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British Geotechnical Association Fleming Awards Night

When Dec 11, 2013
from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Westminster
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http://www.ice.org.uk/News-Public-Affairs/ICE-News/BGA-FLEMING-AWARD-2013

Fleming Award 2013
In 2000 Cementation Skanska instituted the Fleming Award, given annually for geotechnical engineering excellence for industry projects in honour of the late Ken Fleming - an influential engineer in the geotechnical arena.  

On 11 December 2013, join the BGA, Cementation Skanska and the Institution of Civil Engineers at One Great George Street for the judging and presentation of the award and a drinks reception. 
The three finalists are:
‘Danube Bridge 2, "Vidin-Calafat" between Bulgaria and Romania’ by High Point Rendel and Ingerop JV, URS, Flint & Neil and Iberinsa JV, FCC Construccion S.A.
‘Lee Tunnel, Abbey Mills, Stratford - Shaft F’ by MVB JV, AECOM, CH2M HILL, Bachy Solentanche, UNPS and Cambridge University
‘Collaborative Value Engineering: Propping the Crossrail Tottenham Court Road Western Ticket Hall’ by Crossrail, Arup-Atkins JV, URS, BFK JV, Kier Engineering & Dam Structures
Keynote address Following the presentations a keynote address will be delivered by Professor David Norbury, David Norbury Ltd and Sussex University on 'EC7 - Progress and Myths'.
Eurocode 7 is now well embedded into the national psyche and everyday armoury of geotechnical professionals. Or at least it should be. I will review the current position regarding the publication of the related standards, and updates, and the implementation into daily practice. I will highlight come of the most important changes to design and investigation practice.
There have been recent talks and articles which appear not to have been completely accurate as to the implications of Eurocode implementation. I will address some of these and try to correct any misleading impressions created.
Drinks reception
A complimentary drinks reception, hosted by Cementation Skanska in the ICE state rooms, is open to all delegates after the presentation of the award.
Contact ICE Events Team t: +44 (0)20 7665 2226 e: events@ice.org.uk

 

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