The yearly Ingeokring symposium will be held this year at Monday September 26, 2011 at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences of TU Delft. The theme of the symposium will be “Struggles and Fun of Engineering Geology”. Five speakers are confirmed so far:
- Bas Vos (Hydronamic bv/Royal Boskalis Westminster nv)
- Robert Berkelaar (Van Hattum & Blankevoort)
- Robert Hack (ITC)
- Rodriaan Spruit (TU Delft/Gemeentewerken Rotterdam)
- Sonja Karstens (Deltares)Besides interesting lectures from the speakers listed above, during this symposium the price for the best MSc thesis in Engineering Geology 2009-2010 will be awarded.
Look for the announcement of the symposium:
Symposium-2011_1stAnnouncement.pdf (102 downloads)
The 2010 Annual Report of the Ingeokring is out. Download the English version or the Dutch version:
Annual_report_Ingeokring_2010sm.pdf (95 downloads)
Jaarverslag_Ingeokring_2010.pdf (78 downloads)
In May, Whittles Publishing will publish the Manual of Soil Laboratory Testing (Volume 2: Permeability, Shear Strength and Compressibility Tests) by K.H. Head and R. Epps. This is the second volume of a series of three and relates to Parts 1, 5 and 7 of BS 1377:1990, plus the California bearing ratio (CBR) test in Part 4.
Please lookfor the press release about the book:
Man_Soil_vol_II_PR.pdf (88 downloads)
The book can be purchased through the website of Whittles Publishing.
A.P. van den Berg, the company from Heerenveen that has more than 40 years experience in designing and producing soil investigation technologies, has announced that it has succesfully tested its newest deep water CPT system, the Deep Water WISON-APB.
Click for the press release:
AP_van_den_Berg_successfully_tests_newest_deep_water_technology.pdf (106 downloads)
CIRIA (Construction Industry Research and Information Association) is the UK equivalent of our own CUR. CIRIA also publishes handbookes, manuals, guidelines etc. on a regular basis. Recently, a few new publications have seen daylight. Some of them will be listed below.
Continue reading “New CIRIA coastal and marine publications”
Whittles Publishing has recently published an interesting book about one of the great geotechnical engineers of the 20th century, Rudolph Glossop (1902-1993).
Continue reading “New publication: “Rudolph Glossop and the Rise of Geotechnology””
The annual fall/winter Ingeokring symposium will this year take place on Friday, December 17 2010. The theme of the symposium will be Mining and Dredging – Innovations in Geo-Engineering Practice. Continue reading “Ingeokring Symposium 2010”