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Cartegena 2016 - VIII CICES

Participating Companies at VIII CICES, Cartagena

The 8th Iberoamerican Congress on Erosion and Sediment Control (VIII CICES) will be held 15 – 17 August 2016 at the five-star Hotel las Americas in Cartagena, Colombia. This International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Iberoamerican Chapter event includes participating companies and institutions from throughout the Americas. Key topics include: Urban infrastructure and the biotic processes of ... »

Active Layers Enhance New Tektoseal Barrier Geosynthetics
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Active Layers Enhance New Tektoseal Barrier Geosynthetics

The wave of innovation in geosynthetics continues, with new active layer products announced by HUESKER. The company’s Tektoseal® Active line of barrier solutions are multi-layer composite materials that feature two outer woven or nonwoven geotextile layers and an internal active layer. The products are designed to be particularly effective for remediation, groundwater protection, and oil absorptio... »

VIDEO: Road Building on Geosynthetics
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VIDEO: Service Life Advantages of Road Building on Geosynthetics

In its latest animation, TenCate Geosynthetics profiles how road building with geosynthetics can extend service lives up to 10x. The 1 minute, 37 second video shows design with TenCate Mirafi® RSi materials versus designs without geosynthetics over a simulated 50-year period. The video uses animation to show weather and traffic patterns cycles and how different roadway systems—with geosynthetics, ... »

VIDEO: Geosynthetic Reinforced Embankments on Vertical Columns
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VIDEO: Geosynthetic-Reinforced Embankments on Vertical Columns

HUESKER‘s videocast series delivers geosynthetic product and application details in succinct video spots. The material is developed by the company’s international personnel, and the videos in the series that are narrated in other languages include voice-over translation to English. No matter where the viewer is based, the engineering information is relevant. In the video below, Judy Ja... »

Geosynthetic Coastal Defense in England
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Geosynthetic Coastal Protection in England

By NAUE – From the arrival of the Romans to the Saxons and Normans clashing upon the shore, and from the Spanish Armada to Napolean and two World Wars, England has a long and well known history of coastal protection. Today, coastal protection remains a high priority—though it now focuses on erosion and flood control and civil infrastructure. The West Sands Beach Project at Medmerry near Selsey and... »

VIDEO: Tensar on Relevance of Tensile Strength in Certain Designs
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VIDEO: Tensar on Tensile Strength Relevance in Certain Designs

Tensar’s “Keeping You in the Know” video series is a Q&A influenced campaign. In the first video, Senior Product Manager Jonathon Cook (Tensar International Limited) addresses questions on tensile strength and its relevance to certain designs. His response may surprise some. “[Tensile strength] is not relevant when the geogrid is used in the design of roads and temporary work... »

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