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  • Reinforcement of soil by plant roots

    Landslides have devastating impacts across the globe resulting in the loss of life and the destruction of billions of dollars in infrastructure. Soil erosion from wind and water threatens food production, pollutes the environment, and can make living in major cities such as Beijing almost unbearable during dust storms. Just like the great dust bowl of the 1930s, many instances of soil erosion and ...

  • 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 ...


    By Tensar International

  • Soil Reinforcement: New case on Italy’s A1 highway “Variante di valico”

    Opened on December 2015 by Matteo Renzi, the Italian Prime Minister, this important new transportation infrastructure of the A1 Highway will improve safety, reduce congestion and journey times through the Apennines between Bologna and Florence. Proposed in 2001, the “Variante di Valico” is a new 58-km long A1 section featuring 23 viaducts and 22 tunnels. Maccaferri ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • Landmark Breaks New Ground With New Geology Report

    Landmark Information Group has expanded its Envirocheck service with the launch of the Envirocheck Geology Report, reinforcing Landmark's position in the market as the one stop shop for all environmental, geological, planning and mapping information. Delivered within 24 hours and available for just £15, the Envirocheck Geology Report provides environmental consultants, engineers and planners ...


    By Landmark Information Group

  • Novelis Breaks Ground on $250 Million Aluminum Recycling Plant in Germany

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today broke ground on a $250 million aluminum recycling and casting center at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany.  Constructed adjacent to the company's existing aluminum rolling mill, the new center will enable the company to produce 400,000 metric tons of aluminum sheet ingot from recycled material annually, and is projected to ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Climate accord offers some grounds for hope, say analysts

    The UN Climate Change Conference ended on Saturday (19 December) with frustration and verdicts of failure from many delegates because it did not reach a binding agreement on how to tackle climate change — or any agreement at all on targets for carbon emissions. But some commentators say that important principles behind fighting climate change have been established for the first time, and some ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Tensar Geogrid technology offers sustainable solutions for Rail Trackbed and structure stability

    Tensar International has led the world in the design and manufacture of trackbed stabilisation, ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions since the 1970s. Continuous development and innovation of geogrids and geotextiles, including many patented designs, have led to their use in railways across Europe and the world, as well as road, bridge, embankment, runway and many other ...


    By Tensar International

  • Written ministerial statement on the independent study on transmission power cable costs

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today published a comprehensive study on the whole life costs of installing new high voltage transmission lines under the ground, under the sea and over ground. This study has been undertaken at the Government’s request in order to provide an authoritative and independent point of reference for the Infrastructure Planning Commission in ...

  • Geogrid rail embankment solution model

    By developing a cost-effective, rapid and highly sustainable solution for the Brigg Line embankment in Lincolnshire, Arup and Network Rail, with Tensar International and support services and construction company Carillion, have demonstrated a reinforced soil retaining wall approach using geogrids cast into in-situ reinforced concrete wall facing units that can be used to solve similar challenging ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Geogrids offer sustainable solution for trackbed stability

    TENSAR International will be demonstrating the performance properties of its geogrids as a cost-effective, sustainable means of maintaining trackbed stability through ballast reinforcement at Railtex on Stand 666.Independently proven full scale laboratory tests - and monitored site trials on the National Rail Network - have shown that Tensar geogrids increase the maintenance cycle for track over ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar retains the old with the new in steel city

    Construction of the basement car park and foundations for a superstore, on a steep site in Sheffield, meant building over and in front of an existing Victorian wall which could not be structurally loaded. Tensar International designed an innovative Tensartech wall solution over a TriAx® foundation mattress to overcome poor load bearing soil conditions, which also helped to reduce the ...


    By Tensar International

  • “Slotter” – low dust granulation

    Low dust granulation of sprues and rejected parts is often a decisive quality aspect for the return of ground material to the production process. The new Slotter (“Slow Cutter”) roll mills from Hellweg Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG work without the use of sieves and at a low speed of just 25 r.p.m., so that gentle granulation without thermal degradation, faster delivery of granulate and ...

  • 4 tips for building an ice skating rink

    While we do not pretend to be experts on building the back yard ice skating rink, we can share with you some tips from Lee Hinsley- who has built a rink or two! Step 1: Plan- Plan- Plan:  There are a few things to consider before you get started. What will the rink be used for? Family skating or hosting ice hockey games? The ice ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • On the way up at Tullis Russell!

    KIRK Environmental is pleased to announce that construction is well underway on their part of a £200M state of the art Biomass plant at Markinch, near Glenrothes. Work on the three woodchip storage silos commenced in mid-march and the first silo has almost reached its finished height of 18m above the ground. The 20m Diameter reinforced concrete structures are being constructed to store ...

  • Tensar featured in ukti major event expertise publication

    UK Trade & Investment have launched a new directory entitled “Springboard to Success – UK Major Event Expertise” to promote the UK’s world-class expertise in delivering the infrastructure, specialist technology, services and skills to make the world’s major events possible. Tensar, a world-leader in soil reinforcement and ground stabilisation, is proud to be ...


    By Tensar International

  • Stop Massive Municipal Water Loss with GRP Pipes

    Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission (WRC). This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an estimated R7 billion in lost revenue.   Says Roger Rusch, CEO of Industrial Water Cooling ...

  • Sinorock has world class rock bolt

    Sinorock rock bolts are ideal for micropiles, soil nails, and tie down and tie back anchors in difficult ground conditions like weathered and decomposed rock, round gravel, sand and clay soils for either permanent or temporary use. Rock bolts are non-tensioned, in-situ reinforcement for the stability of excavations and embankments in ...


    By sinorock

  • Sinorock serves the world in the areas of self drilling anchor bolt support

    Sinorock is registered in China,serves the world in the areas of self drilling anchor bolt support and reinforcement technology.Sinorock supplies quality self drilling anchor bolt syetems which are made by her manafacture base in China,who is a certified factory according to ISO9001:2008 to our global clents with a competive price. ...


    By sinorock

  • Congressional Nanotechnology Caucus Hosts Briefing on "Nanotech and Jobs"

    On November 15, 2011, the Congressional Nanotechnology Caucus hosted a briefing on the impact of nanotechnology on job creation. Topics addressed included the best ways to encourage private/public partnerships; what kind of jobs nanotechnology investment can create; and where private capital is investing money in nanotechnology. Guest speakers included: Hilary Flynn, Lux Research;   ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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