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

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Latest News

Consultation on Geological Screening

  • 24.11.2015

The government is consulting on their proposed approach to geological screening for nuclear waste disposal. National geological screening is an exercise to bring together existing information about UK geology that is relevant to the long-term safety of a geological disposal facility (GDF) and make it available in an accessible form. It is not intended to be able to definitively rule all areas as either suitable or unsuitable.

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Call for Cooling Prize Papers

  • 24.11.2015

The 2016 Cooling Prize will be held in Cardiff on the 10th March.  The competition is now open for entries.

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Extended abstract deadline for Ground Support 2016

  • 06.11.2015

The abstract deadline for The 8th International Symposium in Mining and Underground Construction due to be held 12 – 14 September 2016, Kulturens Hus in Luleå, Sweden (Ground Support 2016) has been extended until the 14th December 2015.

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November 2015 Newsletter

  • 06.11.2015

REMINDER: international events will not generally be listed in this newsletter in future - members are directed to http://britishgeotech.org/events/conferences/ or BGA social media (Linked In, Twitter and Facebook) for full details.

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Keynote Speaker for Fleming Award Evening Announced

  • 05.11.2015

Sponsored by Cementation Skanska

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October 2015 Newsletter

  • 08.10.2015

Headlines and Deadlines

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September 2015 Newsletter

  • 10.09.2015

Headlines and Deadlines

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BS EN ISO 17892 replacing BS1377

  • 14.08.2015

BSI recently published the first two Standards in the series BS EN ISO 17892. They replace test methods in BS1377, which have been withdrawn.

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Comments requested on prEN ISO18674-2 Extensometers

  • 11.08.2015

Please be advised that prEN ISO18674-2 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Geotechnical monitoring by field instrumentation - Part 2: Measurement of displacements along a line: Extensometers is out of enquiry
ballot.

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