Monthly Archives: September 2017

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 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

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 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

2017 Future graduates networking BBQ

To celebrate the submission of their final year geotechnical design project, AGS Newcastle is hosting a BBQ for civil engineering students at The University of Newcastle. Join us for free refreshments and an opportunity to network with local professionals and the next generation of geotechnical engineers. Venue location CAMPUS MAP

Posted in 2017 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

Soil and Rock logging workshop

For more information please see the workshop page under courses here. The Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is hosting a course on Soil and Rock Logging. The one day course will aim to educate geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, geo-technicians and other relevant professionals in logging and/or interpreting soil and rock logs in accordance with AS1726 – …more

Posted in 2017 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

2017 GHD Prize in Geomechanics

Save the date, more details to come… Venue location CAMPUS MAP

Posted in 2017 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

Richard Cavagnaro Award (SA/NT)

This award perpetuates the memory of Richard Cavagnaro (1941-2006), who was a respected member of the South Australian Geomechanics community and a long standing SA/NT chapter committee member. Richard worked for a number of consulting firms, local government organisations and universities and devoted much time and support to the development of young geotechnical professionals during …more

Posted in Awards |

RMS Geotechnical Challenges and Opportunities in New South Wales

Abstract NSW is experiencing an unprecedented infrastructure boom. In 2017 alone, the NSW government will have spent circa $5 billion on road projects, the two largest being the Pacific Highway Upgrade and West-connex. At the same time, RMS has been undergoing significant structural change, meaning projects have to be delivered in new ways. This presentation …more

Posted in 2017 Sydney Meetings, Meeting, Sydney |