RockEng22 – Kingston

After being postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 22nd Canadian Rock Mechanics Symposium was held at the Isabel Bader Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on August 8-10, 2022. The RockEng22 Symposium, hosted by the Canadian Rock Mechanics Association (CARMA), was themed to celebrate Canadian excellence in rock mechanics and a […]

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Go Green – RockEng22 – Kingston

With the transition to green energy, GeoGroup is taking positive steps and initiatives towards reducing our carbon footprint and aligning with the vision of a net-zero emissions future. The recent RockEng22 Symposium held by the Canadian Rock Mechanics Association (CARMA) at Queen’s University in  Kingston was a perfect venue to portray such initiatives. A few […]

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ReDevelop Challenge (2019 – 2020)

Congratulations to the Fugitive Gas team for winning this year’s Challenge! The 3rd ReDevelop Challenge (2019 – 2020) was held virtually over a Zoom webinar. The change in format comes amid the social distancing enforced due to the COVID-19 situation. The format this year consisted of 4 teams comprising of 4 post-graduate students, each from […]

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2018 – Metrolink Site Visit

As part of the 2018 – CIV1499 Summer “Tunnelling and Urban Excavation” course, a site visit was carried out to the Metrolink tunnel and Station on Avenue Road. The visit took place on June 23, 2018 and was organized by  Crosslinx Transit Solutions – Constructors (CTSC) and Giuseppe Gaspari (PEng).   The visit comes to add a practical perspective to the course and to the industry driven […]

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2018 – ARMA

Aly Presenting Henry Presenting Qi Presenting Geomechanics Group and members of Geomechanica Seattle, Washington was the host of the 52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2018). The geomechanics group was fortunate to take part in such a highly regarded symposium in the geomechanics world. The group had the opportunity to present 4 oral presentations. In doing so, the group had a chance to discuss their […]

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