Monthly Archives: May 2017

Inaugural Conference on Applied Earth Sciences in Myanmar and Neighboring Regions

2 – 8 November, 2017 Yangon & Upper Myanmar www.maesa.org/info.html

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2015 E.H. Davis Memorial Lecture – Perth

Introduction This biennial lecture commemorates the work in geomechanics by Professor Edward Hughesdon Davis. Professor Davis was one of the pioneers of geomechanics in Australia. He perceived that progress and understanding of the theoretical basis of geomechanics would only come if consistent, sound, but simple models of soil behaviour were used. The two topics that …more

Posted in 2017 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

2015 E.H. Davis Memorial Lecture – Brisbane

Introduction This biennial lecture commemorates the work in geomechanics by Professor Edward Hughesdon Davis. Professor Davis was one of the pioneers of geomechanics in Australia. He perceived that progress and understanding of the theoretical basis of geomechanics would only come if consistent, sound, but simple models of soil behaviour were used. The two topics that …more

Posted in 2017 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

2015 E.H. Davis Memorial Lecture – Hobart

Introduction This biennial lecture commemorates the work in geomechanics by Professor Edward Hughesdon Davis. Professor Davis was one of the pioneers of geomechanics in Australia. He perceived that progress and understanding of the theoretical basis of geomechanics would only come if consistent, sound, but simple models of soil behaviour were used. The two topics that …more

Posted in 2017 Tasmania Meetings, Meeting, Tasmania |

Insights from the Ballina bypass prediction exercise – Adelaide

About the presentation Establishment of a national soft soil field testing facility was a Legacy of the Ballina Bypass Alliance. Prediction of embankment settlement at the design stage of BBA proved to be inaccurate in many cases during construction. Use of the Observational Method during construction allowed actions to be taken that overcame the effects …more

Posted in 2017 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

Richard Cavagnaro Award and Young Geotechnical Professional’s Night

 Save the date, more details to come.

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An evening at Broons Centre of Excellence in Rolling Dynamic Compaction

More than 35 years have passed since the late Graham Bowes introduced the Broons Square Impact Roller onto the world market. Rolling Dynamic Compaction, as it is now called, has become widely accepted by the geotechnical profession to fix problematic sites as they explore a wide range of uses for this specialist compaction equipment. Anywhere …more

Posted in 2017 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

2015 E.H. Davis Memorial Lecture – Adelaide

Introduction This biennial lecture commemorates the work in geomechanics by Professor Edward Hughesdon Davis. Professor Davis was one of the pioneers of geomechanics in Australia. He perceived that progress and understanding of the theoretical basis of geomechanics would only come if consistent, sound, but simple models of soil behaviour were used. The two topics that …more

Posted in 2017 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

Roads and Maritime Services

99 Phillip Street PARRAMATTA NSW 2150 Phone: (04) 7580 0507 www.rms.nsw.gov.au

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Use of vegetation to assess ground conditions

About the presentation Before drilling a borehole or digging a test pit, just looking at the vegetation can tell us quite a bit about the ground conditions. Is the groundwater shallow? Is the groundwater brackish? Is the site likely to be contaminated? Plants such as paperbark trees, samphire and castor oil bushes can provide a …more

Posted in 2017 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |