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    BGA issues final call for Cooling Prize candidatesSubscription

    9 January, 2019

    Young Geotechnical professionals now have less than 10 days to put themselves in the running to win the British Geotechnical Association’s (BGA’s) anniversary Cooling Prize event.

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    BGA reveals three Fleming Award finalistsSubscription

    12 November, 2018

    The British Geotechnical Association has announced that two Scottish landslide remedial projects and Claridge’s basement will go head to head to compete for this year’s Fleming Award.

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    BGA launches the call for Cooling Prize candidatesSubscription

    19 October, 2018

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is inviting young geotechnical professionals to submit papers for the 50th anniversary Cooling Prize event.

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    Career development funding opportunity call

    18 October, 2018

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is inviting applications for the BGA Fund to support career advancement or further study

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    Call to collaborative projects to become Fleming Award contendersSubscription

    10 September, 2018

    Collaborative project teams are now being invited to enter the competition to win the prestigious Fleming Award

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    Dam failure focus for September BGA meetingSubscription

    8 August, 2018

    The BGA’s evening meeting on 26 September will be delivered by Golder Associates senior consultant Mike Jefferies on the subject of Critical State Soil Mechanics (CSSM): 125 years of developments (a story of many dam failures).

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    Chalk 2018 programme detail revealedSubscription

    Ground Engineering August/September 2018

    With less than six weeks until the British Geotechnical Association’s Chalk 2018 conference, further details about the event programme have been published.

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    John Mitchell honour for Clif KettleSubscription

    25 June, 2018

    Clif Kettle of Clif Kettle Consulting has been announced by British Geotechnical Association as the winner of the 2018 John Mitchell Award.

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    BGA committee welcomes new membersSubscription

    20 June, 2018

    Result of the recent election for three posts on the BGA’s executive committee were also announced at the annual conference.

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    BGA Medal winners announcedSubscription

    18 June, 2018

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has announced the winners of the BGA Medal as Ramboll geotechnical engineer Olufemi Ajayi and University of Southampton’s professor of geotechnical engineering William Powrie and senior research fellow Louis Le Pen and senior lecturer Antonis Zervos.

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