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Holiday Message From The IGS President

Dear IGS Colleagues,  2020 has certainly been a challenging year, bringing unprecedented disruption to nearly every aspect of our personal and working lives. As the last 12 months draw to

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Iran Chapter Technical Webinar

Discover alternative methods of constructing laterally-loaded piles in fill walls when the Iran Chapter of the IGS hosts a webinar by Professor Jie Han. Dr. Han, of the University of

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10 Questions With… Elise Oatman

The IGS has a new Secretariat Manager! Last month we said goodbye to Terry-Ann Paulo and hello to Elise Oatman. Terry-Ann had been in the role for four years and

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IGS UK Smashes Stereotypes In Soil Structures

Assumptions on the limited types and finishes of reinforced soil structures (RSS) were challenged during a lively webinar. The online event was jointly organized by the UK Chapter of the

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Honorary Membership For ACigs Founders

Three passionate proponents of geosynthetics were recognized for their hand in creating the Australasian Chapter of the IGS (ACigs). Founding Fathers Fred Gassner, Malek Bouazza and Mike Sadlier were given

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IGS-ICE Webinar Shares Insight On Landslide

Lessons learned from the catastrophic Yeager Airport landslide were explored during a recent ICE-IGS webinar. The virtual event, organized by the North West region of the Institution of Civil Engineers

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The Global Database On Geosynthetic Barrier Regulations

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-B) is partnering with the independent Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) on a database to track global guidelines and regulations that govern and

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Italy Chapter At Green Event ‘Ecomondo’

The Italian Chapter of the IGS told a virtual audience about a range of innovative geosynthetics solutions to manage sediment and sludge. Six speakers attended the digital version of four-day

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Launch Of IGS Sustainability Committee

A new IGS committee has been created to further the understanding and use of geosynthetics in making a more sustainable world. The IGS Sustainability Committee was formed during a recent

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Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2019

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