VIDEO: Geotextile Mattresses in Shoreline Protection

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ACE Geosynthetics has uploaded a new video on the role of geotextile mattresses in scour protection. View it here and see more like it on the company’s YouTube channel. »

ACE Geosynthetics Adds Construction Videos to its EcoPark Website

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The official website of the ACE Geosynthetics EcoPark has been online since October 2014. Users can explore the park virtually and learn about geosynthetics. Applications profiled on the website include reinforced soil structures (RSS) with six facing systems, nine shoreline protection solutions, and three erosion control approaches. The ACE Geosynthetics EcoPark also includes pavements and other ... »

New Brochure from ACE Geosynthetics

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October 2014 – ACE Geosynthetics has published a new brochure focusing on its main products – geogrid (ACEGrid®), geotextile (ACETex®), and geotextile tube (ACETube®). The design concept of the brochure is to make it as easy to read as possible. This brochure is to help readers to get a better picture of ACE Geosynthetics and to provide an overview of ACEGrid® (geogrid), ACETex® (geotextile)... »

ACE Introduces an Online Geosynthetics EcoPark

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The official website of the ACE Geosynthetics EcoPark is now online. Readers are able to explore the park virtually anytime and anywhere while gaining knowledge about geosynthetics. Geosynthetic products have been in the market for decades. However, many people still do not know what geosynthetics are and what they can do for engineering and construction. The application of geosynthetics can provi... »

Slope Reinforcement and Road Rebuild after Typhoon

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By ACE Geosynthetics – In 2009, Typhoon Morakot hit central and southern Taiwan with torrential rain. The storm set a rainfall record and was responsible for numerous disasters, such as landslides and dike failures. More than 100 bridges were damaged and mountain roads collapsed. Failure of Route Kao 132 Route Kao 132 in Kaohsiung is an important tourism and commercial road. It is the only a... »

Sand Drift, Geotextile Tubes, and Land Reclamation in Taiwan

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By ACE Geosynthetics – Taichung Harbor, located at the south side of the Dajia River outfall, suffered from siltation due to drifting sand. A silt deposition area between the harbor and the outfall had been established to trap drifting sand and prevented sedimentation from interfering with the navigation channel and harbor. However, increasing sand drift load led to saturation of the silt depositi... »

VIDEO: ACE Geosynthetics’ International Projects

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ACE Geosynthetics uploaded a video to YouTube (12 March 2014) showing its international utilization of geotextile tubes, its secondary containment system, and its geotextile-based, concrete-filled revetment and scour protection product. Project images include beach renourishment, shoreline restoration, container yard construction, sewage and sludge dewatering, industrial dewatering, canal construc... »

New Project Stories from Australia via Global Synthetics

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Australia-based Global Synthetics has released its latest edition of GeoNews, a regular publication that highlights geosynthetic projects and affiliated engineering and construction issues within the company’s markets. The October 2013 issue includes project stories on: Use of geotextile and geogrid materials in tailings platform and capping work The utilization of a coated GCL (Bentofix® X) for a... »

TenCate, ACE and Agru Recognized by the 2011 International Achievement Awards

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The 2011 International Achievement Awards from the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) have been announced. Thirty-three categories are included in the annual IAA competition. The winners are usually announced during the IFAI Expo Americas event (which is currently wrapping up in Baltimore). In the Geosynthetic Projects categories, TenCate Geosynthetics, Ace Geosynthetics and Agru ... »

After the Flood: the View from Taiwan

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In early August 2009, Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan. The storm was the deadliest typhoon ever to strike Taiwan. More than 450 people were killed, and initial estimates of the property, structure and infrastructure damage has been estimated at USD $3.3 billion. But one of the lessons learned in this typhoon is that geosynthetic reinforced structures can preserve infrastructure even against such a cata... »