IGS North America Extends Service Award Nominations to December 3

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The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS North America) has established an Excellence in Service Award to recognize members who have shown outstanding leadership and dedication to the objectives of the chapter or the geosynthetics industry. The inaugural IGS North America Service Award (or awards) will be issued at Geosynthetics 2019. The event, to be held 10 – 13... »

Geosynthetics CQA Workshop at Australian Landfill Conference

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During the 7th Australian Landfill and Transfer Stations Conference, a one-day CQA workshop will be held with a focus on construction quality assurance (CQA) for geosynthetic liners. These barrier systems are vital to the long-term performance and environmental security of waste management installations. The CQA conducted on site ensures that these systems go into operation in ideal condition to b... »

NAGS Voting on Name Change and Board Liaison Members

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After 28 years, the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) may be on the verge of a name change. The organization, which is a chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and which represents chapter members in Canada and the United States, is currently voting on proposed changes to its by-laws. It is also proposed to add non-voting board liaison seats. Voting opened to NAGS membe... »

North American Geosynthetics Society 2015 Election

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The North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) has issued its 2015 Election Ballot to all members, via email. The voting period, which opened December 3, will close on December 17. All NAGS members are encouraged to participate. Ballots will be cast electronically.  Each member in good standing may cast one vote each for President-Elect and Treasurer. Members may also vote for three open Vice Pre... »

Geosynthetics International Names Best Paper 2013

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By Chris Kelsey – Annually, Geosynthetics International names a best paper from the journal’s previous volume. This allows the judging to take place carefully with the full year’s published volume of issues able to be considered before any decisions are made. Journal editor Richard J. Bathurst and Chairman of the Editorial Board JP Giroud have just announced the 2013 Best Paper f... »