Tensar TriAx Geogrid
Press Releases

Tensar Wins Patent Cases Against Chinese Infringers

Tensar TriAx Geogrid

International ground stabilization specialist, Tensar, has successfully defended its TriAx product range against several Chinese patent infringements.

The TriAx geogrid – patented in many countries around the world by Tensar for use in ground stabilization, road, rail and other applications – has received numerous awards for innovation and achieved considerable commercial success since its introduction only a few years ago.

Several Chinese manufacturers and their distributors attempted to take advantage of this success by producing similar triangular aperture geogrid products, thereby infringing upon Tensar’s TriAx patent. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from Tensar International Corporation. [/Editor]



Environmental Data Management for Groundwater Contamination

ESdatESdat Environmental Data Management Software has been used to manage and report on large datasets generated from an investigation of groundwater contamination on an industrial facility in Adelaide. ESdat was used in managing site data and the maintenance of conceptual model and time series outputs at a complex site over an extended period. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the article. [/Editor]


Karl Terzaghi, father of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering
In Memoriam

Happy Karl Terzaghi Day 2011

I’ve still got a few minutes left in my time zone anyway.  But October 2 is Karl Terzaghi’s birthday.  And my colleague Robert Thompson at Dan Brown and Associates has written a nice blog post […]

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Standards and Codes

ASTM Updates for August and September

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMSorry for the delay, this should get me almost caught up.  This post contains new, revised, reapproved and other changes to ASTM standards that relate to geotechnical engineering, materials testing and related standards.  There is a new test method for consolidated drained triaxial compression test for soils, and a revised standard for the test method for compressive strength of cyllindrical concrete specimens among others.  Click through for the list.