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IGS-NA Newsletter Vol 2 Now Available!

The January/February 2018 IGS-NA Newsletter is now available! Last year, IGS North America’s membership and leadership re-committed themselves to being a more active organization. This movement led to strong membership growth in 2017, a photo competition, and a high-level Educate...
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IGS-NA Announces a New Webinar: Pond Liner System Design and Operation

IGS North America Presents WEBINAR: Pond Liner System Design and Operation Presented by Richard Thiel, P.E., President, Thiel Engineering Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST (includes Q&A time) Registration Cost: $20.00* – IGS-NA Members | $80.00 – Non-members...
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IGS-NA Announces a New Webinar: Understanding the Role of Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) in Geosynthetic Specifications

IGS North America Presents WEBINAR: Understanding the Role of Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) in Geosynthetic Specifications Presented by Beth Wilbanks Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | 1:00 – 2:00pm EST Registration Cost: $20.00 FREE for IGS-NA Members! Earn 1 PDH Understanding...
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In Memoriam: André Rollin – Geosynthetic Pioneer

This past summer the geosynthetic community lost a great Geosynthetic Pioneer. André Rollin was always willing to help and promote communication between various parties in our industry from the Academic side to the Geosynthetic Contractor. News of his passing away was felt...
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IGS-NA ELL Webinar Series – Episode 1: Overview of Electrical Leak Location (ELL) Methods and Their Application

IGS North America Presents: Electrical Leak Location Webinar Series Episode 1: Overview of Electrical Leak Location (ELL) Methods and Their Application Presented by Abigail Gilson, M.S., P.E. Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 1:00 – 2:00pm EST Registration Cost: FREE EARN 1 PDH...
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IGS-NA Educational Initiatives for 2017

We believe EDUCATION is essential to attaining the appropriate and widespread use of geosynthetics as engineering materials. IGS-NA is dedicated to expanding the use of geosynthetics through education. To achieve this the IGS-NA is actively: training future users of...
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International Geosynthetic Society (IGS) Announces TCH Hydraulics Week

The International Geosynthetic Society (IGS) announces: IGS-TCH Geohydraulics Week Geohydraulics in New Orleans LA November 7 – 9, 2017 Two Separate Events to Support the Development and Implementation of Geohydraulic Technology The International Geosynthetic Society (IGS)...
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IGS-NA Announce 2017 Photo Contest Winners

We proudly announced the winners of our first ever photo contest during the General Assembly held at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. The photo contest was open to all members of IGS North America. Members were invited to submit photos demonstrating geosynthetics in action. Members...
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Educate the Educators Participation Application

Educate The Educators A Geosynthetics Training Program for University Professors 4-5 December 2017, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Too many young engineers enter the field without state-of-the-art geotechnical knowledge because their formal schooling overlooks a...
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