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New Board of the Chilean Chapter of the IGS

The Chilean Chapter of the IGS (IGS Chile) introduces its Board for the 2019-2021 period after the elections held on September 5th in Santiago, Chile. The elections have designated: –

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IGS Past President Richard J. Bathurst Honored By The Japanese Geotechnical Society

At a recent meeting of the Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS) in June 2019, Professor Richard Bathurst of the GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s-RMC and Past-President of the IGS was inducted as

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IGS-Ghana Chapter (GhIGS) Elects New Executives

The Ghana Chapter of the IGS held elections and elected new executives following the expiry of the term of office of the previous board. The handing over ceremony was held

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IGS Member To Deliver BGA Lecture

Geocomposite drainage will be the subject of a prestigious event in the UK next week. IGS member and chartered Civil Engineer Alan Bamforth will deliver the 19th BGA Invitational Lecture:

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Announcing The TC-Stabilization Workshop Program!

Don’t Wait – Register Today! The Technical Committee on Stabilization (TC-S) announces the final program for their workshop in Prague, Czech Republic on 10-12 November 2019. The selected topics will be presented by revered international experts

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A Million Dollar Boost For Geosynthetics Education?

Global geosynthetics research, education and training could receive an incredible uplift thanks to a new fundraising body. The IGS Foundation has been officially formed with the purpose of raising funds

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Spotlight On IGS Stabilization Committee

The IGS Technical Committee – Stabilization (TC-S) is one of four forward-thinking groups helping the IGS to set standards and share industry best practice. Alongside our Hydraulics, Barrier Systems and

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IGS Signs Kyoto 2020 Landslide Protocol

The IGS showed its support for reducing the global risk of landslides by signing the Kyoto Landslide Commitment 2020 (KLC2020). IGS Vice President Dr Nathalie Touze signed up on behalf

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Student Award Paper Spotlight: Soil-Geosynthetic Interface Strength Properties from Inclined Plane and Direct Shear Tests – a Comparative Analysis

The October edition of Student Award Paper Spotlight presents the work of Ferreira, Vieira and Lopes, which won the Student Paper Award of the 6th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics,

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IGS Influences Irrigation Thinking

Geomembranes are crucial to mitigating water loss – that was the message the IGS took to the 3rd World Irrigation Forum in Bali, Indonesia. IGS Vice President Dr Nathalie Touze