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Rankine Seminar 2017 at Imperial College

Recent Developments in Energy Geotechnics: Fundamentals to Applications A half day seminar at Imperial College 15th March 2017 13:00 - 16:30 followed by the Rankine lecture at 17:30 The field of Energy Geotechnics focusses on geotechnical issues associated with infrastructure designed to meet the rising energy demand. These problems typically subject geomaterials to complex loading conditions of mechanical, hydraulic, thermal and chemical origin,

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Rankine Dinner Request Form: Now Available!-updated

The 57th Rankine Dinner Request form is now available!

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57th Rankine Lecture: Professor Eduardo Alonso

57TH RANKINE LECTURE Advance Registration is not required for this event Watch online:  https://youtu.be/FS3xIOKJrbk Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 5.30pm The Great Hall, Sherfield Building, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, SW7 2AZ (Additional seating in the Clore Lecture Theatre, Huxley Building, Imperial College) Triggering and Motion of Landslides Professor Eduardo Alonso Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) ABSTRACT The velocity

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Geotechnical engineering in the coastal environment: Case Studies from Central Felixstowe and Clacton on Sea

Geotechnical engineering in the coastal environment: Case Studies from Central Felixstowe and Clacton on Sea 9 March, 2017 | 18:00 – 20:00 Telford Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA Peter Phipps & Lucy Wiggins Mott MacDonald Two coastal management schemes at Central Felixstowe and Clacton-on-Sea have safeguarded over 4,500 properties from erosion risks in the next 100 years. Both

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John Mitchell Lecture 2017

John Mitchell Lecture 2017 11 January, 2017 | 18:00 - 19:45 Each year the ICE awards the John Mitchell medal for significant contributions in the world of geotechnical engineering. 2017’s is going to Dr Andrew Ridley, who will showcase his award-winning work at a free lecture on Wednesday January 11, to be followed by a free drinks reception sponsored by Geotechnical Observations Ltd. The changing condition of materials used to construct railway

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Tonight’s ECG lecture on “The role of numerical modelling in the design of major rock engineering projects”

The web link for online viewing of tonight's lecture is: https://ice-org.webex.com/ice-org/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6b5dfd86b8c7e3a534978c59b5fe38d7

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Fleming Award 2016: Booking now open

Booking for the Fleming Award on Wednesday 7th December at 6.30pm is now open Booking Link: www.ice.org.uk/fleming2016

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BGA 28th September 2016 Meeting

The BGA held its September meeting last night with an excellent overview of six landslips that occurred on Network Rail infrastructure between June 2012 and February 2013 by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch's (RAIB) Chris Ford. Followed by a summary of Network Rail's actions in response to the report by Simon Abbot. If you missed the event, you can now view the webcast here. Why not join us next month on 12th October 2016 at the ICE when the

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Geological Society: Aberfan Memorial Lecture

Date: 18 October 2016 Time: Tea & Coffee from 5.30pm, Meeting starts from 6.00pm Location: Burlington House, London The Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS) will be holding a memorial lecture on the Aberfan Disaster 1966. Full details are available on the Geological Society website here.

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Lessons from landslips affecting Network Rail infrastructure

Wednesday 28th September 2016 18:00  Telford Theatre  Lessons from landslips affecting Network Rail infrastructure. by Chris Ford from Rail Accident Investigation Branch In response to six landslips which occurred on Network Rail infrastructure between June 2012 and February 2013, RAIB undertook a class investigation into earthwork issues related to land neighbouring the railway and management of earthwork related risk during adverse weather. The

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