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  • Tank Town USA!
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    Geosynthetic manufacturer, Tensar, has a new promotional video featuring Beau, the King of the Road. And he has an interesting way of demonstrating the effectiveness of their geogrid product…using a tank!  To celebrate the launch of their new video, they are [...]
    News Launches New Website

    I am pleased to announce the re-launch of, with a new layout and faster load times, all optimized for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices! This has been a major undertaking, migrating from one content management system to another, importing [...]
  • California's high speed rail

    Major Challenges for 13.5-mile California Bullet Train Tunnel

    The LA Times is reporting that the California bullet train project may be facing significant budget and schedule issues, largely because of a 13.5-mile tunnel beneath Pacheco Pass east of Gilroy.  The article reports that the current budget for the [...]
  • Mud creek landslide on California Highway 1 in May of 2017
    Geologic Hazards Article on Slow Moving Landslides

    There is a nice article on slow moving landslides at  They discuss the use of InSAR technology and point out how a number of landslides in the news over the past several years have had at least some movement [...]
  • DFI Deep Foundations Magazine - Nov/Dec 2017 Issue
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    DFI Deep Foundations Magazine Nov/Dec 2017

    A new issue of the Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI’s) Deep Foundations Magazine is available for November/December 2017.  Topics include: 2017 OPA Winner, Embedded Suction Bucket Support Structure CSM Shoring Walls Helical Piles for Seismic Resistance Micropiles Stabilize Lighthouse Pile Testing [...]
  • Keynetix HoleBASE SI Quick Sections
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    Webinar: Quick Sections and Site Plans in HoleBASE SI – September 29

    Phil Child will give a brief introduction on how to create Site Plans and Quick Sections in HoleBASE SI Professional and how to store section parameters and locations for future use. In the second half of the webinar Steve Evason [...]