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Geomats Reinforce 26m Slopes for Gas Processing Plant Railway

The protection of embankments and natural slopes from wind and rain erosion is one of the critical tasks in large-scale railway and road construction....
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A Composite Gabion–Reinforced Soil Wall for New Mumbai International Airport

By Namrata Bichewar - As India has grown in population and economic influence, the country’s airport infrastructure has been strained. The existing Mumbai Airport,...
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GSI White Paper 40 – Geosynthetics and Pavement Design Methods

The Geosynthetic Institute had a particularly busy 2018 with White Papers, issuing five of them. All of them are worth reading. One that particularly...
HUESKER International Management Changes Focus on Expansion

International Management Moves Highlight HUESKER’s Expansion

Following a few years of significant manufacturing investments around the world, HUESKER has announced major transitions in its international management team. Sven Schröer, who has...
TxDOT Videos Highlight Zornberg’s Geosynthetics Research

IGS Establishes Zornberg Lecture for GeoAmericas

Congratulations are due to International Geosynthetics Society Past President Jorge Zornberg! Dr. Zornberg, P.E., F.ASCE,  is one of the most influential and active practitioners...
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Protecting EPS Geofoam in Transportation with Geomembranes

Raven Engineered Films has issued a new technical paper: Advanced Geomembrane Technology for Enhanced Protection of EPS Geofoam in Transportation Systems. The publication is...
Oman’s Enormous Geogrid Basal Reinforcement Project

4 Ways Geosynthetics Outperform Aggregates in Roadworks

Maccaferri has released a new white paper on the use of geosynthetics in roadworks. The document was released at the 79th Annual Session of...
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Asphalt Interlayer Association Releases Video Series

Asphalt interlayer technologies have contributed substantially to extending pavement service lives and reducing project costs and installation maintenance needs. To further the dialogue on...
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New Manufacturing Facility Shows India’s Rise in Geosynthetics

India’s fast-developing economy and large population places extra pressure on the nation to execute large-scale infrastructure development. The resulting investment in roadways, railways, power-grid...
GAP 2019 Connects Pavement, Railway, and Airfield Engineers

GAP 2019 Extends Abstracts Deadline to February 15

The growing field of transportation geotechnics will be the focus of the inaugural Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Airfields, and Railways Conference (GAP 2019). The event,  managed...
MAXConference Expands the Scope of Its Geosynthetics Event

MAXConference Expands the Scope of Its Geosynthetics Event

MAXConference will continue its annual series of transportation-related events with a strong incorporation of geosynthetic materials. From 12 – 13 March 2019, the group...
Geocells Excel in Track Ballast Research Studies at KU, OSU

Railway Ballast Stabilization with Geocell at Bridge Approaches

A portion of a railway track in Fort Lauderdale, Florida had been a high maintenance area for many years due to the impact loads...
H2Ri Wicking Geotextiles from TenCate

Wicking Geotextiles Getting Noticed by US DOTs

Roughly eight years ago, TenCate Geosynthetics was involved in a now well-studied project along Alaska’s Dalton Highway. The road served as the only ground...
Needlepunched Biomat from Machina-TST

Machina Turns Its Tech to a Needlepunched Biomat

Machina-TST has grown quickly behind lines of geotextiles, geogrids, geocomposites, and turf reinforcement mats. Now, it’s turning its manufacturing technical knowledge to erosion control...
Educate the Educators - IGS

ACIGS Bringing IGS Educate the Educators to Australia

The International Geosynthetics Society’s Educate the Educators program has had a substantial and beneficial impact on college-level geotechnical and civil engineering programs. EtE workshops...
Reinforced Soil Wall Supports 1000 Ton Crane Working Platform

Phil McGoldrick on Value Engineered Systems and Tripling Production

Geosynthetica second season of the GeoTalk pocast series has begun! Editor-in-Chief Chris Kelsey sits down with globe-trotting industry veteran Phil McGoldrick. With Strata Geosystems,...
Kerry Rowe Mercer Lecture Schedule Announced

Kerry Rowe Mercer Lecture Schedule Announced

Dr. Kerry Rowe has been selected to deliver the 2019-2020 Mercer Lecture. The biennial lecture series honors the late Dr. Brian Mercer, the inventor...
GAP 2019 Connects Pavement, Railway, and Airfield Engineers

GAP 2019 Abstracts Call: FHWA, FAA, FRA, USACE, and You

The inaugural Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Airfields, and Railways Conference (GAP 2019) will be held 4 – 7 November 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event,...
Recent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads - WEBINAR

Recent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads – WEBINAR

On December 4, Dr. Jie Han (University of Kansas) will present the next IGS North America webinar. His topic: "Recent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads: Introduction and...
MSE Expert David Butchart Joins Earth Wall Products

MSE Expert David Butchart Joins Earth Wall Products

David Butchart has returned to the geotechnical engineering field in a new business development and strategy role with Earth Wall Products, LLC. The company...
PVDs for Soil Improvement: Projects in Egypt and Mexico

PVDs for Soil Improvement: Projects in Egypt and Mexico

By Namrata Bichewar – Prefabricated vertical drains are geocomposite drainage materials with an inner core of polypropylene wrapped in a nonwoven geotextile filter fabric....
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IGS North America Extends Service Award Nominations to December 3

The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS North America) has established an Excellence in Service Award to recognize members who have...
Titan’s TE Geogrids and Growth Getting Notice

Titan’s TE Geogrids and Reinforcement Growth Continues

The geosynthetics industry’s global growth has drawn the interest of an increasing number of market research organizations. Reporte’s latest analysis of the world geogrid...
Mine Haul Roads on Composite Geogrids in Northern Ontario

Mine Haul Roads on Composite Geogrids in Northern Ontario

Mines depend on consistent access for site safety, operational efficiency, and profitability. Delays in access can quickly cost active mines millions of dollars in...
Concrete Reinforcement Geogrid Excels in Calgary Project

Concrete Reinforcement Geogrid Excels in Calgary Project

The City of Calgary wanted to reduce construction and maintenance costs of concrete pedestrian sidewalks. The traditional approach used by the city was to...

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New Logo Contest from IGS Young Members Committee

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Members Committee has opened a competition for a new logo design. A couple prizes are in play for...
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Video: Asphalt Reinforcement of Australian Runway

​The Roma Airport in Queensland, Australia, manages around 100 arrivals and departures each week, including many that are vital to energy and resource industry...
Bali's largest landfill

The Greening of Bali’s Largest Landfill

The Indonesian island of Bali is one of the world’s most well-known tourist destinations. It provides critical economic vitality to the province, with tourism...
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