GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics used in paved and unpaved roads

June 7, 2021  |  Events

Beginning in the 1930s, geotextiles and then geogrids have been used in unpaved and paved roads for the purposes of reduced stone base thicknesses and improved serviceability. For use as unpaved road reinforcement, the theory is developed to the point that the benefit/cost of using geotextiles or ge…
Geosynthetics Conference proceedings archive expands and announcing GeoNashville

June 1, 2021  |  Events, News

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) and Geosynthetics magazine are taking steps to make geosynthetics education and research widely available to the industry. The proceedings from all geosynthetics conferences published by IFAI (exce…
IGS offers webinar on geomembrane behavior in mining

May 7, 2021  |  Events

Learn about the effects of acidic and alkali conditions on geomembrane performance in mining solutions at an upcoming IGS webinar on May 26 at 9 p.m. EDT. The IGS Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-B) is set to host Dr. Fady B. Abdelaal, who will talk about “Long-Term Performance of Different Pol…
GSI to host webinar on testing of geosynthetics

May 3, 2021  |  Events

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Testing of Geosynthetics,” on May 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. There are more …
12 ICG postponed to September 2023

April 12, 2021  |  Events

Due to the continuing health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions to travel and large gatherings, the organizers of the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) in Rome, Italy, have made the difficult decision to postpone the 12 ICG, originally…
The 2022 Global Waste Management Symposium now accepting abstracts

March 31, 2021  |  Events

The Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS), to be held Feb. 13–16, 2022, in Indian Wells, Calif., is the leading forum for the presentation of applied and fundamental research, case studies, and policy analysis on solid waste and materials management. GWMS invites researchers, engineers, design…
IGS announces Educate the Educators events for 2021

March 25, 2021  |  Events

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) announced it had allocated funding in the society’s 2021 budget for Educate the Educators events in the following countries: Egypt South Africa Columbia Chile Honduras Vietnam Malaysia Romania Italy Germany UK While not all events can take place in per…
GSI to host webinar on landfill covers

March 23, 2021  |  Events

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance,”on April 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all…
Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 content available on demand until May 1

March 1, 2021  |  Events

The Geosynthetic Materials Association and Geosynthetics magazine thanks everyone who attended, presented and exhibited at the Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021. If you could not attend, and you would like to experience the virtual event, you can still register. When you register now, you will g…
GSI to host webinar on landfill covers

March 1, 2021  |  Events

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Landfill Covers: Past-Present-Emerging,”on March 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. …