uniaxial geogrid News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tensar temporary sacrifice helps complete missing link

    Along the Dishforth to Leeming section of the North Yorkshire A1 upgrade, new carriageways are being built adjacent to the in-use existing highway. By using a Tensartech TR2 Wall solution to create a temporary structure while raising a below grade section, the Carillion/ Morgan Sindall joint venture contractors are saving extensive time and helping to minimise traffic disruption. The existing 150 ...


    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

  • 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

  • Tensar Solutions Assist Environmentally Sensitive Link Road Scheme

    As part of the £8 million Blackbrook Diversion scheme for the A58 near St Helens, planners routed the new 1.3 km single carriageway through an environmentally sensitive area with very poor and diverse ground ...


    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

  • 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

  • Tensar smooths fans` road to Euro 2012

    Tensartech TW1 structural and retaining walls are being installed in a new raised dual carriageway to bypass the historic City of Wroclaw in South East Poland. The road will give access to the new Miejski Stadium in time for its role in the UEFA Euro 2012 football finals. Wroclaw Municipality and its main contractor, Skanska, chose the Tensar solution for the 5km bypass project because of its low ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Wall and Slope Technology Speeds Brownfield Housing Site Start

    Tensar Technology is playing its part in the award winning transformation of a Brownfield site in County Durham. 250 new Yuill homes will soon stand on the former Elddis Caravan manufacturing and colliery site outside of Consett. Tensar’s rapid, cost-effective and environmentally sound technology has facilitated progress of the ongoing £3 million project. As an essential partner in the early ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Helps Open Up Wigan

    An increasing number of visitors to Wigan has led the borough’s council to invest in a new £6.5m dual carriageway, opening in May 2007. ...


    By Tensar International

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