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AGS Magazine – November/December issue

Article News Caroline Kratz

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists are pleased to announce the launch of their new bi-monthly publication; AGS Magazine. To view…

AGS Members’ Day: 7th April 2016

Article News Caroline Kratz

The AGS is pleased to announce details of Members’ Day 2016, which is taking place on Thursday 7th April 2016 at the…

News Caroline Kratz

The Ground Engineering Awards is back and celebrating nine years of showcasing the very best in the industry. Entries are now open…

AGS Members’ Day 2016

News Caroline Kratz

AGS Members’ Day 2016 will take place on Thursday 7th April at the prestigious Barbican Centre in London. This full day seminar…

AGS Members’ Day 2015 Summary

Article News Caroline Kratz

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists’ annual Members’ Day event recently took place at the prestigious Royal Geographical Society, located in…

Do you have AGS data format questions?

News Ciaran Jennings

The AGS data format comprises  a dictionary of codes denoting different categories and types of data commonly used in the geotechnical and…

NHBC’s Role in Developing Hazardous Sites

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

NHBC (National House-Building Council) is the standard setting body and the leading warranty and insurance provider for new and newly converted homes…

Water Pipes: a guide

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

UKWIR (UK Water Industry Research) have recognised that with an increasing number of brownfield sites being used for development, it is important…

CSCS Cards – Explained!

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

There are four types of red cards which are new or recent entrants to the construction industry  for  experienced workers whose occupation…

Builders Profile

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Is Builders Profile the answer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaires? When Members of the National Specialist Contractors Council (NSCC) complained about the number and…

Successful Tender

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Question- Can a successful tenderer for a publicly procured project negotiate the terms of the contract post acceptance, but prior to contract…

Why AGS4?

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The AGS data format is being upgraded to version 4, this note explains the thinking behind the changes, gives the reasons for…

EN 1990 Alteration

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

EN 1990 Altered to Avoid UK Liability Problems The head code, EN 1990, has been changed to make sure that civil and…

Sign off Responsibility

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

It is common for Clients to request that their consultant obtains “sign off” of proposals for site investigation, risk assessment and in…