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General Assembly of the Greek Chapter of the IGS

The Regular Electoral General Assembly of the members of the Hellenic Geosynthetics Society (HGS) took place in Athens on 29 March 2019 and the following subjects were discussed: A general


Student Award Paper Spotlight: FE Study of Failure Mechanisms of Modular Block Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Retaining Wall – From Centrifuge Tests to Numerical Analysis

Carmine Gerardo Gragnano presented a paper to investigate the failure mechanisms of modular block geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS) retaining wall using finite element analysis, and won the student award competition

Message From Pres

Geosynthetics – Sustainable Solutions for Infrastructure Development

Dear IGS Members, The term “sustainability” has become a key word in our daily life. Sustainable development is often described as enhancing quality of life and enables people to live


General Assembly of the French Chapter of the IGS

The Comité Français des Géosynthétiques (French Chapter of the IGS) presents its new Officers, following the elections held in the framework of the General Assembly on 11 March 2019. These


ACIGS International Speakers Series

STATIC AND SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF GEOSYNTHETICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING – Monday 18th February 2019 – Auckland The Australasian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society recently hosted their International Speakers Series


ACIGS Educate the Educators – 20-21 February 2019

Educate the Educators is a global initiative from the International Geosynthetics Society.  Most engineering students finish university with little exposure to the use of geosynthetics, and yet geosynthetics are used

Case Studies

Case Studies: Kaytech’s Megaflo Chosen for SA Eastern Cape’s R56

April 2018 saw the commencement of a special maintenance project in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, where over 100 000 metres of Kaytech’s Geocomposite Megaflo Panel Drain System was used.


IGS-NA 2019 Student Presentation Competition

From the 10th to the 13th of February 2019 the bi-annual Geosynthetics Conference was hosted at the Marriot Marquis hotel in Houston, Texas under the theme Strengthening Infrastructure Safety, Reliability


IGS North America Board of Directors 2019-2021

IGS-NA would like to welcome our new board members as we strive to promote the use of geosynthetics through research and educational initiatives as well as member engagement into the next


Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2018

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