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

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The latest news from the BGA.

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Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting September 2021

  • 20.09.2021

The BGA presented awards at its Annual General Meeting during its Annual Conference on 13 September 2021

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Rearranged date for the 60th Rankine Lecture

  • 18.09.2021

The 60th Rankine Lecture, to be delivered by Professor Stephan Jefferis, has been rearranged for 16th March 2022.

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Ground Engineering’s October 2021 issue is available online

  • 16.09.2021

Ground Engineering’s October 2021 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular - August 2021

  • 22.08.2021

ISSMGE News & Information Circular - August 2021

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Ground Engineering’s August/September 2021 issue is available online

  • 04.08.2021

Ground Engineering’s August/September 2021 issue is available online

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UK Specification for Ground Investigation (Third Edition) Extension to Commenting Period

  • 30.07.2021

UK Specification for Ground Investigation (Third Edition) - Deadline for comments extended to 20 August 2021

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David Toll becomes BGA Chair

  • 24.07.2021

The BGA is pleased to announce that Professor David Toll has taken over as BGA Chair, with Dr Andrew Ridley appointed as Vice Chair.

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2020 BGA Medal Winning Paper announced

  • 20.07.2021

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “PISA design model for monopiles for offshore wind turbines: Application to a stiff glacial clay till”

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Degree Apprenticeship in Geoscience

  • 17.07.2021

The BGA wishes to share this announcement from Nick Koor & Sian Davies-Vollum, the Chair & Vice Chair of University Geoscience UK

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