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14 May: Bituminous geomembranes: their use in military contexts, historical perspectives

14 May, 5.30pm, Institution of Structural Engineers Headquarters, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS 

Speakers Eugene Gallagher of Coffey Geotechnics, Bill Craig of Manchester University and Sam Hunt of the 23 Parachute Engineer Regiment will be exploring the history of bituminous geomembranes. From its origins in the 1930s and subsequent development during World War II for the rapid construction of military roads and runways to the current day, when the materials were manufactured in large quantities in support of the Allied air and land forces.

Contact:  IGS UK Committee committee@igs-uk.org 

 

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