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NZ secures 2012 Caernarfon Award

When Murray Discombe received a call today from IOQNZ President, Gavin Hartley, (attending the Australian Annual Conference in Melbourne) he thought that Gavin needed information. Wrong ! It was the best news he had ever had – a call to advise him that the paper he presented at the NZ Annual Conference had now been […]

Gavin Hartley presents <strong>Murray Discombe</strong> with a Certificate for "Best paper at conference" and the Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy

2012 Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy

The 2012 award for “best paper” was awarded to Murray Discombe His paper entitled “Land Damage Assessment; Liquefaction and Lateral Spread” described the geotechnical reasons for the extensive damage to land and dwellings fromthe Canterbury earthquakes. Tonkin & Taylor are EQC’s engineers. They enlisted the support from numerous Consulting Engineers from New Zealandand and Australia […]