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 Meeting
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Geotechnical Challenges of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme

Geotechnical Challenges of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme presented by Paul Nowak of Atkins and Dean Maddison of Jacobs

  • 19.05.2021
  • 17:00 - 18:30
  • On-line event
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting
ISRM Conferences and Seminars
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EUROCK 2021 – Mechanics and Rock Engineering from Theory to Practice

EUROCK 2021 – Mechanics and Rock Engineering from Theory to Practice. This ISRM symposium will be held in Turin, Italy from 20 to 25 September 2021.

  • 20.09.2021
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
  • Event Type: ISRM Conferences and Seminars

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"Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 5pm on 5 May 2021

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Latest News

Ground Engineering’s May 2021 issue is available online

  • 14.04.2021

Ground Engineering’s May 2021 issue is available online

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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 extended to 5 May 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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