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10 Questions With…IGS President Chungsik Yoo

IGS President Chungsik Yoo is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the IGS in collaboration with the Council and Members. We caught up with him fresh from attending the


IGS Chile Launches Barriers Committee

The Chile Chapter of the IGS has created its first Technical Committee on Barriers. The new body will promote the use and specification of geomembranes, GCLs and other geosynthetics for

Case Studies

Case Study: Reinforcement Of Slopes Of The Moscow Ring Road With Weld-Free Geocell Geostep®

Site: Intersection of the Moscow Ring Road and Volokolamsk Highway, Moscow, Russia Construction period: April-May 2018 Description: Embankment of the approach to an overpass with a height of 3 to

Event News

EuroGeo7 Postponed To Next Year

Europe’s largest geosynthetics conference has been rescheduled to 2021. EuroGeo7 was due to be held at the historic Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland, in September, this year.


IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An interview with Edoardo Zannoni

IGS Secretary General Edoardo Zannoni shared his career story and his love of boats during a recent interview with our Young Members Committee. Name/Institution: Edoardo Zannoni, Maccaferri Africa Specialist Fields:

Event News

IGS Corporate Member Pre-Sale Exclusive for GeoAsia7

Pre-Sale Exclusive for IGS Corporate Members It is our pleasure to announce that the 7th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAsia7) will be held on March 01-05, 2021 at the


Activities in progress of CEN TC 189 on “Geosynthetics”

CEN TC 189, the technical committee for the European Standardization on Geosynthetics chaired by Daniele Cazzuffi , organized a convenor and leadership meeting on Friday 24 January 2020 at the


Turkey Chapter Conference Adjourned

The IGS Turkey Chapter’s ISGPEG 2020 conference has been postponed to next year because of concerns around COVID-19. Focusing on ‘Innovative Solutions for Geotechnical Problems’, ISGPEG 2020 was due to


Watch: Nathalie Touze’s Full Giroud Lecture

IGS Vice President Nathalie Touze’s celebrated Giroud Lecture is now available to view in its entirety. Recorded at the UK Chapter’s annual meeting in London in December last year, Dr


Geomembranes In The Spotlight At ACigs Events

The Australasian Chapter of the IGS (ACigs) brought the latest thinking on geomembranes to the fore at its first event of 2020. Two Australian cities hosted ACigs’ Geomembrane Workshop Series,