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 2021 Student Poster Competition

- Rolando Orense
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE The New Zealand Geotechnical Society wishes to recognise and encourage student participation in the fields of rock mechanics, soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering and engineering geology. The 2021 Student Presentation Aw...

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...

Sally Hargraves appointed to Standards NZ NZS3604 committee

- Ross Roberts
We are delighted to report that NZGS committee member Sally Hargraves has been appointed to the foundations working group of the committee that will revise NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings. Committee participation provides the opportunity to dev...

Earthquake engineering in the news

- Ross Roberts
Our members may be interested in the new regular spot for Michelle Grant, President of SESOC, on RNZ nights. You can listen to the first episode here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/nights/audio/2018808971/engineering-in-an-earthquake-zone...