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

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The June 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 15.05.2024

The June 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions

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2024 BGA Case Histories Award Winner announced

  • 13.05.2024

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2024 BGA Case Histories Award has been awarded to authors Peter Hensman, Zhandos Orazalin and Brian Sheil for their paper “Monitoring the construction of a deep energy-from-waste bunker in soft clay and peat” published in Géotechnique.

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Winner announced of 2023 BGA Masters Prize

  • 03.05.2024

The BGA is pleased to announce that Thirimadura Supun Surendra Mendis of Imperial College London is the winner of the 2023 BGA Masters prize for his entry “Advanced 3D Numerical Modelling of Deep Basement and Tunnel Interaction in London”

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Call for submissions - BGA annual conference young engineers' poster competition 2024

  • 28.04.2024

BGA Annual conference 2024 - calling for poster submissions for the Young Engineers' Poster Competition. A prize of £150 is awarded

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2023 BGA Medal Winning Paper announced

  • 28.04.2024

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2023 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “Particle-scale simulations of the compression and shearing of kaolin clay” by John de Bono and Glenn McDowell.

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The May 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 17.04.2024

The May 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Russell Geotechnical Innovations announced as Platinum Sponsor for BGA Annual Conference

  • 10.04.2024

Russell Geotechnical Innovations announced as Platinum Sponsor for BGA Annual Conference

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Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee

  • 31.03.2024

The call for nominations for members to stand for election for the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Executive Committee is now open, and will close at noon on 22 April 2024.

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The April 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 15.03.2024

The April 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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