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.

The Benefits of Engineered Soils

The Benefits of Engineered Soils

Engineered soil: it sounds like a new concept, but one historical record notes it is more than 1,000 years old. In the sixth century AD, a group of ascetic monks left the lush, green mainland of Ireland seeking a new, remote environment to practice their dedication and humility. Braving the

Options for Dust Control

Options for Dust Control

EPA has a commonly accepted statement on dust: “One car making one pass on one mile of dirt or gravel road one time each day for one year creates one ton of dust.” It doesn’t have a comparable statement regarding horses, but a similar calculation might be possible.

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HUBBELL
CHANCE Soil Screw wall anchors provide predictable results with a cost-effective, proven system. Developed from technology used for tieback walls and foundations anchors, the Soil Screw technology has been successfully used for over 50 years. CHANCE products are engineered specifically to resist the installation stresses from the high torque applied

Fugitive Dust Control and Road Stabilization

Fugitive Dust Control and Road Stabilization

Whether fugitive dust comes from mining activities, country roads, open land, or elsewhere, federal governments in North America and in other countries around the world have been tightening their dust control regulations.

It’s in the Wind

It’s in the Wind

EPA has a commonly accepted statement on dust: “One car making one pass on one mile of dirt or gravel road one time each day for one year creates one ton of dust.” It doesn’t have a comparable statement regarding horses, but a similar calculation might be possible.

Guest Editorial: The Art of the Do-Over

Guest Editorial: The Art of the Do-Over

IN LATE SEPTEMBER 2017, I WAS watching the television coverage of Hurricane Maria coming out of Puerto Rico when I heard the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) suggest that FEMA was already severely strained from the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. His observation was followed shortly

Euro-Tech Presents the World Launch of the FINN T35 HydroSeeder

Euro-Tech Presents the World Launch of the FINN T35 HydroSeeder

Fairfield, Ohio (November 27, 2017) – FINN, a leading provider of erosion control equipment announced today that EURO-TEC will unveil the new FINN T35 HydroSeeder for the European market at the Paysalia Show in France.

The FINN T35 is an entry-level hydroseeding machine loaded with features that come standard with every

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AERO TECH
In business for more than 30 years, Aero Tech Inc., based in Clovis, NM, provides numerous services using its fleet of 17 aircraft: 5 helicopters and 12 fixed-wing. The company provides firefighting services as well as chemical application and aerial hydromulching/reclamation to prevent erosion after a wildfire. Among those

When the Job Site Has No Set Perimeters

Construction projects that fall into the category of being “linear” include those that don’t have or adhere to a set grid or perimeter. Utility projects such as pipeline renovation or installation are commonly linear. Power and cable utility towers that will be on an irregular piece of ground, as well

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