Steep Slopes and the Use of GCCMs

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Geosynthetic cementitious composite mats (GCCMs) have been used widely for new construction and rehabilitation of containment and fluid conveyance infrastructure. The uses have extended to a diverse range of sectors, such as mining, road, rail, civil, petrochemical, and agriculture. The barrier solution, often summarized as “concrete on a roll,” has been particularly welcomed on sites that are cha... »

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Slope Stabilization with Geocells

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Panama’s coastal storms cause significant erosion issues. Punta Raton Beach exemplifies the challenges and how to overcome them. Limited space, steep and sandy slopes. Heavy rains and wind. In this Geosynthetica video interview, Al Florez (Geo Products LLC) discusses how Panama-based Panaweb utilized EnviroGrid geocells in a highly effective erosion control and slope stabilization design to ... »

Sustainable Slope Stabilization with Geocells

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For many years, the hilly Pacific coastline of Panama has witnessed erosion-causing storms. This has presented a number of problems to the residents in the Punta Raton Beach area. With limited space allowed for development but with high demand to make it possible, contractors have been required to cut into the bordering slopes at a 70° angle. Geo Products LLC's PC Lauringer writes on how geocells ... »