Geotextile sand bags protect holidays in southeast Asia

2019-05-15T14:21:55+00:00

Geotextile sand bags protect holidays in southeast Asia Coastal protection and beach extension with geotextile sand bags and sand containers Secutex® Soft Rock in Pattaya, Thailand Coastal erosion processes often threaten buildings, infrastructure elements, and the viability of shoreline recreation areas. Countermeasures, using geosynthetics, are utilized to protect these spaces and structures. The seaside resort [...]

Embankments at Port Hedland – Australia with Secugrid® geogrid

2019-05-09T22:09:36+00:00

Embankments at Port Hedland - Australia with Secugrid® geogrid The Utah Point Berth Project (UPBP) at Port Hedland in northern Western Australia in-volved the development and operation of a common user bulk export facility, primarily to serve the mining industry in the Pilbara region.Utah Point works with a number of emerging commodities producers of [...]

Bali’s First Modern Landfill Design

2019-05-15T14:26:50+00:00

Bangli Regional Landfill in Indonesia’s Bali province is located about 60km outside of Denpasar, the provincial capital and home to more than 500,000 residents. The region hosts Ngurah Rai International Airport - the main entry point into Bali - and numerous tourist destinations along Bali’s popular white sands beaches. When the Indonesian central government [...]

Building Pacific Highway with Combigrid® Geogrid

2019-05-09T22:06:44+00:00

Building Pacific Highway with Combigrid® Geogrid Australia’s Pacific Highway connects the major metropolitan areas of Sydney and Brisbane. A major construction phase along the route has involved the Stewarts River Bridge project, which is part of the Coopernook to Herons Creek upgrade. But like many projects along this vital highway, the subgrade conditions [...]

Double take: Bentofix® GCL and the Miyagi earthquake

2019-05-09T21:55:41+00:00

Double take: Bentofix® GCL and the Miyagi earthquake The Shibusawa agricultural pond in Yamamoto Town, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, has the unique distinction of having been built twice with geo-synthetic clay liners (GCLs), both times to the client’s satisfaction, and without having experienced any failure in engineering or product performance. The pond, which [...]

Dynamic Duo Down Under: Carbofol® Geomembrane and Bentofix® GCL

2019-05-09T21:52:45+00:00

Landfill sealing in Australia - Dynamic Duo Down Under: Carbofol® Geomembrane and Bentofix® GCL When one of Australia’s largest landfills sought to expand, engineers were concerned about the potential impact on groundwater, as well as the overall site’s integrity. The new cell would need to be asymmetrical and utilize a steep-slope footprint, [...]

Success vs. Sinking in Brunei

2019-05-09T21:22:07+00:00

Success vs. Sinking in Brunei - Geosynthetic separation and reinforcement materials are engineered for ground modification and improvement applications. One of the most common applications is base course stabilization in roads. As traffic loads pass over the roadway, the tensile forces can cause cracking and rutting as the pumping action induced beneath the [...]

Harvey Norman Site in Maroochydore Australia thin Combigrid® Platforms Carry Heavy Loads

2019-05-09T20:25:35+00:00

Harvey Norman Site in Maroochydore Australia thin Combigrid® Platforms Carry Heavy Loads Thin Combigrid® Platforms Carry Heavy Loads In the construction of heavily trafficked areas such as working platforms, a stable subgrade with sufficient bearing capacity is required. Economical and environmental advantages of construction methods with geosynthetics, especially on soft soils are [...]

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