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Presenting the Inaugural IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest Winner

The Young Members Committee of the IGS held their first ever photo competition solely for young members of the society. The competition sought the best photos of geosynthetic materials or

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IGS Awards 2014-2017

Original thinking and hard work characterized the IGS Award-winning projects at the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics held in Seoul, Korea. The IGS Awards were presented during the General Assembly

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Young Member Committee Events at 11th ICG

During last month’s 11th ICG in Seoul, Korea, young members (35 years of age and younger) from around the world met to network and spread ideas on how to promote

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Seoul Shines and 11 ICG Proves to Be a Tremendous Success

After 2014’s 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics in Berlin, the hosts of 11 ICG had some ambitious benchmarks to meet for technical strength and international participation. Professor Chungsik Yoo (now

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Introducing the 18th IGS Council

At the recent 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11th ICG) held in Seoul, Korea the IGS Council marked the beginning of a new Council term. At the General Assembly the

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Geotextiles and Geomembranes: Best papers in 2017

Following the Editorial Board meeting held in Yokohama in September 2006 it was decided that it would be desirable to recognise some of the best papers published in Geotextiles and

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Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2017

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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Geotechnical Construction of Civil Engineering & Transport Structures Of The Asian-Pacific Region 2018 (GCCETS 2018) Symposium Report

The international geotechnical Symposium GCCETS 2018 ” Geotechnical Construction of Civil Engineering & Transport Structures Of The Asian-Pacific Region 2018” was held  in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia on 04-07 July, 2018. Symposium

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Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development – Chinese Translation

The IGS is please to offer the Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development video in Chinese. Translating the Sustainability Video into every IGS Chapter’s official language has been an initiative of the

Case Studies

Case Studies: Securing Cavities Area by a very high Tensile Strength Geosynthetic Reinforcement

Problematic The sinkholes present a major problem in roads construction and urban development. The classical solutions used to limit the risk of cavities collapse are: filling of the void, construction