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Laboratory Safety Manual


Published in September 2014 This document outlines basic health & safety considerations that should be applied to geotechnical and materials testing laboratories.…

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Asbestos PII Update

Article Caroline Kratz

The subject of asbestos cover is one that has been in the spotlight for many years since the restriction (and in some…

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AGS Members’ Day – March 2015

18th Mar 2015 Event

9.30am – 16.30pm, Wednesday 18th March 2015 Royal Geological Society,  1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR AGS Members day incorporates our AGM and will…

Depositing geotechnical records with the BGS

Article Ciaran Jennings

The British Geological Survey (BGS) collects borehole records, borehole materials and site investigation reports which are maintained by the National Geoscience Data…

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AGS Members’ Day 2015 Summary

Article News Caroline Kratz

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists’ annual Members’ Day event recently took place at the prestigious Royal Geographical Society, located in…

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AGS Chemical and Contracts Helplines

News Caroline Kratz

All Members of the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists are entitled to free chemical and contractual advice through the use of…

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Panel debate on Asbestos in soil

News Ciaran Jennings

Understanding the risks posed by Asbestos in soil will be explored  through a panel discussion that brings together Dr Richard Ogden (co-author of…

Do you have AGS data format questions?

News Ciaran Jennings

The AGS data format comprises  a dictionary of codes denoting different categories and types of data commonly used in the geotechnical and…

Fairer AGS subscription model

News Ciaran Jennings

As you may be aware, the AGS has been significantly restructured to suit the demands of today’s members, and to ensure that…