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...
GSI Webinar MSE Wall

Upcoming GSI Webinars on MSE Walls – Remediation/Monitoring and Inspection

The Geosynthetic Institute has a strong background in providing education and resources on all geosynthetic applications and particularly on MSE walls. The next GSI Webinars...

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...
Halting Reflective Cracking: Machina Adds to Roadway Geosynthetics Line

Halting Reflective Cracking: Machina Adds to Roadway Geosynthetics Line

Pavement durability is always of concern in roadway projects, for safety, cost control, and responsible future planning. Geosynthetics offer a number of solutions to...
Oman’s Enormous Geogrid Basal Reinforcement Project

Oman’s Enormous Geogrid Basal Reinforcement Project

Maccaferri has an active global network and a very long history of success in geosynthetic and affiliated geotechnical engineering projects, but it continues to...
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Soil Mechanics Video Series with Prof. John Burland

What is soil mechanics? That is the question that launches a series of short videos featuring the renowned geotechnical engineer Prof. John Burland (Imperial...
Photo of Hydraulic Engineering by Maccaferri

Maccaferri’s Young Engineer Program Targets Recent Graduates

Now in its third edition, the Young Engineer Program from Maccaferri  helps identify and develop young engineering talent. The company, which is well known...
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...

IGS Develops 1st GeoReinforcement Workshop – Munich, June 4 – 5

The International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Reinforcement (TC-R) will welcome civil and geotechnical engineering professionals from around the world to the 1st GeoReinforcement...
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...
Geocells Excel in Track Ballast Research Studies at KU, OSU

Geocells Excel in Track Ballast Research Study

Oregon State University’s Dr. Ben Leshchinsky, P.E. and the University of Kansas’s Dr. Jin Han, P.E. recently combined their wealth of geosynthetics knowledge in...
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...
TenCate Seeks Technical Manager for Engineered Structures

TenCate Seeks Technical Manager for Engineered Structures

One of the largest geosynthetics companies in the world, TenCate Geosynthetics, is adding a technical manager to its engineered structures team. In this position,...

Geo-Congress 2019 Seeks Case Studies, Heads to US Northeast

The ASCE Geo-Institute’s long-running Geo-Congress conference is one of the most important annual gatherings in the United States on geotechnical engineering. With the announcement...
Logistics Center on Geogrids in Belarus to Be New Silk Road

Logistics Center on Geogrids in Belarus to Be New Silk Road

In late 2017, construction began on a multimodal transportation, industrial, and logistics center in Bolbasovo, which is located in the Orsha region of Belarus....
Reinforced Soil Wall Supports 1000 Ton Crane Working Platform

Reinforced Soil Wall Supports 1000-Ton Crane Working Platform

The Elan Valley Aqueduct (EVA) is an important part of the water supply for Birmingham City (Wales) and its surrounding area. The principal structure...
Desludging Wastewater Ponds Using Geotextile Dewatering Bags

Desludging Wastewater Ponds Using Geotextile Dewatering Bags

By Johnny Oriokot, Donovan Bate, and Gerard Dirks – When wastewater treatment ponds reach their capacity, the options available are either to build new...
MENA Nonwovens Symposium and Exhibition

MENA Nonwovens Symposium Offers Prominent Geotextiles Session

When the international nonwovens association Edana convenes its 2018 MENA Nonwovens Symposium and Exhibition, it will do so with a prominent geotextiles program. The event,...
Asphalt Reinforcement with Geogrid on Europe’s M1 Highway

Asphalt Reinforcement with Geogrid on Europe’s M1 Highway

The M1 Highway is a major European route, connecting Moscow and Warsaw. Along the way, the trunk road passes through Smolensk and crosses into...
Alexiew Announces Geotechnical and Geosynthetic Engineering Consultancy

Alexiew Announces Geotechnical and Geosynthetic Engineering Consultancy

Dr. Dimiter Alexiew has made his name with more than 30 years of experience in developing advanced geotechnical systems. Now, he announces the formation...
Geosynthetics in Colombia – An Interview with Carlos Moreno

Geosynthetics in Colombia – An Interview with Carlos Moreno

Geosynthetica’s Spanish-language publication editor, Natalia Rodado Bernal, had the opportunity to interview engineer Carlos Moreno, who heads up the Geosystems Engineering Department of PAVCO....
Reinforcing India’s First Vertical Expansion of a Landfill

Geosynthetica's 2017 Top 10 Stories

Each year we look back at the most-popular reads on Geosynthetica to gauge trends in the field and international reader interests. It also provides...
ISO 14001 Certification - NAUE News, December 2017

NAUE Earns ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification

In its annual year-end newsletter, NAUE Geosynthetics has announced a significant achievement: ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification for its production sites in Germany. The...
Runway Reinforcement for National Airport in Minsk, Belarus

Runway Reinforcement for National Airport in Minsk, Belarus

The national airport in Minsk has been undergoing significant construction as it prepares to decommission what has been its primary runway. The new runway,...

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Protecting the Gas Processing Plant Railway Embankment

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...
Presto Geosystems Business Development Manager

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager

Presto Geosystems has served as a leader in the geosynthetics field for nearly 40 years, including being an innovator in the truest sense: the...
IGS Prague Workshops on Stabilization and Hydraulics

IGS Prague Workshops Cover Stabilization and Hydraulics

The International Geosynthetics Society will hold back-to-back workshops 10 – 13 November 2019 in Prague. The events are being organized by the IGS Technical...
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