• Gabion Walls Support Foundation Platform at Ocean Sky

    In the construction of the foundation platform for a luxury housing development in Elche (Alicante),...

    Gabion Walls Support Foundation Platform at Ocean Sky
  • Reflections on the IGS Technical Committee Workshops in Munich

    Dr. George Koerner, Director of the Geosynthetic Institute, published a very nice report from the In...

    Reflections on the IGS Technical Committee Workshops in Munich
  • ASTM International Awards Honor GSI and Robeson

    During the twice-yearly ASTM Committee Weeks, various standards committees and subcommittees recogni...

    ASTM International Awards Honor GSI and Robeson
  • Reinforcing Megastructure Foundations with Geosynthetics

    The 74m-high reinforced soil structure at the Sikkim Airport (India) is one of the largest geosynthi...

    Reinforcing Megastructure Foundations with Geosynthetics
  • 11ICG Extends Pre-Registration Rate to July 30

    The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) will be held 16 – 21 September 2018 at th...

    11ICG Extends Pre-Registration Rate to July 30


Gabion Walls Support Foundation Platform at Ocean Sky

Gabion Walls Support Foundation Platform at Ocean Sky

In the construction of the foundation platform for a luxury housing development in Elche (Alicante), Spain, several gravity retaining walls were required. The complex was built on elevated ground and the walls were needed to properly contain the structural fill on which the foundation would lean. Gabion walls from Maccaferri were selected. The deve...

PODCAST: Disturbed Land Reclamation with Tom Willilams

PODCAST: Disturbed Land Reclamation with Tom Williams

In this episode of GeoTalk, we check in with Tom Williams, a 40-year veteran of disturbed land reclamation work, much of which has been in connection with mining. Mining activities are integral to the success of an enormous number of industries, and ...

IGS North America ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Webinar

ELL Seminar Series – The Dipole Method (Webinar)

When: April 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Online Webinar The ELL Seminar Series continues! The International Geosynthetics Society North America chapter’s next webinar offering is April 24, when Abigail Gilson, M.S., P.E...