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by Tensar International, on 26-Mar-2020 10:34:05

Tensar are delighted to bring to you some positive news, which we hope will bring reassurance that there is light at the end of the tunnel during these difficult times! …

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by Andrew Lees, on 19-Mar-2020 06:44:00

Following on from our last blog, this time we look at how large scale triaxial tests are critical in predicting the performance of granular materials mechanically-stabilised with geogrid. Ground Coffee …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Andrew Lees, on 13-Mar-2020 05:26:33

Triaxial tests are an excellent way of measuring the mechanical properties of soil, rock and granular materials, with results used to solve a wide range of geotechnical engineering problems. Triaxial …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Jonathan Cook, on 05-Mar-2020 04:59:39

Accessing and setting up site quickly, economically and safely is a key stage for many construction projects, particularly those in remote areas, with little existing infrastructure. Many construction projects rely …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Craig Roberts, on 27-Feb-2020 04:39:25

Temporary reinforced soil walls and slopes can offer low-cost and robust alternatives to reinforced concrete for load-bearing bridge abutments and can maximise space on site. Practicality and economy take priority …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Andrew Lees, on 20-Feb-2020 04:57:29

A full-scale field trial on the Canadian Prairies has verified our new T-value design method for working platforms stabilised with geogrid. As discussed, our T-value design method enables a more …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Andrew Lees, on 13-Feb-2020 06:06:04

The T-value design method enables a more accurate assessment of the positive effect of stabilising geogrids on the bearing capacity of a granular working platform. Ground Coffee Episode 6 - …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Andrew Lees, on 06-Feb-2020 04:50:08

Land reclamation has been used for centuries to create new, useable land from the sea, lakes and rivers, to provide extra space for agriculture, homes, ports, transport and industry. There …

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Topics:subgrade stabilisation

by Andrew Lees, on 30-Jan-2020 06:08:26

Remote sensing techniques are an important tool in the modern ground engineer’s armoury, helping build ever-more accurate ground models for construction and geotechnical asset management. Tensar Ground Coffee - Episode …

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Topics:Walls & Slopes

by Andrew Lees, on 23-Jan-2020 05:03:22

Trackbed maintenance and line speed restrictions significantly affect schedules and are expensive and disruptive to the public, industry, operators and asset owners. Supporting railway tracks Traditionally, railway tracks comprise of …

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Topics:Railway Improvement

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