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How Architectural and Engineering Consulting Firms Can Win More Work

By: William G Handlos, P.E., Presto Geosystems Why do some A & E consultants perennially get their choice of work? Let’s face it; most...

Building the Perfect Run

The concrete ski-jump was built on a 1.7H:1V slope, 160 feet long, and approximately 30 feet wide. Utah Olympic Park utilizes geosynthetics to build a...

PROTECTING Environmental Geomembrane Covers

Economic pressure, the desire for green solutions, and the intensification of climate extremes have converged to create a need for better methods to effect...

Presto announces ballast research performance results

Presto Geosystems, manufacturer of the HDPE GEOWEB base stabilization system, released results from track research performed to quantify the reinforcement benefit of GEOWEB-confined ballast as compared to unconfined ballast.

Sustainable shoreline protection

A variety of products are available to protect shoreline embankments from erosion. Both biodegradable and non-degradable Erosion Control Blankets (ECBs) are designed to cover...

Geocellular System Repairs Eroded Highway Embankment

Runoff from an adjacent Maryland highway caused severe erosion of a 2H:1V embankment and wetlands at the bottom prevented flattening the slope. The GEOWEB®...

Living retaining walls

The use of earth retention structures has expanded in recent years as civil construction work has spilled over onto sites with irregular topography, especially...

Vegetated Geocellular Channels Shore Up Embankments, Mitigate Flooding Concerns

Concrete or gabion channels are commonly designed for stormwater conveyances with concentrated flows—especially in areas prone to heavy rainfall events and flooding. Hardscape channels,...

Permeable, Unpaved Roads Offer Fast Site Access—Even Over Soft Subgrades.

The 3D cellular confinement technology was developed by Presto Products Company and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in the late 1970’s for building...
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