IGS–North America and GMA co-sponsor waste containment system design seminar

June 1st, 2016

The International Geosynthetics Society–North America chapter (IGS–North America, formerly NAGS) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) co-sponsored a day-and-a-half seminar March 22–23 in Syracuse, N.Y., that focused on the design of waste containment systems. The seminar drew more than 100 participants, including representatives from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the New Jersey […]

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Educating the Educators on Geosynthetics

October 1st, 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if graduating civil engineering students knew much more about geosynthetics? Frankly, it would be nice if they at least knew the difference between a geotextile and a geomembrane, wouldn’t it? Often, they don’t have the opportunity to study geosynthetics as part of their undergraduate civil engineering program in most North America […]

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