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Boyd Ramsey – Secretary / Treasurer IGS Foundation

In addition to my client work and other industry responsibilities, I also serve as the Secretary / Treasurer of the International Geosynthetics Society Foundation.  The IGS Foundation was created in late 2019 and is a non-profit, charitable organization.  The mission of the Foundation is to support and expand the activities and reach of the IGS, […]

Boyd Ramsey speaks at Australian digital environmental conference

In the first of what I expect to be many digital events, I presented at the Australian Land and Groundwater Association 2020 EcoForum in September 2020. The ALGA website is here https://landandgroundwater.com/ and I offer my compliments as they did a good job with the changes to a digital event. My presentation focused on the […]

Boyd Ramsey Consulting LLC completes client satisfaction survey / continuous improvement program

In June, 2020 a customer/client satisfaction survey was conducted among the 60 plus clients and prospective clients of Boyd Ramsey Consulting LLC. Participation was good at over 30% and the response was overwhelmingly positive. The services provided were characterized as “reliable”, “high quality” and always meeting time commitments. I particularly value the comments and good […]

Ramsey visit to USA/Australia.

In March, I made a visit to the USA for client visits and to attend two events – the Mirafi University event by TenCate and the Charleston SC geosynthetics conference. The Mirafi event was very interesting and helped to validate all of the transportation lobbying that I have done. The highlight of the Charleston events […]

Ramsey article in S.A. ReSource magazine

An article authored by yours truly, Boyd Ramsey, was published in the February issue of ReSource magazine, a South African environmental and general interest geotechnical publication. The article is linked here https://issuu.com/glen.t/docs/resource_feb_2020/30 and reviews some of the South African successes of waste containment and geosynthetics.

Boyd Ramsey to host Australian Geomembrane seminars in March

ACIGS and Boyd Ramsey are pleased to announce two days of lectures focused on geomembranes. The event is held in Melbourne & Brisbane, with Boyd Ramsey as the keynote lecturer and host with other speakers and sponsor presentations. The dates are March 16/17 and 19/20 respectively. The topics will include information for the new or […]

Boyd Ramsey presents/chairs IGS Technical Committee for Barriers event in Barcelona

On January 22-23rd, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain the second technical workshop of the IGS Technical Committee on Barriers was held. Approximately 80 attendees witnessed a two-day series of presentations and discussion periods on new developments and important topics relative to the geosynthetic barrier industry. Led by Event Chairman Kent von Maubauge, the four sessions and […]

Boyd Ramsey presents keynote lecture at South African Waste Conference

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 […]

Boyd Ramsey completes South Africa tour

Boyd made a series of visits on South Africa recently visiting engineering and mining firms including Jones and Wagener, Golder, Exxaro and others. The tour included a presentation for the South African IGS chapter, GIGSA and the presentation of a paper at the 17th African Regional Conference of the ISSMGE, and IGS Council meeting was […]