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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

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General Assembly of the French Chapter of the IGS

The Comité Français des Géosynthétiques (French Chapter of the IGS) presents its new Officers, following the elections held in the framework of the General Assembly on 11 March 2019. These

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ACIGS International Speakers Series

STATIC AND SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF GEOSYNTHETICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING – Monday 18th February 2019 – Auckland The Australasian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society recently hosted their International Speakers Series

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ACIGS Educate the Educators – 20-21 February 2019

Educate the Educators is a global initiative from the International Geosynthetics Society.  Most engineering students finish university with little exposure to the use of geosynthetics, and yet geosynthetics are used

Case Studies

Case Studies: Kaytech’s Megaflo Chosen for SA Eastern Cape’s R56

April 2018 saw the commencement of a special maintenance project in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, where over 100 000 metres of Kaytech’s Geocomposite Megaflo Panel Drain System was used.