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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 BYELAWS

Article News Ann-Marie Casserly

They have been a long time in the making, but finally the AGS new byelaws are with us! Following a vote by…

Chairman’s Address

Article Caroline Kratz

AGS Members Day is always an enjoyable and informative event, which manages to balance the AGS governance issues with topical presentations form…

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…

Visa for Geoprofessionals

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The Shortage Occupation List  maintained by the UK Boarder Agency (UKBA) identifies those job titles which are officially considered to be in…

University Meets Industry

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering MSc courses – what is the problem? A recent meeting arranged by the AGS on behalf of…

Engineering, Geology, Geotechnics

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

University of Portsmouth’s Industrial Alliance in Engineering Geology & Geotechnics starts to show results The University of Portsmouth is the only institution…

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…

Apprentices – back in vogue

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Equipe Training Limited has delivered its’ first courses in September from their newly established Drilling AcademyTM near Banbury, Oxfordshire.  The courses were…

Recruitment Aided!

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The Ground Forum is delighted to announce that 19 ground engineering job titles have been included in the new ‘Shortage Occupations List’…

Eurocode 7 letter

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Dear Editor I have been delivering lectures on EC7 parts 1 and 2 for a while now, and I remain amazed and…

A new system for migrant workers

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

On Friday 29 February 2008, a new immigration system was launched to ensure that only those with the right skills or the…

Establishing Ground Rules

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Concerns over the place of Ground investigations in relation to CDM led John Banks and Mouchel Parkman to raise queries with HSE…

Age Discrimination Regulations

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Members trying to come to grips with the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 can find information on the Evesheds website www.eversheds.com. (Drill down…

The Role of an Expert Witness

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Introduction Experts play an important and unique role in the adversarial court process as they are required to provide an independent opinion…