Erosion Control App Calculates Engineering Data from Job Site Photos

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Erosion and sediment control professionals can now use the high-quality lens technology in their iPhone and Android-based mobile devices to determine slopes and evaluate erosion control needs. ECDesigner™2.0 was developed by East Coast Erosion Control as a substantial enhancement of its original web-based engineering calculator and product recommendation tool. The mobile interface of this erosion ... »

Geosynthetic Design Software and Calculator Tools

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It’s no revelation that civil, environmental, and geotechnical engineering designs require a significant amount of calculation. The most advanced calculations, supported by due diligence and experience, can never be replaced by freeware and proprietary tools; but on the project selection and record-keeping side, a number of companies offer highly useful geosynthetic design software and calcu... »

Updated MSE Design Software for FHWA, BS 8006, and EuroCode 7

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NAUE, the international geosynthetics manufacturer and engineering services provider, has released SecuSlope 3.0 for mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) applications. The latest version of this MSE design software has been updated for state-of-practice use with FHWA (limit equilibrium), BS 8006 (ultimate limit state), and EuroCode 7 (EC7) following the German EBGEO (Recommendations for Design and ... »

NAUE Reviews 2015 Geosynthetic Projects and Markets

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Though 2015 saw a number of enormous challenges for manufacturers, the geosynthetics market found a number of successes. NAUE, which has its international headquarters in Germany, has just released its year-end edition of NAUE News. The issue includes a number of interesting geosynthetic projects from year, and, in keeping with tradition, it opens with a letter about the how the company and the la... »

Updated Geogrid Calculator for Unpaved Base Reinforcement

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International geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE has updated its geogrid calculator tool for unpaved base reinforcement. SecuCalc 2.2 performs generic calculation of non-reinforced and geogrid-reinforced aggregate bases. Applications targeted by the design and cost estimation tool include roadway, access and haul road, parking lot, and similar designs. The user-friendly functionality takes into accou... »

Top 15 Stories on Geosynthetica, January – June 2015

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With multiple stories published per week throughout the year, a biweekly newsletter, numerous international event partners, and a strong presence in social media, Geosynthetica covers much of the world’s geosynthetics field. As we move into the second half of the year, we’ve rounded up our Top 15 stories, in terms of page views (via Google Analytics). A number of trends can be seen in the li... »

CQA’s SuperTek Earns Microsoft Gold Certification

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CQA Solutions, creator of the SuperTek software validation system for construction quality assurance work in geosynthetics, has earned Microsoft Gold Certification for the product’s developer, NextSphere Technologies. The recognition is a top-tier app development certification from Microsoft. SuperTek provides real-time data collection and validation, such as for tracking geomembrane panel install... »

New MSE Wall Software for Geocell and Geogrid Designs

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Mechanically stabilized earth constructions, such as MSE walls, have enabled economical, safe, more vertical constructions. Often, these designs have yielded shorter construction windows, offered vegetated faces, and reduced the amount of land that must be disturbed in construction. These benefits have made MSE walls dependable sources of project savings and sustainability credits. PRESTO GEOSYSTE... »

Press Release: PRESTO GEOSYSTEMS® Offers MSE Retaining Wall Software

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APPLETON, Wisconsin – PRESTO GEOSYSTEMS®, a leading manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, introduces their new GEOWEB® MSE design freeware for GEOWEB geocell wall applications. The software creates vegetated and non-vegetated MSE designs based on the GEOWEB® system for reinforced slopes, and for gravity and geogrid-reinforced walls. The easy to use software is based on ... »

Australia Seminars: Geosynthetics in Flexible Pavement Design

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In September, Geofabrics Australasia is hosting a series of seminars across Australia on “Use of Geosynthetics in Flexible Pavement Design.” The sessions will feature the expertise of guest speaker Dr. Mark H. Wayne of Tensar International (USA). LINK: REGISTRATION The seminar will focus on: The benefits of geogrids in pavements Pavement Optimization Design through the use of the AASHT... »

TenCate Software Expands to Flexible Pavement and Unpaved Roads

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TenCate Geosynthetics has improved and expanded its MiraSpec™ Design Solutions Software, an easy-to-use software program to assist in flexible pavement and unpaved road design while demonstrating the many benefits of using TenCate Mirafi® geosynthetics in roadway structures, including the TenCate Mirafi® RS580i, the best performing geosynthetic in a recent independent full-scale study. MiraSpec™ D... »

TenCate MiraSpec Design Software – Update Version 2

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6 March 2014 – TenCate Geosynthetics Americas is proud to reintroduce our internet based MiraSpec Design Solutions Software (www.miraspec.com). It is an easy to use software program that will assist in both flexible pavement and unpaved road design while demonstrating the many benefits of using our Mirafi® RSi-Series and H2Ri woven reinforcement & stabilization geosnthetics in roadway st... »

Geosistemas Pavco presenta lo último en software para soluciones con Geosintéticos en obras civiles

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Bogotá – Colombia. La marca PAVCO mediante su línea de negocio Geosistemas presenta: Geosoft® Versión 3.0, un software inspirado en la Ingeniería Civil Latinoamericana -al ser el único disponible en español-, ideal para aplicar Geosintéticos a los diseños de obras civiles. Esta versión, incluye nuevos módulos de diseño, reportes más efectivos y nuevas opciones para obtener más velocidad, productiv... »

Pavco Announces Geosoft® Version 3.0

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Colombia 2013 – We present Geosoft® Version 3.0, software inspired by American civil engineering, as the only software available in Spanish ideal to design geosynthetics solutions for civil works. This version includes new modules for design, more effective reports and new options to get faster, real and high-quality designs using geosynthetics. With a new interface, Geosoft® includes innova... »

SuperTek Software Aims to Cut Expenses, Costly Errors

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On geosynthetic installation sites, such as during a landfill cell's construction, the current practice of construction quality assurance (CQA) involves field technicians filling out paper forms on site, having the forms cross-checked at a later time and then double-checked again prior to certification. "This linear process often leads to problems being detected days (or weeks) after installers ha... »