Ground improvements using geofoam: A case history

October 14th, 2020

By Javaid M. Alvi, Ph.D., and Jahangir J. Kabir, Ph.D., P.E The project site is a triangular-shaped property located at the intersection of Raleigh Avenue and West Liberty Avenue in the Borough of Dormont, Allegheny County, Pa. (Figure 1). The site housed two Nissan buildings, one with a showroom at the top floor and the […]

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Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 24th, 2018

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar 鈥淣atural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls鈥 on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value on very steep slopes and walls. Steve Luptak, national product […]

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Construction inspection of MSE walls, berms and slopes is focus of GSI online course

September 27th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will host an online short course entitled 鈥淐ourse 2: Construction Inspection of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls, Berms and Slopes,鈥 Nov. 6鈥8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT each day. Robert M. Koerner and George Koerner will teach the course. All Geosynthetic Materials […]

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