Category Archives: geotechnical engineering

Geotechnical News Article: Safe Work on Dangerous Slopes

The March 2018 issue of Geotechnical News, a leading publication on the geotechnical field, features an article from AGHP Members John Duffy, Marc Fish, and Colby Barrett. The piece, which was invited by GN Editor Richard Guthrie and who also provided an introduction to the article, highlights AGHP’s role in the industry and focuses on […]

Call for Volunteers AGHP Focal Point Workshop

The Association of Geohazard Professionals is currently developing industry workshops to help educate owners and potential designers of geohazard mitigation structures. Tentatively called “Focal Point Workshops”, these workshops are aimed at highlighting the strengths of AGHP members and the state-of-the-art of the geohazard industry. The workshops would be one-day or half day standalone events comprising […]

AGHP Webinar – Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current and Future

AGHP is excited to announce its next webinar: “Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current, and Future.” The session will be led by renowned geotechnical engineer Sergei Terzaghi. WEBINAR: “Geohazard Analysis : Past, Current and Future” | Thursday, 31 May 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT GEOHAZARD ANALYSIS – ABOUT THE WEBINAR Recent earthquake events around the globe […]

Call for Abstracts 18th Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia

18th Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia   Call for Abstracts   August 7-9, 2018 | Baltimore, MD Call for Abstracts The 2018 Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation will be hosted by Maryland Department of Transportation and sponsored by the Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS). This year’s technical sessions […]

69th Highway Geology Symposium Early Registration Announcement

69th HIGHWAY GEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2018 | PORTLAND, MAINE EARLY REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT The 69th Annual Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) will be held September 10–13, 2018 at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland Maine. There will be technical sessions along with industry sponsors and exhibitors.  Register now! EVENT SCHEDULE Monday, September 10 Afternoon TRB Mid-Year Session:  Geotechnical Asset Management: Implementation […]

Member Highlight: Todd Hansen, Yeh and Associates, Inc.

AGHP Member Todd Hansen works out of Denver, Colorado for Yeh and Associates, a full-service engineering and construction management company that is involved in several different geohazard-related fields. Key sectors of his work include landslide and rockfall applications. Part of the company’s success, Hansen notes, is rooted in the extensive experience its company leadership has […]

AGHP 2018 Rope Access Safety Recognition Program

To promote safe work environments within the Geohazard industry, AGHP has initiated an industry-wide Rope Access Safety Recognition Program.  This annual program will recognize companies that develop and implement safe rope access work procedures, provide education and training to their personnel, and commit to enhancing the safety culture within their organizations.  A review of the […]

AEG Annual Meeting Early Registration Discount Deadline Approaching! Register by August 1st

The early registration deadline for the AEG 60th Annual Meeting is approaching. Be sure to register by August 1, 2017 to receive this discounted pricing. Register early to get a spot in the field trips and short courses. They sell out fast! Don’t forget to register for these great events: Annual Banquet Thursday September 14, 2017, 7:00 […]

2017 STGEC Conference: Call for Papers

The Georgia Department of Transportation would like to invite you to attend the 48th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference.  This year’s Conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Savannah, Georgia.  The Call for Presentations form is now available for those who would like to make a presentation at this year’s STGEC […]

2017 STGEC Call for Papers

The Georgia Department of Transportation would like to invite you to attend the 48th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference.  This year’s Conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Savannah, Georgia. Below is the Call for Presentations form for those who would like to make a presentation at this year’s STGEC Conference.  […]