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Release of Joint MBIE/NZGS Geotechnical Guidance Module 1: Overview of the Guidelines

15 March 2016

Joint MBIE/NZGS geotechnical engineering guidance, Module 1: “Overview of the Guidelines” of the `Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice’ series, has now been published as Building Act s 175 guidance.

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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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We would like to welcome Eleni Gkeli to the Management Committee following her successful election in the recent ballot.

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