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

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BGA Events up to August 2020 are Postponed

  • 21.03.2020

All BGA events up to August 2020 are postponed, and will be re-arranged for later dates in the 2020-21 session. The BGA regrets that this is necessary, but it is not appropriate to hold large meetings under the prevailing circumstances due to Covid-19

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BGA Membership applications are now on-line only

  • 18.03.2020

During the current health situation the BGA continues to welcome applications for all categories of BGA membership, but on-line applications only will be processed

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International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (ICCAGE2020) - Postponed

  • 17.03.2020

The International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (ICCAGE2020), planed to be held in Tirana on June 1st to 13rd, is postponed indefinitely.

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2020 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium - Status Update

  • 16.03.2020

Currently, the 2020 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium is proceeding as planned.

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Emily Riley wins 51st Cooling Prize Competition

  • 10.03.2020

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that Emily Riley of CVB JV Tideway East has been awarded the 51st Cooling Prize for her presentation on Engineering Mitigation of a Water Bearing Fissure in the Chalk

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The 2020 Rankine Lecture has been Postponed

  • 09.03.2020

The 2020 Rankine Lecture has been postponed until 17 March 2021

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Rankine Day Seminar on 18 March 2020 Cancelled

  • 09.03.2020

Rankine Day Seminar on 18 March 2020 has been cancelled

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11th Asian Rock Mechanics Conference Postponed

  • 08.03.2020

11th Asian Rock Mechanics Conference Postponed

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular March 2020

  • 06.03.2020

ISSMGE News & Information Circular March 2020

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