OCTOBER'S BRITISH Geotechnical Association meeting will be a joint International Geosynthetics Society/BGA event.
Colin Jones, Emeritus Professor of geotechnical engineering at Newcastle University, will deliver the fith IGS UK Chapter invitational lecture at the ICE on 12 October.
The title is Electrokinetic treatment and conditioning of soils and wastes: a new application for geosynthetics. It will deal with the theoretical concept used in electrically conductive geosynthetics and provide examples of applications ranging from the treatment of tailings to improvement in sports turf.
The meeting starts at 6pm. Further details from the BGA coordinator, tel 020 7665 2233; email Gavin.Bowyer@ice. org. uk