biaxial geogrid News

  • Tensar international to assume CONTECH construction products’ distribution business for Tensar Biaxial and Triax geogrid products

    After 25 years of successful collaboration, Tensar International Corporation, and CONTECH Construction Products, Inc. have mutually agreed that Tensar will take on distribution responsibility for geogrid products in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement and effective May 2, 2011, Tensar International will assume CONTECH’s geogrid distribution business, which includes exclusive ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar corporation makes major investment to increase geogrid production capacity

    Tensar Corporation the leader in geosynthetic soil reinforcement and stabilization, is making a major investment to increase the output capacity of its geogrid production plant in Morrow, Ga. Expansion in the production will come on stream in 2012 enabling an increase in output of 30 percent. “Significant growth of our TriAx geogrid sales in the Americas has prompted the move,” said ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar international announces price increase for stabilization geogrid products

    Tensar International Corporation has increased prices for its subgrade improvement and road base reinforcement geogrid products globally. The increase, effective February 15, has been implemented to partially offset significantly higher polymer raw material costs. "Polymer cost increases have continued throughout 2010", explained Robert Vevoda, Tensar International President and Managing ...


    By Tensar International

  • New Costa del Sol Housing Devlepment Stabilised

    Spain remains a popular place for UK homeowners seeking a ‘second home’ in the sun. When creating an exclusive, quality housing development to appeal to the discerning UK buyer, walls and embankments are a popular part of landscaping and design to ensure an attractive residential environment. Manilva’s prestigious new housing development under construction near Malaga is being designed with ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Enables Extreme Fluid Waste Stabilisation at Knostrop Sludge Lagoon

    To cap a 120,000sq.m lagoon containing ultra-soft sludge at Knostrop Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) adjacent to the A1M near Leeds, Yorkshire Water turned to Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) to devise a bespoke solution. MMB based their solution on experience gained from an earlier scheme on a smaller sludge lagoon, at Dowley Gap near Bingley in Yorkshire. In this project, MMB collaborated with ...


    By Tensar International

  • Rapid response to bridge flood misery

    Following November 21’s flood destruction of the town’s bridges over the River Derwent in Workington, Cumbria, Army Royal Engineers have used Tensar International’s TriAx™ geogrid to help construct new bridge abutments for a 40 ton temporary footbridge. Connecting the north and south of the town, the actual bridge will take a week to assemble, and is expected to be in place for Monday 6th’s ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar international responds to sustained polymer cost escalation

    Tensar International Corporation, the leader in geosynthetic soil reinforcement and stabilization, has increased prices for its subgrade improvement and road base reinforcement geogrid products globally. The 10 percent increase, effective May 2, has been implemented to partially offset significantly higher polymer raw material costs “Global polymer costs have continued to rise steeply and ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar celebrates Traix success

    Tensar International has won the prestigious Civils 2007 ‘Product of the Year’ award with its innovative new TriAx™ at Civils 2007 (20-22 November, Earls Court 2, London). Unlike conventional geogrids – comprising square or rectangular apetures – TriAx has a unique triangular structure which offers a multitude of performance benefits for a variety of ground stabilisation applications. ...


    By Tensar International

  • A66 JUNCTION STABILISED BY NEW TRIAX™ STRUCTURE

    The ongoing Highways Agency A66 Carkin Moor to Scotch Corner project involves upgrading the original single carriageway to address safety concerns, particularly at junctions and crossings. Where differential settlement is threatening a remodelled junction, Tensar’s revolutionary new TriAx™ geogrid provides an additional dimension of stability, saving design and build contractors Balfour Beatty ...


    By Tensar International

  • TRIAX ACHIEVES THREE POINT TURN-AROUND FOR LORRY PARK

    When civil contractors required a rapid solution to transform 3,500 sq m of almost lagoon-like land into a transport park for articulated lorries, the unique properties of Tensar’s new triangular structured geogrid – TriAx™ - offered particular performance benefits. By using this latest geotechnical development, the contractors, Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, were able to stabilise the soft and variable ...


    By Tensar International

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