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GSE RoaDrainTM Withstands Extreme Loads

Background

The Athabasca Oil Sands Project in Alberto, Canada was a joint venture of Shell, Chevron Texaco, and Western Oil Sands. At the time, it was one of the largest construction projects on the planet, and the latest fully integrated oil sands development in 25 years. With so many supplies, resources, and equipment needed to be delivered on a daily bases, the importance of a safe, dependable, and enduring airstrip was of number one concern. In addition, the soils in the AOSP are very prone to frost heave and the completed airstrip needed to be able to provide daily landings of the high loads of commercial aircraft such as Boeing’s 737 and Airbus A320. 

 

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Project Specs

Products Used:

GSE RoaDrain

Location:
Alberta, Canada

About GSE

GSE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of geosynthetic lining products and services. We've built a reputation of reliability through our dedication to providing consistency of product, price and protection to our global customers.

Our commitment to innovation, our focus on quality and our industry expertise allow us the flexibility to collaborate with our clients to develop a custom, purpose-fit solution.