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2011 Volume 27, Issue # 2, of the IGS NEWS is now available online

The focus of this issue is on Conferences – reports on 2011 conferences and valuable information on upcoming 2011 and 2012 conferences. News from our chapters, Chinese geosynthetics, student award

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The first Mozambican Short Course on Geosynthetics

The first Mozambican Short Course on Geosynthetics MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE, JULY 21 2011: 08:00-12:00 Held in conjunction with the 15th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering at Amphitheater

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The Chapters of the IGS

Dear IGS Member, On March 13, 2011, the number of chapters of the IGS increased by approximately 10%. Specifically, during its recent meeting in Dallas, the IGS Council approved the

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IGS News Vol 27 Issue #1 available on-line

The newest IGS News is available. Volume 27, No 1 from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is content loaded, with correspondant reports from around the world, event reviews, news regarding

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IGS Technical Committee on Barrier Systems to Document Global Regulations

The International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) has launched a project Taskforce “Regulations” to gather an international database and resource detailing the regulations influencing the selection

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IGS Technical Committee on Barrier Systems Seeks Field Performance Summaries

The International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) has established a task force aimed at collecting and summarizing field performance of barrier systems. This specific task is

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Geo-Frontiers 2011 North American Geosynthetics Society Sponsored Student Paper Competition Winners

At the recent Geo-Frontiers 2011 Conference in Dallas, TX, USA, the North America Geosynthetics Society sponsored its biennial conference student paper competition. The competiton consisted of two parts. The student

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Sound Geotechnical Research to Practice

Geotechnical Special Publication Honoring the Contributions of Robert D. Holtz Edited by Armin W. Stuedlein and Barry R. Christopher In cooperation with the ASCE Seattle Section Geotechnical Group For more

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Call For Abstracts: ICGI Wollongong 2012

Dear Colleagues, The Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia and the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) under the auspices of ISSMGE will be hosting the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

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The Creative Educational Initiative by IGS Peruvian Chapter

The IGS Peruvian Chapter (IGS-Perú) was founded in January, 2001, and one of its first initiatives was to create six Committees: Geomembranes, Geotextiles, Geo¬grids, Geocomposites, Educational, and Bulletin. The Educational