geosynthetic News

  • Tensar wins patent cases against Chinese infringers

    International ground stabilization specialist, Tensar®, has successfully defended  its TriAx® product range against several Chinese patent infringements. The TriAx geogrid – patented in many countries around the world by Tensar for  use in ground stabilization, road, rail and other applications – has received  numerous awards for innovation and achieved ...

  • Propex Introduces New 3-D Woven TRM at IECA 2007

    Chattanooga, Tennessee -- On February 13, Propex Geosynthetics introduced its newest Turf Reinforcement Mat (TRM), Landlok® 300, at the 2007 IECA tradeshow. Propex’s Landlok® Turf Reinforcement Mats are the industry’s most advanced solutions for applications requiring immediate, long-term erosion protection, vegetative reinforcement and water quality enhancement capabilities. Landlok 300 is ...

  • ASTM D4595 - 11 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Geotextiles by the Wide-Width Strip Method

    The determination of the wide-width strip force − elongation properties of geotextiles provides design parameters for reinforcement type applications, for example design of reinforced embankments over soft subgrades, reinforced soil retaining walls, and reinforcement of slopes. When strength is not necessarily a design consideration, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Propex’s R.A.C.E. Software Saves Designers Time and Money

    Chattanooga, Tennessee -– Propex’s state-of-the-art Roadways And Civil Engineering (R.A.C.E.) software gives transportation and consulting engineers access to the latest in design technology and can help them achieve typical savings of 15-30%. The FREE software features two design modules — Unpaved Roads and Flexible Pavement Design — and provides all the tools and resources needed to plan and ...

  • WRAP study shows reduced carbon, cost and landfill through innovative approach to civil engineering challenges

    Working with Capita Symonds to produce a new guidance report on the use of Geosystems in civil engineering, WRAP believes significant economic and environmental savings can be made through this creative approach. ‘Geosystems’ embody the innovative range of technologies, processes and materials which help enable the construction industry to reduce waste to landfill and reduce carbon emissions, by ...

  • Sydney tar ponds agency tender issued for protective cap

    The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has released a tender for the construction of a protective cap over treated tar ponds sediment. "Today is good news for the people of Sydney," said Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services. "This tender for the Tar Ponds cap will lead to the reclamation of nearly 240 acres of land and a cleaner and more sustainable future for residents." It"s the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • PRESTIGIOUS IGS 2010 AWARD FOR TENSAR DEVELOPMENT

    Tensar International Corporation’s innovative TriAx™ geogrid, and the technical developments it represents, has won one of civil engineering’s most prestigious awards, from the International Geosynthetics Society. Tim Oliver, Tensar International Vice President Marketing, explains: “The IGS Award is all the more significant because it is presented for achievement in the ...

  • Maccaferri: local solutions to global issues

    The increasing complexity of climatic and environmental challenges require effective solutions in order to secure industrial facilities, infrastructure and agriculture. Demographic trends in world population will continue to rise further impacting scarce resources that are already costly and unevenly distributed across the planet. Administering policies to address such challenges will be a ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • How Long Will Geomembrane Last?

    Organizations choosing from among geomembrane products evaluate options based on vital factors including containment ability, stability, and chemical resistance. So it’s only natural that they should wonder how long they can expect their chosen geomembrane to last. The answer is a complicated one. Geosynthetics magazine has reported “how all PE, whether HD or LLD, are not ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated stormwater entering local drains. WK45326, Specification for Stormwater Catch Basin Filter, will aid community developments, sports facilities, fairgrounds, stadiums and factories in complying with U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By ASTM International

  • Puraflex - Hydrocarbon and Chemical Resistant Barrier Membrane

    Puraflex is a new chemical resistant barrier membrane material resistant to hydrocarbons and toxic industrial chemicals. Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd is a manufacturer of chemical protective clothing materials and membranes resistant to chemical and biological warfare agents. Developed specifically as a chemical barrier membrane, Puraflex’s patented technology ...

  • ASTM D7737 - 11 standard test method for individual geogrid junction strength

    This index test method is to be used to determine the strength of an individual junction in a geogrid product. The test is performed in isolation, while in service the junction is typically confined. Thus the results from this test method are not anticipated to be related to design performance. The value of junction strength can be used for ...


    By ASTM International

  • CETCO Remediation Technologies Acquires Distribution Rights for Tensar International’s Triton® Marine Mattress System

    Combining the efforts of two industry leaders in remediation technologies promises to provide increased value to the environmental remediation industry. CETCO Remediation Technologies proudly announces a signed agreement with Tensar International Corporation (TIC) granting exclusive distribution rights to the Triton® Marine Mattress System in the United States and Canada for subaqueous ...

  • Burgeoning Green Roofs and Green Walls Market to be Worth $7.7 Billion in 2017

    Green roofs and green walls, sought to address environmental issues like air pollution, heat-island effect, and loss of green spaces in cities, will balloon into a $7.7 billion market in 2017, driven by mandates and incentives by cities across the globe, according to ...


    By Lux Research

  • International Success for Tensar’s TriAx™

    A YEAR since its launch, Tensar International’s innovative TriAx™ geogrid has won a hat trick of awards.Adding to its UK triumph at Civils 2007, where it was awarded the prestigious accolade of ‘Product of the Year’, TriAx has now scooped two further European wins just six months since the start of its international roll-out. Gold medals were achieved at the Brno International Building Fair – ...

  • ARCADIS receives Groundwater Protection Award from National Ground Water Association

    The engineering, consulting, and management firm ARCADIS won an Outstanding Groundwater Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for outstanding science, engineering, and innovation in the area of protecting groundwater. The award will be presented in December at the 2013 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. This award recognizes ARCADIS’ ...

  • Nonwoven geotextile fabric

    Specifications  1) Weight / Mass: SNG100gsm - SNG1500gsm 2) width: Within 9 m   ...

  • CETCO Announces New PVC Product Lines

    AMCOL INTERNATIONAL (NYSE:ACO) CETCO SUBSIDIARY ANNOUNCES NEW PVC PRODUCT LINES ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - CETCO Lining Technologies Group, manufacturer of environmental products and quality geosynthetic materials, announces the addition of prefabricated PVC panels to its portfolio of products for engineered liner systems for waste and liquid containment applications. These geomembranes provide ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • CETCO announces GCLs with New Engineered Clay Technologies

    New Technologies Provide Ultra-Low Permeability and Enhanced Chemical Resistance CETCO announces the release of three new product lines in the category of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs). The names of the new product lines are InterLoK, Resistex and Continuum. Each product features a unique engineered clay technology designed by the research and development team at CETCO to enhance the ...

  • Future of reinforced soil structure engineering identified

    A call for industry and universities to drive forward key opportunities for research into polymer geogrid applications has been made following a successful symposium to mark 25 years of technological advancement in the field.More than 150 people attended the Jubilee Symposium on Polymer Geogrid Reinforcement in London which identified important new directions for further development in ...

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