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54th Rankine Lecture (2014):
Interactions in Offshore Foundation Design

Abstract Offshore foundation design has been a research topic with direct practical applications for a number of decades, with the increasing need to generate power by harvesting offshore wind presenting new challenges. The lecture will use examples from offshore foundation design to illustrate important areas: (a) where geotechnical engineers need to address engineering problems in …more

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Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring

Abstracts Geotechnical Instrumentation: Principles and Remote Monitoring – Stephen Darmawan The presentation will cover the principles of geotechnical instruments and the common sensors widely used in civil construction and infrastructure projects. There will be discussion on the criteria of having an automated real time monitoring system versus the traditional in situ observational methods. The systems …more

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Eastern Side of Western Port – Fieldtrip
What’s Happened to the Oysters?

Click here for information about the associated Lecture (Thursday 26 March) Abstract George Bass became the first European to enter Western Port in 1798 after a long, hard voyage down the east coast from Sydney in a whaleboat. ‘Western Port’ became the name of choice for George due to “…its relative situation to every other known harbour …more

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Eastern Side of Western Port – Lecture
What’s Happened to the Oysters?

Click here for information about the associated Fieldtrip (Saturday 28 March) Abstract George Bass became the first European to enter Western Port in 1798 after a long, hard voyage down the east coast from Sydney in a whaleboat. ‘Western Port’ became the name of choice for George due to “…its relative situation to every other known …more

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An improved methodology for the determination of design groundwater levels for civil construction projects

Presented by AGS WA with the International Association of Hydrogeologists Speakers: Dr. Anastasia Boronina & Russell A. Clayton Abstract Design Groundwater Levels or “reasonable maximum” groundwater levels are required for the design of civil structures, such as pavements and baths structures and detention basins. In particular, the groundwater levels will impact the height of the …more

Posted in 2015 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

The design and construction of the 16 hectare basement at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

ABSTRACT Singapore’s newest integrated resort, Marina Bay Sands, was completed in record time and has garnered numerous engineering awards. The development sits on recent sand reclamation, which in turn rests on deep soft marine clay deposits. With an average excavation depth of around 18 metres, the 16 hectare waterfront development involved some of the largest …more

Posted in 2015 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

Butler Partners Pty Ltd

PO Box 2267 FORTITUDE VALLEY BC QLD 4006 Phone: (07) 3852 3800

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Tonkin & Taylor Pty Ltd

95 Coventry St SOUTHBANK VIC 3006 Phone: (03) 9863 8686

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Piling and Concreting Australia P/L

PO Box 1605 RUNAWAY BAY QLD 4216 Phone: (07) 3287 1915

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Norwegian Geotechnical Institute Pty Ltd

77 St George Tce PERTH WA 6000

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Intrax Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd

35 Bank Street SOUTH MELBOURNE VIC 3205 Phone: (03) 8371 0100

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Arcadis Australia Pacific

Locked Bag 6503 NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060 Phone: (02) 8907 8291

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Global Synthetics Pty Ltd

41 Sammut St SMITHFIELD NSW 2164 Phone: (02) 9725 4321 Fax: (02) 9725 4304

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Concrib Pty Ltd

PO Box 3234 DARRA QLD 4076 Phone: (07) 3375 1800

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Introducing Geotechnical Design
to Shallow Geothermal Systems

Presented by Ian Johnston, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne ABSTRACT Shallow geothermal systems make use of the ground within a few tens of metres of the surface as a heat source in winter and a heat sink in summer to heat and cool buildings. A ground source heat pump …more

Posted in 2015 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Brisbane

The 14th Glossop Medal Lecture, presented by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society will be given by Professor Jim Griffiths from Plymouth University. FEET ON THE GROUND: ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. ABSTRACT Engineering geology has a long and rich heritage and the United Kingdom has been in the vanguard of the development of the subject …more

Posted in 2015 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Perth

The 14th Glossop Medal Lecture, presented by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society will be given by Professor Jim Griffiths from Plymouth University. FEET ON THE GROUND: ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. ABSTRACT Engineering geology has a long and rich heritage and the United Kingdom has been in the vanguard of the development of the subject …more

Posted in 2015 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Adelaide

The 14th Glossop Medal Lecture, presented by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society will be given by Professor Jim Griffiths from Plymouth University. FEET ON THE GROUND: ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. ABSTRACT Engineering geology has a long and rich heritage and the United Kingdom has been in the vanguard of the development of the subject …more

Posted in 2015 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Melbourne

The 14th Glossop Medal Lecture, presented by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society will be given by Professor Jim Griffiths from Plymouth University. FEET ON THE GROUND: ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. ABSTRACT Engineering geology has a long and rich heritage and the United Kingdom has been in the vanguard of the development of the subject …more

Posted in 2015 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Hobart

The 14th Glossop Medal Lecture, presented by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society will be given by Professor Jim Griffiths from Plymouth University. FEET ON THE GROUND: ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. ABSTRACT Engineering geology has a long and rich heritage and the United Kingdom has been in the vanguard of the development of the subject …more

Posted in 2015 Tasmania Meetings, Meeting, Tasmania |