The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Upcoming Events

BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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Joint BGA ECG and EGGS Event: Health & Safety Talk

The BGA Early Career Group (ECG) and the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS) are pleased to invite you to our joint April event.

  • Today 18:00
  • Today 18:00 - 19:30
  • On-line Event
  • Event Type: BGA Early Career Group Meetings
Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)
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Yorkshire Geotechnical Group - An Overview of Grouted Anchor Technology

Dr Devon Mothersille will present that state of current grouted anchor practice within the broad context of design, construction and testing.

  • Tomorrow 18:00
  • Tomorrow 18:00 - 19:30
  • Online event
  • Event Type: Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)

Latest Tweets from @BritishGeotech

"Short report on the Piling 2020 Conference "

Apr 07

"Online event: 19 May 2021. BGA Meeting - Geotechnical Challenges of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme by Paul Nowak of Atkins and Dean Maddison of Jacobs "

Mar 21

"Online event: 20 April 2021. BGA Meeting - HS2 MWCC Contract C1 - Chiltern Tunnel Enabling Works (South Portal), speakers from Align JV and Align-D "

Mar 21

"Ground Engineering’s April 2021 issue is available online - Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Mar 17

Latest News

The Piling 2020 Conference was a Great Success

  • 31.03.2021

The Piling 2020 Conference was a Great Success

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Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee 2021

  • 28.03.2021

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is calling for nominations for members to stand for election to the BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 16 April 2021

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Ground Engineering’s April issue is available online

  • 17.03.2021

Ground Engineering’s April issue is available online

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Detailed Programme Announced for Piling 2020

  • 14.03.2021

The Conference will be held as an on-line event over 4 days from 23rd to 26th March 2021

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Alice Duley wins 52nd Cooling Prize Competition

  • 02.03.2021

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that Alice Duley of Jacobs has been awarded the 52nd Cooling Prize for her presentation on Practical Geo-Dynamic Assessment of High-Speed Rail Earthworks on the Align Contract (HS2)

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Ground Engineering’s March issue is available online

  • 17.02.2021

Ground Engineering’s March issue is available online

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