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Recent Advances in the Application of Vertical Drains and Vacuum Preloading in Soft Soil Stabilisation

Pre-construction consolidation of soft formation soils by applying a surcharge load alone often takes a long time, thereby impacting the construction schedule. Moreover, attributed to the low permeability and high thickness of low-lying clay deposits, the required surcharge load to achieve more than 90% degree of consolidation can be excessively high over a prolonged period. More Information…

Jack Morgan Award Presentations

The Jack Morgan Young Geotechnical Practitioners Award will be presented to an outstanding Victorian geotechnical practitioner under the age of 35 on 9th November 2011. The four candidates shortlisted from a strong field of applications are listed below. Each candidate will present on a project they have been involved with, describing their contribution to geomechanics More Information…