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GeoPrac Back on Track

You might have noticed that GeoPrac was offline for the majority of August…much to my dismay. I thought the website relaunch was off and running, but apparently, I was overusing my CPU resources according to […]


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GeoPrac.net Launches New Website

I am pleased to announce the re-launch of GeoPrac.net, with a new layout and faster load times, all optimized for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices! This has been a major undertaking, migrating from one content […]

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Top 50 GeoPrac.net Posts of 2015

Here are the top 50 GeoPrac content items of the year based on your clicks.  They are sorted by hits/day to not bias the items published towards the beginning of the year. Thanks to all of my visitors for spending some of your valuable time getting your news from GeoPrac. I know everyone is busy, so I appreciate it very much!

  1. Kleinfelder CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Kevin Pottmeyer Takes Reigns as Company Looks to Accelerate 2020 Strategic Direction Initiatives – Published Nov 23, 2015 (52.3 hits/day, 1,401 page impressions total)
  2. Free Webinar–Geotechnical Aspects of Polyurethane Grout – Published Dec 8, 2015 (43.5 hits/day, 498 page impressions total)
  3. LogitEasy Offers Free iPad Promotion for Borehole Logging – Published Dec 7, 2015 (38.4 hits/day, 490 page impressions total)
  4. A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On: Center for Geotechnical Modeling Facilitates Seismic Research – Published Aug 18, 2015 (31.6 hits/day, 3,917 page impressions total)
  5. How Could a Pile of Dirt Cause a Major Interstate Bridge To Tilt? – Published Oct 20, 2015 (29.2 hits/day, 1,777 page impressions total)
  6. Nicholson Completes Emergency Work on Indiana’s I-65 – Published Nov 23, 2015 (26.1 hits/day, 701 page impressions total)
  7. Terracon Acquires NORCAL, Strengthens West Coast Presence – Published Nov 23, 2015 (25.0 hits/day, 671 page impressions total)
  8. Moretrench President Arthur B. Corwin, P.E. to Receive Moles Member Award – Published Nov 18, 2015 (24.4 hits/day, 775 page impressions total)
  9. Protestors Cause Geotechnical Work to Shutdown for Sydney WestConnex Project – Published Oct 6, 2015 (23.7 hits/day, 1,781 page impressions total)
  10. Moretrench Remediates Dangerous Seepage Problem at Dam in Catskill Mountains – Published Sep 24, 2015 (23.3 hits/day, 2,028 page impressions total)
  11. USBR Selects 23 Projects Totaling $5.2 Million to Build Drought Resiliency in Nine States – Published Sep 18, 2015 (22.9 hits/day, 2,133 page impressions total)
  12. Tetra Tech to buy Australian Geotechnical Engineering firm Coffey – Published Nov 13, 2015 (22.7 hits/day, 840 page impressions total)
  13. Video of DeWind One Pass Trenching MT2000 Trencher Installing Soil Bentonite Cutoff Wall – Published Aug 4, 2015 (22.1 hits/day, 3,053 page impressions total)
  14. Geocomp to Provide Engineering Services for Fukushima Ice Wall – Published Jul 27, 2015 (22.1 hits/day, 3,228 page impressions total)
  15. The World’s Longest (and Scariest) Glass Pedestrian Bridge – Published Jul 31, 2015 (21.8 hits/day, 3,097 page impressions total)

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GeoPrac Newsletter 053
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GeoPrac Newsletter 053 Is Out

The latest issue of the GeoPrac newsletter, number 053, is out. Did you miss it? Find out what I’ve been up to over the past few months. And catch up on things you missed, like: […]

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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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GeoPrac.net celebrates another anniversary!
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GeoPrac.net Celebrates 7th Anniversary!

GeoPrac.net celebrates another anniversary!7 years ago today, I wrote my first post for GeoPrac.net! It’s hard to believe I’ve been doing this for that long. I am grateful for all of the visitors, twitter followers, supporters, and of course sponsors that have made it possible for me to share high-quality news and articles for geoprofessionals. I look forward to another great 7 years.

Last year I highlighted a few of my favorite articles and blog posts. This year, I thought I would just go by the numbers to see what the most popular articles and posts have been over the years. Check it out.

Most Popular GeoPrac.net Content

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GeoPrac welcomes sponsor Keynetix Ltd!

GeoPrac is very pleased to announce that Keynetix Ltd. has become our newest sponsor! Keynetix is a geotechnical and environmental data management software company headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire, UK. They are AutoDesk’s Geotechnical Industry Partner, […]