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AGM / Annual dinner

Posted in 2011 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

Mini Symposium: Flood Related Impacts on Mining Geotechnics

Posted in 2011 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

Industry Forum

Posted in 2011 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

Soil and Rock Logging – AS 1726 Geotechnical Site Investigations

The course aims to educate geotechnical/environmental engineers, geologists and geotechnicians who find themselves logging and/or interpreting soil and rock logs in accordance with AS 1726 – Geotechnical Site Investigations. The content assumed that the participants already have a basic understanding of soil and rock logging. The course is particularly relevant to professionals starting their careers, …more

Posted in 2011 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

The Lessons From The Yallourn Enquiry

Presentation details The northern batter of the Yallourn mine collapsed suddenly on the 14th November 2007. The collapse had dramatic consequences with loss of 20% of Victoria’s power generation capacity and a cost to the mine measured in hundreds of millions of dollars. Because this was a surprise to government and because of the consequences, …more

Posted in 2011 Meetings, Meeting, Sydney |

Joint Technical Presentation / Social Evening, Women in Engineering and AGS

Join us for the annual Australian Geomechanics Society and Women in Engineering joint networking and technical evening. The event will feature short presentations ranging from a range of speakers – all promising to be very interesting. Please come along and support your colleagues, meet others in the industry locally, and hear some very inspiring speakers. …more

Posted in 2011 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

Evaluation of the Stability of an Arch Dam Founded on Fractured Rock

Antonio outlined a case study involving three dimensional finite element analysis of a 150m high arch dam founded on fractured Cretaceous limestone. Key constraints were limited abutment resistance and unfavourable defect orientation. Details of data acquisition including in situ rock mass shear testing were presented. The finite element analysis modelled discontinuities using individual joint elements …more

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Volume 46, Number 2

June 2011 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 46, Number 1

March 2011 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 45, Number 4

December 2010 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 45, Number 3

September 2010 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 45, Number 2

June 2010 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 45, Number 1

March 2010 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 44, Number 4

December 2009 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 44, Number 3

September 2009 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 44, Number 2

June 2009 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 44, Number 1

March 2009 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 43, Number 4

December 2008 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 43, Number 3

September 2008 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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Volume 43, Number 2

June 2008 Cover Chair’s report Contents

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