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TAG: synthetic turf

The Citadel integrates TCool’s evaporative cooling technology

March 17, 2021By

The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium sports and recreation facilities are integrating TCool’s evaporative cooling technology into their synthetic turf systems, in an effort to reduce extreme heat. TCool is an eco-friendly solution that cools the synthetic turf surfaces by coating the infill and/or sand. Once installed, the TCool solution continuously activates through rain, dew, humidity and/or watering the field, thus... read more

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Miami Dolphins select organic infill, name Hellas an official partner

April 17, 2018By

Hellas Construction will install its Matrix Turf with Helix Technology and its exclusive organic infill at the Miami Dolphins’ indoor practice facility at the Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. The Dolphins are the first NFL team to go with organic infill for their synthetic turf fields. The team also named Hellas Construction as an official partner of... read more

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Shaw Sports Turf predicts growth for synthetic turf market

August 26, 2016By

High school sports participation on the rise, creating an increase in synthetic turf playing surfaces. With high school sports participating on the rise in the U.S., Shaw Sports Turf is predicting robust growth for the synthetic turf market based on participation trends in youth sports, the company said in a recent press release. In a recently released report by the... read more

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Southwest Greens Construction to build synthetic turf golf facility in France

April 22, 2016By

Southwest Greens International will construct a synthetic turf 9-hole golf course, academy and driving range near St. Tropez, France, according to a press release from the company. Southwest Greens Construction will supervise the project, which will be built entirely with Southwest Greens’ proprietary performance synthetic turf systems. Consisting of more than 315,000 square feet of turf, the facility will feature Southwest... read more

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Senators ask Obama to initiate federal study of crumb rubber

January 22, 2016By
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Two Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee asked President Barack Obama on Jan 21. to initiate a study regarding the potential health risk posed by artificial turf athletic fields and playgrounds made of crumb rubber, according to a news release from the Commerce Committee. In a letter to the president, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson and Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal say the possible correlation between crumb... read more