How pavements become more resilient with interlayers

January 4th, 2022

By Andrew Dietz, Creative Influence LLC  Fragmentation and time breakup of yellow center line on old asphalt road (shallow depth of field). Photograph courtesy of Tensar Americas At first blush, the Biden Administration’s infrastructure bill appears to be very good news for road contractors. Clocking in at more than one trillion dollars, it holds the promise […]

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Commercial Metals Co. acquires Tensar International Corp.

December 7th, 2021

Photograph courtesy Tensar International Corp. Commercial Metals Co. (CMC), a leader in the manufacture of steel products, including rebar used in infrastructure construction reinforcement, has acquired Tensar International Corp. as part of CMC’s strategy to expand its leadership in construction solutions. Tensar International Corp. is a leader in geogrid engineered solutions for civil construction, and […]

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Commerce Dept. rules in geogrid case

January 12th, 2017

Summary                                                                                                       The U.S. Department of Commerce has determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain biaxial integral geogrid products from the People's Republic of China. The period of investigation is Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2015; with an effective date of Jan. 11, 2017. Background The petitioner in […]

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