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Announcement of Candidates for: IGS Council, President & Vice President – 2018 to 2022 Term Elections

The IGS, in accordance with its bylaws, will hold elections in 2018. IGS Members will have the opportunity to elect eight Council Members, a President and Vice President. Each of

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Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development – Chinese Translation

The IGS is please to offer the Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development video in Chinese. Translating the Sustainability Video into every IGS Chapter’s official language has been an initiative of the

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Case Studies: Securing Cavities Area by a very high Tensile Strength Geosynthetic Reinforcement

Problematic The sinkholes present a major problem in roads construction and urban development. The classical solutions used to limit the risk of cavities collapse are: filling of the void, construction

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Case Studies: Roadway Reinforcement Applications

Application Subgrade Stabilization and Rein-forcement Job owner Iberdrola Renewables, LLC Location Hertford, NC Engineer Barr Engineering Product Mirafi® RSi-Series Contractor Wanzek Construction Quantity 205,000 yd2 – RS380i 120,000 yd2 –

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Case Studies: Hybrid Sheet Piling – Fiberglass Rein-forced PVC Profiles

This case study shows how we introduced to the market new hybrid material to manufacture sheet piling that would bridge the gap between vinyl polychloride and steel. We present here

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Case Studies: Kaytech Stabilises XtraSpace Storage Facility

In May 2017 Endecon Ubuntu Consulting Engineers contacted Kaytech for a solution on a differential settlement problem at a site in Centurion, Gauteng where a new branch of XtraSpace, a

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Case Studies: Sunich Reinforced Green Slope Project (Iran)

Objective Sunich factory is one of the main production of fruit juices in Iran. At the moment, Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Firouzkooh plant are in progress. Phase

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Case Studies: Nuevo Aeroporto Internation de la Ciu-dad de Mexico (NAICM) – Runway 3

Client: CARGI-PROPEN SA DE CV Engineer: PARSONS & TASANA Main Contractor: GACM Subcontractor CETEAU BV / COFRA BV JV Scope of works • Production of more than 30 million linear

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Case Studies: Detention Pond under the Freeway Over-pass, Taichung, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Background Numerous typhoons swept across Taiwan during 2012 and 2013 bringing along abundant rainfall, leading mud flow and flooding to rolling and pouring down along the west side of Dadu

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Case Studies: Landfill drainage and enhanced cover soil interface, Silent Valley Landfill, Ebbw Vale, Wales, U.K.

Project Description Silent Valley, which runs up from the Welsh town of Ebbw Vale, was restored and turned into a nature reserve managed by the Blaenau Gwent County Council and

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New Board of the Czech Chapter

from left: Martin Vanicek ‐ head of technical group, Petr Hubik ‐ treasurer, Zikmund Rakowski ‐ president, Dalibor Grepl ‐ secretary For more information please visit www.igs.cz