The latest news from the BGA.
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.
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.
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