DFI accepting applications for women working in design/construction of deep foundations

April 17, 2018

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust and the DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committee will award five grants of $1,750 each to women involved in design or construction of deep foundations to attend DFI’s 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Anaheim, California, Oct. 24–27, 2018. The grant includes free conference registration and covers …

IGS hosting June workshops in Munich on georeinforcement and geobarriers

April 13, 2018

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) will host two high-level, two-day geotechnical engineering workshops on georeinforcement and geobarriers June 4–7, 2018, in Munich, Germany. These events, with their international speakers, attendees and engineering issues will provide the most advanced IGS Technical Committee–led workshops to date. The IGS welcomes the world’s civil and geotechnical engineers to this …

TenCate supports GMA

April 11, 2018

Since the mid-1980s, TenCate Geosynthetics has been an active member of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the parent company of Geosynthetics magazine. GMA provides engineering support, business development opportunities, educational programming, government relations expertise and industry recognition to its member companies. TenCate said that of particular …

News alert: Geosynthetics 2019 conference abstract deadline is Friday

April 4, 2018

Abstracts for the Geosynthetics 2019 conference are due this Friday, April 6, 2018. The Industrial Fabrics Association International will hold the conference, sponsored by the Geosynthetic Materials Association and Geosynthetics magazine, in Houston, Texas, at the Marriott Marquis, Feb. 10–13, 2019. Geosynthetics 2019 is supported by IGS North America under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics …

Geosynthetics 2019 conference abstract deadline in one week

March 30, 2018

Abstracts for the Geosynthetics 2019 conference are due April 6, 2018, one week from today. The Industrial Fabrics Association International will hold the conference, sponsored by the Geosynthetic Materials Association and Geosynthetics magazine, in Houston, Texas, at the Marriott Marquis, Feb. 10–13, 2019. Geosynthetics 2019 is supported by IGS North America under the auspices of the International …

General Michael Hayden and former Secretary Anthony Foxx to address INFORMS 2018

March 28, 2018

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, announced March 27, 2018, that General Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and former Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will deliver keynote address at the 2018 …

NEWS ALERT: GMA waste containment seminar sponsorship opportunities available

March 26, 2018

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is hosting the seminar “Waste Containment System Design II: Landfill Design Considerations,” April 17–18, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse, New York. The seminar is expected to draw more than 100 design engineers, construction supervisors, landowners and operators, exhibitors, regulatory agency staff, and public works and municipal engineers. A …

Geosynthetics 2019 conference abstract deadline in two weeks

March 23, 2018

Abstracts for the Geosynthetics 2019 conference are due April 6, 2018, two weeks from today. The Industrial Fabrics Association International will hold the conference, sponsored by the Geosynthetic Materials Association and Geosynthetics magazine, in Houston, Texas, at the Marriott Marquis, Feb. 10–13, 2019. Geosynthetics 2019 is supported by IGS North America under the auspices of …

AGRU America and Watershed Geo to host webinar on ClosureTurf

March 19, 2018

AGRU America and Watershed Geo will host a free live webinar “ClosureTurf 101” on March 29, 2018, at 9 a.m. PDT and again at 12 p.m. PDT the same day. The webinar, presented by Christopher M. Richgels, P.E., western region engineer for AGRU America, will provide an introduction to the final cover system, which is …

Geosynthetics 2019 conference abstract deadline: April 6

March 15, 2018

On March 15, 2018, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) called on civil, environmental, completion and geotechnical engineers, as well as academics, to submit abstracts for the 2019 Geosynthetics conference in Houston, Texas, by the deadline of April 6, 2018. The conference will be attended by hundreds of geotechnical professionals, coming together to write, peer …