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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with Dawie Marx

In this edition of the regular feature, the Young Members Committee interviewed past GeoAfrica 2017 Student Award Winner from South Africa, Dawie Marx. Dawie is currently a Graduate Research Assistant

Case Studies

Case Study: Eagle Gold Mine in Canada installs Concrete Canvas

The Eagle Gold Mine, operated by Victoria Gold, is approximately 200km from the border with Alaska. In May of 2019 the site saw the installation of Concrete Canvas fabric in


Have You Updated Your IGS Profile?

The IGS Directory has always been a place to find the names and contact details of IGS members. The IGS directory has now been upgraded to become an effective resource


ACIGS Annual General Meeting

On Tuesday 22nd October 2019 in Brisbane, ACIGS had a busy afternoon with several activities held on that day including – The committee spend the early part of the afternoon


Raising The Bar In The Rainbow Nation

South Africa was the scene of intensive IGS strategic planning sessions last month. IGS Officers and Council Committee members met in person in Cape Town to examine current work and

Event News

Join The European Geosynthetics Community – Submit Your Abstracts for EuroGeo7!

Call For Abstracts Deadline 31 October 2019   Don’t miss the opportunity to submit an abstract to the largest geosynthetics conference in Europe! EuroGeo7 is the 7th European Regional Geosynthetics Conference and will


GeoAmericas 2020 Case Study Competition For IGS Corporate Members

The IGS is pleased to announce a GeoAmericas 2020 Case Study Competition that is exclusively for IGS Corporate Members. The subject/activity covered in the case study must be in the IGS Americas Region.

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IGS TC-Soil Reinforcement & TC-Barrier Systems Workshops In Barcelona

The International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Soil Reinforcement (TC-R) and Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) will host back-to-back workshops 20 – 23 January 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. The


IGS Chile Workshop Event

A two-day workshop called “Design, Testing and Specification in Geosynthetic Systems” was led by Sam Allen and Julio Ferreira of Texas Research International (TRI). The course, organized together with IGS


IGS President’s Keynote Lecture In Colombia

IGS activity has been reinvigorated in Colombia following a face-to-face meeting and keynote lecture. IGS President Chungsik Yoo traveled to the South American country in September in order to add