetics at the dump near Cava De’Tirreni, Italy. Photograph courtesy of Officine Maccaferri S.p.A. In 2018, a significant environmental recovery and securing plan began for the former municipal landfill for Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy, […]

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Reinforcement over soft soils with high-strength geogrids

February 1st, 2022

FIGURE 1 Port of Guaymas, Mexico, high-strength geogrid jobsite view Construction over soft foundation soils is usually associated with poor bearing capacity, excessive differential settlements and lateral sliding instability. Furthermore, the presence of poor ground conditions at a construction site is the most frequent cause of long construction durations. There are several alternatives that can […]

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