Soil Reinforcement News

  • Causes and Solutions for Air Bubbles in Microfluidic Systems

    Formation of gas bubbles in microfluidic systems can sometimes be desirable. For example, they enhance mass and heat transfer inside the system. However, they usually create complications, such as clogging of microchannels, and they have a very destructive effect on long term cell culture experiments. Undesirable gas bubbles always occur in microfluidic systems, especially when gas permeable ...


    By Chemyx Inc

  • OpenTAS Supports Latest TechnipFMC Preset Load Controller

    Hamburg. Starting immediately, the OpenTAS terminal management system is also compatible with TechnipFMC’s new metering and control system, AccuLoad® IV. International software and consulting company Implico successfully completed the integration tests recently, thus further expanding the broad range of hardware devices that the OpenTAS automatic software ...


    By Implico Group

  • SoundPLANessential 4.1 with new great features

    SoundPLANessential 4.0 has been replaced by the new version 4.1. As a customer of version 4.0 you are entitled to download and install it parallel to the existing versions. Version 4.1 features the following enhancements: Advanced interface to Google Earth, with the possibility to directly import aerial photos as a background map and ground elevation. The noise propagation standard ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Research: Neoloy geocell cellular confinement system for structural road pavement reinforcement & railways

    This study by Kief and Toan, published in Geotec Hanoi, surveys worldwide research, demonstrating that NPA Geocells improve layer modulus by up to x5 and reduce total costs of pavement construction by up to 20%.  The study shows that NPA Geocells are a sustainable solution for the structural base of all roadway and railway ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • Research: Performance of shallow footing on geocell reinforced clay bed

    While deep foundation or ground improvement techniques are often used to construct in soft ground, they are often very costly. Past research has shown that geocell reinforcement increases the load carrying capacity of the foundation bed and is also cost-effective. However, very few studies have tested commercially available geocells such as NPA Geocell. In this study, NPA Geocell reinforced ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • Hybrid Geocell Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

    A Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution was used in a new track foundation over weak expansive clays. This unique solution combines PRS-Neoweb geocells with a geogrid layer to reinforce the sub-ballast layer. Track alignment measurements showed zero degradation, thereby demonstrating the efficacy of the hybrid solution for rail and road soil stabilization and reinforcement applications. ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • Geoscience organizations submit policy recommendations for Trump administration

    The National Ground Water Association joined seven geoscience organizations in proposing a slate of policy recommendations for the Trump administration. The recommendations focus on building a strong and secure nation with geoscience serving as a foundation. ...

  • Stantec Receives Award of Excellence for Low Level Road

    Stantec received further recognition for their Low Level Road Project after winning the Award of Excellence at the 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards. Nilex was proud to supply them with the SierraScape Wire-Formed Retaining Wall System and the Sierra Slope Retention System as economical and aesthetic ...


    By Nilex

  • U.S. Energy Department Launches Effort to Develop Advanced Water Splitting Materials

    October 25, 2106 -- The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) recently announced $10 million, subject to appropriations, to support the launch of the HydroGEN Advanced Water Splitting Materials Consortium (HydroGEN). This consortium will utilize the expertise and capabilities ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • OSI EMS Technology Selected by European National Transmission System Operator in Slovakia

    October 18, 2016 -- Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) and their partner, Indra, have been selected by Slovenska elektrizacna prenosova sustava, a.s. (SEPS) to supply a state-of-the-art SCADA/EMS system that will effectively manage the transmission system for the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • BBA Pumps Produces the Largest Non-return Valve in its History

    Many of our users may not know, but in 1953 BBA Pumps was originally founded as a manufacturer of pipe material. Today - more than sixty years and thousands of kilometers of piping later - we are still active in this product group. As our pump sets continually get larger in size and capacity, the connected pipe material and accessories need to also match ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Organic load under control

    The chemical oxygen demand is the most commonly used parameter to determine the organic load of wastewater. Precise online measurement of COD in the inlet of wastewater treatment plants helps to re-direct heavily loaded water into buffer basins while measurement in the outlet enables plant managers to evaluate the cleaning capacity of their plants. In industrial wastewater treatment, COD is ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • 1 Month Left! RainCatcher Exhibiting at RWM 2016 – Get A Free Ticket to Join Us…

    Bringing the industry together to rethink waste as a resource, RWM 2016 is the perfect event for anyone responsible for resource and waste management for their organisation or working within the sector. We’ll be at the exhibition… which is now less than a month away! ...

  • New M_one Vacuum Mass Comparator to Support the Redefined Kilogram

    As the benchmark in mass comparison, the M_one from METTLER TOLEDO delivers results accurate to 0.1 µg with typical repeatability of 0.3 µg. The newest M_one succeeds by minimizing all sources of uncertainty from the environment, the process, and even itself during both measurement and transport, making it vital in the race to define the new kilogram. The METTLER TOLEDO ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Got Erosion? North American Green Has It Covered

    SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Time to roll out the green carpet. North American Green proudly sponsors the 2016 Environmental Connection Conference (EC 2016), hosted by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) in San Antonio. Leading ...


    By North American Green

  • 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.

  • The Sinorock Self drilling anchor bolt system is designed for use in various applications

    Today, with the development of civil construction and architectural engineering, self drilling anchor bolt has been largely used. And because of the competition among companies which produce self drilling anchor bolt productions, Sinorock has also been effected. So, how can we win the competition advantage and how can we produce the world-class ...


    By sinorock

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