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14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Sydney

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 Sydney Meetings, Meeting, Sydney |

14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Newcastle

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 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

AGS Victoria – Latrobe Valley Geotechnical Group
2014 AGM, Technical Meeting & BBQ

Following the AGM there will be a Technical Meeting with guest presenter Dr. Ezzat William of Geohart Consultants. Rainfall Events: Understanding Annual Return Interval and its application. Presented by Dr. Ezzat William Approach to preliminary hydrological design Application to drainage system networking Routing and design of water channels Use of rainfall analysis in estimating flood …more

Posted in 2014 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

AGS Victorian Chapter Annual Dinner and AGM

The AGM will be followed by our Annual Dinner, and we are proud to have Dr Thomas Rich, Senior Curator Vertebrate Palaeontology of Museum Victoria join us as our guest speaker. He will be talking about ‘Tunneling for Polar Dinosaurs’, please see the attached flyer for more information. Call for Nominations: Victoria Chapter Committee 2015 Please …more

Posted in 2014 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

AGS QLD – Monthly Seminar: Rock of Brisbane

Where have they come from, and what are their foibles? Presented by Warwick Willmott Most people working in the geotechnical field will realise that Brisbane is a rather geological diverse city, with numerous different rock units present, some of which are quite complex. Warwick will look at the various rock units in turn, discuss where …more

Posted in 2014 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

A classic Adelaide experience:
Cruising the Torrens on Popeye

Many millions have been spent developing the “River Bank Precinct (RBP)”.  It’s spring, so the best way to enjoy yourself and find out more about what’s happened to the RBP is to join our evening cruise, partake of drinks and canapés, socialise with your friends and colleagues and view the recent developments while being enlightened …more

Posted in 2014 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

AGS Tasmania 2014 AGM

The Australian Geomechanics Society Tasmania Chapter AGM will be held at The Quarry, 27 Salamanca Place, Hobart on Friday 21 November 2014 for 6pm start. There will be no formal speaker, instead the meeting will have a significant social and networking focus with refreshments and finger food provided.  We strongly encourage all members to come …more

Posted in 2014 Tasmania Meetings, Meeting, Tasmania |