Geologic Hazards

Crazy Rock Slide in China (Video)

According to the Landslide Blog, this rockfall video was taken in Maoxian County in Sichuan Province of China on or around July 17, 2014. It shows a very dangerous rockfall event with people running from […]

Liebherr's foundation drill rig equipment simulator in action
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Liebherr Creates Foundation Drill Rig Simulator

Equipment manufacturer Liebherr has created a new simulator to allow operators to train on foundation drilling equipment virtually. The simulator is based on other simulators created by Liebherr, and includes things like a real construction […]

View of failed Baltimore retaining wall before soldier pile wall construction
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Hayward Baker Constructs Temporary Emergency Earth Retention for Landslide Repairs Near Train Tracks in Baltimore

Hayward Baker was among the contractors called in for emergency repairs to a failed retaining wall in Baltimore that destabilized a slope, causing a landslide that enveloped cars and threatened a railroad track below. The […]

Micropile foundations with Crux' patented steel micropile cap design for the Sunrise Powerlink Project

Crux Subsurface Wins Two 2014 DFI Awards

Congratulations to Crux Subsurface, Inc. on winning the Deep Foundation Institute’s (DFI) 2014 Outstanding Project Award (OPA) and the 2014 C. William Bermingham Innovation Award for their Sunrise Powerlink Project in California. The project involved […]

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2014 Terzaghi Lecture – Carlos Santamarina

Dr. Carlos Santamarina of Georgia Tech. presented the 2014 Terzaghi Lecture at Geo-Congress 2014 entititled ‘Energy Geotechnology: Enabling New Insights Into Soil Behavior’. From the You-Tube summary: Energy is critical to life, and the coming […]