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ISSMGE October News

Please visit the new-look ISSMGE website – http://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities.  1.     New ISSMGE website. It is a pleasure to announce the launch of the new ISSMGE website.The new website is a major development that thrusts ISSMGE deeper into the digital era. It is an initiative nurtured by the Innovation and Development Committee, that was supported by many other committees throughout the ISSMGE.  The

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October 2016 News

Attending BGA Events in person: Please let us know if your commitments prevent you from attending an event for which you have previously registered so that a) someone else may do so and b) we have a full theatre.   Watching BGA Events live online: There is now an option to register to watch BGA events on line as well as to book in person. The viewing link will be sent to those who have registered about a week in advance.   Networking after

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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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September 2016 News

Attending BGA Events in person: Please let us know if your commitments prevent you from attending an event for which you have previously registered so that a) someone else may do so and b) we have a full theatre. Watching BGA Events live online: There is now an option to register to watch BGA events on line as well as to book in person. The viewing link will be sent to those who have registered about a week in advance. Networking after BGA Lectures:

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BDA-AGS Position Paper and Survey

The Association for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists and the British Drilling Association have combined to produce a position paper on the state of the ground investigation industry in the UK as part of their Spotlight on the Industry initiative. The paper may be downloaded here. Now the two organisations want your feedback and to determine the level of understanding of, and compliance with, current technical standards. They are looking for

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2016 Geotechnical Business Directory

ISSMGE Members are being urged to sign up to GeoWorld, the professional networking platform for geotechnical engineers, so that they will appear in the 2016 Geotechnical Business Directory. The business directory allows the industry to become better interconnected in a global economy and promote local, national and international interactions and collaborations. Anyone visiting the directory is able to search and find geo-professionals and companies

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BGA Fleming Award Competition 2016 – Call for Submissions

The Fleming Award is a prestigious prize awarded annually by the BGA to commemorate the life and work of Dr Ken Fleming and to recognise excellence in the practical application of geotechnics in a project or a part of a project, with a prize donated by Cementation Skanska. The 2016 Fleming Award Meeting will be held at the ICE, One Great George Street, London on 7 December 2016. The BGA invites submissions from project teams that can that demonstrate

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Engineering in Chalk 2018 – First Announcement

The BGA and the Engineering Group of the Geological Society are pleased to announce that a major international conference on Engineering in Chalk will be held over 2 days in Spring/Summer 2018 in Central London. The last major conference on Chalk was held almost 30 years ago in 1989 in Brighton. It is time to bring together the knowledge and experience gained in the last three decades, and the new conference presents a great opportunity to present

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