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

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Latest News

Fleming Award 2016: Booking now open

  • 17.10.2016

Booking for the Fleming Award on Wednesday 7th December at 6.30pm is now open

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BGA 28th September 2016 Meeting

  • 29.09.2016

The BGA held its September meeting last night with an excellent overview of six landslips that occurred on Network Rail infrastructure between June 2012 and February 2013 by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch's (RAIB) Chris Ford. Followed by a summary of Network Rail's actions in response to the report by Simon Abbot.

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September 2016 News

  • 07.09.2016

Attending BGA Events in person: Please let us know if your commitments prevent you from attending an event for which you have previously registered so that a) someone else may do so and b) we have a full theatre.

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BDA-AGS Position Paper and Survey

  • 09.08.2016

The Association for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists and the British Drilling Association have combined to produce a position paper on the state of the ground investigation industry in the UK as part of their Spotlight on the Industry initiative. The paper may be downloaded here.

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2016 Geotechnical Business Directory

  • 01.08.2016

ISSMGE Members are being urged to sign up to GeoWorld, the professional networking platform for geotechnical engineers, so that they will appear in the 2016 Geotechnical Business Directory.

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BGA Fleming Award Competition 2016 – Call for Submissions

  • 29.07.2016

The Fleming Award is a prestigious prize awarded annually by the BGA 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, with a prize donated by Cementation Skanska. The 2016 Fleming Award Meeting will be held at the ICE, One Great George Street, London on 7 December 2016.

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Engineering in Chalk 2018 - First Announcement

  • 29.07.2016

The BGA and the Engineering Group of the Geological Society are pleased to announce that a major international conference on Engineering in Chalk will be held over 2 days in Spring/Summer 2018 in Central London.

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TC211 Ground Improvement Newsletter

  • 29.07.2016

In this 12th Newsletter we provide some information concerning the recent and upcoming activities of the ISSMGE TC 211. Here below more information is given regarding the following topics:

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