The geotechnical investigations and report are complete for the US 89 Bitter Springs Landslide south of Page, Arizona. ADOT published a news release with the results of Kleinfelder’s geotechnical investigation and a link to their […]
The Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors or ADSC has a catalog of their technical library available through their website. ADSC has countless useful publications for drilled shaft designers, most of them very reasonably priced for […]
The Arizona Department of Water Resources has an excellent program to monitor a somewhat unique geologic hazard – land subsidence. Caused by compaction of valley sediments in areas of declining groundwater table, it can create […]
This is a pretty neat video of Geobrugg AG Tecco slope stabilization mesh. They created a full-scale test setup with their TECCO mesh product restraining some knd of gravelly backfill. Then they tilted the entire […]
Washington’s Governor, Jay Inslee and WSDOT had a celebration over the weekend to allow the public the chance to see the world’s largest tunnel boring machine, Big Bertha, before she begins her drive for the […]
July 10, 2013 – The GeoWorld professional network is pleased to announce the development of its latest innovative online tool: The Geo-Technical Forums! The new forums were a request by a number of individuals and […]
Keynetix launched their latest build of HoleBASE SI Professional at Geotechnica 2013 and this release includes technology to enable geotechnical engineers to instantly preview their site investigation data alongside BGS data and aerial photography coverage.
The BGS OpenGeoscience mapping sets, including the 1:50,000 Bedrock and Superficial Deposits, are now available to turn on in the background of the HoleBASE SI project mapping window together with Microsoft’s Bing mapping and aerial photography. Maps are licenced for commercial use, including the supply of hard copy reports. Mapping data is streamed from the internet, so customers do not need the IT infrastructure to store and serve the large mapping sets.
[Editor] Read on for the rest of this press release from Keynetix! [/Editor]
AASHTO’s Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, 33rd Edition and AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2013 Edition are now available for pre-order, delivery will start later this month. The 33rd Edition of […]
Geotechnical contractor Bauer performed work to upgrade the foundations of a historic building on an island in the middle of the River Neckar in Esslingen, Germany. The historic carpenter’s workshop will become a restaurant and […]
Michael McVay and Khiem Tran of the University of Florida have produced a report for the Florida DOT on the detection of sinkholes using full-field seismic waves. Here is the abstract: This research presents an […]