Bentonite mats allow fish to migrate

August 1st, 2021

The geosynthetic-based fish ladder (left) at the Schwabentorwehr in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Photograph courtesy of NAUE GMBH & Co. KG The Schwabentorwehr (Swabian Gate Weir) in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, was in disrepair and insurmountable for fish. With the help of bentonite mats, the fish now have a free run again. The historic Schwabentorwehr […]

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Coastal protection solution with geotextile sand containers

July 15th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of NAUE Due to climate change, storm surges are becoming more frequent. The coast in the seaside resort of Lubmin, Germany, was exposed to several storm surges over a short time. In case of an additional storm surge, the existing coastal protection dune was in danger of breaking. In 2017 and 2019, a […]

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NAUE launches design software for temporary working platforms

June 10th, 2021

The geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE is offering new design software on its website. The NAUE Platform Software provides a quick and simple design tool for geogrid-stabilized and -reinforced working platforms. The correct design of working platforms is decisive for the stability and the operational safety on the platform. For the use of heavy construction equipment, such […]

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NAUE and Prosé join forces

May 24th, 2021

Geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE and the Dutch supplier of geosynthetics Prosé Geotechniek announced the joint venture NAUE Prosé. NAUE Prosé will offer the complete range of NAUE products as well as installation services. The joint venture will also offer design services through the NAUE group’s engineering office. “We are very excited to announce the start of […]

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ASTM honors Von Maubeuge and Allen

June 14th, 2019

During the biannual meeting of ASTM International in Denver, Colo., June 5–7, the society awarded the Award of Merit to NAUE’s Kent von Maubeuge and the L. David Suits Award to Sam Allen of TRI Environmental. Kent von Maubeuge The Award of Merit was established in 1949 by the ASTM International Board of Directors and […]

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New ASTM International standard will help in construction with GCLs

August 2nd, 2018

A newly released ASTM International standard will help those who construct and install geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), which are used to help with containment for: landfills coal combustion residual storage cells mining operations remediation and environmental protection projects The new standard (D8204) focuses on evaluating both best practices as well as possible negative impacts of […]

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Competence and vision: Knuffinke retiring from NAUE

December 20th, 2017

After nearly 27 years, Thomas Knuffinke is retiring from the senior management team of NAUE GmbH & Co. KG at the end of this year. NAUE News reported the retirement of senior manager Thomas Knuffinke in their December 2017 issue. After successfully completing his studies in business administration, Knuffinke started his career in 1981 with […]

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Naue updates MSE design software for FHWA, BS 8006, EuroCode 7

January 5th, 2016

Germany-based Naue GmbH & Co. KG announced in a Jan. 4 press release that it has updated and released its SecuSlope design software for mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) applications. The press release described SecuSlope 3.0 as an interactive, design-orientated program for creating geogrid-reinforced slopes, walls, and abutments. Based on a user’s project-specific inputs, the English-language […]

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Naue offers calculation and mining info

November 18th, 2015

Two new offerings from Germany-based Naue GmbH & Co. KG: SecuCalc 2.2 software, which provides “a generic calculation” for unpaved base reinforcement with its geogrids. A new document, “Mining and Geosynthetics,” that profiles mining applications and how geosynthetic materials “can help mining engineers and owners achieve their goals.” According to the Naue press release, SecuCalc […]

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