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MSE Wall Design with Tensar Soil Software

Author: Aaron Smith – Tensar Application Technology Manager for GSS What software do you use when designing a segmental retaining wall system? How long does it take you to arrive at the most optimized design section, let alone a passing design? With traditional design software the engineer is required to enter wall geometry, loading conditions, […]
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Tensar’s Newest RSM Gene Weddle: He Jumps Out of Airplanes for FUN…

Tensar’s newest Regional Sales Manager, Gene Weddle, has a unique background that enables him to provide an innovative and interesting perspective to our customers. Gene lives in Folsom, California and is the new Northern California area representative (his area includes Monterey, Kings, Tulare, Inyo counties and all the counties to their north). Gene has more […]
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How Long Do You Think Your Tensar Wall Will Last?*

(*Hint – it is a long time…) When constructing mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining walls, geosynthetic products are frequently wrapped around the face of a wall to facilitate vegetation growth and/or provide containment and stability to the facing fill. Regardless of whether or not vegetation covers the geosynthetic, it will be exposed to natural weathering. […]
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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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