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Terzaghi Lecture – Brisbane

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Posted in 2018 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

November Technical Presentation

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August Technical Presentation

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June Technical Presentation

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Intelligent compaction

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March Technical Presentation

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Rocha Medal 2020 now open for applications

The ISRM Rocha Medal has been awarded annually by the ISRM, since 1982, for an outstanding doctoral thesis in rock mechanics or rock engineering, to honour the memory of ISRM Past President Manuel Rocha while stimulating young researchers. Besides the Rocha medal awarded to the winner, one or two runner-up certificates may also be awarded. More Information…

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Newcastle Chapter 2017 AGM

The Newcastle chapter committee of the Australian Geomechanics Society invites all members and their guests to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting. Attendees are welcome to remain for dinner after the meeting at a cost of approximately $25 per person. The agenda for this year’s meeting is as follows: Welcome and apologies Confirmation of the More Information…

Posted in 2018 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

Soil mechanics principles applied to the stability of ore cargoes

AGS QLD are pleased to be kicking off the year with a specialist technical lecture from the 38th Rankine Lecturer – Dr David Hight – who is in Brisbane for a short time as a guest of Golder Associates. Abstract There are many cases of vessels sinking in heavy seas when carrying cargoes of nickel More Information…

Posted in 2018 Queensland Meetings, Meeting, Queensland |

GIS for Geotechs Short Course

Empowering geotechnical practitioners with geographic information systems The Australian Geomechanics Society is offering a new short course that is an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with a focus on geotechnical applications. All geotechnical investigations have significant spatial components and GIS software is an appropriate and powerful tool for bringing diverse data sources together to More Information…

Posted in 2018 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

Technical Presentations and AGM

Presentation abstracts Mechanical behaviours of frozen rocks In cold climates, the temperature of soil and rock that lies at or close to the earth’s surface can often fall below the freezing point of water. While the combined effects of low temperatures and the presence of frozen water on changes in the material properties and behaviour More Information…

Posted in 2018 Tasmania Meetings, Meeting, Tasmania |

Bulli pass landslide hazard assessment and control measures

Abstract The Bulli Pass section of the Princes Highway is a century old two-lane road which is located approximately 11km North of Wollongong and traverses steep slopes of the Illawarra Escarpment. It is an important arterial road for the northern suburbs of Wollongong, connecting Mt Ousley Road (M1 Princes Motorway) at the crest of the More Information…

Posted in 2018 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |

What does GIS offer Geotechnical Investigations?

Abstract We are somewhere in the midst of a revolution in spatial technology. 30 years ago Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) were in their infancy. Engineering designers embraced CAD software whereas geoscientists began to explore the possibilities of GIS in their field. Back then only organisations with deep pockets and mainframe More Information…

Posted in 2018 Victoria Meetings, Meeting, Victoria |

Technical Presentation

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Posted in 2018 Sydney Meetings, Meeting, Sydney |

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