George Koerner to Speak at Two Terrafix Seminars

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The annual terrafix® Winter Seminar Series delivers updated engineering and geosynthetic product information in a concise, free-to-attend seminar in multiple cities across Canada. This year’s program involves substantial updates, following significant changes in the market, standards, construction techniques, and other aspects that impact how to properly design with, specify, and use geosynt... »

Terrafix Winter Seminar Series 2015 – 2016

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terrafix® has made substantial updates to the engineering information in its annual Winter Seminar Series, making this year’s offerings more important even for those who have attended previously. Much is changing in the field, and the company has responded with welcomed state-of-practice updates for participants. The company has long sponsored educational seminars, including special sessions... »

Reinforcing Scotland’s Strathy North Wind Farm

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Nearly 100,000m2 of geogrids have been utilized in the wide-scale stabilization of site access roads for the North Strathy Wind Farm in the Scottish Highlands. Situated near Strathy on the north coast in Sutherland, more than 18km of access roads have been installed to construction and long-term access to the 33 turbines. The Scottish ministries approved the 68 MW development in 2011, and in 2013 ... »

Strata Adds Phil McGoldrick as International Sales Manager

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Strata Systems has grown significantly in its international presence in recent years. Growth has followed a steady and diverse plan in developing product lines (e.g., StrataWeb®), investing in emerging markets (e.g., Indian and Brazilian infrastructure), and adding people. The company has just announced the addition of an industry veteran as Strata’s new International Sales Manager: Phil McGoldric... »

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... »

Terrafix and Rehill Announce May Seminar

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Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc. has announced the next installment in its long-running series of professional development events. This time, the company is teaming up with Rehill Building Suppliers, an East-Central Ontario company with 130+ years of construction activity behind it. (terrafix® is actually celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, making it one of the oldest geosynthetics-related comp... »

NAUE Reinforces Big Box Business

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For the construction of a new big box store in Corinne, Utah, the extensive parking lot was found to be located over weak soils. Base course reinforcement was needed. Project engineers asked for geogrid reinforcement, and after investigating product options they chose NAUE Secugrid® 30/30 Q1 on the basis of strength, long-term performance, and cost effectiveness. »

Tensar International Rolls Out TriAx™ Geogrid in The Americas

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A revolution in geogrid technology for paved and unpaved applications has begun. Effective today, Tensar International Corporation introduces Tensar® TriAx™ Geogrid to North and South America. With its proven performance, TriAx Geogrid offers the engineering and construction industries an advanced solution for lower cost, longer lasting and more reliable trafficked surfaces. Read more in the relea... »