November 2020 Vol. 6

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IGS Technical Committee for Barriers (TC-B) Announces New Leadership Team
Johnathan Shamrock (NZ), Jabulile Msiza (South Africa), AmirShahkolahi (AUS), Kent P. von Maubeuge (Germany), Boyd Ramsey (USA)

Geosynthetic Cementious Composite Mat (GCCM) with HDPE Geomembrane Backing from FormDirect Australia

ACE Publishes Brochure on Geosynthetic Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering​

Brazilian Contributions to Geosynthetics Engineering (Special Feature)


Advice from the Field: Long Term Performance of Landfill Final Covers

A DEM Analysis of Geomembrane-lined Landfill Subject to Vertical Loading

Geomembrane Solution Sought for Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir (PABR)


TenCate Develops All-in-One Geotextile Solution for Separation, Filtration, and Reinforcement (SFR)
TenCate Geolon® HMi-5 is composed of polypropylene yarns with the highest possible stiffness modulus and is specifically developed to be used for foundation reinforcement and subgrade stabilization.

Dynamic Puncture Modelling of Polyester Needle-Punched Nonwoven Geotextile Fabrics in Order to Improve Their Performance

Performance of Polypropylene Geotextile Encased Stone Columns


Concrete Geotextile Mattresses for Erosion Control of Riverbank in Burma


Bangladesh Approves Construction of 50,000 Cubic Meter Geotube Dykes at Mongla Port Jetty


Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforcement of Flexible Pavement Performance: A Review of Large-Scale Laboratory Studies

A Review on Improving Bearing Capacity of Soil by Effective Use of Geosynthetic Reinforcement

Novel Experimental Techniques to Assess the Time-Dependent Deformations of Geosynthetics Under Soil Confinement


Research on Geosynthetic Cementious Composite Mat (GCCM)) for Indian Geo-Mining Conditions, Development of an Intelligent Slope Deformation Monitoring system, and turn-key Based Projects Implementation of GCCM Material in Mining


HUESKER Seeking North American Sales Representative


IGS Chile Collaborates With GSI

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