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AGS NSW Research Award 2018
for Research in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology

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 Information…

Posted in 2018 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle, News |

AGS VIC 2018 Symposium – Geotechnics and Transport Infrastructure

Call for Abstracts The Event In recent years Victoria has seen significant investment in transport infrastructure as part of a plan to manage the demands of a growing population and expanding urban fringe. The construction of Melbourne Metro, a second crossing of the Yarra River, rail and freeway upgrades as well as numerous level crossing More Information…

Posted in 2018 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, News, Victoria |

Ground Improvement for International Container Terminal at Webb Dock

Abstract The International Container Terminal at Webb Dock in Melbourne involved ground improvement of a reclaimed site underlain by high compressible marine clays referred to locally as Coode Island Silt (CIS). The proposed development was to impose additional ground surcharge from the stack of 5 containers high and repeated loads from Automated Stacking Cranes. It More Information…

Posted in 2018 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

Workshop on Unsaturated Soil Mechanics for Practicing Engineers – Sydney 2018

For more information please see the workshop page under courses here. The aim of these workshops is to enhance the capabilities of practicing engineers when applying soil mechanics, analysing data and solving problems involving unsaturated soils. The workshops will be delivered by experts on unsaturated soils from UNSW’s Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety. Unsaturated More Information…

Posted in 2018 Sydney Meetings, General, Meeting, News, Sydney |

Soil and Rock Logging Course – Darwin 2018

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 Information…

Posted in 2018 SA Meetings, General, Meeting, News, South Australia and NT |

Soil and Rock Logging Course – Melbourne 2018

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 Information…

Posted in 2018 Victoria Meetings, General, Meeting, News, Victoria |

Soil and Rock Logging Course – Adelaide 2018

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 Information…

Posted in 2018 SA Meetings, General, Meeting, News, South Australia and NT |

Soil and Rock Logging Course – Sydney 2018

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 Information…

Posted in 2018 Sydney Meetings, General, Meeting, Sydney |

26th Annual GFWA Prize

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Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

57th Rankine Lecture, Perth:
Triggering and Motion of Landslides

Firstly, the physical phenomena and deformation mechanisms leading to fast sliding velocities will be explored. The mechanism of thermal pressurization of pore water in the sliding surface will be described and applied to simple but common sliding geometries. Criteria to decide if rapid motion is likely to occur in practice will be given. At the More Information…

Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

Terzaghi Lecture – Perth

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Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

Quiz Night

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Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Evening Seminar &
the 17th Dr Baden Clegg Award – 2018

The Western Australian Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society invites participants for the 2018 Young Geotechnical Professional’s Seminar Evening. Participants must be under 35 years of age on 30 June 2018 and may be geotechnical engineers, geologists, mining engineers, hydrogeologists or other geotechnical professionals working in industry or academia. Three speakers will be chosen to More Information…

Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

Role of Engineering Geological Modelling in Rock Slope Engineering

About the presentation This talk will be given in two parts. First up, in my capacity as the IAEG VP for Australasia I will give a brief update on the International Association of Engineering Geology and the Environment both nationally and internationally. This will include some comments and observations on the state of engineering geology More Information…

Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

September Technical Presentation

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Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

Optus Stadium Civil Enabling Works Ground Improvement Project

About the presentation Optus Stadium is located on rehabilitated land on the Burswood Peninsula, with prior uses of the site including landfill. Prior to commencement of the Stadium project and its prior use as the Burswood Golf Course, the ground originally consisted of approximately 1m of sand capping followed by typically 4 to 6m of More Information…

Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

April Technical Presentation

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Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

AS1726-2017 – What has changed

About the presentation An industry survey conducted in 2011 confirmed support for a number of significant changes proposed to the existing standard, not altogether surprising since it was 18 years old at the time. In the main body of the new standard there is much more detail compared to the previous, and it is normative. More Information…

Posted in 2018 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

2018 Sydney Symposium: Advances in Site Investigations, Monitoring and Instrumentation Call for Papers

Call for Papers The Sydney Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is holding its 22nd annual symposium on Friday 16th November 2018 with the theme ‘Advances in Site Investigations, Monitoring and Instrumentation’. The symposium forms part of the continuing program of events organised by the Sydney Chapter of the AGS and is designed to More Information…

Posted in 2018 Sydney Meetings, Meeting, Sydney |

2018 AGM and Annual Dinner

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Posted in 2018 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |