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Call for nominations to the 2016 NZGS Management Committee

22 December 2015

Nominations for one elected member for the 2016 Management Committee is requested. 

The Management Committee meets four times per year and is responsible for managing the affairs of the Society. Membership of the Management Committee is a rewarding experience and all members are encouraged to give serious consideration to standing for election. The Society rules stipulate that elected membership of the committee is for a two-year period.

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Inappropriate use of Geotechnical Reports

3 November 2015

Following relatively energetic debate on the NZGS LinkedIn page earlier this year (under the title Limitations in Geotechnical Reports), the NZGS has drafted a letter to MBIE expressing the Society’s concerns around the misuse of geotechnical reports and encouraging them to educate Councils to more thoroughly consider the applicability of geotechnical reports presented at various project stages.

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Earthquake Engineering Guideline Module Publication

3 November 2015

Module 5A of the "Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Practice" series Specification of ground improvement for residential properties in the Canterbury region has now been published and is now available. This version is being issued for public comment.

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