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21st GFWA Prize held on 8 October 2013

The 21st GFWA Prize for final year undergraduate projects in geomechanics at universities of Western Australia was held by the Australian Geomechanics Society on 8 October at Engineers Australia of Perth. This year’s master of ceremony was Hugo Acosta-Martinez who

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Babak Hamidi makes presentation to Concrete Institute of Australia

Babak Hamidi, GFWA’s marketing manager, was yesterday one of the three speakers at Concrete Institute of Austrlia in Perth. The title of Babak’s presentation was “Remedial Works by Grouting in Subaqueous Environments” and the audience were familiarised with permeation grouting,

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Chris Nobes joins GFWA

Chris Nobes has joined GFWA as the business development manager. Chris has more than 25 years of experience in foundation technologies, and ground improvement techniques. He has the experience of working in Australia, Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Chris

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Babak Hamidi explains why Relative Density is an unreliable quality control measure

Babak Hamidi, GFWA marketing manager and representataive of Australia at ISSMGE TC211 (Ground Improvement Technical Committee) was this month’s Australian Geomechanics Society speaker at Engineers Australia in Perth. In his 45 minute presentation titled “Invalidity of Relative Density for Quality

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Oceania Leadership Convention held successfully in Pe

Perth was host to Menard Oceania Leadership Convention from 19 to 21 March at Joondalup Resort. Delegates from GFWA (Western Australia), Menard Bachy (New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria), March Construction (New Zealand), Menard (France) and Bachy Soletanche (Singapore) were

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International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control held in Wollongong

The coastal town of Wollongong in Australia’s state of New South Wales was host to the International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control from 30 October to 2 November. This was an opportunity for world experts and geotechnical engineers

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AGS 2012 Symposium held in Sydney on 10 October 2012

The 2012 Australian Geomechanics Society (Sydney Chapter) Symposium with the title “Advances in Geotechnical Aspects of Roads and Railways” was held at the Australian National Maritime Museum at Sydney’s Darling Harbour on 10 October. During this symposium 14 papers were

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20th GFWA Prize held on 9 October 2012

The 20th GFWA Prize for final year undergraduate projects in geomechanics at universities in Western Australia was held by the Australian Geomechanics Society on 9 October at Engineers Australia of Perth. As last year, this year’s master of ceremony was

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Technical site visit held successfully at Perth’s Riverside Water Bank Project

More than 30 engineers from Perth’s  leading engineering firms visited Riverside Water Bank project on 18 September. This site visit was organised by the Australian Geomechanics Society on the invitation of GFWA with the intent to familiarise the local engineering

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GFWA Shines Above the Rest

Digital magazines Business Review Australia and Digital Construction have recently run an editorial article in their August 2012 issue on GFWA. Babak Hamidi, GFWA’s marking manager was interviewed for this editorial, and explains the leading role of GFWA in Western

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