2022 Tensar InterAxion Conference begins November 14

October 19th, 2022

The 2022 Tensar InterAxion Conference is a global, virtual event highlighting the need for innovation in the construction industry. This year the conference will run November 14 through 16 beginning at 10 a.m. EST/3 p.m. GMT and you can register here. This conference will support the continued progress required for a future of resilient and […]

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‘Living breakwaters’ protect Staten Island’s shoreline

June 1st, 2022

The Triton marine mattresses’ limestone filling provides the substrate for growing oysters, helping repopulate the oyster reef systems surrounding Staten Island, N.Y. Photograph courtesy of Tensar International Corp. Coastal erosion in the United States costs roughly $500 million in property damage annually. Proposed solutions focused on building higher, thicker, wider protective structures—such as seawalls—are expensive […]

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Commercial Metals completes acquisition of Tensar Corporation

April 28th, 2022

Photograph courtesy Tensar International Corp. Commercial Metals Company announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of TAC Acquisition Corp. ("Tensar") from Castle Harlan, a New York-based private equity firm, for a cash purchase price of $550 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Tensar is a global provider of innovative ground stabilization and soil reinforcement solutions, […]

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GMA returns to Washington

April 1st, 2022

L to R: Erol Tutumluer of the University of Illinois, Jennifer Nicks of the Federal Highway Administration and outgoing chair of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Geosynthetics (AKG80), and Nancy Whiting of TRB. Tutumluer and Whiting are giving Nicks a certificate of appreciation for her six years of service as committee chair. […]

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Geosynthetics support circular economy

March 18th, 2022

Geosynthetics support circular economy by helping to reuse and recycle waste materials, and by reducing the carbon footprint of sites Geogrids at a sewage treatment plant help reduce the plant’s carbon footprint. Photograph courtesy of Tensar International Corp. The circular economy is an essential response to the growing scarcity and cost of natural resources, and […]

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Tensar technical seminar to feature Arkansas governor

February 9th, 2022

Gov. Asa Hutchison and Arkansas Department of Transportation Director Lori Tudor will address the impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) on state transportation projects at the Tensar technical seminar. Tensar International Corp.’s InterAx geogrid, a new product released in August 2021. Photograph courtesy Tensar International Corp. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Director […]

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Railway ballast geogrids focus of AREMA’s Tensar tour

February 4th, 2022

With railway ballast geogrids on their minds, AREMA Committee 1 members will tour Tensar International Corp.’s plant Feb. 8. Tensar railway ballast geogrids in place during construction of a rail line. Photograph courtesy of Tensar International Corp. American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)  Committee 1 members will tour the Tensar International Corp. plant in Morrow, Ga., on Feb. 8 starting […]

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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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Tensar releases next-generation InterAx geogrid

August 9th, 2021

Tensar InterAx geogrid. Photograph courtesy of Tensar International Tensar International announces the release of the next generation in its portfolio of geosynthetic solutions: InterAx geogrids. Since Tensar invented geogrids in the 1970s, the products have earned a reputation as the optimal way to address poor soil conditions and stabilize aggregate in roadways and other critical […]

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