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  • For applications where a long lifespan is unnecessary, Secutex® Green now provides the industry with an environmentally neutral alternative.

    Biodegradable nonwoven: Secutex® Green

    Access road is banking on Secutex® Green… but not for long! For the first time in the UK, a new and innovative biodegradable geotextile from Naue Geosynthetics has been used in the construction of an elevated access road and car parking…

  • Rehabilitation of the old landfill Osojnica in Croatia

    Rehabilitation of the old landfill Osojnica in Croatia

    Thanks to Naue’s geosynthetics, the old landfill will become a green hill that blends perfectly into the landscape of the idyllic coastal region The Croatian municipality of Matulji is an idyllic seaside resort on the Kvarner Bay in north-western Croatia,…

  • Under such challenging boundary conditions, special technical measures are required to prevent the escape of landfill leachate.

    We take it to the extreme – geosynthetics also secure landfills in vertical direction

    Sealing the quarry wall at the Borgholzhausen landfill site, Germany The district of Gütersloh needed to create a local disposal zone for construction debris and soils to minimize the impact of the waste transport process and the associated heavy vehicles…

  • Expanding the landfill while it is in operation complicates the construction process, a good reason for using geosynthetics

    Landfill expansion during continued operation

    Hungary: Expansion of a regional landfill for non-hazardous waste The landfill Szeged is located north of Szeged in Hungary at the border to Serbia and Romania. It is easily accessible due to the near motorway M43. Phase I of the…

  • A small project reveals the great strengths of Bentofix® X5F. Retention basin with large capacity in a small space.

    Retention basin: Small but mighty!

    Bentofix® X5F shows its full strength in beautiful Franconia, Germany In Untersteinach near Kulmbach (Franconia), a small project reveals the great strengths of Bentofix® X5F. Among other things, a large capacity, high impermeability and sustainability from installation…

  • Floods often led to erosion. As a result, sinkholes have formed in the karstic subsoil. Here geosynthetic provide a secure barrier.

    Flood protection in a sinkhole area

    The „Angry Seven“ is now safely sealed The name of the small river to the west of Eisleben, Germany is „Böse Sieben”. The name literally means „Angry Seven”, which (accurately) suggests that the waterway does not always trickle along harmlessly.

  • Retention basins can help control the discharge of surface water and attenuate peak discharges.

    Carbofol® seals retention basins for natural surface water purification

    Retention basins help control surface water discharge in industrial areas In industrial areas, surface water management is an essential part of flood protection. The use of retention basins can help control the discharge of surface water and attenuate peak discharges.

  • Naue: Introducing new brand identity

    Introducing new brand identity

    During the pandemic, we have learned and achieved a lot. Digital transformation has made a big leap in the smart manufacturing of our geosynthetics. And as part of the Naue Group’s digital and technological transformation, we are proud to announce…

  • Coastal protection solution with Secutex® Soft Rock

    Coastal protection solution with Secutex® Soft Rock

    Due to climate change, storm surges are becoming more frequent. The coast in the seaside resort of Lubmin was exposed to several storm surges in a short time. In case of an additional storm surge, the existing coastal protection dune…

  • New design software for temporary working platforms

    New design software for temporary working platforms

    The geosynthetic manufacturer Naue offers a new design software on its website. The Naue Platform Software provides a quick and simple design tool for geogrid stabilised and reinforced working platforms. The correct design of working platforms is decisive for the…

  • Biodegradable nonwovens have proven their worth

    Biodegradable nonwovens have proven their worth

    In civil engineering, geotechnical materials stand for sustainable constructions. In addition to classic geosynthetics, Naue, manufacturer of geotechnical construction materials, presented its first biodegradable nonwoven, Secutex® Green, last year. This biodegradable nonwoven has already proven itself successfully in various applications.

  • NAUE and Prosé join forces

    Naue and Prosé join forces

    Geosynthetic manufacturer Naue and the Dutch company Prosé Geotechniek are announcing the joint venture Naue Prosé. From product development, production and delivery to planning and installation, Naue is a global leader in the full-service of successful, ecological, durable and sustainable…

  • Geogrid reduces earthworks by more than 40 per cent

    Geogrid reduces earthworks by more than 40 per cent

    Embankments have to be reinforced, subsoils stabilised, or sinkholes bridged. Due to extreme weather events, the need for soil reinforcement steadily increases. High strength geogrids can make such work much easier. Secugrid® HS geogrids from Naue enable time savings of…

  • Bentonite mats allow fish to migrate

    Bentonite mats allow fish to migrate

    The listed Schwabentorwehr in Freiburg was in disrepair and insurmountable for fish. With the help of bentonite mats, the fish now have a free run again. The historic Schwabentorwehr (Swabian Gate Weir) on the Dreisam River in Freiburg/Breisgau was a…

  • Flood Protection with High Strength Geogrids

    Flood Protection with High Strength Geogrids

    The Oder dykes in the Uckermark showed numerous breaches as a result of flood events. An existing dyke had to be reconstructed. With Secugrid® HS high strength geogrids, safe life in the dyke area is possible again. In the summer of 1997, the…

  • Free software for the design of base course thicknesses

    Free software for the design of base course thicknesses

    Geosynthetics manufacturer Naue offers an update of its free software SecuCalc. The programme provides a simple online calculation of base course thicknesses on a PC or mobile devices after one-time registration without additional software installation. The geosynthetics expert now offers…

  • Sustainable nonwovens for the construction industry

    Sustainable nonwovens for the construction industry

    Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of everyday life. Geotechnical solutions have long contributed to working more sustainably in the construction industry. The geosynthetics manufacturer Naue is taking the next logical step with a biodegradable nonwoven. Classic nonwovens…

  • Successful dyke improvement while saving resources, time and money

    Successful dyke improvement while saving resources, time and money

    For the very first time, the Water Board Limburg decided to use a Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL) for a project instead of the conventional materials. The project was a success and the savings impressive. Just one example of the savings is the…

  • Current information on the COVID-19

    Current information on the COVID-19

    Dear customers and business partners, Based on current events related to COVID-19, we would like to assure you that we will do our best to maintain our service and ability to deliver. Protecting our employees, their families and direct contact…

  • BUILD ON OUR STRENGTH WITH SECUGRID® HS

    BUILD ON OUR STRENGTH WITH SECUGRID® HS

    Our high strength geogrid Secugrid® HS is the ultimate solution for your projects. It combines high tensile strength and low creep tendency with extreme robustness and resistance. Its product properties make it the perfect fit for numerous applications. To find out for which of your future…

  • Secutex® Green eco-friendly geotextile – The first product from the NAUE GreenLine

    Secutex® Green eco-friendly geotextile – The first product from the Naue GreenLine

    The very first product from the Naue GreenLine is our Secutex® Green geotextile. This eco-friendly nonwoven geotextile is made from renewable raw-materials. And as if that wasn’t good enough already, it is also bio-degradable.

  • Our future is green! – NAUE GreenLine – Bio-degradable solutions from renewable raw materials.

    Our future is green! – Naue GreenLine – Bio-degradable solutions from renewable raw materials

    July 29 was Earth Overshoot Day. Meaning that we’ve already used up all natural resources that our planet can renew in 2019. One more reason for us here at Naue to come up with innovations, such as our Naue GreenLine.

  • Our DNA is green! – NAUE GreenLine – Bio-degradable solutions

    Our DNA is green! – Naue GreenLine – Bio-degradable solutions

    Our DNA has been green for over 50 years. And it is getting even greener. We are taking the next logical step. With our bio-degradable product line.

  • BBA Certifies NAUE’s Secugrid® HS Geogrid Product Range

    BBA certifies Naue’s Secugrid® HS geogrid product range

    The latest addition to Naue’s reinforcement product portfolio is the high-strength geogrid Secugrid® HS. In October 2018, Naue was honoured to receive BBA certification for the product. This achievement acknowledged the high quality of the material and provides assurance of…

  • Securing hazardous waste in Uganda

    Securing hazardous waste in Uganda

    The Nyamasoga Landfill in Uganda is a critically important hazardous waste facility in the oil-rich Hoima District. The 44 ha site is in close proximity to drilling pads and a proposed refinery. The site is also something of a trailblazer.

  • More than 1,000m² sealed per day at the Hohenwarte II pump storage station: A controllable seal made of geosynthetics

    More than 1,000m² sealed per day at the Hohenwarte II pump storage station: A controllable seal made of geosynthetics

    After more than 50 years of pump storage operation and numerous changes to the site’s inlets and outlets, the dam of the Hohenwarte II production facility near Saalfeld/Thuringia began to exhibit high rates of leakage. The ageing, inclined mineral seal,…

  • Reinforcement and separation for gravel access road

    Reinforcement and separation for gravel access road

    Building and maintaining unpaved access roads through the forests and grasslands of the Kamloops area of British Columbia can present contractors with considerable challenges for soil stabilisation. Weak or variable soil conditions, combined with relatively high rainfall levels, mean that many…

  • Naue m³ STEEL T system enables increased working level along the A7 motorway

    Naue m³ STEEL T system enables increased working level along the A7 motorway

    On one side the motorway, on the other a bored pile wall, and in between a 5.45m-high working zone with a 110t drill and an enhanced call for safety: The challenge was solved by the Naue m³ STEEL T system,…

  • Landfill liner utilizes efficient geotextile solution instead of gravel

    Landfill liner utilizes efficient geotextile solution instead of gravel

    Naue enables more economical and more efficient construction in Galați county (Romania) Conventional landfill lining systems require thick gravel-soil layers. Problems occur when the appropriate material is not available in the area, as is the case in Galaţi, in eastern…

  • Quality assurance and scour protection at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm

    Quality assurance and scour protection at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm

    Geotextile sand containers were used as an alternative to a granular scour-protection system for the Amrumbank West wind farm in Germany. There were two decisive arguments in favour of the “Soft Rock” solution: The sand containers required only a third as much…

  • Rockfall-protection bund provides one solution, three aspects in Val d’Isère

    Rockfall-protection bund provides one solution, three aspects in Val d’Isère

    Naue  Secugrid® geogrids enable optical and functional variants The French Val d’Isère is famous as a winter sports area. But the beautiful mountains surrounding the valley, which is situated at an altitude of 1,800m, have a dark side: falling rocks!…

  • Naue updates MSE Design Software for FHWA, BS 8006, and EuroCode 7

    Naue updates MSE Design Software for FHWA, BS 8006, and EuroCode 7

    4 January 2016 – International geosynthetics manufacturer and engineering services provider Naue GmbH & Co. KG announces the release of the 2016 update to its SecuSlope design software for mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) applications. SecuSlope 3.0 is a user-friendly, interactive,…

  • Naue publishes new mining and geosynthetics document

    Naue publishes new mining and geosynthetics document

    Geosynthetics enhance the economic and environmental performance of mining operations, so much so that the mining industry has become one of the biggest users of geosynthetic materials… International geosynthetics manufacturer Naue GmbH & Co. KG has published a new document…

  • For applications where a long lifespan is unnecessary, Secutex® Green now provides the industry with an environmentally neutral alternative.

    Biodegradable nonwoven: Secutex® Green

    Access road is banking on Secutex® Green… but not for long! For the first time in the UK, a…

  • Rehabilitation of the old landfill Osojnica in Croatia

    Rehabilitation of the old landfill Osojnica in Croatia

    Thanks to Naue’s geosynthetics, the old landfill will become a green hill that blends perfectly into the landscape…

  • Under such challenging boundary conditions, special technical measures are required to prevent the escape of landfill leachate.

    We take it to the extreme – geosynthetics also secure landfills in vertical direction

    Sealing the quarry wall at the Borgholzhausen landfill site, Germany The district of Gütersloh needed to create a…