• GSI Fellowships Now Open to Master’s Engineering Students

    The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has invested tens of thousands of dollars in its engineering resear...

    GSI Fellowship Program
  • REVIEW: Environmental Connection 2015 – New Format, Excellent Benefits

    By Elizabeth Peggs – I confess that when I heard “February in Portland” I quietly ...

    Conference Review - Environmental Connection 2015
  • Queen’s University Engineering Student Wins NAGS Paper Award

    By L. David Suits - The North American Geosynthetics Society’s (NAGS) 2015 Student Paper Award...

    Queen's University Engineering Student Dan Jones
  • Geotechnical Software Tools from Maccaferri

    In its February 2015 newsletter, international geosynthetics and affiliated civil technologies manuf...

    Maccaferri Geotechnical Software Tools
  • High-Strength Geotextiles Flex Their Muscle

    Geotextiles have been developed and installed in civil engineering projects since the 1950s. Largely...

    High-Strength Geotextiles in Infrastructure


Chris Eichelberger Joins Agru America

Chris Eichelberger Joins Agru America

For the past seven years, Chris Eichelberger has served as a business development director and vice president of one the biggest geosynthetics installation and environmental companies in the United States. As of March 2, however, Eichelberger has taken on a new role: as Vice President of Technical Marketing for Agru America, Inc. Agru is one of the...

Environmental Geotechnics

Effective stress strength testing of peat

It has been approximately 80 years since the first effective stress strength testing of peat was performed using triaxial apparatus. In light of recent unexpected failures of embankments, dykes, foundations and slopes in peat deposits, it is timely t...

IGS UK 4th National Geosynthetics Symposium

IGS UK 4th National Geosynthetics Symposium

When: April 22, 2015 all-day The International Geosynthetics Society’s United Kingdom chapter, IGS UK, is pleased to announce its 4th National Geosynthetics Symposium. The theme is “Geosynthetics in Pavement Engineering: Working towards 20...