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XV PCSMGE Buenos Aires

UPDATE: XV PCSMGE Extends Early Reg Deadline to July 28

One of the biggest geotechnical events in the Americas this year has announced a gracious deadline expansion for the early registration rate. The PanAmerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE), which will take place 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires, has announced a best-rate deadline extension to July 28. The event is an excellent opportunity for connecting ... »

XV PCSMGE Buenos Aires
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XV PCSMGE Best Rate Deadline – June 30

The 15th PanAmerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE) will take place 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires. Following the trend of other major geotechnical events in Latin America, the conference will co-locate with three major events to optimize participant networking and educational benefits. Also being held in conjunction with the XV PCSMGE will be: 8th Sou... »

GSI Asia 2015
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GSI Asia and IGS Council Gather in Seoul

Despite some anxiety over recent cases of the viral Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in some places in Korea, the geosynthetics community kept to its schedule and gathered for the long-anticipated 2nd GSI Asia conference from the Geosynthetic Institute. The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) also took the opportunity to call together its IGS Council for high-level meetings. Korea, as... »

GIGSA News June 2015 Issue
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History Guides June 2015 GIGSA News

The June 2015 issue of GIGSA News is available. The newsletter is published by the Geosynthetics Interest Group of South Africa, one of the International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) 43 national and regional chapters. GIGSA is one of the oldest IGS chapters, and with the June 2015 issue the group has taken time to recognize its 21 years of activities and contributions to the field. DOWNLOAD GIGSA... »

Profile Products Acquisition
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An Easy Transition for Profile Products after Acquisition

In May it was announced that Profile Products LLC, with its well-known and substantial portfolio of soil improvement, water quality, and vegetation management products, had been acquired by Platte River Equity. The growth-oriented move has gone forth without any interruptions to Profile’s business. Its management team remains intact, as does its 200+ person team. Profile various facilities in Illi... »

GIGSA Bursary
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South Africa: GIGSA Bursary to Provide 50,000 Rand Support

A cornerstone of the International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) strong growth in recent years has been the active promotion of geosynthetics by the society’s 43 international chapters. The South African chapter—the Geosynthetics Interest Group of South Africa (GIGSA)—is once again making a substantial contribution to the field. The organization has just announced the GIGSA Bursary, a 50,000 Rand ... »

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