Monthly Archives: June 2017

AGS NSW Research Award 2017
for Research in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology Presentations

As part of their ongoing support of academic institutions and students, the Sydney and Newcastle Chapters of the Australian Geomechanics Society are offering the prestigious AGS NSW Research Award for research in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology. The award aims to provide a forum for research students from NSW universities to showcase their research to …more

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AGS QLD Symposium 2017

The History of Geotechnics The Queensland chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is pleased to present their annual full day Symposium. Speakers Keynote Speaker Harry Poulos Coffey Services Australia Richard Herraman South Australia DPTI David Starr Golder Associates John Braybrooke Douglas Partners Stephen Buttling National Geotechnical Consultants This event is proudly sponsored by: Platinum …more

Posted in 2017 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

Natural hazards, risk, and the resilience of U.S. transportation infrastructure

ABSTRACT Natural hazards are one source of risk to transportation infrastructure. Deterioration and the deferral of maintenance present a separate source of risk, though both can be managed. The National Highway Performance Program now in place in the United States requires that states perform risk-based asset management of pavement and bridges and encourages that other …more

Posted in 2017 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

The Impact of recent high profile Tailings Dam Failures

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Posted in 2017 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

Geosurveys innovation

Presentation overview The presentation will use a range of case studies to illustrate how geophysical methods are being used innovatively to deliver geotechnical efficiency. The presentation illustrates: How radar satellite data is used to track infrastructure- and slope settlement to millimetre resolutions. Illustrations include a hydro dam and an urban example, How a multi-risk hazard …more

Posted in 2017 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |