TenCate Geosynthetics replaces heat shrink packaging

January 23rd, 2023

Due to the demand for higher packaging capacity and improved packaging, TenCate has installed a RoRo StretchPack® solution to replace heat shrink packaging at its production site in Bezons near Paris, France. RoRo StretchPack® by Tentoma is a cold packaging technology using a tubular stretch hood film suitable for horizontal sealed packaging of large rolls. […]

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TenCate receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 29th, 2022

TenCate recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award in the area of Mines/Landfills/Wastewater at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. TenCate won for Lake McConaughy Geotextile Tube Shoreline Erosion Protection; Fabric name – TC1200MB Tri Composite Geotextile; Fabric producer – TenCate Geosynthetics. TenCate received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Lake McConaughy Geotextile Tube Shoreline Erosion Protection; […]

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Geotextile covers preserve glacier resources

August 1st, 2022

In this photograph, the geotextile-covered glacier to the right shows approximately 14.8 feet (4.5 m) of snow from the last winter. To the left, an area that was not covered shows that the snow has melted down to the bare rocks. Photograph courtesy TenCate Geosynthetics In Austria, glaciers are considered a national treasure. During summer, […]

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GMA’s watchwords for this year are government affairs, infrastructure spending and planning

August 1st, 2022

Outlook® Conference 2022 included the debut of the “Geosynthetics Morning”—a new opportunity to explore the intersection of markets and include professionals in geosynthetics for a morning of specific education. The geosynthetics sessions included talks with Dave Bauer of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Jay Hansen of the National Asphalt Pavement Association and Carolyn […]

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TenCate Geosynthetics introduces Bidim Bamboo high-strength geotextile

June 22nd, 2022

TenCate Geosynthetics, the world’s leading provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, introduces a high-strength geotextile that can be used with all soil types in dry as well as wet conditions. With a service life of more than 50 years, a particularly high puncture resistance and coating on both sides to safeguard against strong roots, TenCate […]

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Geosynthetics innovation gaps and opportunities

March 22nd, 2022

Some see the geosynthetics industry as complacent and slow to change. Is there room to address geosynthetics innovation gaps in the industry? Photograph courtesy of Solmax Solmax said in a prepared statement that it believes there is a fundamental place for innovation in the geosynthetics industry. The company asserts that innovation will be critical in […]

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Geosynthetics for stabilization in solar farm development

February 1st, 2022

FIGURE 1 Laying down geotextiles at Chicot Solar Energy Center, Chicot County, Ark. With renewed focus on clean electricity, an era with massive investment in new solar power has begun, leading to its widespread development. Although these systems have become more cost-effective, there are often solutions left on the table that could make the costs […]

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Green dewatering with geotextile tubes

December 1st, 2021

TenCate Geotube dewatering solutions offers substantially lower energy consumption. Photograph courtesy TenCate Geosynthetics When planning a dewatering operation, bridging the gap between efficiency and sustainability is essential. TenCate Geotube helps manage this balancing act.  Not all dewatering systems are equally green. Amongst other things, the amount and source of the energy required is a decisive factor when it comes to the operation’s carbon footprint. Over the years, and because of its distinctive and proven specific […]

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Long-lasting road rehabilitation with Polyfelt in England

August 6th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of TenCate Geosynthetics Europe The A617 Millennium Way, a road in Nottinghamshire County (England), which was opened in the year 2000, featured cracks and surface damage after 15 years of use and therefore had to be renovated. Asphalt Grid Systems Ltd. proposed TenCate Polyfelt PGM-G100/100 as a cost-efficient and technically excellent solution.  Missing adhesion between layers before treatment Core samples had shown that the structural integrity of the bituminous layers was good. However, […]

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Safe filling in geotextile tube dewatering

July 22nd, 2021

TenCate Geotube with EyePort opening before filling. Photograph courtesy of TenCate Geosynthetics A product is only as strong as its weakest point. In the case of dewatering tubes, this applies to the fill openings, since in conventional manufacturing the opening is a round cut through the fabric, which essentially weakens it. Under the Geotube brand, TenCate Geosynthetics has developed an innovative solution that does not damage the fabric structure. Thus, it increases safety […]

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