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IQ Academy Lunch & Learn Webinar | The Importance of Geotechnical Assessment | March 2018

[fa icon="calendar"] Apr 4, 2018 8:50:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt


Our Lunch and Learn session this month welcomed David Jameson, a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Geologist and member of the IMMM with over 25 years’ international consulting experience in the mining, quarrying and construction sectors.

David is a Partner at GWP Consultants LLP, an independent firm of geologists, hydrogeologists and geotechnical engineers specialising in the mining, quarrying and civils sectors.

During the bitesize session we took a look at:

  • The definition of geotechnical assessment in relation to the Quarries Regulations 1999
  • The origins of Regulations
  • A look at adequate Assessment and how other areas of the Regulations are interlinked to it
  • Examples of structural failure and what is required by way of design

If you missed out you can catch up on a recording of the session here or view a copy of the slides here.



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Topics: IQ Member, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ Academy, Skills Wheel, Education, IQ

Dave Tebbutt

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