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November 2017

GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH GEOSYNTHETICS IN SOIL REINFORCEMENT

November 1 - November 3
Midrand Gauteng South Africa + Google Map

Understand geosynthetics in soil reinforcement and the design in steep slopes, retaining walls and roads to improve performance and reduce maintenance   Overview This three-day course aims to introduce geosynthetics materials, their use in steep slope and vertical walls, embankment foundation and pavements; from basics of theory to practical applications, using first principles to free software which will be given during the course.   Course Outline Introduction to geosynthetics material for soil reinforcement, short and long-term strength, criteria for assessment…

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10th TONY BRINK MEMORIAL LECTURE

November 9 @ 18:00 - 18:30
Ambrosia Hall, Midrand, 97 Allan Rd, Glen Austin AH
Midrand, South Africa
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Climate change and transport infrastructure: Engineering geological considerations Professor Phil Paige-Green Climate change is expected to have a significant impact on existing and future transport infrastructure. The presentation discusses the expected climate changes and relates these to their impacts on various transportation facilities such as roads, bridges and earthworks. There is a strong emphasis on the importance of understanding the engineering geological and geomorphological factors to ensure adequate mitigation against these inevitable impacts.

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March 2018

SAIEG AGM and Gala Dinner

10/03/2018 @ 17:00 - 21:00
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