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Top GeoPrac.net Content of 2014

 Here they are, the most popular posts from this year. Happy New Year everyone!

  1. Getting Under Your Feet – The Revolutionary Technology of Geogrids – Published Dec 5, 2014 (59.5 hits/day, 1,553 page impressions total)
  2. Hayward Baker to Provide Ground Improvement for New Atlanta Stadium Project – Published Sep 19, 2014 (56.1 hits/day, 5,780 page impressions total)
  3. Dataforensics and Keynetix Announce Major Partnership – Published Dec 18, 2014 (54.4 hits/day, 693 page impressions total)
  4. Dataforensics Releases pLog Tablet for Geotechnical and Environmental Field Data Collection – Published Jan 7, 2014 (49.6 hits/day, 17,743 page impressions total)
  5. GeoPrac.net Celebrates 7th Anniversary! – Published Feb 20, 2014 (48.6 hits/day, 15,251 page impressions total)
  6. Giant Boulder Smashes Through Italian Farm – Published Feb 3, 2014 (47.2 hits/day, 15,625 page impressions total)
  7. TerraThane Geotechnical Foam Maker, NCFI Polyurethanes, Turns Fifty – Published Jun 19, 2014 (42.0 hits/day, 8,199 page impressions total)
  8. Pond Embankment Stabilization with Geopolymer Injection – Published Dec 10, 2014 (41.4 hits/day, 857 page impressions total)
  9. Bachner Honored for 40+ Years of Service – Published Jan 30, 2014 (40.2 hits/day, 13,465 page impressions total)
  10. FHWA Geotechnical Team and NHI To Offer Virtual World Training – Published Nov 21, 2014 (38.7 hits/day, 1,533 page impressions total)
  11. Review of GeotechTools.org – Geo-Construction Information and Technology Selection Guidance – Published May 14, 2014 (37.1 hits/day, 8,582 page impressions total)
  12. Hayward Baker Constructs Temporary Emergency Earth Retention for Landslide Repairs Near Train Tracks in Baltimore – Published Jul 22, 2014 (34.0 hits/day, 5,510 page impressions total)
  13. Harl Aldrich, Haley & Aldrich Co-founder, Dies at 91 – Published Dec 16, 2014 (33.8 hits/day, 509 page impressions total)
  14. DFI Announces Seventh Annual SuperPile Conference June 18-20, Cambridge, MA – Published Jan 14, 2014 (32.2 hits/day, 11,284 page impressions total)
  15. Professor Chuck Ladd passed away on August 4th – Published Aug 10, 2014 (31.9 hits/day, 4,561 page impressions total)

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Frank Rausche of GRL Engineers, DFI's 2015 Osterberg Memorial Lecturer
Press Releases

DFI Announces 2015 Osterberg Memorial Lecturer

Frank Rausche of GRL Engineers, DFI's 2015 Osterberg Memorial Lecturer

November 28, 2014, Hawthorne NJ: Frank Rausche, Ph.D., P.E., of GRL Engineers, Inc., has been selected as the DFI 2015 Osterberg Lecturer. The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., during the International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo (IFCEE) at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

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Available Resources

2014 Seed Lecture – Developments in the Assessment of Liquefaction Potential and Its Consequences

2014 Seed Lecture: Developments in the Assessment of Liquefaction Potential and its Consequences, presented by W.D. Liam Finn, Ph.D.,P.Eng., Life.M.ASCE, Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia at the 2014 Geo-Congress in Atlanta, GA, USA. [Source: […]


Dataforensics and Keynetix Announce Major Partnership
Press Releases

Dataforensics and Keynetix Announce Major Partnership

Dataforensics and Keynetix Forge Partner Alliance to Revolutionize Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Data Management

Dataforensics and Keynetix Announce Major Partnership

Norcross, Georgia, December 2014 – Dataforensics and Keynetix announce a partnership that teams the strengths of each company to revolutionize geotechnical data collection and data management within the United States and Canada. Dataforensics is developing a specialized configuration of HoleBASE SI for the North American market, which when combined with pLog Tablet, provides greater alternatives for managing geotechnical data for users of pLog Tablet, which already integrates with gINT and LogPlot.

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Articles

Pond Embankment Stabilization with Geopolymer Injection

 

Geopolymer injection to sto seepage[Editor] An effluent pond in southeast Texas was suffering from years of erosion.  Recently, an escalation of subsurface water seepage through the pond’s embankment threatened the community’s main water source. URETEK used their versatile geopolymer product to inject beneath the embankment to seal off the seepage.  The project was a huge success! Read on for this contributed article from GeoPrac sponsor URETEK ICR. [/Editor] 

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