July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America

Pluimer to Lead July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America

The next IGS North America webinar will tackle one of the most necessary elements of modern infrastructure: geopipe. Dr. Michael Pluimer (University of Minnesota...
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Sand Mats Protect World Cultural Heritage Site Underwater

The prehistoric pile dwellings in upper Lake Zurich, Switzerland originated 4000 years ago and were awarded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site...
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Geotextile Tubes, Geotextile Filters: Two Webinars from GSI

The Geosynthetic Institute’s GSI Webinar series provided high-level education and resources on all geosynthetic applications and materials. The next offerings will focus on geotextiles. Specifically,...
Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment - Concrete Canvas

Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment

In September 2016, a CC HydroTM (CCH) Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Barrier (GCCB) was used to provide secondary containment to a 5000m2 berm face at...
Four Australia Landfill Design Seminars Headline August Opportunities

Four Australia Landfill Design Seminars Headline August Opportunities

Global Synthetics is partnering with NAUE Geosynthetics (Germany and Malaysia) and Skaps (USA) to offer a series of four landfill seminars across Australia in August....
IGS North America Erosion Control with Geosynthetics Webinar

IGS North America Webinar: Erosion Control with Geosynthetics – May 29

The next IGS North America webinar will focus on Erosion Control with Geosynthetics. Presenter Markus Wilke (HUESKER) brings more than a decade of experience...

11th International Conference on Geosynthetics Pre-Registration Deadline

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) will be held 16 – 21 September 2018 at Coex in Seoul, Korea. The program will feature...
CQA Training Week

Australia Geosynthetics CQA Training Week, May 15 – 18

TRI Australasia will host the next Australia Geosynthetics CQA Training Week 15 - 18 May 2018. Register now! The multi-short course event will take place in...
IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest

IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest

In recent years, engineering societies and conferences have wisely put greater emphasis on younger participants in their fields. Geotechnical engineering experienced a substantial growth...
Volume 34 of IGS News: Elections, Workshops, Young Members

Volume 34 of IGS News: Elections, Workshops, Young Members

The International Geosynthetics Society has published the first of 2018’s three issues of IGS News, which tracks the on-going contributions of the IGS to...
Photo of GCCM Installation at Zinc and Copper Mine

GCCM Market Growth Leads to Patent-Related Preliminary Injunction and Lawsuit

The development of the market for geosynthetic cementitious composite mat materials has occurred swiftly, with this unique barrier market’s innovator Concrete Canvas leading the...

Slope Stability and Leak Location Highlight Early May Short Courses

In the United States, geotechnical engineering short courses often take place just ahead of the warmer months during which so much work takes place....

REMINDER: Register Now for IGS June Workshops in Munich

The International Geosynthetics Society has two exceptional, standalone events being held back-to-back in Munich. The June workshops kick off with the 1st GeoReinforcement Workshop, June 4...

Kent von Maubeuge to Deliver Koerner Lecture at GeoMEast 2018

For more than 25 years, Kent von Maubeuge (NAUE) has been an active member of various engineering professional associations and standards organizations (e.g., DIN,...
IGS North America ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Webinar

ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Method Webinar on April 24

IGS North America’s webinar series has become a strong draw for the field. The International Geosynthetics Society chapter’s next offering lands April 24, when...
Andy Durham - Environmental Focus Group - Owens Corning

Andy Durham to Chair Environmental Focus Group

Owens Corning’s Senior Geosynthetics Engineer, Andy Durham, has been appointed as the Environmental Focus Group Chairman for the Geosynthetic Materials Association. GMA is a...
Bund Lining at a Petroleum Tank Farm in Athens, Greece

Bund Lining at a Petroleum Tank Farm in Athens, Greece

Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) materials have grown quickly in adoption around the world in a large variety of containment applications. Bund lining has...
GeoMEast 2018

GeoMEast 2018 Abstracts Call Closes April 15

The GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition is one of the leading Geosynthetics and Geotechnical Congresses in the Middle East. The event will be held...
70 Years of Strong Economic Performance, Innovation, and Growth

70 Years of Strong Economic Performance, Innovation, and Growth

AGRU’s 2018 first quarter is off to a strong start. The company’s XXL Pipe Production Facility in South Carolina equipped to extrude the world’s...

1st GeoBarrier Workshop – Munich, June 6 – 7

The International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-B) will host the 1st GeoBarrier Workshop 6 – 7 June 2018 in Munich, Germany. This...
CQA Week - QA/QC of Geosynthetic Installations

Slope Stability Short Course Added to May 7 – 11 Training Week Offerings

Short Course Training Week (May 7 – 11) is coming to Austin, Texas, where TRI Environmental will host four courses and two certification opportunities...
Intermas at 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics

Join INTERMAS at 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11 ICG) will be held 16 - 21 September 2018 in Seoul, Korea. This event is not to be missed! Held...
VIDEO: Geomembrane Secures USACE Levee Breach Test Facility

Geomembrane Secures USACE Levee Breach Test Facility

The United States Army Corps of Engineers controls more than 14,000 miles of levees. An additional 85,000+ miles of levees are privately owned and...
Jim Olsta - ASTM D18 Ladd Standards Development Award

Jim Olsta to Receive D18 Standards Development Award

Jim Olsta is a veteran presence in the geosynthetics field, particularly in regards to barrier solutions that utilize clays (e.g., geosynthetic clay liners). He...
Elizabeth Peggs Retires from Minerva, Geosynthetics Field

Elizabeth Peggs Retires from Minerva, Geosynthetics Field

After nearly 18 years in geosynthetics, Elizabeth Peggs has announced her retirement from the field. Her roles have involved key positions with ASTM Committee...

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GEOFORUM 2019 Heads to Philadelphia

HUESKER’s annual GeoForum events are characterized by high-caliber presentations and high-quality networking. The smaller-by-design gatherings leave considerable room for Q&A on some of the...
Post-Closure Care of Landfills

Post-Closure Care of MSW Landfills – GSI White Paper 42

Nearly a decade ago, the Geosynthetic Institute published results of its first survey on Regulatory Status of Post-Closure Care of MSW Landfills in the United...
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Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Railways, and Airfields (GAP 2019) is an interdisciplinary transportation engineering forum designed to foster communication between the three primary transportation...
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