Boyd Ramsey presented the keynote lecture at the South Africa Landfill 2019 Conference & Exhibition held at the River Club, Western Cape, South Africa on the 6th of November 2019. The conference https://iwmsa.co.za/event/landfill-2019-conference-exhibition brought together the Landfill and Alternative Waste Treatment industries to learn about the latest techniques and developments – as well as to provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas. On the second day of the conference, a geosynthetics workshop was held, sponsored by the IGS GIGSA chapter focusing on geosynthetics, sustainable construction, the use of geosynthetics in constructing and managing exposed caps and covers and finally, a session on ethics in geosynthetics and civil engineering.
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