Category Archives: News

Rocscience to host the Rocscience International Conference 2021

Celebrating its 25th year as a company, Rocscience will be hosting the Rocscience International Conference 2021, their first technical conference, virtually on April 20th – 21st, 2021. The purpose of this conference is to connect with engineers across the world, showcase the advancements of the geotechnical industry and challenge our perspectives and understanding so that […]

Corporate Member Profile: Rocscience

Since 1987, the Rock Engineering Group at the University of Toronto has developed and distributed geomechanics software, fulfilling a need for more reliable, easy-to-use 2D and 3D analysis and design tools in the mining and civil engineering industries. Under the leadership of Dr. Evert Hoek and Dr. John Curran our first suite of programs evolved […]

AGHP members receive a discount to attend the 7th International Course on Geotechnical and Structural Monitoring

AGHP members receive a discount to attend the 7th International Course on Geotechnical and Structural Monitoring through AGHP’s partnership with NHAZCA. The Course schedule for 2021, planned entirely with an online format, is: June 14-15-16, 2021: Main Course. Each day will have a duration of 4 hours; 14 days (4 hours for each day) of […]

AGHP Announces Rope Access Safety Recognition Recipients for 2020

Association of Geohazard Professionals recognizes Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School, BAT Construction LTD., Emil Anderson Construction (EAC), Gannett Fleming Inc., GeoBuild, GeoStabilization International®, Global Rope Access, GZA GeoEnvironmental, McMillen Jacobs Associates, Pacific Blasting & Demolition LTD., Washington State Department of Transportation, and Yeh and Associates, Inc for their industry-leading Rope Access Safety programs.  This recognition, honoring […]

ACG – Online Repository of Conference Proceedings

An associated organization, The Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), much like the AGHP, has a core goal to increase the transfer of technology within the field of geomechanics. In late 2017, they launched the Online Repository of Conference Proceedings, which made ACG conference papers more accessible for industry and academia. Since 2005, the ACG has published […]

The Association of Geohazard Professionals Announces 2021 Board of Directors

The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) is pleased to announce its new Board members for the 2021-2023 term. We are happy to welcome Cody Stopka as the incoming Secretary, Joseph Krupansky and Wayne Ingram as new incoming Corporate Member Representatives, and Wesley Ashwood as a new incoming Individual Member Representative. Ahren Bichler, Colby Barrett, Mike […]

Introducing the Member Center

The Association is excited to announce our new Member Center! This new website area was created to provide educational and networking resources to our members.Here are some features of the Member Center: Watch all previously recorded webinars Download the webinar slides Access the Member Directory where you can view other AGHP members (profiles are set to […]

Flexible Rockfall Barrier Post Support Performance

The use of flexible-net barriers for mitigating rockfall have a long history of use and are widely recognized as a valuable tool. The development of testing and certification procedures have helped the industry take a more standardized approach to material specification. In recent years focus has shifted towards the need to standardize the method of […]

Putting a Grill (or not) in Slit Dams Aiming at Trapping Debris Flow? Lessons Learnt from France

The AGHP’s Debris Flow and Steep Creek Hazards Mitigation Committee focuses on collecting, disseminating, and producing reliable data, developing new technology and resources for the mitigation of debris flows that will be made available through the AGHP Association. A particular issue identified by the committee is the lack of openly available technical notes on topics […]

Corporate Member Profile: Gannett Fleming

Wherever geohazards occur, whatever the terrain, Gannett Fleming’s geoprofessionals combine a passion for exploring the outdoors with scientific principals and state-of-the-art technology to create a safer tomorrow. From an emergency landslide along a highway in Pennsylvania to earthquake fault studies in California, our geoprofessionals have successfully mitigated countless geohazard challenges across North America for more […]