Forthcoming IGS Conferences, 2016 to 2018

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Now that the 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics (10 ICG) has closed, it is time to take a breather and look ahead to next conferences from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). Next year (2015) is a break year for their events, but it will be busy with national events, sister society events that are granted IGS Auspices, and various technical sessions and education events cond... »

InnoTrans 2014 – Innovative Railway Infrastructure Technology

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Berlin, 2 July 2014 – InnoTrans 2014 (www.innotrans.de) – A modern railway infrastructure is the basis for efficient rail transport that extends beyond international borders. At this year’s InnoTrans the Railway Infrastructure segment, which has expanded yet again, will feature around 500 international companies who will be exhibiting their railway technology innovations on a display floor c... »

NYSDOT Approves Solmax Geomembranes

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Montreal (Qc) – 2 April 2014: Solmax is proud to announce that its HDPE geomembrane has recently been added to the New York State Department of Transportation’s (NYSDOT) approved material list. The NYSDOT’s mission is to ensure that their customers, those who live, work and travel in New York State, have a safe, efficient, balanced and environmentally sound transportation system.  As such, t... »

Highway Geology Symposium Adds TRB Session on Geosynthetics

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The 65th Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) will be held 7-10 July 2014 in Laramie, Wyoming. This annual event links key transportation designers and officials with geologists, geohazards specialists, and other geotechnical experts who otherwise might not connect at events. This year, TRB is joining the HGS by offering a “Geosynthetics in Roadway Design” half-day short course. The special... »

US Rail Industry Targets InnoTrans 2014 for Export Boost

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Targeting new markets in effective ways – that is the declared aim of the US rail industry. That is why US companies operating on the world stage are increasingly exploiting the opportunities offered by InnoTrans, the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology, in order to establish new contacts and business relations with decision-makers from regions such as Europe, Asia and South ... »

ASTM Awards David Suits Johnson Award

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., October 23, 2013— L. David Suits, executive director of the North American Geosynthetics Society, Albany, N.Y., has received the A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Achievement Award from ASTM International Committee D18 on Soil and Rock. This award is presented to a member whose efforts have produced a particular outstanding result or significant contribution to the work of the comm... »