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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2022 IAA geosynthetics project winners announced

November 2nd, 2022

The 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) winners were announced recently at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. The winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. “Award of Excellence” and “Outstanding Achievement Award” recipients were showcased at the expo and recognized at a celebration of achievement. Geosynthetics Project Winners The Geosynthetic projects […]

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Geocomposite solution for container park in Mauritius

February 3rd, 2022

TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA stabilized the platform for the Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT) with the geocomposite solution, TenCate Rock PEC 55-55. The TenCate Rock geocomposite solution optimizes the subbase at the Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT), allowing a reduction in the 1.3 foot (400 mm) thick subbase layer to 0.8 feet (250 mm). Photograph courtesy of TenCate […]

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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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TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA announces price increase

December 8th, 2021

TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA headquarters in Hengelo, The Netherlands. Photograph courtesy TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA   TenCate Geosynthetics EMEA is facing record increases in costs, the company says in a prepared statement. In the light of this development, the company needs to adjust the prices of its complete product portfolio by 10–15%. This measure, which will be […]

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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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Geosynthetic load transfer platform for stormwater management system in Malaysia

September 6th, 2021

Installation of Mirafi HP380a over the flat thin soil layer followed by aggregate backfilling. Photograph courtesy of TenCate Geosynthetics Asia Sdn. Bhd. Climate change and human mismanagement of water resources, such as river channels and floodplains, increase flooding and erosion problems. Poor urbanization restricts floodwater flow and eventually leads to destructive flooding. Detention and retention […]

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An interview with Jean-Louis Vangeluwe, CEO of Solmax, on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics

June 1st, 2021

By Todd R. Berger As will be formally announced Tuesday morning, June 1, the Montreal-based geosynthetics manufacturer Solmax has finalized the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, which is headquartered in Pendergrass, Ga. Jean-Louis Vangeluwe, CEO of Solmax, spoke with Geosynthetics magazine about the acquisition and what he envisions from the newly formed company, which will be […]

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“Product Selector” for road reconstruction with TenCate Polyfelt

May 13th, 2021

The digital specification assistant for asphalt pavement interlayers from TenCate Geosynthetics enables product selection for asphalt pavement interlayers. Based on four simple criteria, the best technical solution can be proposed for maintenance work. The selection of the optimal product is an essential key for the success of effective conservation measures using asphalt pavement interlayers. With its digital specification assistant, TenCate Geosynthetics has made this selection possible via a professional tool available on the TenCate website www.tencategeo.eu. The online tool asks the user four simple questions and draws on the answers to define the optimum product system for sustainable […]

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: Effective stormwater management

April 28th, 2021

Changing climate conditions demanded a comprehensive project that protects Amsterdam’s airport from stormwater. The effects of climate change are noticeable on a global level. More extreme weather conditions require adaptations that issue a special challenge to high-risk construction and critical infrastructure components.  TenCate Geosynthetics joined forces with the Hydraulic Engineering Company, Syntraal and other local companies to develop and provide sophisticated climate-adaptive stormwater management solutions, called “Aquabase.” In the framework of a pilot project for […]

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