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Are You Interested In Forming An IGS Middle East Chapter?

Following the great expansion of geosynthetics in the Middle East where many projects are successfully implementing geosynthetics technology, the IGS is seeking any individual or companies interested to form an

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Introducing the Zornberg Lecture

The IGS is pleased to announce the creation of the “Zornberg Lecture,” established in recognition of IGS Past President Dr. Jorge Zornberg’s major contributions to the geosynthetics discipline, of his

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IGS Chile Chapter Relaunch

On Thursday, March 28th 2019, part of the local Geosynthetics community was gathered for the relaunch the Chilean Chapter of the IGS. The event counted with the presence of more

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General Assembly of the Greek Chapter of the IGS

The Regular Electoral General Assembly of the members of the Hellenic Geosynthetics Society (HGS) took place in Athens on 29 March 2019 and the following subjects were discussed: A general


Student Award Paper Spotlight: FE Study of Failure Mechanisms of Modular Block Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Retaining Wall – From Centrifuge Tests to Numerical Analysis

Carmine Gerardo Gragnano presented a paper to investigate the failure mechanisms of modular block geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS) retaining wall using finite element analysis, and won the student award competition

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Geosynthetics – Sustainable Solutions for Infrastructure Development

Dear IGS Members, The term “sustainability” has become a key word in our daily life. Sustainable development is often described as enhancing quality of life and enables people to live