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  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Tree Root Protection in winter
    Tree Root Protection in winter
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    At this time of year there can be an increased risk of windthrow or blowdown. It can be especially prevalent following logging or in areas where soil compaction has reduced the stability of the root system. Geoweb for Tree Root Protection. Greenfix' bulk density calculations for Tree Root Protection can assist with soil compaction issues. to learn...
    17 January 2017
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Four steps to better embankments
    Four steps to better embankments
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    One of our colleagues in Portugal photographed the stages of a channel protection project recently. From the original weed & rubble choked watercourse in the first picture through the installation of coir rolls & rock rolls to stabilise the banks and the margins, to the established vegetated surface giving long term sustainable erosion control...
    10 January 2017
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Envirolok vegetated Bag Installation
    Envirolok vegetated Bag Installation
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    A photo of a recent Envirolok installation. Envirolok is a Vegetated Mechanically Stabilised Earth Wall System for retaining walls, slope stabilisation, erosion control and shoreline protection. Greenfix are exclusive agents for the U.K. and have good stocks in this country. For earth retention projects large or small get in touch....
    06 January 2017
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Grass Protection Meshes
    Grass Protection Meshes
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Greenfix are now offering Grass Protection Meshes...
    08 November 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Get set for winter with Greenfix
    Get set for winter with Greenfix
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    With Autumn & Winter fast approaching Greenfix can help you overcome the elements… Erosion Control – With our range of biodegradable seeded, and permanent turf reinforcementGreenfix can provide an erosion control solution for any application Tree Anchoring – Help your newly planted semi mature trees survive the winter Silt Fence – Control the...
    05 October 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Tree Anchoring Systems
    Tree Anchoring Systems
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Greenfix have a new page for Tree Anchoring Systems Tree anchoring system to support newly planted semi-mature trees Tree Guying System to stabilise newly planted semi-mature trees and prevent leaning...
    20 September 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Envirolok Vegetated Walls
    Envirolok Vegetated Walls
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Envirolok is a Vegetated Mechanically Stabilised Earth Wall System for retaining walls, slope stabilisation, erosion control and shoreline protection. It is in stock at Greenfix now. This is our first major project with the system an it has proved easy to install and handle on site. We have full specifications and design details available. talk to...
    12 September 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Glascoed Fish Pass Thriving
    Glascoed Fish Pass Thriving
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    In summer 2014 Greenfix supplied PP5-HD permanent turf reinforcement to a site in North Wales. We went back recently to see how it was looking. Download our case study here...
    31 August 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Greenmat Permanent Turf Reinforcement
    Greenmat Permanent Turf Reinforcement
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Green Mat 400 is a permanent, three dimensional Turf Reinforcement Mat (TRM). Green Mat 400 provides immediate erosion protection, long term turf reinforcement, and is intended for slope or channel applications requiring erosion protection. Green Mat 400 Erosion Mat has been used to establish vegetation on slopes on many different schemes...
    17 August 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Cathcart One year On
    Cathcart One year On
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    Existing flood defences along the White Cart Water corridor were piecemeal and isolated. The White Cart Water Flood Prevention Scheme involved the formation of three flood storage areas upstream of the city to temporarily hold back the bulk of floodwater generated by extreme rainfall and control the release of water passing downstream through the...
    09 August 2016
  • Marshalls CPM: CPM's stairway to the beach
    CPM's stairway to the beach
    Marshalls CPM
    Contractors, Andrew Scott Ltd have completed work on a new RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat station in Portishead, Somerset which included a 60m long launch ramp, a low water launch area, and a beach access staircase as well as the lifeboat station itself. The beach access staircase has been built using CPM’s Redi-Rock...
    03 August 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Ask Greenfix about landslip control
    Ask Greenfix about landslip control
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    In 2012 Greenfix supplied Geoweb to a site on the A85 new Loch Lomond following a landslip. Now, in 2016, it is grassed and indistinguishable from the rest of the embankment and there has been no repeat of the slippage. If you are checking embankments before the Autumn and Winter weather Greenfix can advise on designs and then supply Geoweb and...
    28 July 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: A new Geocoir Project
    A new Geocoir Project
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    A new project on a farm in the North of England, shows Geocoir 700 protecting a newly constructed embankment from surface erosion. The picture shows the top of the slope with the Geocoir being installed into an anchor trench in accordance with the Greenfix Installation instructions....
    11 July 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Updated information on Silt Curtains
    Updated information on Silt Curtains
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    The Greenfix website page on Silt Curtains has been updated with a lot of new information and images. If you need anything from cost effective short term or disposable systems through to semi permanent installations. 1m – 30m deep and any length required, contact us. 01608 666027 or info@greenfix.co.uk...
    28 June 2016
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Resistance to Higher Water Velocities
    Resistance to Higher Water Velocities
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    PP5 is a range of continuously woven Turf Reinforcement Mat . The woven structure of the material provides improved durability, consistency and strength compared to stitch or melt bonded materials. PP5-HD offers good resistance to hydraulically induced shear. PP5-Extreme includes high resistance to UV degradation and provides an improved level of...
    15 June 2016