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New Publications in Geosynthetics

GeoSynthetica.net has a nice index of technical articles related to geosynthetics. Most recently, they have linked to some articles by Dr. John S. Horvath at Manhattan College on the topics of geosynthetics for ground improvement, geofoam, and cellular geosynthetics. Also included in this list is a Spencer J. Buchanan Lecture by Robert D. Holtz on Geosynthetics for Soil Reinforcement. Read on for links to these PDF articles.
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TRB: 30 Years of MSE Walls

The Transportation Research Board has released a publication titled "Research Pays Off – Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls on the Interstate Highway System: Thirty Years of Experience". Check out the link after the break.

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GeoComp

Geocomp Corporation is a unique company in our field offering consulting services, lab services of extremely hi caliber, field services such as instrumentation and remote monitoring, and other testing services. Here is a portion of […]

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ASTM Updates – 5/7/07

GeoPrac.net continues to try to keep everyone up to date on new changes to ASTM standards in soil, rock, construction and related areas. Read on for a list of newly approved standards as well as new work items. 

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ASTM Updates

An April 30th update on newly approved ASTM standards and work items related to soils, rock and related areas. Read on for the list. 

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New Publications from Transportation Research Board

Two new publications have been released from the Transportation Research Board. Pavement Management; Monitoring, Evaluation, and Data Storage; and Accelerated Testing 2006 and Geotechnical Challenges of the Interstate Highway System: The First 50 Years and […]

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New FHWA Publication: Design and Construction of Continuous Flight Auger Piles (GEC No. 8)

[Update October 24, 2007] And only about 6 months later, the FHWA has finally posted it on their website [/Update]

There is a new FHWA (Federal Highway Administration) Geotechnical Engineering Circular (GEC) publication. GEC Number 8 is titled "Design and Construction of Continuous Flight Auger Piles". Read on for more info and a link to download. (Photo from GEC No. 8)

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Geothermal Energy in Arizona

Arizona’s State Geologist, Lee Allison has posted some interesting information on geothermal energy in Arizona on his blog. He was commenting on a March 23, 2007 meeting of the Arizona Geothermal Working Group. The biggest thing he took away from the meeting is that geothermal energy in Arizona has greater potential than people think. Read on for links. (Image from SMU Geothermal Lab)

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