I came across this video that introduces DAT Instruments, an Italian Company that builds dataloggers for geotechnical construction such as grouting, jet grouting, soil mixing, diaphragm walls and more.
The winners of the prestigious Ground Engineering Awards were announced recently. The Editor’s Award was presented to a Joint Venture of Keller (parent company of GeoPrac sponsor Hayward Baker), Bam Nuttall and Taylor Woodrow as […]
According to NCE, Keller has announced that it has acquired Canada-based geotechnical contractor Geo-Foundation Contractors in a deal valued at Â£5.7M (US$9.1M). The brief article notes that Geo-Foundation Contractors specializes in micro-piling, ground anchors, and […]
The new Dallas Cowboy’s stadium in Arlington, Texas has gently curving steel arches to form a retractable roof. Using rack-and-pinion system to pull the panels uphill, the system is different than most previous retractable roof systems according to the Cover Story by Nadine M. Post (no relation!) in the July 14, 2008 edition of ENR. Of course the thing that interested me was the foundations that support the two 1,225-ft long steel arches. More after the break. (Photo copyright ENR and Manhattan Construction) […]