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  • Sika Explores Options after Surprise Saint-Gobain Takeover Bid

    On December 5, Switzerland-based Sika AG (VTX:SIK), a chemicals specialty company, was surprised by ...

    Sika Explores Options after Surprise Saint-Gobain Takeover Bid
  • North American Geosynthetics Society 2015 Election

    The North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) has issued its 2015 Election Ballot to all members, ...

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  • IGS News Volume 30, Issue 3 Released

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has published Vol 30, Issue 3 of the IGS News. The iss...

    IGS News, Vol 30, Issue 3
  • IGS UK Unveils New Website

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) United Kingdom chapter (IGS UK) has unveiled a new web...

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  • Ennio Palmeira Receives Terzaghi Award

    The Brazilian Geotechnical Society (ABMS) has honored Prof. Ennio Palmeira with the Terzaghi Award. ...

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Sika Explores Options after Surprise Saint-Gobain Takeover Bid

Sika Explores Options after Surprise Saint-Gobain Takeover Bid

On December 5, Switzerland-based Sika AG (VTX:SIK), a chemicals specialty company, was surprised by a rival’s takeover bid. France-based Saint-Gobain (EPA:SGO), which has substantial holdings in construction, announced plans to acquire 16% of Sika through purchasing the Burkard family’s ownership stake in Sika; through a unique company ownership st...

GSI Newsletter

Geosynthetic Institute – December 2014 GSI Newsletter

The December 2014 GSI Newsletter from the Geosynthetic Institute has been released. This quarter’s issue is substantial, with a significant update from the unique, one-day porometer workshop held December 2 at GSI. The new equipment is leading ...

XV Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

XV Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

When: November 15, 2015 – November 18, 2015 all-day Where: Hilton Buenos Aires, Macacha Güemes 351, Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina The Argentinian Geotechnical Engineering Society (SAIG) is pleased to...