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Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP for October 26, 2010

Hopes are pinned on the Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings case clarifying the scope of the Corporate Manslaughter Act – Source: HR Magazine (UK) Seismicity Induced by Geothermal, Oil and Gas, CO2 Sequestration – Source: Geology.com Clark […]


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Software Updates

MSEW 3.0 Update 13.1 from ADAMA Engineering

ADAMA Software has released update 13.1 for their Mechanically Stabilized Earth retaining wall design software, MSEW 3.0 as of August 30, 2011.  Some of the design methodology changes in the 2009 FHWA manual for MSE […]

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Software Updates

MSEW and FoSSA Updates from ADAMA Engineering

ADAMA Software has released update 11 for their Mechanically Stabilized Earth retaining wall design software, MSEW 3.0 as of October 23, 2010. It appears that the changes mainly involve adding the updated AASHTO LRFD seismic […]

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Standards and Codes

ASTM Updates October 2010

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMTime again for a summary of changes to ASTM standards that may be of interest to geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists and those in geoconstruction and even lab testing or CQA. This month there is a new standard for a new type of geomembrane, revisions to standards relating to ultrasonic testing and general nondestructive testing terminology, evaluation of particle shape in aggregates, and re-approval of standards relating to non-asbestos fiber-cement based products. Click through for more.

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