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Soil Erosion Control Webinar

Explore the causes, consequences and prevention of soil erosion at a UK Chapter webinar this month. Professor Jane Rickson, of the School of Water, Energy and Environment at Cranfield University,

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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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UK Chapter Launches Education Videos

The UK Chapter of the IGS is due to roll out a set of short geosynthetic ‘explainer’ films for engineering students. Aimed at undergraduates in civil engineering courses, the series

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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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Raising The Bar On Geotextile Specification

The intricacies of geotextile specifications were discussed at a recent IGS UK Chapter webinar. Speaker Ian Fraser, IGS Treasurer and Technical Director at TCS-Geotechnics, asked ‘Are you specifying and using

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Get The Inside Track At Rail Webinar

The many benefits of using geosynthetics in rail applications will be explored at a webinar on February 23, 2021. Peter Stevens, Applications Development Manager for Terram Geosynthetics, will present ‘Keeping

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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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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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IGS UK Golf Day Goes To The Wire

IGS UK Chapter members enjoyed a thrilling finale to their annual golf day. After a close, competitive contest, Drew McCartney of Tensar and event organizer Andy Cracknell (pictured, of NAUE

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UK Chapter Symposium Postponed

The UK Chapter’s two-day conference exploring geosynthetics in Containment Engineering and Brownfield Remediation has been moved to next year. The disruption caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic prevents organizers going