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 This workshop is organised for the 4th time in response to the favourable feedback in 2017, and is also developed as a follow-up to our popular Workshop on Geology of Singapore held in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. It aims to provide a link between the knowledge of geology and its engineering applications in underground construction and rock cavern space development. It will present and discuss systematically the fundamentals of engineering geology and best practices both internationally and within the context of Singapore. It will cover the engineering uses of both soil and rocks, the theory and practice in site investigations for underground construction, rock mass classification methods for rock cavern design, and the basic concept and practical aspects of managing geological risks. The workshop is suitable for both engineers with little prior training in engineering geology and experienced engineers who want an update and a refresher course. It will be taught by Dr Cai Jungang and Dr Zhou Yingxin, two highly regarded and very experienced specialists.


Date: Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue: Singapore Management University

Registration Fees: $250.00 (Members)

                              $300.00 (Non-members)


To register, please click here.


About the Speakers

Dr Cai Jun Gang is currently an Executive Director of Tritech Group Limited. He obtained MEng and PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore. He has over 25 years of practical experience in engineering geology, rock and geotechnical engineering R&D, consultancy and project management. Dr Cai has played a leading role for most rock cavern development in Singapore, including underground ammunition facilities, proposed underground science city at Kent Ridge, Jurong oil storage rock caverns (JRC) at Jurong Island, feasibility study of underground rock cavern (URC) usages in Singapore, feasibility study of underground drainage and reservoir system (UDRS) in Singapore.


Dr. Zhou Yingxin is Head Engineering (Underground Facilities) with the Defence Science & Technology Agency. He has extensive experience in research, engineering, and teaching in the area of engineering geology, rock mechanics and rock engineering, and underground space technology. He has been involved in several major rock engineering projects in Singapore and providing technical advice to various government agencies on matters related to rock engineering and underground space use. Dr Zhou was the founding President of the SRMEG and founding council member of TUCSS. He served as Vice President for Asia of the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Vice President of the Associated research Centres for the Urban Underground Space (ACUUS), and was Assoc (Adj) Prof at NTU from 2011 to 2018. Dr Zhou currently serves as a member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Tunnelling & Underground Space Technology, Member of the ACUUS Board, and Member of the Advisory Board for the ITA Committee on Underground Space. He has more than 100 technical publications and seven edited books and conference proceedings. Dr Zhou received the Defence Technology Prize 2018 Engineering (Individual) Award for his contributions in rock engineering in space creation and defence in Singapore.





12th Annual General Meeting
Date : 8 March 2017 (Wednesday)
Time : 7pm
Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore
Members may click here for the powerpoint by Prof. Zhao Zhiye, SRMEG President.



Notice is hereby given that the 15th Annual General Meeting of Society for Rock Mechanics & Engineering Geology (Singapore) will be held at 6:30pm on Friday, 21 August 2020 at via online platform Zoom.



6:15pm                       : Registration for AGM

6:30pm                       : 15th Annual General Meeting

7:00pm                       : End of 15th Annual General Meeting




Please confirm your attendance by Friday, 14 August 2020 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Those who have yet to renew their membership for the year may do so by contacting the SRMEG Secretariat.



Asia is witnessing the greatest growth and demand in the world for infrastructure and resource development. According to Asian Development Bank, approximately US$8 trillion needs to be invested in overall national infrastructure before 2020, 68% of which is for new capacity. Certainly, rock mechanics and rock engineering will have a critical role to play in many of these infrastructure and resource development projects.


Singapore is ideally located in Asia, where the needs for infrastructure and resource development are well supported by high-level research from the Academia and governments. ARMS 10 Singapore 2018 offers an ideal opportunity and platform for professionals from the international rock mechanics community to exchange experiences and new ideas. In addition to the technical programs, we will organize training courses, workshops, technical visits, exhibitions, as well social programs. We will also offer attractive programs for young researchers and students, such as the Rock Bowl, student nights, and some scholarships for selected young researchers.


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The Centre for Usable Space is organising the Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Geotechnical Constructions which supported by the Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology (Singapore) and Geotechnical Society of Singapore (GeoSS)



This Symposium is organized as part of an ongoing research project. It intends to provide a platform for some international and local experts with expertise in different areas to share with participants their experience and research findings on the latest technologies and solutions on urban geotechnical construction and urban sustainability.


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Venue: Singapore Management University, School of Accountancy, Seminar Room 3.3
Date: 13 Jul 2016
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Dr Cai Jungang (Tritech)
Mr Ong Huei Luen (JTC)
Er Kiefer Chiam (BCA)
Mr Michael Goay (BCA)

SRMEG will be organising the 5th Workshop on Geology of Singapore with support from the Geotechnical Society of Singapore. This is the 5th time the workshop is conducted in consideration of the good response from previous years. It aims to present and discuss systematically the geology of Singapore, as the geological map of Singapore has been updated from the old version published in 1976 and a new stratigraphical framework for the Jurong Group may be proposed soon.

Please click here for more information. Registrations can be submitted here

Venue: Xi'an, China
Date: 25-27 May 2016
Website: www.GEOSAFE2016.org

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Venue: Nanyang Technological University, CEE, Seminar Room D
Date: 28 Apr 2016
Time: 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Speaker: Dr LEE Young Zoo, Geoconsult Asia Singapore Pte Ltd

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Venue: Orchard Hotel
Date: 09 Mar 2016
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm

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Venue: Suntec Singapore
Date: 29 Jan 2016
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm

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