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  • The slope supporting by rock bolt

    Rock bolt is a tool for measuring the anchoring force with small size, light weight, portable, simple operation, and security features.Steel rock bolt is widely used in coal, defense, tunnel and transport and other tunnelling;Hollow injection rock bolt is suitable for medium geological conditions, permanent support and advance support. Hollow anchor ...


    By sinorock

  • New High Performance Soil Reinforcement for Roads, Bridges and Slopes Endorsed by BBA Certification

    Tensar International’s newly developed RE500 series of uniaxial geogrids have been awarded British Board of Agrément Certification* for roads, bridge abutments, retaining walls, slopes and embankments in UK highway construction. RE500 uniaxial geogrids show significant long term strength improvements to create potentially lower cost structures for clients.“Independent BBA endorsement of our RE500 ...


    By Tensar International

  • 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 ...

  • Natural appearance and sustainable construction of steep slopes with Tensartech systems

    Vegetated embankments and steep slopes are favoured methods of construction for infrastructure projects, including roads, bridges and railways. Tensar International’s Tensartech NaturalGreen and GreenSlope Systems, for reinforced earth retaining slopes up to 45º and 70º respectively, offer rapid and low cost construction, proven performance, and high sustainability with excellent vegetated ...


    By Tensar International

  • Wall and slope failures cause for concern after flooding in the Atlanta metro area

    Homeowners and commercial developers will undoubtedly face many challenges in their recovery efforts following last week’s devastating flood in Metro Atlanta. A major concern for Atlanta area residents and businesses has centered on the failure of retaining walls and slopes, or, if a failure has not yet occurred, the integrity of their walls and slopes in the wake of the flood. According to Jon ...


    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.

  • SVSlope 3D beta now available

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. continues on the path of technical excellence with the beta release of the SVSlope® 3D slope stability software package. The package represents a blend of classic method of columns analysis methods with a comprehensive 3D CAD-based graphical environment for full 3D model creation as well as 2D and 3D visualization of results. The software extends current analysis ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • New Terramesh Wall in Cyprus is under construction

    We are proud to inform you about the new “Stelios Ioannou Library” project Paramesh System, currently under construction in Nicosia, Cyprus. The design was developed by the famous French architect Jean Nouvel. The project covers an area of 15.700 m2 and started in October 2011. Maccaferri Hellas was contacted for the design, ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • Booth and sponsorship opportunities available at GeoAmericas conference

    The GeoAmericas 2016, the third Pan-American conference on geosynthetics, has opened to the public booth and sponsorship opportunities to the general public. A few booth spaces are still available in the exhibit hall starting at $3,000 for member organizations. Many sponsorship and ad packages also are available. The gathering of engineers, academic-related professionals, facility owners, ...

  • Sinorock self drilling rock bolts are popular among clients at home and abroad

    With the strength of the transport, energy and other infrastructure construction, in tunnel, the basement and slope, as an anchorage technology that can give full play to the rock mass self-stabilization ability has been developing rapidly, increasing dosage of self drilling rock bolts ...


    By sinorock

  • Soil nailing is ideal for tight spaces or areas

    According to OSHA, excavation is one of the most hazardous construction operations. The greatest risk for worker fatalities is from cave-ins. But excavation is a necessary part of many construction projects. There are several different options for earth retention during excavation. The decision is typically made by the Project Team based on project logistics – how deep ...


    By sinorock

  • Self drilling rock bolt is a valuable and multi-functional addition for engineers

    Based in Luoyang, we, Sinorock, are counted among the notable self drilling rock bolt manufacturers, importers, traders, suppliers and exporters and many more. Whether it is any manufactured product or procured product, each piece is appreciated for its incomparable quality. Customers admire our products for their long functional life, rust resistance, smooth finishing, ...


    By sinorock

  • 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

  • Public release of SVOffice 2009 - Next generation geotechnical software

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. has implemented significant technical upgrades with the release of SVOFFICE 2009™. The improvements can generally be characterized as improvements to the finite element packages as well as the integration of the new SVSLOPE® slope stability software into the suite of geotechnical tools. The SVSLOPE software represents a new paradigm of solving slope stability models with ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • GeoAmericas 2016 around the corner

    One of the largest gathering of the geosynthetics industry is happening next month in Miami Beach, Florida. Individuals from more than 40 different countries will gather for GeoAmericas 2016, the third Pan-American regional conference on geosynthetics. Occurring every four years, industry professionals from around the ...

  • Maccaferri’s rockfall solutions securing highway in suggestive Oman moonscape

    With the support of Maccaferri Italia, the finishing of the project “Construction of Slope Protection Repairs for Bausher – Al Amerat Road” is finally nearing. The overall length of the project is approximately 17 km, trenched through the orographic reliefs south of ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • Introducing SVSlope from SoilVision Systems Ltd.

    SoilVision Systems continues on the path of technical excellence with the introduction of the SVSlope® slope stability software package. The package represents a blend of classic 'method of slices' analysis methods with sophisticated new probabilistic analysis methods and advanced searching algorithms for the critical slip surface. The software is the result of many years of effort by a ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • 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

  • Tensar international announces acquisition of mulch and seed innovations, LLC

    Tensar International today announced the completion of its acquisition of Mulch and Seed Innovations, LLC (MSI). The transaction was finalized Tuesday, May 3, 2011. The combination of Tensar International and MSI supplements an industry-leading portfolio in soil reinforcement, stabilization and, now, hydraulic erosion control and vegetation establishment. Prior to the acquisition, Tensar ...


    By Tensar International

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