Geo-Congress 2019 Seeks Case Studies, Heads to US Northeast

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The ASCE Geo-Institute’s long-running Geo-Congress conference is one of the most important annual gatherings in the United States on geotechnical engineering. With the announcement of Geo-Congress 2019, the Geo-Institute notes that the event, incredibly, has never been held in the Northeast. The 2019 edition will change that in bringing the event to Philadelphia. Conference theme: Case Studies Geo... »

PanAm-UNSAT 2017 Call for Abstracts

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The Geo-Institute (G-I) of ASCE has issued the call for abstracts for PanAm-UNSAT 2017, the Second Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils (Unsaturated Soil Mechanics for Sustainable Geotechnics). The conference will be held in Dallas, Texas 12 – 15 November 2017 at the Intercontinental Dallas. Abstracts are invited through 23 November 2016. All submissions should be made through the online p... »

What’s Old Is New: Geosynthetics International Adds Volumes 1 – 9 Online

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Geosynthetics International, which has become one of the most respected geotechnical engineering journals in the world, is finally making its first nine volumes (1994 – 2002) available for online access. Dr. Richard J. Bathurst announced on the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) website in a November 20 posting that the IGS and the journal’s publisher, Thomas Telford, had come t... »

Strata Wins Milton Vargas Award for Innovative Use of Geosynthetics

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Cumming, Georgia – Strata Systems, Inc.’s sister company Geo Soluções Ltd., recently won a Milton Vargas Award for the article, “StrataSlope,” which was published in the November 2013 issue of Brazilian publication “Foundations & Geotechnical Works.” The award distinguishes works, projects and professionals who stand out throughout the year in the segment of geote... »

HUESKER inc. Adds Design Engineer for US Market

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – HUESKER inc., an international manufacturer of geosynthetics, is proud to announce the addition of Lilma “Lilly” Schimmel, MSCE, P.E., to its US-based staff. Schimmel’s hiring represents a new, expansion-drive change for the company, as engineering has been predominantly performed out of the international corporate headquarters in Germany. “HUESKER’s... »

7ICEG Program and Early Registration

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The 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics (7ICEG) will be held 10 – 14 November 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. This multi-disciplinary event will bring together the entire geotechnical field, including geosynthetic experts, for field-forward keynotes, panel discussions, technical sessions, product advancements, and high-level networking in its international trade show. The organiz... »

Australia: 7ICEG Opens Registration

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The 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics (7 ICEG) is coming together quickly. To be held 10 – 14 November 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, the event will bring together geotechnical experts from around the world—including many from the geosynthetics field—for high-level workshops, practical case study sessions, short courses, networking, technology transfer, and much more. REGISTRA... »

7ICEG Call for Abstracts Closes November 29

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The 7th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics (7ICEG) will be held 10-14 November 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. This event will be hosted by the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), Technical Committee (TC) 215 Environmental Geotechnics and bring together a diverse group of geotechnical experts. The conference chair is Prof. Malek Bouazza (... »

Geotechnics Update: 7 ICEG Confirms Keynote Speakers

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The 7th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics (7 ICEG) will be held 10-14 November 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. This event will be one of 2014’s highlights and will offer an exceptional opportunity for dialogue between the larger geotechnical engineering community and key geotechnical disciplines, such as geosynthetics. This week, the conference confirmed its keynote speaker lineu... »