Monthly Archives: November 2017

BGA Wins Outstanding Member Society Award

he British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has received the prestigious Outstanding member society award of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), in recognition of the outstanding work of the BGA over the four year period 2013-17. The ISSMGE makes this award once every four years. BGA contributions that were considered for the award were. The highly successful Edinburgh ECSMGE organised by the BGA and particularly,

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ISSMGE November 2017 News

ISSMGE News & Information Circular November 2017 Please visit the new-look ISSMGE website – http://www.issmge.org/for full details of all ISSMGE activities.   1.    Webinars   Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars. 2.    Bulletin The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2017) is available from     https://www.issmge.org/publications/issmge-bulletin/vol-11-issue-5-oct-20170

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58th Rankine Lecture by Dr Nick O’Riordan

The 58th Rankine Lecture Dynamic soil-structure interaction by Dr Nick O'Riordan Download the Rankine Lecture Flyer 2018_incl_map Please note that dinner tickets are sold separately and details will be released nearer the time.

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2017 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced

The BGA is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for the 2017 Fleming Award. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award evening on 6 December 2017, when a judging panel will select the winner.   This year there were a record number of entries for the competition, eleven in total. They were very diverse in nature ranging from the construction of deep excavations, slope stabilisation, slope reconstruction, site investigation, retaining

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BTS – UK National Tunneling Day

UK NATIONAL TUNNELLING DAY– THURSDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2017 The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) is proud to announce that 2017 will see the third National Tunnelling Day, to be held on Thursday 7th December 2017. National Tunnelling Day is an opportunity for the public to catch a glimpse of the world class infrastructure projects currently being delivered by tunnelling professionals across the UK. It also offers a chance for our members to promote

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XVI Danube-European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering

It is our great pleasure to share the Second Announcement for the XVI Danube-European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering to be held in Skopje, 07-09.6.2018. As it can be seen, there has been rich program planned both for the participants and the accompanying persons. The general theme of the conference is: “GEOTECHNICAL HAZARDS AND RISKS: EXPERIENCES AND PRACTICES” The idea for the conference theme comes from the several catastrophic events

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49th Cooling Prize

Call for papers for the 49th Cooling Prize Competition Young Geotechnical Engineers are invited to submit papers of less than 2000 words (excluding titles, captions and references). The paper should be submitted with a brief CV and a completed application form by Friday 15th December 2017. Entrants should be under 33 years of age on 31st December 2018 and a member of either the British Geotechnical Association or the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Joint Meeting with Engineering Group of the Geological Society

Full details to follow

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John Mitchell Lecture delivered by Len Threadgold

The 2018 John Mitchell Lecture will be delivered by Len Threadgold from Geotechnics Ltd on the topic of "Re-thinking Investigation". Full details will be available shortly.

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