Case studies

  • Dewatering project in Almeirim (Portugal)

    August 2011
    Dewatering project in Almeirim (Portugal)

    TenCate Geosynthetics has supplied TenCate Geotube® containers for a dewatering project in Almeirim (Portugal), which involves the removal and dewatering of organic sludge. 

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  • Dewatering projects in Rio de Janeiro

    August 2011
    Dewatering projects in Rio de Janeiro

    TenCate Geosynthetics is involved in two large dewatering projects in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil):  the cleaning up of the Canal do Fundão and the removal and dewatering of polluted sedimates at Sepetiba Bay, which is just west of the city.

     

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  • Geosynthetics for a green appearance

    August 2011
    Geosynthetics for a green appearance

    At the end of September, TenCate Geosynthetics North America introduced TenCate Miramesh® SG. This is an open-mesh biaxial geotextile in which synthetic turf fibres have been integrated. It has been designed specifically to be a face wrap material for steepened slope applications and to provide an instant and permanent green appearance. The synthetic turf fibres provide an extra layer of UV protection This innovative produce was developed jointly with TenCate Grass.

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  • New lakes in Czech Republic with TenCate geosynthetics

    August 2011
    Lake Medard at Sokolov

    The landscape in the northwest of the Czech Republic is undergoing large-scale revitalization. Where once brown coal was extracted from open-cast mines, recreational facilities are now being built and seven lakes created. TenCate Geosynthetics is involved in their installation, providing geotextile materials and technical support. The realization of Lake Medard at Sokolov is presently in progress.

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  • Bank restoration industrial terrain

    August 2011
    Bank restoration industrial terrain Zutphen

    TenCate Geotube® technology has played an important role in revitalizing the Mars, a 200 ha industrial terrain in Zutphen. By applying this technology, contaminated sludge has been safely stored and banks repaired.

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