The Western Australian Ground Control Group

AGS WA Symposium 2020 – West Australian Geotechnics and Geology

Burswood on Swam 1 Camfield Drive, Burswood

The event will feature a wide range of talks, networking and discussions. Geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, geologists, geophysicists and academics will share and discuss their knowledge and experience in WA related to geotechnics and geology, and its implications for design and construction.

Technical Evening: “Liquefaction triggering from a slow, drained increase in phreatic surface” with David Reid (Research Fellow, UWA)

Engineers Australia 712 Murray Street, West Perth

Clear evidence of the ability of a slow, drained increase in phreatic surface to trigger liquefaction in loose soils - referred to typically as the constant shear drained (CSD) stress path - has been available for about 30 years. However, it is arguably the least appreciated and understood trigger mechanism for liquefaction. Clearly, increasing the […]

Free

AGS Technical Evening: Western Australia’s high stress mining challenges and some recent developments in their management

Engineers Australia 712 Murray Street, West Perth

Western Australia’s high stress mining challenges and some recent developments in their management, by Mike Sandy, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Global Lead – AMC Consultants Pty Ltd This presentation will cover the challenging mining environment encountered in many of Western Australia’s underground mines, where the pre-mining in situ stress gradients are amongst the highest in the […]

Free