“TESTING GROUND MOVEMENT DUE TO SOIL TYPES, CLIMATE & TREES”

This seminar especially welcomes Engineers, Building Surveyors, Inspectors and Arborists to discuss the latest in ground and tree testing. A demonstration of Ground Penetrating Radar and other testing equipment for use in Engineering and Arboriculture will be given.

Date: 
Friday, 10 August, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Mercure Hotel
613 Main Road
Ballarat , VIC
Australia
Victoria AU
Details: 

“TESTING GROUND MOVEMENT DUE TO SOIL TYPES, CLIMATE & TREES” This seminar especially welcomes Engineers, Building Surveyors, Inspectors and Arborists to discuss the latest in ground and tree testing. A demonstration of Ground Penetrating Radar and other testing equipment for use in Engineering and Arboriculture will be given.  PLEASE NOT - EARLY BIRD FEE APPLIES UNTIL FRIDAY 13TH JULY -  !!

9:30–10:00 am REGISTRATION Morning tea served.

10:0-10:15 am Introductions and news.

10:15–11:00 am David Horwood – “The development of soils in the Ballarat region”.

11.00–11:45 am Dominic Lopes – “What’s the soil got to do with it” - Construction from the ground up.

11:45-12:30 pm Todd McClelland – “Why do Engineers do what they do?”

12:30–1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 - 2:30 pm WORKSHOP Jason McCloud – “Using G.P.R. and other equipment for engineering purposes”

2:30–3:30 pm Leigh Davies – “Simple methods to estimate bearing capacity and compaction”

3.30–4.00 pm AFTERNOON TEA 4:00–

4.45 pm Dominic Lopes – “Interaction of trees with each other and building foundations”

Close 5:00 pm CLOSE