IGS Sustainability eBook Available in 10 Languages

With the addition of an Arabic edition, the International Geosynthetics Society's sustainability eBook, Preparing the Ground for a Brighter Future, is now available in 10 languages! The publication outlines...
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Geosynthetics CQA Week Online Training

From 28 November - 2 December 2022, TRI Environmental will host the next Geosynthetics CQA Week Online Training. The live, digital format and half-day sessions are ideal for balancing...
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Online Learning Opportunities in Geosynthetics

The following listings are only for live, online presentations: webinars, workshops, conferences, etc. Many of these companies/organizations offer on-demand learning too. Please visit their individual websites for on-demand opportunities. 8...

von Maubeuge to Speak at Waterproof Membranes 2022

AMI’s Waterproof Membranes annual conference returns 7 – 9 November 2022 at the Pullman Cologne hotel in Cologne, Germany. The single-track, international conference focuses on market dynamics, technical innovations, manufacturing,...
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RFP: Geosynthetics & Sustainability Benefit Calculator

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Sustainability Committee has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on the creation of a sustainability benefit calculator for geosynthetic materials. The project intends to...
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Reminder: IGS Young Members Photo Contest 2022

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Members Committee develops special sessions at major events, organize group activities, and host a regular photo contest. The next photo contest opportunity invites...
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EuroGeo 7 Just a Month Away

The Polish Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is ready to host EuroGeo7, the 7th European Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial conference—delayed two years by the global...
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Nanotechnology and Geosynthetics Evolve Together

Industries around the world have danced with nanotechnology for years, trying to create commercially scalable materials, such as with the addition of graphene to enhance a product's performance. Geosynthetics...
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Prof. Yoo Elected FedIGS President, 2022 – 2026

Professor Chungsik Yoo, who is finishing out his four years of service as President of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), will soon shift into another high-profile geotechnical post: President...
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Titan Environmental Expands US Operations

In 2015, Geosynthetica wrote about the expanding US market of Titan Environmental. The Canada-founded entity grew substantially in its first decade, moving quickly from a small team focused on...

Podcast: Jean-Louis Vangeluwe on the Future of Geosynthetics

Season 3, Episode 3 of Geosynthetica's GeoTalk Podcast finds Tamara Tuttle (Atlas International Consulting) interviewing Jean-Louis Vangeluwe, CEO of Solmax, the world's largest producer of geosynthetic materials. It's a...
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Wow! 12 ICG Receives 500+ Abstracts

The geosynthetics community had grown a little restless waiting for updates from the organizers of the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics. Due to the global covid pandemic, 12 ICG...
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Naue Publishes Erosion-Stable Road Embankment Document

Naue is one of the world’s most diverse manufacturers of geosynthetic and affiliated sustainable materials. The company produces nearly every type of geosynthetic and innovative new materials that are...

Podcast: Latin American Infrastructure and Geosynthetic Opportunities

The Latin American infrastructure market is as diverse as the region's people and terrain. In this first episode of the third season of GeoTalk recordings, new co-host Tamara Tuttle...
IGS North America Launches YouTube Channel

IGS North America Launches YouTube Channel

The International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) US/Canada Chapter (IGS North America) has run a successful series of webinars for the past 5 years. Now, the chapter has launched a YouTube...
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GeoTalk Podcast Returns in June!

Geosynthetica's GeoTalk podcast is returning in June with new episodes hosted by Geosynthetica's Chris Kelsey and international consultant Tamara Tuttle. Episodes will be posted on Geosynthetica, linked to from...
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Geosynthetics 2023 Abstracts Close Today!

Today (May 20) is the last chance to submit abstracts for the Geosynthetics Conference 2023 (5 - 8 February 2023, Kansas City, Missouri). Submit by midnight tonight to have...
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IFAI Rebrands as Advanced Textiles Association

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), which has a footprint in geosynthetics through the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), the Geosynthetics conference series, and Geosynthetics magazine, is rebranding. Effective June...
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Save the Date! GeoAmericas 2024 in Toronto

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) North American Chapter (IGS North America) has announced the dates for GeoAmericas 2024, the 5th Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics. The quadrennial event will be...
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GeoU 2022 Networking and Technical Tour Schedule

GeoU 2022 co-locates five high-level, geosynthetics short courses and multiple engineering networking events, 5 – 8 April 2022 in Austin, Texas. Certification exams for each of the two-day short courses will be offered...
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Reminder: 12 ICG Abstracts Due February 28

The extended abstracts call for the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) closes February 28! Be sure to submit your project, research, and application abstracts on time. 12 ICG...
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Rowe and Benson Lead PFAS Containment Webinar

Professors Kerry Rowe (Queen's University, Canada) and Craig Benson (University of Virginia) will lead a live, online discussion with short presentations and significant audience interaction on January 13 at...
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5 Ways GeoU 2022 Enhances Professional Value

GeoU 2022 combines expert geosynthetics instruction with exceptional networking. This in-person engineering professional development event will take place 5 - 8 April 2022 at the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin...
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Advancing Pit Thermal Energy Storage

By Solmax - What does the next generation of Pit Thermal Energy Storage (PTES) look like? This question is the focus of the Efficient Pit research and development project...

September Webinar Focuses on New Soft Rock Software

Geotextile sand containers (GSCs) have grown substantially in erosion control and scour protection applications. Beachfronts, ports, and property have all gained substantial protection using these “soft armor” solutions. NAUE’s...