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 Conferences and Seminars
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Piling 2020 Conference - Postponed until March 2021

The Piling 2020 conference that was due to be held at Durham University on the 15th and 16th September 2020 has been postponed until the 25th and 26th March 2021 due to the COVID 19 pandemic

  • 15.09.2020
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • University of Durham
  • Event Type: BGA Conferences and Seminars
BGA Meeting
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Lower Thames Crossing: Planning for Design

BGA On-Line Meeting - Lower Thames Crossing: Planning for Design presented by Cedric Allenou of Lower Thames Crossing

  • 23.09.2020
  • 16:00 - 17:30
  • On-line event
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting

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"Ground Engineering’s August/September 2020 issue is available online - Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Aug 05

"RT : Three elected to executive committee "

Jul 30

"RT : Obituary | Dr David A Greenwood, BSc, PhD, FICE, CEng, FGS "

Jul 28

"The BGA is pleased to announce the results of 2020 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee "

Jul 27

Latest News

Ground Engineering’s August/September 2020 issue is available online

  • 05.08.2020

Ground Engineering’s August/September 2020 issue is available online

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Result of 2020 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 26.07.2020

The BGA is pleased to announce the results of 2020 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

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Postponement of 60th Rankine Lecture until March 2021

  • 23.07.2020

Postponement of 60th Rankine Lecture until March 2021

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CHANGE OF DATE: International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (ICCAGE2020)

  • 26.06.2020

CHANGE OF DATE - International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering March 31- April 2, 2021

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Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online

  • 24.06.2020

Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online

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Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2020

  • 24.06.2020

The BGA is pleased to invite entries for the Fleming Competition. This is held annually to commemorate the life and work of Dr Ken Fleming and to recognise excellence in the practical application of geotechnics in a project or a part of a project.

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