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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Rob Mcilwraith and an International Life in Geosynthetics

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What started as a very occasional podcast has quickly turned into a regular series from Australia-based engineer Siamak Paulson (Golder Associates). Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast, which features short video interviews,...
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The GeoWire for the Week of June 29, 2020

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of June 29. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)...
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The GeoWire for the Week of June 22, 2020

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of June 22. WORK SMARTER. THE LEAD June 23 is International Women in Engineering...
Geosynthetica's GeoTalk Podcast

2-Minute Podcast: Be Interviewed on GeoTalk!

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The GeoTalk podcast is back in production for its 2020 season! Hosted by Geosynthetica editor Chris Kelsey, the podcast covers innovation, design, technology, standards, and other advances shaping the...

DFI Highlights Geotechnical Engineering and Women Engineers

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The Women in Deep Foundations Committee of the Deep Foundations Institute has released a video on the topic of "What Is Geotechnical Engineering?". DFI released the 5-minute production to...
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IGS Council Continues to Be Tremendously International

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One of the hallmarks of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is its truly international character. The IGS is supported by roughly 4000 members, 150+ corporate members, and 40+ chapters...
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The GeoWire for the Week of June 15, 2020

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of June 15. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS On June 8, the California State Assembly...
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TRI Africa Provides COVID Support to Kamcare Orphanage

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Though TRI Africa Environmental Services is one of the newest members of TRI’s international group of independent, third-party engineering services providers, it has quickly become South Africa’s leading CQA...
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GeoWire for June 8, 2020

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of June 8. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS Nevada might soon host the largest solar...
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Mattex Expands Woven Geotextile Capacity in UAE and KSA

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As it nears its 25th anniversary, the MATTEX GROUP continues to expand. The company, which has been a long-time producer of geotextiles, agrotextiles, artificial turf, and more, has announced...
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Presto Addresses Potential Patent Infringement of ATRA® Key

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Oscar Wilde often gets credit for the phrase “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” though Wilde was merely building upon an aphorism popularized earlier in the 19th century...
IGS North America ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Webinar

GeoWire for June 1, 2020

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of June 1. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS Orsted is ready to install the first...
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Geosynthetica Celebrates 20 Years in Geosynthetics

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Over the past 20 years, a lot has changed in the geosynthetics field. The material science has advanced substantially, such as with composite technologies and the temperatures at which...
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3-Minute Podcast Update: Virtual Events

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Geosynthetica's editor Chris Kelsey checks in on the growth of virtual events. This is the GeoUpdate from GeoTalk for May 27. With the spread of the COVID virus around the...
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Register Now for June’s Geosynthetics QA Online Training

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REMINDER: TRI Environmental's renowned classes on geosynthetics QA / QC in containment installations and with compacted clay liners and geosynthetic clay liners will be offered for the first time...
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Siamak Paulson Checks in with Kent von Maubeuge

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Australia-based engineer Siamak Paulson (Golder Associates) hosts a podcast on geosynthetics. In the latest episode, he interviews industry veteran Kent von Maubeuge (NAUE). Other episodes available on Siamak's YouTube...
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Online Learning Opportunities in Geosynthetics

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What follows is a partial list of geosynthetics online learning opportunities. This list is not complete. We welcome your recommendations and will update the list regularly. GEOSYNTHETICS ONLINE LEARNING CALENDAR The following...
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GeoCreatives – Abigail Gilson and Carl Charpentier

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Engineering work generally requires long hours in the field, in the lab, or simply chained to a computer inputting data, translating data, and assembling reports. To some, the concentration...
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TRI Offers Online Geosynthetics CQA Courses in June

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One of the longest running and most respected geosynthetics CQA courses is getting a digital refresh, with so many practitioners limited in their ability to travel right now. TRI...

ISGPEG Honoring Erol Güler Moved to 2021

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The International Conference on Innovative Solutions for Geotechnical Problems was originally scheduled for June 2020 in Istanbul; but, in light of the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers have announced moving...

IGS Releases Geosynthetics Ebook on Earth Day

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The International Geosynthetics Society has released a new ebook for Earth Day! The short publication, Preparing the Ground for a Brighter Future, is based upon IGS Vice President Dr...

The First International Conference on Geosynthetics, 20 April 1977

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From 20 - 22 April 1977, the International Conference on the Use of Fabrics in Geotechnics was held in Paris, France. This watershed event included a paper from engineer...

Siamak Paulson’s Podcast Checks In with Boyd Ramsey

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Over the past four months, Australia-based engineer Siamak Paulson (Golder Associates) has hosted an occasional podcast, the eponymously named Siamak’s Geosynthetics Podcast. Siamak interviews experts in the field in...
GeoAsia 7 in Taipei, Taiwan

GeoAsia 7 Will Focus on Hazards, Innovation, and Sustainability

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GeoAsia 7 -- the 7th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics -- will be held 1 - 5 March 2021 at Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), Taipei, Taiwan. The main...

Geosynthetica COVID-19 Statement

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To our Colleagues, Readers, and Industry Partners, The spread of COVID-19 around the world has significantly impacted businesses, schools, and communities. Geosynthetica is committed to the health and safety of...

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Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of July 6. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS The B1M...
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