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IGS-NA Announce 2017 Photo Contest Winners

IGS-NA proudly announced the winners of its first ever photo contest during their General Assembly held at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. The photo contest was open to all members of IGS North America and demonstrates geosynthetics in action.


Tough Cell being used on a Road Base with Sand Infill in a low CBR area. Location: Northern Alberta, Canada


High scale separation using Mirafi® S1000M Non-Woven Geotextiles for the construction of the New Mexico City International Airport to improve soil bearing capacity with imported bank materials over the area where the Texcoco Lake was in Estado de México, México.


Mirafi® Rsi Series for Soil Reinforcement. Sub grade stabilization facing unstable, saturated soft soils for the Villahermosa Freeway in Tabasco, Mexico.

IGS-NA Opens First Ever Photo Contest!

igs-na-photocontest-samplepicIGS-NA is proud to announce the opening of its first ever Photo Contest to all members of IGS North America. The contest will be open from January 24 until Feb 20, 2017.

Take advantage of this great opportunity to demonstrate geosynthetics in action! All entries should include a photo title, description, and photo credit. First, second, and third place winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 14th during the General Assembly held at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017.

Photos should clearly display a geosynthetic type/function in use. Photos should provide a clear understanding of what geosynthetic type/function or event is being demonstrated. Contestants must be an IGS-NA member in good standing.

These photos will be used to promote the exemplary work of the geosynthetics community, raise awareness of the importance of your expertise, and add to the beneficial dialogue between professionals and the larger engineering community. Credit to the winning submissions will be given. Promote your work. Promote your field.

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS HERE

Thank you for your participation!

For questions about the IGS-NA Photo Contest please contact Becky Slaybaugh at info@igs-na.org.