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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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, […]
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Geogrid Stabilized Track Offers Reduction in Track Deflection and Subgrade Pressure

By: Jay Kwon, Ph.D., P.E. Dr. Kwon has over 10 years of experience in numerical modeling of pavement, instrumentation, full-scale accelerated testing of pavement, and mechanistic-empirical pavement design. In order to develop geogrid performance data, research was conducted in 2011 at a new staging track section in Wilsonville, AL. The performance of geogrid stabilized tracks […]
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TriAx Geogrid Reduces Sub-ballast by 50%

By: Jay Kwon, Ph.D., P.E.   Dr. Kwon has over 10 years of experience in numerical modeling of pavement, instrumentation, full-scale accelerated testing of pavement and mechanistic-empirical pavement design.   Due to low bearing capacity subgrades, a six mile-long section of track near Pierre, South Dakota had a long history of excessive settlement issues. As […]
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Tensar International Strengthens Local Presence in Bakken Shale Region [Press Release]

Tensar International, the global leader in geosynthetic site development technology, is pleased to announce the relocation of Scott Whaley, regional sales manager, from Alpharetta, Ga., to Mandan, N.D. This strategic move will strengthen Tensar’s footprint in the area surrounding the Bakken shale formation and address the growing infrastructure demands of the oil and gas industry. […]
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Pavement Optimization with TriAx® Geogrid Saves Thousands on Development

Berry Farms, a Boyle Investment property, is a newly formed mixed-use development in the rapidly growing Franklin, TN market located within the Nashville MSA. By blending various types of residential, office, specialty retail and restaurant facilities, the development team is able to further its vision by creating “…a community centered on making it easy for […]
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IECA Webinar “Advancing Geosynthetically Reinforced Vegetation Designs” Offers 1 PDH Credit

By: Jill Pack, CPESC As part of the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) eLearning program, Tensar North American Green recently sponsored a free webinar to IECA members. The presentation that I presented was focused on understanding and designing geosynthetically-reinforced vegetation designs. This concept allows you to design long-term erosion control solutions that incorporate both vegetation […]
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