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AGS Members’ Day: 7th April 2016

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…

News Caroline Kratz

AGS Members’ Day 2016

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

Article News Ann-Marie Casserly

AGS BYELAWS

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

Article Caroline Kratz

Chairman’s Address

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

Article News Caroline Kratz

AGS Members’ Day 2015 Summary

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Visa for Geoprofessionals

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

University Meets Industry

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Engineering, Geology, Geotechnics

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Sign off Responsibility

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Apprentices – back in vogue

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Recruitment Aided!

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Eurocode 7 letter

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

A new system for migrant workers

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Establishing Ground Rules

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Age Discrimination Regulations

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…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

The Role of an Expert Witness

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