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AGS to Exhibit at Geotechnica 2015

News Caroline Kratz

The AGS is proud to announce that they’ll be exhibiting and sponsoring the UK largest geotechnical conference and exhibition; Geotechnica. Taking place at the…

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…

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…

Panel debate on Asbestos in soil

News Ciaran Jennings

Understanding the risks posed by Asbestos in soil will be explored  through a panel discussion that brings together Dr Richard Ogden (co-author of…

AGS Members’ Day – March 2015

Article Ciaran Jennings

9.30am – 16.30pm, Wednesday 18th March 2015 Royal Geological Society,  1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR AGS Members day incorporates our AGM and will…

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…

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…

Fairer AGS subscription model

News Ciaran Jennings

As you may be aware, the AGS has been significantly restructured to suit the demands of today’s members, and to ensure that…

Laboratories Working Group Report

Report Ciaran Jennings

John Powell, Chairman, Laboratories Working Group writes: The meeting had 8 member attendees  and 7 apologies. BSI Committee B/526/3 Revision of BS5930:…

Safety Group Report

Report Ciaran Jennings

Julian Lovell, Chairman, AGS Safety Working Group writes: Below is the latest report from our Safety Group which this quarter has been…

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…

Contaminated Land Working Group Report

Report Ciaran Jennings

Neil Parry, Chairman, CLG writes: Our last meeting was held on 10th January 2015, 17 members attended. Below is a summary of…