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12 ICG Postponed to September 2023

Due to the continuing health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions to travel and large gatherings, the organizers of the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics

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Dig Deep In Mining Webinar

Spanish speakers are set to enjoy a webinar on ‘Geosynthetics in Mining’ later this month. The IGS Pan American Committee is hosting its first such event in Spanish, where speaker

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Webinar On Thermal Welding

Learn about the triumphs and pitfalls of thermal welding techniques at a forthcoming IGS Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) webinar. Glen Toepfer will talk on ‘Best practice for geomembrane

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10 Questions With… Dawie Marx

Dawie Marx was elected as chair of the IGS Young Members Committee, succeeding Laura Carbone, in July, last year. Here he shares his aims and priorities for the year ahead.

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Fresh Content In IGS Digital Library

Did you know there are new resources available in the IGS’s digital library? The IGS technical committees on barriers, hydraulics, reinforcement, and stabilisation have revised a range of educational documents

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Introducing IGS Executive Director John Kraus

Say hello to John Kraus, the IGS’s first Executive Director! John joined the IGS in March, in a new part-time role that will further support the Society and its members

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UK Chapter Launches Education Videos

The UK Chapter of the IGS is due to roll out a set of short geosynthetic ‘explainer’ films for engineering students. Aimed at undergraduates in civil engineering courses, the series

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Iran Chapter: Post-Webinar Summary Report

On March 10, 2021, the Iranian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society conducted a three-hour technical webinar entitled “SOFT SOIL REINFORCEMENT BY RIGID INCLUSIONS – EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL APPROACHES”. In

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Exciting Year Ahead For Young Members

IGS Young Members can look forward to a stimulating program of events over 2021/22. Recently-elected Young Members Committee chairman Dawie Marx has revealed upcoming activities his team is helping to

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and the SDGs

The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a call for action for countries to unite to improve lives and protect the environment. Its remit is bold – from