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Did You Know: The Enduring Durability of Geosynthetics

Did You Know?… the enduring durability of geosynthetics saves resources, time and costs. One of the most important attributes of any infrastructure is durability. We want our roads, bridges, buildings

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Ethics Lecture At IGS UK Annual Meeting

Consider the moral perspectives of working in the geosynthetics industry at an IGS UK webinar next month. Boyd Ramsey, an experienced geosynthetics practitioner and currently Secretary/Treasurer of the IGS Foundation,


My Engineer Life With… Han Wang

Our series speaking to engineers at the start of their careers continues with student Han Wang. Here, Han shares the pros and cons of choosing a PhD over practice. Hi


Kent von Maubeuge joins the IGS Foundation Board of Trustees

The IGS Foundation is pleased to announce the election, by the IGS Council, of Kent von Maubeuge to the IGS Foundation Board of Trustees. The IGS Foundation welcomes Kent von

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TC-H Workshop Success At Sardinia 2021

State-of-the-art developments in drainage geosynthetics were put centre stage during a lively IGS workshop at a global conference. The IGS Technical Committee on Hydraulics (TC-H) held the event as part


Inaugural Educate The Educators Event In Chile

Geosynthetics concepts and how to integrate them into teaching was explored at IGS Chile’s first Educate the Educators (EtE) event. The virtual workshops were spread over five days – October


Spotlight On Sustainable Initiatives In Geosynthetics

Recycling, smarter use of energy, and a shared drive toward a circular economy are spearheading environmental gains in geosynthetics globally. Innovative companies are raising the bar on the use of

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Free Virtual Workshops On Canals

Significant opportunities for the use of geosynthetics in canal improvements will be explored in a three-day virtual workshop series this month. The series, titled ‘Improving the performance of canals with


Best Geosynthetics International Papers for 2020

Geosynthetics International is an official journal of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and serves the mandate of the society to disseminate important technical developments to its members. We are delighted

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Tune In To Durability Webinar

Explore the factors affecting geomembrane durability at an online talk this month. Join Boyd Ramsey at the IGS Technical Committee on Barrier Systems’ (TC-B) webinar where he will speak on