Publications

Publications by EDG staff include:

Greg Hackney

Hackney G.A., (2002) Excavation Induced Vibrations in Sydney Sandstone, Proceedings of the 5th Australia New Zealand Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference, Rotorua, NZ, pp117-122.

Moyle R.A., Hackney G.A. and Redman P.G., (2009) Mechanism and Magnitude of Collapse Settlement in Sands and Clays, Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated and Expansive Soils, Newcastle, Australia, 2009, pp359-364.

Moyle R.A., Redman P.G. and Hackney G.A (2010) Assessment of Ground Surface Profile Resulting from Collapsing Soils, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Problematic Soils, Adelaide.

Hackney, G., (2011) Ground Vibrations from Dynamic Replacement Column Installation, Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol46/1, pp23-30.

Hackney G. and Cheah B. (2012) Use of the Observational Method for Soft Soil Ground Treatments of the Gateway Upgrade Project, Proceedings of the International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control, Wollongong, Australia, pp361-368.

Nall, T., Poulos, H. and Hackney, G., (2013) Site Response Analysis to Derive Ground Motion Signals for Engineering Applications, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Nagoya, Japan, ISBN: 978-4-9905958-2-1 C3051.

Cheah B.H., Iyathurai S., Nallarulanantham T., Hackney G.A., (2013) Successful Implementation of Design Changes During Construction of an Embankment, Proceedings of the 18th Southeast Asian Geotechnical & Inaugural AGSSEA Conference, Singapore.

Hackney G.A and Bridges C.A., (2014) Stabilisation of a Fill Embankment Using Soil Nails, Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 49 No 1 March 2014.

Hackney G.A., O’May D.V. and Shipway I.C.F., (2015) The Use of Risk Based Design Criteria for Slope Remediation, Proceedings of the 12th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Wellington NZ.

Shipway I.C.F., Baynes F.J. and Hackney G.A. (2015) Application of Semi - Quantitative Risk Assessment in Road Design, Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Edinburgh, UK.

Dunstan, J., Gibbons, P., McKenna, G., Hackney, G., Bridges, C. (2015) Design of an SMSE Retaining Wall on a Sidelong Slope in North Queensland. International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Ian Shipway

Shaw, P., Ameratunga, J and Shipway, I. (2004). Port of Brisbane Motorway Alliance Enhances Geotechnical Outcomes. ANZ Geomechanics Conference in NZ.
White, W., Shipway, I., Ameratunga, J. and Olds, R. (2007). Design and construction of closed cell expanded polystyrene foam embankment with a heavy duty pavement. 10th ANZ Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Poulos, H., Shipway, I. (2007). Foundation Analysis for Anchored Wind Turbine Foundations. 10th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics (2007), Australia: Carillon Conference Management for the Australian Geomechanics Society.

Yang, D.Q., Ameratunga, J., Shipway, I., Dunstan, J. and Lambert, R.(2009). Design and Performance review of a Trial Embankment on Deep Soft Ground near Brisbane Airport, Australia. Intl Symp. on Ground Improvement Technologies and Case Histories (ISGI09), Singapore.

Hackney G.A., O’May D.V. and Shipway I.C.F., (2015) The Use of Risk Based Design Criteria for Slope Remediation, Proceedings of the 12th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Wellington NZ.

Shipway I.C.F., Baynes F.J. and Hackney G.A. (2015) Application of Semi - Quantitative Risk Assessment in Road Design, Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Edinburgh, UK

Yang, D.Q., Ameratunga, J., Dunstan, J., Shipway, I.C.F. (2015) Innovative design for drainage structure on deep soft ground, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 168 Issue 6, December, 2015, pp. 483-497

Garth Powell

Powell, G.E. (1979).  Foundations on Expansive Clays - A literature review, Bendigo College of Advanced Education Internal Report.  Bendigo College of Advanced Education, Victoria, Australia, pp 114.

Powell, G.E. (1980).  Geotechnical aspects of lined reservoirs, Dissertation in Partial Fulfilment of the requirements for MEng.  University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada, pp 92.

Powell, G.E. (1986).  Discussion on "Horizontal plate loading tests in completely decomposed granite" by P.G.D. Whiteside.  Hong Kong Engineer, Vol. 14, No. 10, pp 14.

Powell, G.E. (1988).  Discussion on "The use of vertical soil drains in construction of the Island Eastern Corridor" by M.P. Siu and K.C. Chow.  Hong Kong Engineer, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp 20.

Powell, G.E. (1992a).  Recent changes in the approach to landslip preventive works in Hong Kong, Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Landslides, Christchurch, New Zealand, vol.3, pp 1789-1795.

Powell, G.E. (Editor) (1992b).  Lateral Ground Support Systems (Proceedings of the Seminar on Lateral Ground Support Systems, Geotechnical Division, HKIE, Hong Kong, May 1992).  Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, 1992, 121p.

Powell, G.E. (2000). Discussion on “Landslide Risk Management Concepts and Guidelines” by AGS Sub Committee on Landslide Risk Management. Australian Geomechanics, Vol. 35 No. 1, March 2000, pp 49-52.

Powell, G.E. & Eckersley, J. (2003). Large debris flows in the Townsville urban area and associated remedial works, Proceedings of the ANZ Geomechanics Conference, Auckland 2003 Vol. 2, p782-788.

Powell, G.E. & Irfan, T.Y. (1986a).  Slope remedial works in weathered rocks for differing risks, Proceedings of the International Conference on Rock Engineering and Excavation in an Urban Environment.  Hong Kong, pp 347 - 355.  (Discussion, pp 466 and 469 - 470).

Powell, G.E. & Irfan, T.Y. (1986b).  Geotechnical design for a controlled tip in Hong Kong, Proceedings of the Conference on Planning and Engineering Geology (22nd Annual Conference of the Engineering Group of the Geological Society), Plymouth, UK, preprint volume, pp 627 - 636.

Powell, G.E., Kwok, D. & Linder, W. (1988).  Skin friction testing in hand-dug and bored piles, (Report by J.A.Williams of HKIE Geotechnical Division Meeting, 17 March 1988).  Hong Kong Engineer, Vol. 16, No. 7, pp 17 - 18.

Powell, G.E., Tang, K.W. & Au-Yeung, Y.S. (1990).  The use of large diameter piles in landslip prevention in Hong Kong, Proceedings of the Tenth Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, Vol. 1, pp 197 - 202.

Powell, G.E. & Watkins, A.T. (1990).  Improvement of marginally stable existing cut slopes by soil nailing in Hong Kong, Proceedings of the International Reinforced Soil Conference, Glasgow, pp 241 - 247.

Powell, G.E., Watkins, A.T. & Manley, B.J.W. (1992).  Restoration of a large urban landfill in Hong Kong, Geotechnique vol. 42, No. 1, 37 - 47.

Ameratunga J., Rosser H. & Powell G.E. (2005) Finding the optimum tunnel alignment in an urban environment, 12th Australian Tunnelling Conference, Brisbane

Bridges C.A., Smith T.W. & Powell G.E, (2011).  Ground Support for the Inner Northern Busway Project, Brisbane, Australia, Proceedings of the International Conference on Tunnelling and Trenchless Technology, Kuala Lumpur, March 2011.  pp 247 -254.   

Greenway, D.R., Powell, G.E. & Bell, G.S. (1986).  Rock-socketed caissons for retention of an urban road,  Proceedings of the International Conference on Rock Engineering and Excavation in an Urban Environment, Hong Kong, pp 173 - 180.  (Discussion, pp 450 - 456).  (Abstract published in Geotechnical Abstracts, 1987, No. GA 317.37).

Greenway, D.R., Powell, G.E. & Irfan, T.Y. (1988).  A case history of slope design in complex weathered lowgrade metamorphic rock, Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 18, pp 145 - 166.

Irfan, T.Y. & Powell, G.E. (1985a).  Verification of foundation depth of large diameter piles on granitic rock, Hong Kong Engineer, Vol. 13, No. 8, pp 11 - 17.  (Discussion, Vol. 13, No. 12, pp 7 - 8).

Irfan, T.Y. & Powell, G.E. (1985b).  Engineering geological investigations for pile foundations on a deeply weathered granitic rock in Hong Kong, Bulletin of the International Association of Engineering Geology, No. 32, pp 67 - 80.

Irfan, T.Y. & Powell, G.E. (1991).  Foundation design of caissons on granite and volcanic rock, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Hong Kong, 92p. (GEO Report No. 8)

Pedler, I.V., Powell, G.E., Marshall, T.W. & James, T. (1997).  Encapsulation of low level contaminated soil in freeway embankments, GeoEnvironment 97, edited by Bouazza, Kodrkara & Parker, pp 499 - 504.  Balkema, Rotterdam.

Poulos, H.G., Badelow, F. & Powell, G.E. (2001). A theoretical study of constructive application of excavation for foundation correction, Int. Conference on Response of Buildings to Excavation Induced Ground Movements, CIRIA London, CD Volume.

Poulos, H.G., Badelow, F. & Powell, G.E. (2003). The RSS Method for Foundation Correction, SAGE- 2003, Proc. Of Symposium on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, Ed. S.Chandras P. K. Basudher.

Watkins, A.T. & Powell, G.E. (1992).  Soil nailing to existing slopes as landslip preventive works, Hong Kong Engineer, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp 20 - 27.

Yim, K.P., Watkins, A.T. & Powell, G.E. (1988).  Insitu ground reinforcement for slope improvement in Hong Kong, Proceedings of the International Geotechnical Symposium on Theory and Practice of Earth Reinforcement, Fukuoka, Japan, pp 363 - 368.