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10 Questions With…IGS President Chungsik Yoo

IGS President Chungsik Yoo is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the IGS in collaboration with the Council and Members. We caught up with him fresh from attending the

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IGS Chile Launches Barriers Committee

The Chile Chapter of the IGS has created its first Technical Committee on Barriers. The new body will promote the use and specification of geomembranes, GCLs and other geosynthetics for

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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An interview with Edoardo Zannoni

IGS Secretary General Edoardo Zannoni shared his career story and his love of boats during a recent interview with our Young Members Committee. Name/Institution: Edoardo Zannoni, Maccaferri Africa Specialist Fields:

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Activities in progress of CEN TC 189 on “Geosynthetics”

CEN TC 189, the technical committee for the European Standardization on Geosynthetics chaired by Daniele Cazzuffi , organized a convenor and leadership meeting on Friday 24 January 2020 at the

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Turkey Chapter Conference Adjourned

The IGS Turkey Chapter’s ISGPEG 2020 conference has been postponed to next year because of concerns around COVID-19. Focusing on ‘Innovative Solutions for Geotechnical Problems’, ISGPEG 2020 was due to

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Geomembranes In The Spotlight At ACigs Events

The Australasian Chapter of the IGS (ACigs) brought the latest thinking on geomembranes to the fore at its first event of 2020. Two Australian cities hosted ACigs’ Geomembrane Workshop Series,

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IGS Peru Postpones GeoIngenieria 2020

A unique three-day conference in Lima this August has been rescheduled because of the COVID-19 disruption. Health and safety concerns have led to the postponement of the inaugural GeoIngenieria 2020,

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Geosynthetics: a force for good?

Striving for a more sustainable future on Earth Day 2020 The Blue Planet effect, international newspaper campaigns and global climate change activists have accelerated the world’s focus on sustainability. Today,

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UK Chapter Symposium Postponed

The UK Chapter’s two-day conference exploring geosynthetics in Containment Engineering and Brownfield Remediation has been moved to next year. The disruption caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic prevents organizers going

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10 Questions With… Ian D. Peggs

Materials scientist Dr Ian D. Peggs has been involved with geosynthetics for more than 40 years. His company I-CORP has been an IGS Corporate Member since 2006. In 1994 he