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Ingeokring, is the Dutch association of engineering geologists and geo engineers. It is the Dutch National group of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) and the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). It is a forum for engineers and geologists in the Netherlands. During fieldworks and symposia organised by the Ingeokring its members and members of other societies in the Netherlands such as the KNGMG (Royal Geological and Mining Society of The Netherlands) meet, talks, discuss and learn. The Ingeokring is a provider of Continuous Professional Development courses recognised by the European Federation of Geologists.

With 150 members working in different organisations, ranging from universities and research institutes to contractors, from consultancy firms to various governmental organizations, Ingeokring plays a vital role in the communication between engineering geologists in The Netherlands.

Ingeokring organizes activities as excursions and symposiums, and publishes a Newsletter once a year. On this website more information can be found about upcoming events, publications, and the Newsletter. Check regularly for updates!

Ingeokring Board

The main members of the Ingeokring Board (Stichting IAEG 1990):

President | Dr. ir. R.M. Schmitz (Robrecht)

Secretary | Ir. M. Vijlbrief (Milcar)

Treasurer | Ir. R. Vuurens (Robert)

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Ingeokring-Membership

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Ingeokring-Student Awards

Ingeokring has established a prize for the best thesis (MSc, ir. or drs.) in the field of Engineering Geology submitted to a Dutch University or Institute of higher education. The prize consists of a sum of 500 Euro and a certificate, to be handed out every two years at the annual symposium being held by the Ingeokring every autumn.
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News

Report on the RijnlandRoute excursion in Leiden on May 17th 2019

On Friday May 17th 2019, the Ingeokring organized an excursion to the RijnlandRoute in Leiden. After all the participants arrived, Anne Bäcker (Arthe C&S) started her presentations: first, about the design of the tunnel, its concrete segments, and the cross passages, all this in relation to then challenging geology of the area. Furthermore, she gave …

Excursion to the RijnlandRoute in Leiden on May 17th 2019

On Friday May 17th 2019, the Ingeokring organizes an excursion to the RijnlandRoute in Leiden. During this excursion, a presentation will given about the design of the tunnel and its cross passages. All this with a geologic ‘dressing’. Moreover the TBM launch shaft will be visited as well. In the launch shaft the TBM is …

Excursion in the Border zone on August 25th 2018: “Rock mass description in the Bentheimer” (2nd UPDATE!)

On Saturday August the 25th 2018, the “Rock mass description in the Bentheimer” excursion was organised. Hereby we present you a spherical and geological impression:                 Furthermore, Robert Hack (University Twente/ITC) wrote a report on the excursion to the Romberg Quarry, Gildehaus (Germany), in where the Slope Stability …