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NZSOLD Fellows

NZSOLD Fellows

We are proud to announce and congratulate three of our members who have just been elected as Fellows of Engineering New Zealand at an awards ceremony held on 29 March in Wellington. They are: Rebecca Knott (General Manager Dam Safety Intelligence and immediate past-Chair of NZSOLD). Rebecca Knott is a civil engineer with a Masters … Continue reading NZSOLD Fellows

Earth Dam researcher wins Ivan Skinner prize

Earth Dam researcher wins Ivan Skinner prize

Congratulations to Dr Kaley Crawford-Flett who has been awarded the 2019 Ivan Skinner Award by the Earthquake Commission and New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering for excellence in earthquake engineering research. The award was presented at the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering’s annual conference today and recognises Dr Crawford-Flett’s work on dam engineering, in … Continue reading Earth Dam researcher wins Ivan Skinner prize

Call for Abstracts and Technical Papers – Submit by 19 October 2018

2019 ICOLD 87th Annual Meeting and Symposium Ottawa, Canada • June 9-14, 2019 Symposium and Submission of Abstracts Theme: Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World The theme will be addressed through technical papers and a poster session presented on the following topics. 1. Innovation Recent advancements and techniques for investigation, design, construction, operation and … Continue reading Call for Abstracts and Technical Papers – Submit by 19 October 2018

Book Review: The Waikato – A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River,  Dr Paul Moon

Book Review: The Waikato – A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River, Dr Paul Moon

A new book on the Waikato River has recently appeared in bookshops.  Entitled ‘The Waikato - A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River’ the book is written by academic Dr Paul Moon from the Auckland University  of Technology. The presentation of the book is excellent with many maps, drawings and photographs to complement the text.  … Continue reading Book Review: The Waikato – A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River, Dr Paul Moon