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Tensar® North American Green Takes On Environmental Connection Conference

Did anyone attend the Environmental Connections (EC) show in Portland February 16-18th? I recently returned from this year’s IECA industry conference and tradeshow and I think the choice of Portland for the location was particularly fitting. Green Grass and Blue Waters: For those of you who did not attend, Environmental Connection is the International Erosion Control […]
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Still Strong After All These Years: Tensar Marine Mattress 21 Years Later

Twenty years is a long time to be doing anything. In his book Outliers, Malcom Gladwell postulates that an individual becomes an expert at something by investing 10,000 hours of practice to the skill or craft that he or she wishes to master. Tensar has done that and more with our Triton® Coastal and Waterway […]
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TRB2015 : The ultimate transportation conference

I attended TRB’s 94th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. earlier this month from January 11 to January 15.  As always, TRB is an extremely busy conference but very rewarding at the same time. It is always a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends and colleagues as well as learn what is new in the […]
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Wilson Road: Fort Knox, Kentucky [Case Study]

  APPLICATION: Growing traffic demands and service loads on Wilson Road, a primary access onto the Fort Knox U.S. Army post, required both road widening and reinforcement of a two-mile segment on base property. The Project Engineer’s evaluation of the pavement design for the roadway improvements, already under construction, revealed that the design did not […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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