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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…

Not all Office Insurance is the same

Article Katie Kennedy

AGS asked Griffiths and Armour to write a note for AGS members regarding Office Insurance. Not all Office insurance is the same…

Potential Pitfalls for an Expert Witness

Article Isabelle Etheridge

by Peter Witherington and Hugh Mallett   Many of us in the technical services industry aspire to be experts in our field. …

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…

Intellectual Property Rights

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The AGS has recently published a guidance document on Copyright issues arising from the use of consultants’ reports and drawings in the…

AGS Guide to Good Report Writing 2015

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The AGS Guide to Good Practice in Writing Ground Reports has had a 2015 up-date and is now free to download, please…

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…

Loss Prevention CDM 2015

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Image Credit: Ace Work Gear, http://www.aceworkgear.com/brands/portwest-workwear There appears a general consensus that working for a commercial competent supply chain and client, CDM2015 is…

Duress or Commercial Reality?

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

By Zita Mansi, BLM Solicitors An AGS member queried whether he has any redress in circumstances where he is obliged to sign…

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…

Asbestos PII Update

Article Caroline Kratz

The subject of asbestos cover is one that has been in the spotlight for many years since the restriction (and in some…

AGS Chemical and Legal Helplines

News Caroline Kratz

All Members of the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists are entitled to free chemical and contractual advice through the use of…

Depositing geotechnical records with the BGS

Article Ciaran Jennings

The British Geological Survey (BGS) collects borehole records, borehole materials and site investigation reports which are maintained by the National Geoscience Data…

Loss Prevention Working Group Report

Report Ciaran Jennings

Hugh Mallett, Chairman LPWG writes: The group is drafting articles and guidance on a number of issues that are important to AGS…

BGS Question and Answer

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

BGS – Legal Obligations Regarding Drilling Many Members of the AGS received a letter on the 31st May referring to legal obligations…

PI Requests for Higher Limits of Indemnity

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Professional Indemnity Insurance ~ Requests for higher Limits of Indemnity It is not unusual for Consultants to be faced with a request…

Asbestos PII Update

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The subject of asbestos cover is one that has been in the spotlight for many years since the restriction (and in some…