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Advances in Dam Design

2017 CGS-SOS Cross Canada Lecture

A great presentation by Dr. Jean-Marie Konrad and a great crowd at CGS-SOS for the 2017 Cross Canada Lecture.  We thank everyone who took the time and came out for the lecture and wish Dr. Konrad all the best for the rest of his Cross Canada lectures.

Advances in Dam Design 2017-10-22T21:19:16+00:00

Eurocode 7

Eurocode 7 presentation

Last night’s CGS dinner lecture on was a big hit. A special thank you to our guest speaker, Dr. John Harrison for his stimulating speech. We are grateful for the time and effort you took to share your thoughts and experiences with us. Thank you to all the attendees, without whom this event would not be possible. Thank you and look forward to seeing you at the next lecture.

Eurocode 7 2017-10-01T08:50:08+00:00

CGS-SOS 9th Annual Golf Tournament

CGS-SOS 9th Annual Golf Tournament was a great success.

It was a fun day filled with networking opportunities for all the attendees who participated.

The tournament raised money for The Sick Kids Foundation and CGS educational opportunities.

Thank you to all the sponsors: Golder Associates (Lunch), Deep Foundations Contractors (host), Geosolv Design, Downunder Geotechnical, EBS Geostructural,  AGAT Laboratories, Elastizell Canada, Exp Services, Sirati & Partners, Williams Form Hardware, Forages MSE Inc, BGC Engineering, Hatch, Geo Foundations Contractors, DBW Drilling Ltd, Walker Drilling, Anchor Shoring & Caissons, Tencate Geosynthetics, Thurber Engineering, Golder Associates, Terrafix Synthetics, Terraprobe Inc, Layfield Canada Ltd, Tensar, ConeTec Investigations Inc, Arcadis Canada Inc, and Bermingham Foundations.

 





















































CGS-SOS 9th Annual Golf Tournament 2017-10-12T18:25:07+00:00

2017 Photo Contest Winners

CGS-SOS held it’s first annual photo contest this year.

The winner of the contest was Annie from AtCost Drilling with her photo of a drill rig on Toronto Island.  She won two Jays tickets donated by GeoSolv Design/Build.

1st Place Photo

2nd place went to Stephanie from Isherwood with her photo of a supported excavation in downtown Toronto.  She won two Jays tickets donated by Randall J. Goodwin P.Geo., Manager, Kodiak Drilling

2nd Place Photo

Honorable mention went to Giovanni from University of Waterloo with his photo of erosion and weathering at work in an exotic locale.  He wins our envy for being able to take what looks like an amazing trip down “geological lane!”

Honorable Mention

Congratulations to our winners, and a big thank you to all who participated.

2018 presents a new opportunity to enter your Geotechnical or Geoscience photos in our annual photo contest. Show us what you’ve been up in the field by entering the contest next year. We’ll announce the official launch of  next year’s photo contest early summer 2018.

2017 Photo Contest Winners 2017-10-18T13:18:48+00:00