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  • 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

  • Global Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Composites Market 2013-2023

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Composites Market 2013-2023 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

    Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany. The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil. The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the ...


  • Climate change: Commission dishes the dirt on the importance of soil

    A new report made public by the Commission underlines the crucial role that soils can play in mitigating climate change. Soils contain around twice the amount of carbon in the atmosphere and three times the amount to be found in vegetation. Europe's soils are an enormous carbon reservoir, containing around 75 billion tonnes, and poor management can have serious consequences: a failure to protect ...

  • Remediation technology firm Envirotreat reborn

    Remediation firm Envirotreat Ltd, which went into administration in May 2009 has been relaunched as Envirotreat Technologies, after Neil McLeod, the developer of the company’s patented E-Clay technology, bought all the intellectual property rights, patents, know-how, good will and trade marks from the administrators. Neil McLeod who founded Envirotreat in 1990 and began offering remediation ...


  • 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

  • SAF water-blocking technology on show at Waterworld Middle East

    With a worldwide market worth in excess of US$3 billion in 2009 (Source: Industrial Fabrics Association International), geotextiles is a growing sector. This is an exciting prospect for manufacturers who work within this field including Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) manufacturer Technical Absorbents (TAL). In February 2013, the UK-based company is looking to further strengthen is position in the ...


    By Technical Absorbents

  • Jim Dray Named AECOM’s Environmental Business’ Chief Technology Officer

    Jim Dray has been named chief technology officer for AECOM’s environment business. A senior vice president with 30 years of experience in environmental and business management, Dray will focus on maximizing the value to clients from AECOM’s applied technology expertise and innovations. AECOM is a leading global provider of professional technical and ...


    By AECOM

  • Tensar Erosion Control Technology brings vegetated bank benefits to suds surface water control schemes

    Increased local authority investment is required to improve water courses and surface drainage for water control and flood alleviation, following Government SUDS initiatives. As an alternative to hard stone and concrete finishes, Tensar International’s proven erosion control technology is creating flow resistant vegetated banks on projects around the UK and in Europe. Tensar’s RollMax ...


    By Tensar International

  • 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

  • 2007 an all-time record year for GEOVARIANCES

    2007 is, in many respects, an outstanding year for GEOVARIANCES. Indeed, with a turnover reaching a total achievement of more than 3M€, GEOVARIANCES has increased its result by 42% in comparison with the year 2006. Regarding ISATIS license sales, they represent a raise of 70%!Those incredible figures are not only the result of the growth of the markets but also the outcome of the reinforcement of ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • 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 ...

  • Bekaert and Maccaferri Establish Partnership for Underground Solutions

    Bekaert and Maccaferri will establish a global sales and distribution joint venture to provide total construction reinforcement solutions for underground infrastructure projects such as road, railway, metro, utility and mining tunnels, as well as hydro power stations. Bekaert, a global market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coatings, and Maccaferri, a global ...


    By Bekaert Group

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • EOS Remediation Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Company and Hayward Baker

    EOS Remediation (EOS), Raleigh, NC announces the formation of a Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Co., Ltd. (CG Co.), Tokyo, Japan, and Hayward Baker (HB), Hanover, MD: for the commercialization of the BioJet™ Technology.  This co-patent-pending (US and Japan) technology developed jointly by EOS and CG Co. is the product of 8 years of extensive research and development.  ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • 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

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