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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

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Engaging Young Engineers In South Africa

The IGS Chapter in South Africa, known as the Geosynthetic Interest Group of South Africa, or GIGSA, features in our inaugural edition of Chapter Chat, the first of a regular

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IGS Launches New Publication – Chapter Chat

Stay up-to-date with all the latest news from the IGS’s worldwide chapters with the launch of Chapter Chat, a new quarterly round-up of news and views. Our chapters are the

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Speaker Line-Up Announced for UK Chapter Symposium

An impressive array of industry experts and international speakers will inspire and inform delegates at the IGS UK Chapter’s 6th symposium on May 12 and 13 this year. Organizers have

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Development of Geosynthetics Practice in Egypt

The Egyptian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGSE) hosted a workshop on the “Development of Geosynthetics Practice in Egypt.” The workshop was held on 28th & 29th of January

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Announcement of Candidates for IGS Council: Term 2020 to 2024

IGS Ballots Have Been Sent Via E-mail The IGS, in accordance with its bylaws, will hold mid-term elections in 2020. IGS Members will have the opportunity to elect seven Council Members.

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Sustainable Development Focus For Tangier Conference

Sustainable development in geosynthetics will be explored at a seminar organised by the Moroccan chapter of the IGS next month. The Moroccan Committee of Geosynthetics (CMG) is hosting the three-day

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Chapters: Don’t forget to submit your 2019 Chapter Report!

Chapter Leaders – Don’t forget that your chapter is required to submit your Annual Chapter Report by Friday, March 20th! The principal objective is to collect and disseminate information about