The AGS brings together experts and representatives from across the geotechnical and geotechnical spheres to agree and shape best practice. We collaborate to find the consensus on the issues that affect our members and the wider industry.
Our work is distributed among the below committees, each of which has a strategy and a group of representatives committed to improving the technical standards, conditions and quality of work undertaken by our members.
Our work encompasses the commercial issues that impact on our clients and members alike. The group also holds responsibility for the governance, finances, promotion of the AGS and liaison with other organisations.
The Group works to keep Members informed of developments to do with contaminated land and the environment. It provides advice and feedback to other organisations, committees (eg BSI) and government bodies on…
The Group created the AGS Data Format in 1992 which has since become the means through which the industry is able to share data from ground investigations. It is now responsible for…
The Executive oversees the working groups and formally votes on issues and decisions relating to the AGS. It represents the membership at large and holds ultimate responsibility for the policies and practices…
The Geotechnical Working Group aim to promote technical excellence to the wider geotechnical engineering professional community and to raise general awareness of the need for geotechnical engineering input to all construction projects…
The Laboratories group deals with issues surrounding testing, safety and quality that relate to the accurate analysis of the fluids, soils, gases and materials found in the ground.
We provide Members with information and advice to enable proper management of risk to the benefit of both the Member and the Client. The group’s activities include the preparation of Loss Prevention…
The Safety Working Group’s aims are to promote safety awareness for the geotechnical and geoenvironmental industry.