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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A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage

A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage by Alan Bamforth, ABG Geosynthetics - Joint BGA Meeting with International Geosynthetics Society.

Drinks afterwards in the ICE Café Bar sponsored by Tensar International.

  • Tomorrow 18:00
  • Tomorrow 18:00 - 19:30
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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BS EN 16907 - Europe’s First Earthworks Standard: Enabling a Common Approach for the Future

BGA Evening Meeting - BS EN 16907 - Europe’s First Earthworks Standard: Enabling a Common Approach for the Future by Alan Phear of Arup and Peter Gilbert of Jacobs

  • 07.11.2019
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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"Next week - Wednesday 16 October - BGA/IGS Evening Meeting at ICE London - A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage by Alan Bamforth of ABG Geosynthetics. Drinks afterward sponsored by Tensar "

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Invitation-ISC'6 Conference 7-11 September 2020

  • 10.10.2019

Invitation-ISC'6 Conference 7-11 September 2020

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Winter School on Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment

  • 10.10.2019

EPFL , 3rd Edition, 21 – 23 January, 2020, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular October 2019

  • 09.10.2019

ISSMGE News & Information Circular October 2019

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Stuart Marchand receives the John Mitchell Award

  • 04.10.2019

The BGA is pleased to announce that Stuart Marchand has received the 2019 John Mitchell Award

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Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2019

  • 03.10.2019

Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition - Deadline 15 October 2019

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Kelvin Higgins appointed as Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering

  • 03.10.2019

Kelvin Higgins appointed as Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering

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