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IGS Sets Plans For 2021

IGS Officers and Council Committee members met online recently to confirm developments and set priorities for the year ahead. Highlights during the virtual meetings included official confirmation of the IGS’s

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XXX Italian National Conference on Geosynthetics

The XXX Italian National Conference on Geosynthetics was held on 15 October 2020 in Bologna alongside the large construction fair SAIE 2020. Despite the difficult period experienced in Italy with

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The GeoAmericas 2020 Corporate Case Study Competition Winners

During GeoAmericas 2020 Online (26 – 31 October 2020), the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) held its first Corporate Case Study competition open exclusively to IGS Corporate Members. A shortlist of

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IGSE Webinar Report: Sustainable Soil Reinforcement

The Egyptian Society of Geosynthetics (IGSE) organized a September 17, 2020 webinar on “Sustainable solutions using geosynthetics in soil reinforcement.” This marked the first IGSE webinar! Renowned geosynthetics practitioner Prof.

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Sustainability eBook Now In Spanish!

The IGS eBook on sustainability is now available in a Spanish language version (PDF). The original eBook, called Preparing the ground for a brighter future, was launched to coincide with Earth

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Watch: The Launch Of The IGS Foundation

Exciting details about the new IGS Foundation have been revealed in a launch video. The broadcast made its exclusive debut at GeoAmericas 2020.  Delegates learned more about the organization’s aim

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Sustainability eBook Now In Turkish

A Turkish version of the IGS eBook on sustainability has now joined a growing series of translated editions. The original eBook, called Preparing the ground for a brighter future, was

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IGS Brazil President Talks GeoAmericas 2020

Geosynthetics professionals are no stranger to amazing feats of ingenuity and none more so when IGS Brazil attempted to move a worldwide conference entirely online. While concerns over Covid-19 cancelled

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Packed Young Members Program At GeoAmericas 2020

The next generation of geosynthetics practitioners can enjoy a stimulating program at next week’s 4th Pan American Conference on Geosynthetics. Dawie Marx, chairman of the IGS Young Members Committee, says

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GeoAmericas 2020: Meet The Sponsors

Generous sponsors have once again shown their support for a major IGS conference: GeoAmericas 2020. The 4th Pan American Conference on Geosynthetics was due to take place in Rio de