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Landslide adjoining a housing society in Mumbai, INDIA

Dear colleagues,  On a rainy day on 2nd July 2018, a landslide happened adjoining a densely populated housing society in the heart of the Mumbai city.  Landslides and slope failures are very common in this area during the monsoon period. A deep excavation w ...

ISSMGE NEWS & INFORMATION CIRCULAR - JULY 2018

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Please visit the ISSMGE website – https://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities. Please distribute this Circular widely. TC309 – Machine Learning and Big Data. This new TC is actively seeking nominations for members from the Memb ...

Hybrid Reinforced Soil Structures with Primary and Secondary Reinforcements for High Walls and Slopes

Abstract from presentation delivered by Giulia Lugli of Maccaferri at the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Seoul, Korea between September 17 and 22, 2017.  The presentation was part of the TC218 workshop.

Pagani News - In situ test

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Pagani Geotechnical Equipment - FREE App available Pagani Geotechnical have made available a FREE app to all professionals involved with in-situ testing - mechanical CPT (Dutch cone) and Dynamic tests, as well as Trench pits.  The App can both record and send data fro ...

TC303 - Osaka meeting of Asia Conference 2018

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The following is a brief summary of the Osaka meeting held on March 13-14, 2018. In the meeting, some topics covering issues related in disaster mitigation were discussed deeply, which include: 1)Development of method to evaluate seismic risk on facilities of nuclear power pla ...

Coupled Problems 2019, June 3-5 in Barcelona

TC 103 Chair Prof Murakami and Prof Hashiguchi are organising an invited section on Numerical Analysis in Geomechanics at the 8th International Conference on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering (COUPLED PROBLEMS 2019) in Sitges (Spain) ...

7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils

DATE: August 23~25, 2019 Host: The Japanese Geotechnical Society. Supported by: TC106 Unsaturated Soils of ISSMGE Website: https://www.jiban.or.jp/e/activities/events/20190823-25-seventh-asia-pacific-conference-on-unsaturated-soils/ Venue: Nagoya Congress ...

ISSMGE NEWS & INFORMATION CIRCULAR - JUNE 2018

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Please visit the ISSMGE website – https://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities. This circular is also available from the web: https://www.issmge.org/news/issmge-news-information-circular-may-20180 Please distribute this Circular widely. Ge ...

Letter from President Ng to Member Societies about 2018 Geotechnical Business Directory

On behalf of the ISSMGE, we are pleased to invite you and your members to be part of the 2018 Geotechnical Business Directory that is currently in preparation. The directory is expected to include 8000+ individuals and 600+ companies from 145+ countries. The directory is powered ...

Overview of MSE Walls & Combined Anchor Systems

Presentations were made during a workshop session co-sponsored by TC218 - Reinforced Fill Structures (Mechanically Stabilized Earth and Reinforced Soil Slopes) at the 19th ICSMGE Conference held in Seoul, Korea on September 20, 2017.  Since this was a paperless session, pres ...