Geotechnical Engineering Basics Posters

- Secretary
The Young Geotechnical Professional (YGP) group are in the process of developing Geotechnical Engineering – Basics posters which are created by YGPs for YGPs. The idea behind these posters is to ‘bridge the gap’ between university assessment st...

NZGS Annual General Meeting 2021 – agenda and documents

- Ross Roberts
Our AGM will take place online on 27 September 2021, and this year we will be considering the following items: Confirming the minutes of the 2020 AGM Receiving the Chair’s report Receiving the Treasurer’s report Confirming the appointment of the ...

NZGS committee update – Ayoub Riman

- Ross Roberts
In August we announced the results of our NZGS election, and this new committee is due to be ratified at our AGM on 27 September (please make sure you’ve registered!). One of the successful candidates was John Scott, a long-time supporter of th...

NZGS election and expression of interest results

- Ross Roberts
NZGS management committee election I’m delighted to report that our election is now closed, and results are in. We had one of the strongest fields of candidates for years, giving you the difficult task of choosing between 11 really great people...

Notice for motion: proposed alteration of NZGS rules

- Ross Roberts
Introduction As with all incorporated societies, the NZGS activities are limited by the Incorporated Societies Act and the rules the society adopts for itself. The Incorporated Societies Act 1908 s6 requires that the rules cover, among other things: ...

Notice of election for the 2021-2023 management committee

- Ross Roberts
Our AGM is coming up in September, which means that it’s time to elect your new management committee. Our committee members are elected for two years, and normally we have equal numbers of members who are at the end of their first year (i.e. ro...

ISSMGE TC220 update

- Ross Roberts
Update provided by Paul Burton – TC220 Secretary In 1977 an International Symposium on Field Measurements in Rock Mechanics was organised by Professor Kalman Kovari and held in Zurich, Switzerland. A second symposium, also organised by Professor Ko...