GeoCalgary abstract submission deadline extended to Jan. 31

January 17, 2020

The Technical Subcommittee decided to extend the deadline for abstract submission until Jan. 31. Authors whose abstracts are accepted by the confer­ence’s Technical Subcommittee will be notified by Feb. 14 and will be invited to submit full papers. Abstracts should fall under the following geotechnical themes:  Soil Mechanics and FoundationsRock Mechanics

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AMI’S Grass Yarn and Tufters Forum 2020 to be held in March

January 13, 2020

The​ 15th edition of AMI’s Grass Yarn and Tufters Forum will take place at the Hilton Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, on March 23–25, 2020. The Grass Yarn and Tufters Forum 2020 is recognized as the foremost platform to gain insight into developments in synthetic turf from around the world. The Grass

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Dr. Ian D. Peggs retires

January 8, 2020

After 40-plus years of geosynthetic materials performance consulting work, Dr. Ian D. Peggs has made the strategic decision to close I-CORP INTERNATIONAL for the foreseeable future and to retire. Dr. Peggs will continue his own research and development and technical support projects. Dr. Peggs was awarded an honorary membership in

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Call for Candidates for IGS Council open

January 7, 2020

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), in accordance with its bylaws, will hold midterm elections in 2020. IGS members will have the opportunity to elect seven council members. Each of the elected members will serve a four-year term, beginning on Sept. 5, 2020. The IGS encourages any IGS member who is

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DFI-PFSF to host piling and ground improvement conference in Australia

January 6, 2020

Registration is open for the 2nd DFI-PFSF Piling & Ground Improvement Conference taking place March 23-25, 2020, at International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney in Australia. This conference—being hosted by Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and Piling and Foundation Specialists Federation (PFSF)—is intended to promote all aspects of the deep foundations, earth

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