Geosynthetics Conference 2023 announces Robert M. Koerner lecture: A conversation with J. P. Giroud

October 1, 2022  |  Events

Few names in the geosynthetics industry hold as much history as Koerner and Giroud. The Geosynthetic Materials Association has named J. P. Giroud, Ph.D., the recipient of the 2022–2023 Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series. This momentous occasion will create a unique opportunity for attendee…
Washington fully open

October 1, 2022  |  GMA News

Since mid-summer, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) has been swamped with conversations related to the Buy American, Build America (BABA) provisions of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) 180-day hold for clarity and definition on the Buy America clauses. GMA members have been meeting…
Green MSE walls and erosion and sediment control applications

October 1, 2022  |  ECTC News

Mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls are becoming more common in today’s landscape. Keeping soil in place during construction (erosion control), addressing stormwater contaminated with sediment-laden runoff during construction (sediment control), and providing successful revegetation after co…
GSI’s annual Landreth “Steward of the Environment” award

October 1, 2022  |  GSI News

The Robert and Mitchell Landreth “Steward of the Environment” award was established in 2021. It is in honor of Robert Landreth (1939–2021) and his wife, Mitchell. The annual award is bestowed by the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) in recognition of “distinguished engineering achievement related…
Virtual and in-person events 2022-2026

October 1, 2022  |  IGS-NA

IGS North America (IGS-NA) continues its extremely active period of development. We welcome the involvement of Geosynthetics magazine’s readership. If you are not already a member of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and one of its chapters, we strongly encourage you to make 2023 the y…