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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An interview with Michael Lawrence, CEO of Tensar, on the launch of InterAx geogrid

August 8th, 2021

By Todd R. Berger Photograph courtesy of Tensar International As was announced August 9, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based geosynthetics manufacturer Tensar International launched an innovative new geogrid called Tensar InterAx. Michael Lawrence, CEO of Tensar, spoke with Geosynthetics magazine about the new geogrid. The questions and answers have been edited for clarity. The new InterAx geogrid […]

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Tensar International to host InterAxion Conference focusing on infrastructure and launching new geogrid

July 29th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Tensar International Corp. In response to the urgent demand for innovative approaches to cost-effectively improve infrastructure resiliency and sustainability, Tensar International Corp. has announced the launch of its InterAxion Conference, to be held on Aug. 10–12, 2021.  The virtual conference features a series of brief TED-style talks from key infrastructure industry influencers […]

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What role can plastics and geogrids play in sustainability?

July 21st, 2021

By Andrew Lees, Senior Application Technology Manager, Tensar Corp. Tensar geogrids helped reduce carbon footprint at Beverley Waste Water Treatment Works in Beverley, England, by 40%. Photograph courtesy of Tensar Corp. Recently, President Joseph R. Biden hosted a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate—proof, if any is required, that sustainability continues to be a key issue around […]

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Innovation in the construction industry

June 28th, 2021

By Bryan Gee, director of education and training, Tensar International The construction industry has a long history of innovation. From the Romans paving the way for our modern road infrastructure to technological breakthroughs like the building information modeling (BIM) system, we have come a long way from breaking the wheels of our horse-drawn carriages in rutted dirt roads. […]

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Layfield Group to distribute Tensar products in Canada

March 26th, 2021

Layfield Group announced an agreement with Tensar International Corp. for Canadian distribution of Tensar geosynthetics products. Tensar is the industry leader in soil stabilization and reinforcement. Over the past three decades, the company has developed products and technologies that have been at the forefront of the geotechnical industry. As a result, you know you can […]

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Tensar (U.K.) commits to 100% renewable energy

February 11th, 2021

All the electricity used by Tensar International Ltd. in the U.K. in manufacturing its geogrid products is now certified to come from renewable sources. The switch to a renewable energy supplier, which took place on Oct. 1, 2020, is one of several initiatives introduced by Tensar in recent years to reduce its environmental impact, said […]

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Methods to properly evaluate subgrade strength

December 17th, 2020

by Nathan Young, P.E. Accurately evaluating subgrade strength is critical for almost any job site. The strength may be acceptable in a few areas; however, assuming that same strength spans the entire site can prove to be very costly if that assumption is wrong. Fortunately, a few test methods exist to quickly gather the required data […]

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Environmental ethics for engineers webinar

July 16th, 2020

Tensar will sponsor a webinar, “Environmental Ethics for Engineers,” on July 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT.  This webinar looks at issues of ethics in the practice of engineering, using environmental ethics as the specific framework for the session. The discussion will include: The importance of ethics in engineering practiceA review of codes of […]

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Tensar to host webinar on separation materials

February 19th, 2020

Tensar Corp. will sponsor a webinar, “Maintaining Separation of Fine-Grained Soils,” on Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. EST. The options available to the designer for maintaining the integrity of granular fill layers which are placed over fine-grained soils to provide a stable surface will be discussed. Multiple design approaches are available for addressing this common […]

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