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  • 3 July 2014

    Geosynthetics

    Breakthrough Research: TenCate Mirafi® RS580i - Best Geosynthetic in Full-Scale Study
    Mirafi® RSi

    The Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT recently completed an independent, full-scale unpaved roadway performance study called, “The Relative Operational Performance of Geosynthetics Used as Subgrade Stabilization”. The study was fully funded by nine State DOTs and included 8 biaxial geogrids, 2 multiaxial geogrids and 2 geotextiles.

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  • 30 July 2013

    Geosynthetics

    TenCate Mirafi® geosynthetic reinforcement used for soil to build bridges by Utah Department of Transportation
    UDOT Bridge

    The Utah Department of Transportation is using an innovative method to replace the Interstate Highway I-84 overpass bridge near Echo Junction in northern Utah (USA) to save construction time and government money. Bridges will be supported on a mechanically stabilized earth system utilizing TenCate Mirafi® geosynthetic reinforcement.

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  • 16 May 2013

    Geosynthetics

    TenCate Geosynthetics completes TenCate Mirafi® RSi series

    TenCate Geosynthetics Americas has developed a third patent pending geosynthetic for road and railway reinforcement, called TenCate Mirafi® RS280i. This woven product completes the RSi series of geosynthetics for base reinforcement and subgrade stabilization.

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  • 8 May 2013

    Geosynthetics

    TenCate Geosynthetics introduces carbon footprint calculator for water management
    TenCate Geotube Calculator

    In response to the increasing awareness of the positive environmental aspects of geosynthetics and geosystems, TenCate Geosynthetics – business unit Water & Environment – has developed the TenCate Geotube® carbon footprint calculator for use with dewatering and breakwater applications. This CO2 footprint calculator provides water management customers with background information on several sustainability aspects.

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  • Tuesday, August 28, 2012 10:03 AM

    Geosynthetics

    TenCate Geosynthetics Americas receives patent for GEOPORT

    TenCate is granted a Patent on their innovative rigid, mechanical GEOPORT filling system for TenCate Geotube® containers

    Within the geotextile tube industry, producing a strong and secure textile injection port system has always proved challenging. Both the sewn attachment and the final closing method of these ports have never been as durable as the textile tube itself. TenCate Geosynthetics Americas has developed a rigid, mechanical injection port system (known as Geoport) which virtually eliminates unwanted stress at this location.

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