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BOHOGS Technical Meeting at the University of Newcastle – 22nd July 2016

BOHOGS is holding a technical meeting, with presentations and laboratory tours, at the University of Newcastle on Friday the 22nd of July 2016.

BOHOGS-Technical-Meeting-22-July-2016--Univ-of-Newcastle

Location:

University of Newcastle

Room EF122, Engineering Building (click to view map)

 

Agenda:

12:00pm -Lunch/arrival
1:00pm – Stephen Fityus: Shear strength of unsaturated minespoil.
1.30pm – John Simmons: design shear strengths for minespoil
2:00pm – Kai Koosmen: Triaxial testing of saturated and unsaturated mine wastes.
2.30pm – Anna Giacomini: Recent developments in rockfall hazard research applied to surface mining
3:00pm – Questions
3.30pm – Tour of Newsyd and Newtracks penetrometer testing facilities
4:00pm – Inspection of Big John large Direct Shear Machine
4:30pm – Inspection of Geotechnical laboratories, with a focus on the unsaturated soils laboratory.

 

RSVP:

To Rachel Metcalf by 8th July 2016 via rachel@specialisedgeo.com.au.

 

Meeting Sponsors:

 

  • Speciliased Geo Pty Ltd
  • Ground Probe
  • Maptek
  • Geofabrics
  • IDS Australia
  • AMC
  • Strata testing Services
  • Geobrugg
  • GeoConsult
  • Trilab
  • E-Precision Laboratory

 

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