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Tensar Americas Blog / Sustainability

by Tensar International, on Oct 25, 2022 1:21:10 PM

Imagine hauling the Great Pyramid of Giza once a month across the same track over 32 years. That is how much weight has crossed a Tensar geogrid-stabilized segment of railbed …

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Topics:InfrastructureRailway ImprovementSustainability

by Rodrigo Valencia, on Aug 16, 2022 11:00:00 AM

An increased demand for more sustainable energy sources has resulted in more development of renewable energy sites like wind farms. However, wind farms are traditionally found in remote locations where …

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Topics:Subgrade StabilizationSustainabilityEnergy

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Aug 11, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Record high water levels in the Great Lakes region has created havoc on its shorelines. Both residential and public property are at risk as the shores are eaten away by …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on May 18, 2022 1:17:01 PM

Construction in coastal areas has never been easier with the development of the Triton® Coastal & Waterway Systems from Tensar. Flexible and resilient, Tensar's Triton Marine Mattresses adapt to the …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Mar 1, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Over the past decade, Florida’s gulf coast has seen numerous challenges. The oil spill from BP Discovery and Hurricane Matthew were two historic events that caused major damage to Florida’s …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Tensar International, on Feb 2, 2022 1:16:20 PM

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Committee 1 members recently toured the Tensar International plant in Morrow, Ga. Around 50 members of the AREMA Committee 1 – Roadway & …

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Topics:InfrastructureRailway ImprovementSustainabilityCompany News

by Katie Phillips, on Jan 10, 2022 10:55:20 AM

Helping engineers, contractors and owners design and build with confidence is at the core of all Tensar solutions. For years, civil construction professionals trusted our design software, SpectraPave™, to evaluate …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade StabilizationSustainabilityCompany NewsRoads

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Dec 21, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Since 1993 over 7.7 million cubic yards of sand have been pumped onto the beaches of Longboat Key to counteract the erosive forces of waves from the Gulf of Mexico …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Andrew Dietz, on Dec 3, 2021 12:20:05 PM

At first blush, the Biden Administration’s infrastructure bill appears to be very good news for road contractors. Clocking in at over a trillion dollars, it holds the promise for a …

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Topics:RoadwaysPublic WorksPavement MaintenanceSustainabilityAsphalt Reinforcement

by Andrew Dietz, on Nov 10, 2021 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to the myriad of problems resulting from climate change, it’s hard to overstate the gravity of the problems facing coastal communities around the world. Coastal erosion costs …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

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