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Chinese Chapter Elects New Officials

On April 27, 2021, the Chinese Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (CCIGS) held an online meeting to elect its new officials. More than 50 IGS members attended the online

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Gas Geomembrane Webinar

Join Peter Atchison when he discusses the history and development of gas barrier geomembranes at an IGS UK Chapter webinar next week. Mr Atchison, Managing Director at PAGeoTechnical Ltd and

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Geomembrane Behavior In Mining Explored In Webinar

Learn about the effects of acidic and alkali conditions on geomembrane performance in mining solutions at an upcoming webinar this month. The IGS Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-B) is set

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My Engineer Life With… Tondani Nevhutalu

Welcome to the first in a series of Q&As with young IGS member engineers at the start of their geosynthetics careers. Here, Tondani Nevhutalu shares her path to becoming a

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and Protection From Landfill Waste Contamination

Did You Know… geosynthetics help protect the environment from landfill waste contamination? The world creates more than two billion tonnes of municipal solid waste a year with at least a

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Sustainable Dams With IGS India

Renewable and green approaches to dam development were explored at a virtual symposium hosted by the Indian Chapter of the IGS. The Indian National Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD) was

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IGS Sustainability Paper Features In Special Edition

A paper co-authored by members of the IGS Technical and Sustainability Committees features in an open-access online journal. ‘Sustainable Use of Geosynthetics in Dykes’ by Pietro Rimoldi, Jonathan Shamrock, Jacek Kawalec

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IGS Foundation Annual Report Out Now

The IGS Foundation (IGSF) has published its first annual report. Formed in 2019, the IGSF has already attracted more than $100,000 of donations. It aims to support the IGS’s efforts

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New ‘Did You Know…?’ Series On Sustainability

The IGS has launched a new ‘Did You Know…?’ campaign to drive awareness about sustainability. Bitesize facts about the green credentials of geosynthetics are being shared on the IGS website

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GeoAsia 7 Postponement Notice

The 7th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics and the 2022 IGS ACC Young Engineers Conference have been postponed. The GeoAsia 7 conference is now scheduled for April 11th – 15th,