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Article Katie Kennedy

Notes from the Chair – Julian Lovell

New AGS Chair Julian Lovell discusses the state of the Association, wider industry and his aims and aspirations as the newly elected…

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Q&A with Roseanna Bloxham

Full Name: Roseanna Bloxham BEng (Hons) FGS Job Title: Senior geo-environmental engineer Company: RSK Environment Ltd I am a senior geo-environmental engineer…

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What are Collateral Warranties?

The AGS Loss Prevention Working Group has just published another paper for the Loss Prevention Guidance 2017 document, namely “Loss Prevention Guidance…

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AGS Geotechnical Working Group Update

Stephen West of Ramboll, the Leader of the Geotechnical Working Group, has provided an update on the top issues the Geotechnical Working…

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SiLC, SQP and NQMS Update: Spring 2019

There are now 196 registered SiLCs. The current round of examinations (2019a) has 13 candidates and the previous round (2018b) had 14…

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Q&A with Jim Cook

  Full Name: Eur Ing Jim Cook BSc, MSc, C Eng, C Geol, FICE, FGS Job Title: Director Company: Geotechnical Services Bureau…

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BS 8485:2015+A1:2019

In response to comments from industry, the working group for BS8485 have updated and released the following which can now be ordered…

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AGS Safety Working Group Update

The first AGS Safety Working Group meeting of 2019 took place on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 and the Leader of the AGS…

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AGS Helplines

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

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Standards and Professionalism

I will try to limit this essay to Standards and Professionalism as they relate to the work undertaken, day-to-day by SiLCs and…

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PAS 128 – The Essentials

PAS 128 – what is it? Is it simply as a way standardising utility surveys or is it an attempt to minimise…

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Variability in Asbestos Analysis in Soil

Improvements in methods There have been efforts to improve the analysis for asbestos in the last ten years: Analysis methods changed significantly…

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Q&A with Marian Markham

Full Name: Marian Markham BSc (Hons) MSc CGeol FGS PIEMA Job Title: Principal Geoenvironmental Scientist Company: Jacobs Marian is a Chartered Geologist…

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AGS Photography Competition – The Results

In September 2018, the AGS launched their first photography competition to try and capture the industry’s most creative working images. A staggered 71 entries…