Monthly Archives: December 2014

TC211 Ground Improvement – Newsletter

The latest issue of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering TC211 Ground Improvement Newsletter is now available to download from the TC211 website. Items include:- - the nomination of the new TC members by the Member Societies, - the participation of the TC 211 to the International Symposium ISP-7 Pressio 2015 (Tunis, May 1-2, 2015), - the organization of a workshop TC211 to be held in Edinburgh at the occasion

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OES Event on Offshore Windfarm Foundations

There will be a presentation by Ben Wysome of Ramboll Energy on Offshore Windfarm Foundations on Wednesday 14th January 2015 at 18:00 hrs at the Institution of Civil Engineers, Telford Theatre. Full details to follow. The meeting will be organised by the Offshore Engineering Society. Please book your place at this event through the online booking link . If you experience any difficulty booking online, please contact jacqueline.finch@ice.org.uk. Please

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ISSMGE Bulletin December 2014

The International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering has issued its December 2014 Bulletin (volume 8, issue 6). Please click here to down load the bulletin. Contents are given below. Page Title Authors 1 Research Highlights University of Western Australia – The Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) 23 Major Project The Chacao Bridge M. Sanchez 31 Report from Vice-President for Africa F. Baligh 33 Report from Vice-President

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BGA Medal – Call for Entries

The British Geotechnical Association Medal 2014 This prestigious award is made annually to the best paper published in an international journal or book authored/co-authored by member(s) of the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). The award is made at the Annual General Meeting of the BGA where the winners are announced and the details published in Ground Engineering. Papers for consideration for the calendar year 2014 award should be submitted

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Report of “Entrepreneurship & the profile of geotechnical engineers”

The BGA Early Careers Group hosted the lecture and debate entitled ‘Reclaiming Engineering: Entrepreneurship & the profile of geotechnical engineers’ on the 19th of November at Imperial College, London. The lecture was given by Alexander Nikolic, Head of Ground Engineering at Buro Happold Engineering. Alexander Nikolic discussed the role of geotechnical specialists in delivering multidisciplinary projects and the challenges created by tiers

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23rd EYGEC International Report

Report on the 23rd European Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (EYGGEC-2014) 50 delegates from 26 European countries nominated by their respective Member Societies gathered in Barcelona in September for the 23rd European Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (EYGEC-2014). The Conference was organized by the Department of Geotechnical Engineering and Geosciences of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) on behalf of the Spanish Society

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December 2014 Newsletter

 Headlines and Deadlines  Book now for Fleming Award event next week – 10 December 2014 John Mitchell Award Lecture – Tuesday 13 January 2015 Crossrail Technical Paper Competition – Wednesday 28 January 2015 BGA/EGGS evening lecture – Rammed Earth:  11 February 2015 ICE Conference – Engineering Underground Space 2015 – Innovating Infrastructure – 18 February 2015 GE Awards extended entry deadline – 23 January 2015 Keynote lectures

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