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... »

Tensar Corporation Acquired by Castle Harlan

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ATLANTA – Tensar Corporation, the global leader in geosynthetic site development technology, announced today that it has been acquired by Castle Harlan, Inc., a New York-based middlemarket private equity firm. “By inventing and bringing to market superior cost and technically performing soil and pavement stabilization solutions, Tensar Corporation, through its Tensar International Corporatio... »

Project Stories: GeoTalk Issue 23.1 Published

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Tensar International Corporation has published its latest issue of GeoTalk, a regular geosynthetic technology and project stories publication. This issue adds seven stories to the series: Building Public Transportation over a Capped Landfill Key Gateway Construction between Major Roads near Fort Collins, Colorado Railbed Performance of Tensar® TriAx® Geogrids Haul Road Reinforcement in Mining Oper... »

Independent Testing Underscores the HP of VMax HPTRM

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Tensar North American Green is releasing more information on the latest addition to the VMax® turf reinforcement mat (TRM) product line: VMax® W3000™. Billed as a high performance turf reinforcement mat (HPTRM), the product has been designed to accommodate vegetated shear stress of 16 psf and vegetated velocity of 25 fps. The initial campaign email from the company notes that this enhanced VMax® p... »

INTERVIEW: Beach Slope Stabilization with Integrated Armoring

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During the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) 2013 Region One Conference and Exhibition (Environmental Connection), Geosynthetica’s Elizabeth Peggs sat down with Jill Pack, CPESC of Tensar North American Green to discuss her paper and technical session on the slope stabilization of a beach on a small island off the coast of Portland, Maine. The project highlights the way single produ... »

Introducing VMax® W3000™ High-Performance Turf Reinforcement Mat

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ATLANTA – August 5, 2013 – Tensar North American Green, the world’s leading provider of comprehensive erosion and sediment control solutions, is launching the VMax® W3000™ high performance turf reinforcement mat (HPTRM), which provides increased strength and protection for effective erosion control and maximum vegetation establishment. The VMax W3000 is the only multi-layered woven HPTRM on ... »

High Performing Turf Reinforcement Mats Provide Stormwater Control in Large Drainage Channel

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Engineers at District 2 of the Illinois Department of Transportation were busy preparing plans for a major project in the Quad cities area in Rock Island County of Northwestern Illinois. The project, an extension of the Milan Beltway, was to include a long and highly visible drainage channel. They sought out a vegetated solution for this project, and the ideal solution they found was with composit... »