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2007 Hayward Baker Calendar Image
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Hayward Baker Calendars Mark 20 Years

Geotechnical industry professionals are no doubt familiar with the awesome illustrations showing all manner of geotechnical construction methods and applications that are a unique part of Hayward Baker advertising and marketing. Without any fanfare, the […]


SPT Analyzer by Pile Dynamics
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Recent Developments in SPT Energy Measurements

Pile Dynamics has updated their SPT Analyzer system of hardware and software used to calibrate hammers used for the geotechnical engineer’s bread and butter – the standard penetration test or SPT. The hardware itself has […]

Bertha's scheduled maintenance stop
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Bertha Demo Period Done, Resumes Mining

The Bertha tunnel boring machine has resumed chewing away beneath Seattle after a ‘suspension for cause’ order from WSDOT shut it down in January following two safety incidents. The BTM began tunneling with some conditions […]


Redi-Rock retaining walls look fantastic in residential development applications
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Video: New Redi-Rock Design Resource Manual Available

The Redi-Rock Design Resource Manual or DRM has everything you would need to design a Redi-Rock retaining wall, including block sizes, design charts, construction details, and setback options.  The manual also includes case studies and […]

Geologic Hazards

Video: Landslide Near Elk City, ID

This is some very interesting first-person video of a landslide near Elk City, Idaho, complete with expletives. 🙂 I can’t say I blame the videographer, it’s not every day you see a slope like that […]