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Hong Kong Landfills Webinar

Discover the challenges involved in lining some of the world’s largest landfills at a talk hosted by the UK Chapter of the IGS next week. John Cowland, who introduced the

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Countdown To GeoAfrica 2022

The 4th African Regional Conference on Geosynthetics is less than a year away!  IGS Egypt (IGSE), one of the IGS’s newest Chapters, will host GeoAfrica 2022 on February 21-24, 2022.

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Five Lessons Learned From GeoAmericas 2020

Our Brazil Chapter made history for IGS conferencing when GeoAmericas 2020 went virtual. The event, due to attract a worldwide audience to Rio de Janeiro in April, had to be

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IGS Chapter Focus: Italy

The Italian Chapter of the IGS, known as AGI-IGS, has been active for nearly three decades. As members prepare for the prestigious 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics in Rome next

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New Chair For UK Chapter

Members of the UK Chapter of the IGS met virtually for their annual meeting and appointed a new chairperson. Former vice-chair Patricia Guerra-Escobar took over from Andrew Belton, who had

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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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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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IGS Chapter Focus: Thailand

The Thailand Chapter of the IGS will soon celebrate two decades of Society membership. Chapter President Suksun Horpibulsuk shares trends in the Thai market for geosynthetics, and highlights priorities for