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IGS-NA Opens First Ever Photo Contest!

IGS-NA (formerly NAGS) is proud to announce the opening of its first ever Photo Contest to all members of IGS North America. The contest will be open from January 24

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Geotextile Burst Strength Extreme Performance

  This video, courtesy of Karl Bester, is the demolition of a 14 story building in the inner city of Pretoria. The site has a higher education building on one


Vol. 32, Issue 3 of the IGS News 2016 is Now Available!

Vol. 32, Issue 3 of the IGS News 2016 is Now Available! This is the largest and most informative issue of the IGS News to date. Enjoy reading about: IGS


IGS-NA 2017 Election Nominee Biographies

The IGS-NA 2017 Election will be held from 3 – 27 January 2017. Ballots will be cast electronically, each member in good standing will receive an electronic ballot to the

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The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics Abstracts Deadline

The Organizing Committee of the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) invites all interested geotechnical and geosynthetics professionals and academics to submit abstracts. Abstracts should be submitted online. Extended versions


IGS Appoints Terry-Ann Paulo New Secretariat Manager

As International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) members gather in Delhi, India this week for the 6th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics, they are meeting the IGS’s new Secretariat Manager: Terry-Ann Paulo.


Call for Nominations – IGS North America Board of Directors

As 2016 draws to a close it’s time to start thinking about 2017 and the election of Members to serve on the next IGS North America Board. The Mission of


New articles for Geosynthetics International available online!

These new articles for Geosynthetics International are available online The above issue is now available online at: The table of contents for this issue is listed below. Click on


GIGSA 2016 Photo Contest Extends Deadline

The South African geosynthetics industry has steadily grown, in no small part due to the activities of the country’s International Geosynthetics Society Chapter: GIGSA. On the technical side of the

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IGS Peru announces GEOSPERU 2017

IGS Peru is preparing the country’s 4th National Congress on Geosynthetics. The biennial event returns to the Hotel Los Delfines in Lima, Peru 29 – 31 March 2017. Abstracts are