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. S. Slob (Siefko)

Secretary | Dr. ir. A. Elkadi (Ahmed)

Treasurer | Ir. J.D. Adrichem (John)

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.


Ingeokring Autumn Symposium: “Salt of the Earth”

Friday 24 November 2023 Time: 13:30-16:30 h Location: TU Delft, Faculty CiTG, CEG Hall B Are you curious about the challenges of engineering in or with salt? Then attend and register here: google forms Program/Speakers: 13.00-13.30 Welcome coffee/tea 13.30-13.35 Introduction (Ingeokring) 13.45-14.15 Heijn van Gent (State Supervision of Mines)Underground Hydrogen storage in salt – view and lessons from a mining authority 14.15-14.35 Els …

EngGeo Get-together at Fugro

Friday 29 September 2023 Time: 16:00-19:00 h Location: Fugro, Prismastraat 4 NootdorpPlease bring your PPE: hard hat and safety shoes! Please register for this event here: https://forms.gle/jT7Rm3m89QremLLf7 Several engineering geologists, geophysicists and geotechnical engineers working for Fugro will show and tell you all about what they are currently working on. This could be data acquisition, …

Excursion Morsleben Salt Mine: Saturday 7 to Monday 9 October 2023

Dear members of Ingeokring, In this Ingeokring theme year “Salt of the Earth”, we will visit the salt mines in central Germany. The mines are now in use as storage location of nuclear waste. Along the way we will also visit a Mock-up mine in the Harz area and some other interesting geological sites. Preliminary …

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