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July 2019

Guidance for potentially liquefaction-prone land

4 July 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Napier New Zealand + Google Map

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released the guidance in 2017. This was developed collaboratively by MBIE with the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and the Earthquake Commission (EQC), and other key parties. Engineering New Zealand with the funding support of EQC are pleased to offer this subsidised course which will bring planning and engineering professionals together to learn how to put the guidance in to practice. Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes The day will start with some basic…

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Development of a Waikato Basin T0 and Depth Model by the H/V Spectral Ratio Method

3 July 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Waikato S Block – Room S.1.04, Gate 1, Knighton Road
Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
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Presented by Dr Seoko Jeong: Seokho is a lecturer in Civil Engineering at the University of Waikato, with expertise in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Geophysics Following his technical paper recently published as a part of the 2019 Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering Seoko Jeong will present on his research with a Q and A session to follow.  

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June 2019

ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

27 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wellington New Zealand + Google Map

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

26 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Napier New Zealand + Google Map

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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Canterbury YGP Event

21 June 2019
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Worksafe Tunnelling Update on High Hazards Unit Activities and CPD

20 June 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AKL – Bluestone Room, 9 Durham Lane
Auckland, New Zealand
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The New Zealand Tunnelling Society would like to invite you to the above presentation being delivered in Auckland on Thursday, 20 June 2019. Worksafe is responsible for assessing competency of personnel engaged in the extractive industries through the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners. The High Hazards Unit of Worksafe is responsible for inspections of mining, tunnelling and quarrying operations across New Zealand. Paul Hunt is Chief Inspector Extractives of the HHU and he will outline HHU’s current activities which…

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GIS for Geotechnical Professionals – An Evening Presentation

20 June 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Level 2, WSP Opus House 12 Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch, Level 2, WSP Opus House, 12 Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Presented by Colin Mazengarb Senior Geologist (Natural Hazards and Engineering Geology) Mineral Resources Tasmania/Tasmanian Geological Survey   Colin is an engineering-geologist currently based in Hobart with over 20 years of GIS experience. His presentation will be illustrated with examples of geotechnical work he has undertaken in Tasmania and New Zealand, including mine subsidence, landslide zoning, debris flow and rock fall runout modelling. Using these examples, Colin will outline of some of the more recent developments in GIS. His presentation is…

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GIS FOR GEOTECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS

20 June 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
WSP Opus, 12 Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch, 12 Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, New Zealand
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The NZ Geotechnical Society is offering a one-day short course on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with a focus on geotechnical applications. The course will introduce attendees to GIS functionality, cover basic theory and work through a series of exercises with real geotechnical data to develop geotechnical models.  By the end of the day each applicant will be able to open, create and recycle GIS projects, discover and import data, analyse relationships between data sets and produce maps and cross-sections suitable…

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7 ICEGE 2019 – International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering

19 June 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

After the increasingly successful conferences held in Tokyo (1995), Lisbon (1999), Berkeley (2004), Thessaloniki (2007), Santiago (2011), and Christchurch (2015), the Italian Geotechnical Society (AGI) on appointment by the ISSMGE Technical Committee 203 (‘Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering and associated problems’) is delighted to announce that the city of Rome will host the 7th ICEGE (International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering) in June 2019. As in the previous editions, the conference topics will address through general and parallel sessions the most recent…

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ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

18 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hamilton New Zealand + Google Map

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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GIS FOR GEOTECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS

14 June 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The NZ Geotechnical Society is offering a one-day short course on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with a focus on geotechnical applications. The course will introduce attendees to GIS functionality, cover basic theory and work through a series of exercises with real geotechnical data to develop geotechnical models.  By the end of the day each applicant will be able to open, create and recycle GIS projects, discover and import data, analyse relationships between data sets and produce maps and cross-sections suitable…

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GIS for Geotechnical Professionals – An Evening Presentation

13 June 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Jacobs Level 8, 1 Grey Street, Wellington, 1 Grey Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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Presented by Colin Mazengarb Senior Geologist (Natural Hazards and Engineering Geology) Mineral Resources Tasmania/Tasmanian Geological Survey Colin is an engineering-geologist currently based in Hobart with over 20 years of GIS experience. His presentation will be illustrated with examples of geotechnical work he has undertaken in Tasmania and New Zealand, including mine subsidence, landslide zoning, debris flow and rock fall runout modelling. Using these examples, Colin will outline of some of the more recent developments in GIS. His presentation is a…

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ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

12 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Nelson New Zealand + Google Map

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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GIS for Geotechnical Professionals Presentation

11 June 2019 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Beca, 21 Pitt Street, Auckland, 21 Pitt Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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Presented by Colin Mazengarb Senior Geologist (Natural Hazards and Engineering Geology) Mineral Resources Tasmania/Tasmanian Geological Survey   Colin is an engineering-geologist currently based in Hobart with over 20 years of GIS experience. His presentation will be illustrated with examples of geotechnical work he has undertaken in Tasmania and New Zealand, including mine subsidence, landslide zoning, debris flow and rock fall runout modelling. Using these examples, Colin will outline of some of the more recent developments in GIS.   His presentation…

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Fun and Challenges of Northland Allochthon

10 June 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
WSP Opus 125A Bank Street Whangarei, 125 bank street
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Presented by Aaron George The Northland Allochthon forms more than two thirds of the rocks in the Northland region and extends south as far as Auckland. Although typically undulating with gentle slopes, the Northland Allochthon is known for slope instability problems that pose particular hazards to roading development. Aaron George is a Principal Engineering Geologist with WSP Opus and has been working in the Auckland and Northland regions for 25 years. Aaron has co-authored, with Glyn East, several papers on…

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GIS FOR GEOTECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS

10 June 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Beca, 21 Pitt Street, Auckland, 21 Pitt Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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The NZ Geotechnical Society is offering a one-day short course on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with a focus on geotechnical applications. The course will introduce attendees to GIS functionality, cover basic theory and work through a series of exercises with real geotechnical data to develop geotechnical models.  By the end of the day each applicant will be able to open, create and recycle GIS projects, discover and import data, analyse relationships between data sets and produce maps and cross-sections suitable…

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ENGE412 Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (Christchurch)

10 June 2019 @ 12:00 am - 14 June 2019 @ 11:59 pm

Course Description This course focuses on description and representation of a rock mass, stress and strain in a rock mass and deformation and failure of a rock mass. These are applied to rock slope and underground excavation stability analysis. Course Format This course is delivered as a combination of 1-day blocks with self-directed learning through online course material. There is one 1-hour laboratory in groups and a local afternoon field trip. In-class Masteries are assessed. Students are expected to be…

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May 2019

ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

30 May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dunedin New Zealand + Google Map

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

29 May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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Updated 6th Ishihara Lecture from 2017 Simplified procedure for estimating liquefaction-induced building settlement

23 May 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Presented by Prof Jonathon Bray (Faculty Chair in Earthquake Excellence, UC Berkley USA)    The Ishihara Lecture award was established in 2004 by the Technical Committee on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Associated Problems (TC203) of ISSMGE to promote and disseminate advances in the science and practice of earthquake geotechnical engineering to reduce seismic risk and improve the resilience of infrastructure systems and communities. Committee activities seek to promote and facilitate international exchanges across a broad mix of researchers, students, and practitioners, working on earthquake…

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ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

23 May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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ENZ Earthquake Resistant Retaining Wall Design

22 May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Engineering New Zealand: The seminar will focus on earthquake resistant retaining wall design in engineering practice with direct reference to the recently published MBIE & NZGS guidelines document, Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design. Comprehensive coverage of the Guidelines will be given together with explanations of the context within New Zealand’s building regulations. Practical worked examples will be used to demonstrate design procedures in detail. Duration: 8 hours Presenter: Kevin McManus, Nick Traylen Cost: From $790.00 incl. GST https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event-template/?eventtemplate=659-earthquake-resistant-retaining-wall-design&region=IPENZC

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Mining Geoscience Research at the CSIRO

20 May 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
100 WIllis Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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Presented by Dr Marc Elmouttie Dr Marc Elmouttie is a Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO and he currently leads their Mining Geoscience Team. He is a physicist with over 15 years’ experience in the research and development of technologies for mineral exploration and mining, in particular: ·         3D rock mass imaging & characterisation, ·         Borehole logging and other sensing technologies, ·         Quantifying uncertainty of structural analysis, ·         Modelling and monitoring of fractured rock systems for slope stability, and, ·         Structural and…

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SCREW PILING RETROFIT PILETECH SITE VISIT & TECHNICAL PRESENTATION

16 May 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shed 39 CentrePort, 2 Fryatt Quay, Pipitea, 2 Fryatt Quay
Pipitea, Wellington, New Zealand
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Site Demonstration @ 4:00pm: -   See the Piletech 13T modified excavator in action installing 10-12m deep piles (This machine is capable of installing piles in a 2.5m headroom environment). -   The as-built piles will be capable of supporting a vertical load of up to 725kN. -   This demonstration will give perspective of the plant, materials and speed of installation.   Technical Presentation @ 5:00pm: -      At this presentation specialists from Piletech will share information that will dispel common myths around…

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Double Presentation: The benefits (and challenges) of using self-drilling anchors to mesh a large site of severely fractured ground & Passive protection structures used to protect Kaikōura coastal road: Rockfall catch fences, hybrid fences and GTM bund

7 May 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Presented by Martin Wilson and Eric Ewe Kindly sponsored by Abseil Access and Geofabrics

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