Site Investigation News February 2011

Please note that the following news item is an archived article. Therefore any links and information may now be out of date.



Register now for our free online workshops
We have just released dates for our quarter one  webinars, which you are welcome to attend.The webinars proved very popular last year. Each workshop only lasts one hour and we run them on Friday afternoons at 2pm.Judith Nathanail features on the 11th March, bringing us up to speed with her latest hints and tips for producing first class Conceptual Site Models.

You can register for  any or all of our webinars  below:

4th March 2011
Generating AGS Data from Excel Spreadsheets

11th March 2011
Improving your Conceptual Site Models

18th March 2011
Data workflow tips for working with your Laboratory

Keynetix Training Course Schedule
Keynetix run cost effective and targeted training courses for geotechnical and CAD professionals.Training can be the cheapest and smartest way to address skills gaps within your organisation.With early bird discounts available, why not take a look at our training courses below and address the training needs of your organisation for 2011.

Simply click on the relevant course to find out more and reserve your place…

Training Dates:

8th February 2011
AutoCAD Part 2: Intermediate (3 days)

17th February 2011
AutoCAD: Advanced Interactive Workshop

1st March 2011
AutoCAD: 3D modelling (2 days)

8th March 2011
GOCAD1 : CAD Presentation of Geotechnical and Chemical Data

9th March 2011
GOCAD2: 3D Modelling  of Geotechnical and Chemical Data

22nd March 2011
Introduction to the AGS format

23rd March 2011
Microsoft Excel Masterclass for Geotechnical and Environmental Engineers

Keynetix Data Review Meetings are a hit!
At the start of the year we set ourselves the goal of conducting at least two free data review meetings every week for our clients.It has been great to see that we have had no trouble in filling the available slots and customers have been keen to take us up on the offer.The first such meeting was carried out in Northern Ireland with Glover Site Investigations Ltd for whom Managing Director, Dr Paul Dunlop commented:

“We have started to implement the recommendations made during our recent data review and have already started to see advantages for our customers and business efficiency.”

This really is the aim of the Data Review Meeting; to assess current practices and provide suggestions for improving areas where  errors may arise, where too much time is spent and areas that are simply more expensive than they need to be.

Celtic Technologies have also benefited from their Data Review Meeting, commenting:

“We found the data workflow review really useful as we use Keynetix’s software, but aren’t always sure that we use it as effectively as we might. The meeting with Keynetix taught us several new tricks and has helped us to streamline our data production and analysis, which is good news for us and good news for our clients” 

Ian Wright, Celtic Technologies Ltd

It has been gratifying to see the meeting’s benefits for our customers recognised so quickly.

If you would like us to call in and conduct a review of your data workflow please let us know by registering your interest via the link below.

Arrange a meeting

Once you have registered, we will be in touch quickly to arrange the date of our visit. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Special offer for AutoCAD upgrades
We are currently running a special offer for stand-alone AutoCAD upgrades.Anyone running AutoCAD versions 2008, 2009 or 2010 can upgrade to AutoCAD 2011 for the following costs:With subscription: £1,470 (a 30% discount)

Without subscription: £1,680 (a 20% discount)

The standard cost of upgrade is £2,100 so this is a very good offer and you will need to proceed before the 21st of March to benefit.

Where you might see us soon…
We will be exhibiting at the AGS Members Day  at Friends House, Euston, London on Wednesday 16th March.This event is free to all AGS Members and prospective new members, so it will be great to see you there. To register your interest please contact the AGS directly:gemma@ags.org.uk

The same evening (16th March) we will be attending the Rankine Lecture at the ICE.

 

 

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