After Istanbul, IGS Rallies Members for EuroGeo 6

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) continues to rally its individual and corporate members around the Turkish Chapter of the IGS. After the June 28 attack at Istanbul’s international airport, the organizers of the 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics (EuroGeo 6) made the extraordinary decision to move the September event to another country. The Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Ce... »

EuroGeo 6 Announces Move to Slovenia

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It was only on June 30 that the organizers of EuroGeo 6 announced the conference would move out of Turkey, following the deadly bombing at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. Less than a week later, a new city in another country has been named: Ljubljana, Slovenia. Dr. Erol Güler, Chairman of the Turkish Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and EuroGeo 6, identified the capital of Slo... »

EuroGeo 6 to Relocate following Latest Istanbul Attack

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The organizers for EuroGeo 6, the 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics, have made the difficult decision to relocate the event to a new country, but they will keep the same dates for the event: 25 – 28 September 2016. The June 28 coordinated suicide bombings at Istanbul’s international airport—an attack which focused on foreign travelers—was the third major attack in the city in the past... »

Daniele Cazzuffi to Deliver Inaugural LMNS Lecture

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has created a new lecture series. The LMNS Lecture honors four of the organizers of the 1st International Conference on Geosynthetics (1 ICG): E. Leflaive (Chairman, France), A. McGown (United Kingdom), J. Nieuwenhuis (Netherlands) and M. Sotton (France). Daniele Cazzuffi has been invited to deliver the inaugural LMNS Lecture at EuroGeo 6 in Istanbul (... »

Brazilian Geoengineering Solutions on Display in Florida

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The 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) convenes in Miami, Florida April 10 – 13 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. This is the first time the event will be held in the United States. Brazilian geoengineering solutions are strongly represented at the event. Brazil-based geosynthetics manufacturers and consulting engineers will be a significant part of the proceedings, incl... »

Employment Opportunity with HUESKER: Regional Manager

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HUESKER, Inc. seeks an experienced and entrepreneurial-minded Regional Manager to join its growing team. The position is responsible for promoting the company’s industry-leading engineered geosynthetic system solutions within the South Central United States. HUESKER manufacturers a robust line of geosynthetics in six (6) stratetgic business segments: Roads and Pavements Earthworks and Foundations ... »

Employment Opportunity: Associate Engineer (DC Area)

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Maccaferri, Inc. seeks an Associate Engineer for consultative role providing technical support to consulting engineers, contractors, customers, department engineers, and field marketing personnel in conjunction with the promotion, installation, and evaluation of Maccaferri’s solutions. The candidate should reside in the Washington DC area. Primary Responsibilities & Characteristics Under... »

Employment Opportunity: Technical Sales or Sales Engineer

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Maccaferri, Inc., a global leader in civil and geotechnical engineering applications, seeks a Technical Sales Representative or Sales Engineer to support its Mid-Atlantic (MD, PA, VA, WV) market. The individual will be responsible for creating favorable specifications with local agencies and civil/geotechnical consultants. Additionally, (s)he will be responsible for driving commercial activity and... »

Final Extension for EuroGeo 6 Abstracts – December 20

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In response to multiple international requests, the organizers of the 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics have offered a final extension for EuroGeo 6 abstracts.  All submissions to be considered must be submitted by December 20. EuroGeo 6 will be held 25 – 28 September 2016 in Istanbul and hosted by the Turkish Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). Abstracts of up to 500 ... »

JOBS: Production Planning and Quality Assurance Manager

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Maccaferri, Inc. seeks a Production Planning & Quality Assurance Manager with experience or aptitude in plant management functions to join its global production team. The position will report to the company’s Williamsport, Maryland manufacturing facility. This individual, in cooperation with other key manufacturing personnel, will be responsible for implementing and managing production plannin... »

Employment: Technical Sales and Sales Engineers, Maccaferri

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Maccaferri, Inc., a global leader in civil and geotechnical engineering applications, seeks Sales Engineers/Technical Sales Reps to support the Washington DC and Riverside, California markets. These individuals will be responsible for creating favorable specifications with local agencies and civil/geotechnical consultants. Additionally, they will be responsible for driving commercial activity and ... »

EuroGeo 6 Abstracts Extended to November 30

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The 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics (EuroGeo 6) will be held 25 – 28 September 2016 in Istanbul. With multiple IGS events having important deadlines in near proximity and other events happening around the world right now, organizers have extended the EuroGeo 6 abstracts deadline for submission to November 30. Abstracts of up to 500 words must be submitted through the event’s online ... »

EuroGeo 6 Abstracts Due October 30

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The technical committee of the 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics (EuroGeo 6) remind readers that the window for submission of abstracts will close 30 October 2015. Please remind your colleagues of this opportunity to network with the global geosynthetics community in the dynamic city of Istanbul, 25 – 28 September 2016. Abstracts of up to 500 words must be submitted through the event’... »

EuroGeo 6 Issues Call for Abstracts

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The 6th European Conference on Geosynthetics (EuroGeo 6) will be held 25 – 28 September 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. The event organizers have just issued the Call for Abstracts. Submissions are due by October 10. VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE Sessions of interest at the event include: Agricultural Applications Coastal Protection Direct and Life-cycle Cost Savings Drainage and Filtration Durability Embankm... »

Geosynthetics Excel in Louisiana Trafficking Study

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By TenCate Geosynthetics – The Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) recently completed phase 1 of a full-scale trafficking study that included Mirafi® RS580i. The phase 1 research results were recently presented at an ASCE conference in a paper titled “Use of Geosynthetics for Reinforcing/Stabilizing Unpaved Roads under Full-Scale Truck Axle Loads” (Tang, Abu-Farsakh, ... »

Australia Seminars: Geosynthetics in Paved and Unpaved Roads

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From November 29 through December 6, Global Synthetics is sponsoring a multi-city seminar series in Australia on “Geosynthetics in Paved and Unpaved Roads.” Dr. Steve Perkins, P.E. (Montana State University) and Jorg Klompmaker (BBG, Germany) have been announced as the independent experts to speak at the event. DOWNLOAD THE EVENT REGISTRATION BROCHURE In the event brochure, the organiz... »