AGS Queensland Annual Symposium 2022

Dec 2, 2022 | Insitutek

The AGS Queensland Annual Symposium was held on 29 Nov 2022 in Brisbane. Our exhibition stand was manned by Robin Power who had conversations with many of the 160 attendees.

Recent advance in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, and testing was the theme for the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) Queensland Chapter Symposium. The program included:

  • Recent advances in bored piles installation monitoring
  • A new Automated DMT tool
  • Drone applications in engineering geology
  • Rapid compaction techniques
  • Innovative re-use of recycled material for infrastructure projects
  • Geotechnical model testing for field applications
  • Sustainable Engineering Design Scale-Up Facility for future dam engineering
  • Recent approach to risk management in geotechnical engineering

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Daniel Pearce

Director - Pearce Geotech

We are using the PANDITO DCP for Level 1 site supervision, it’s very portable and we find it handy for flying into sites.

Stephen Flux

Principal Geotechnical Engineer at WANT Geotechnics

I felt the training was very thorough. If anyone doesn’t know how to use a PANDA after that session, they shouldn’t be using one at all.

Sam Bamford

Laboratory Division Manager, Protest Engineering

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