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10 Questions With… Francesco Fontana

Italian Chapter board member Francesco Fontana has been involved with the IGS for 13 years. Now re-elected to the 2020-2024 IGS Council, he shares his ambitions for his tenure and

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IGS UK Golf Day Goes To The Wire

IGS UK Chapter members enjoyed a thrilling finale to their annual golf day. After a close, competitive contest, Drew McCartney of Tensar and event organizer Andy Cracknell (pictured, of NAUE

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IGS Chapter Focus: France

Our French Chapter has been a long-time champion of geosynthetics use and understanding. Chapter President and IGS Vice President Nathalie Touze shares the group’s work so far and ambitions for

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Sustainability eBook Now In French!

The IGS eBook on sustainability, launched on Earth Day 2020 in April, is now available in a French language version. The new edition of the eBook, called Preparing the ground for

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The Giroud Lecture – 30 Years And Counting

Geosynthetics pioneer J.P. Giroud was coming to the end of his opening address at the 5th International Conference on Geosynthetics (ICG) in 1994 when he was presented with an unexpected

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10 Questions With… Neil Dixon

Professor Neil Dixon is a former IGS Council Member, ex-chair of the UK Chapter and current Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering at

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Improving Education and Communication Efforts

A message from our President, Chungsik Yoo. Dear Fellow IGS Members, We hope that this message finds you, your family, and your friends safe and well. At this time, Covid-19

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Sustainability On The Agenda In Athens

The sustainability benefits of geosynthetics use will be in the spotlight during a keynote lecture at a prestigious conference next year that is endorsed by the IGS. Professor Neil Dixon,

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Packed Webinar Series For ACigs

Erosion control, multi-linear drainage geocomposites and roadways founded on expansive clays will all be covered in forthcoming webinars. The Australasian chapter of the IGS (ACigs) has unveiled a packed schedule

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IGS Chapter Focus: Australasia

The Australasian chapter of the IGS, known as ACigs, represents the diverse regions of Australia and New Zealand. Here, chapter president Graham Fairhead shares his chapter’s history and the fascinating