A High-Strength Uniaxial Geogrid from NAUE

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

The Secugrid® line of geogrids have developed a strong reputation around the world with both biaxial and uniaxial geogrid constructions (Secugrid® Q and R), as well as a composite reinforcement solution with a geotextile embedded within the geogrid bars (Combigrid®). NAUE has also supported the line not just with collateral that backs the brand but with regular publications about geogrid reinforce... »

Sinkholes: A New Face for Stability

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

An extraordinary crater in Schmalkalden, Thuringen became Germany’s most prominent sinkhole after its sudden development on an early November day. What made this sinkhole particularly alarming was its development within the middle of a residential area. Geologists suspected that natural cavities were the cause and established test wells to monitor the situation. For three days the earth shif... »

Sinkholes: Bridging the Divide in Union Bridge

On by Geosynthetica
News and Articles

By Chris Kelsey – Sinkholes are a common problem in many parts of the world. Although not much can be done to prevent them from collapsing, catastrophic loss can be prevented. Geogrids have been used successfully for sinkhole mitigation and site remediation designs. Work in the historic town of Union Bridge, Maryland, exemplifies this geosynthetic reinforcement approach. New development in U... »