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Fourth ISSMGE Webinar - Risk and Geotechnical Engineering

Date: February 24th, 2012 (02/24/2012) Time: 9:00 am, Central Standard Time (Chicago, GMT-06:00/ 3pm GMT)  Speakers: Zenon Medina-Cetina (USA) and Marco Uzielli (Italy)  Topic: Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering Session number:&n ...

Lessons and Recommendations from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

The Japanese Geotechnical Society has produced a publication entitled "Geo-hazards During Earthquakes and Mitigation Measures -Lessons and Recommendations from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake".  A printed version was distributed to ISSMGE delegates during the recent Co ...

ISSMGE President in Tirana, Albania - October 2011

The ISSMGE President Professor Jean-Louis Briaud recently travelled to Tirana, Albania. For more information please click on the link below: Press Release - Tirana Albania (2).pdf (extract)

Naue's most recent newsletter

  Please click on the link below to access Naue\'s most recent newsletter (Issue 38, November 2011) naue_news_38_en_weihnachtsausgabe_211111_final_archiv.pdf


 Deltares Academy - Shield Tunnelling in Soft Soils - 27-29th March 2012 For further information and registration please go to

Deltares Academy is pleased to announce its course programme

Deltares Academy is pleased to announce its course programme for 2012. The lectures will be given by top specialists from all over Europe who will introduce state-of-the-art knowledge from lessons learned in practice.  For more information on these courses ...


The Mercer Lecture selection committee, chaired by Professor Fumio Tatsuoka, has announced that Dr.-Ing. Michael Heibaum has been appointed as the next lecturer for the 2012 - 2013 Mercer Lecture Series. He will be delivering his presentation on the subject of "Ge ...

150 Years of HUESKER

 150 Years of HUESKER  Our Trademark - the Finest Minds  Mr Manfred Balzer, qualified engineer and Managing Director of HUESKER Synthetic GmbH in Gescher, Westphalia, proudly announces: "There are not many companies lucky enough to be able to celebr ...


In 2010, Tencate Geosynthetics successfully launched TenCate GeoDetect®, the first sensor-enabled geotextile. For further information on TenCate GeoDetect® please visit  TenCate - Geosynthetics - TenCate GeoDetect®.  You may also ...

The first public testing of geogrid-reinforced stone columns

The first public testing of geogrid-reinforced stone columns - using a 2.2-ton vehicle. NAUE GmbH & Co. KG, an international manufacturer of geosynthetics, worked with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl Josef Witt and Dipl.-Ing. Mary Noack from the ...