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

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Latest News

Upcoming International Events

  • 31.03.2015

We are pleased to provide information on the following upcoming international events:

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March 2015 Newsletter

  • 06.03.2015

Headlines and Deadlines

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International Geosynthetics Society Student Paper Competition

  • 06.03.2015

Students working on geosynthetics have the opportunity to win a trip to the EuroGeo6 conference in Instanbul, Turkey.

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46th Cooling Prize Results

  • 06.03.2015

The final of the Cooling Prize competition was held on Tuesday night hosted by the Southern Geotechnical Group and the BGA at the University of Southampton.‎

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Revision to BSs 8004, 8002, and 8081

  • 06.03.2015

Three important geotechnical codes of practice – BS 8004 for foundation, BS 8002 for earth retaining structures, and BS 8081 for grouted anchors – are being completely re-written in time for publication in June 2015. The first two of these codes were withdrawn from British practice in March 2010 (and the third made ‘obsolescent’) to coincide with the introduction of Eurocode 7 (BS EN 1997).

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BGA Committee: Call for Nominations 2015

  • 26.02.2015

In accordance with the Statutes and traditions of the Association, the Committee shall include nine members elected by members of the British Geotechnical Association by postal ballot.

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ISSMGE February 2015 Bulletin

  • 26.02.2015

Download the bulletin here: February Bulletin

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ISSMGE Pile Prediction Event

  • 26.02.2015

An International Pile Prediction Event is going to be launched, supported by ISSMGE.

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February 2015 Newsletter

  • 10.02.2015

 ECG Event:  ICE Professional Reviews for Geotechnical Engineers – Monday 9 February 2015

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