Tag: soil stabilization

Soil Stabilization is the alteration of soils to enhance their physical properties. Stabilization can increase the shear strength of a soil and/or control the shrink-swell properties of a soil, thus improving the load bearing capacity of a sub-grade to support pavements and foundations.

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SUTTER EQUIPMENT COMPANY
The SUTTER 500 and SUTTER 300 trail dozers are designed for trail construction and maintenance, public works, fire breaks, timber thinning, contractors, ranchers, and residential. Build approximately 1,000 feet per hour of 3- to 4-foot-wide trails with the SUTTER 500, or under-30-inch-wide single-track trails with the SUTTER 300.

Contech CDS Receives Canadian ETV Verification

Contech CDS Receives Canadian ETV Verification

WEST CHESTER, Ohio , April 4, 2017 /CNW/ — Contech® Engineered Solutions announced today that the CDS hydrodynamic separator has been verified through the Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) program.
The ETV program was created to support the implementation of innovative environmental technologies in Canada by providing an independent evaluation of

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

A Necessary Support System

A Necessary Support System

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

Presto Announces Launch of New Website

Presto Announces Launch of New Website

APPLETON, WI—Presto Geosystems, a leading manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, announces the launch of their new website www.prestogeo.com. The new site was built with the customers’ needs in mind.

“The way our customers expect to find products and solutions has changed over the past few years,” explains Director Bill

Presto Announces Launch of New Website

Presto Announces Launch of New Website

APPLETON, WI—Presto Geosystems, a leading manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, announces the launch of their new website www.prestogeo.com. The new site was built with the customers’ needs in mind.

“The way our customers expect to find products and solutions has changed over the past few years,” explains Director Bill

Stopping Dust

Stopping Dust

Years ago, dust was an accepted result of construction, of driving on unpaved roads, and of some industrial activities. In 1970, the Clean Air Act changed that. Three types of particulate matter (less than 10 microns, less than 2½ microns, and lead) were classified as health hazards. State and local

Wildfires: Challenges in Revegetation

Wildfires: Challenges in Revegetation

It was the setting for a perfect disaster: historic level droughts, acres of dry forest and grassland, huge reserves of dead wood fuel, and a hurricane that sucked any moisture from the air. Locals said it was just “powder-keg dry.” Implementing a revegetation plan after a wildfire is a challenge;

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