Slide background

Tensar Appoints Americas Executive Vice President [Press Release]

Tensar International, the global leader in geosynthetic construction technology, recently appointed Mike Lawrence as Executive Vice President of the Americas. Lawrence will spearhead strategic leadership support in the United States, Canada and Latin American regions and drive growth in these emerging markets. “We are proud to have Mike join our Tensar team in this crucial […]
Read Ahead

ALL ABOUT INTERLAYERS – PART 2 PG GRADE TACK COATS FOR COLD WEATHER PAVING

About PG Grade Binders   Performance Grading (PG) for asphalt binder is based on the idea that a hot mix asphalt binder’s properties should be related to the conditions under which it is used. For asphalt binders, this involves expected climatic conditions as well as aging considerations. The PG rating is reported using two numbers […]
Read Ahead

The Rest of the Story: It’s Not Just What They Tell You, It’s What They Don’t Tell You

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) is conducting an important Accelerated Pavement Testing (APT) program at its Pavement Research Facility in Port Allen, LA. Tensar and one other geosynthetic manufacturer are participating in this study, which will collect data on the performance of asphalt-surfaced flexible pavement sections using geosynthetics. Based on the information […]
Read Ahead

Tensar Featured in Geosynthetics Magazine

Originally introduced by Tensar more than 20 years ago, polymeric marine mattresses have been providing coastal and hydraulic engineers with an important tool to prevent erosion and scour in high energy coastal and waterway applications. Recent projects have demonstrated that these mattresses also provide cost savings in both materials and labor in many applications when […]
Read Ahead

Win a Big Green Egg at Shale Insight

The Shale Insight Conference is taking place September 24th – September 25th. If you’re attending the conference, be sure to stop by the Tensar booth! We are located at Booth #623 and will have a contest running throughout the duration of the conference. We’re giving away a medium sized Big Green Egg to one lucky […]
Read Ahead

WTI/Montana State University Geosynthetics Study Results: What You Need to Know

Tensar has received some questions from our customers in the past several weeks about a study conducted by the Western Transportation Institute (WTI) at Montana State University. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the use of geosynthetics in subgrade stabilization, and the recently released Phase 2 work was supported by pooled funding from […]
Read Ahead

Geosynthetic Solutions for Paved & Unpaved Applications

The Marcellus Region (located mainly in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia, Maryland, but also stretching into Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky) is the largest producing shale gas basin in the United States, accounting for almost 38% of U.S. natural gas production. Before 2008, the Marcellus Region was thought to have insufficient natural gas resources. […]
Read Ahead

Geosynthetics stabilize deteriorating mine roads

Article from Geosynthetics By Branden Reall Introduction The roads of a mine are the arteries through which all products (and by-products) pass. Throughout the day, metals and materials are recovered and large trucks make repetitive, usually slow, trips up and down mine haul roads. While mining companies understand how pro- cesses and products affect production, […]
Read Ahead