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  • Tank Town USA!
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    Geosynthetic manufacturer, Tensar, has a new promotional video featuring Beau, the King of the Road. And he has an interesting way of demonstrating the effectiveness of their geogrid product…using a tank!  To celebrate the launch of their new video, they are [...]
  • Bentley gINT

    Bentley launches a gINT Special Interest Group

    Bentley Systems is pleased to announce that earlier this year, they began a gINT Special Interest Group (SIG). What is a SIG you ask? It is a Bentley-hosted, one-hour virtual meeting that enables users with similar interests to learn and [...]
  • HSR Drilling by Kleinfelder on the San Jose to Merced segment
    Geotechnical work has begun in Pacheco Pass, Santa Clara, as California moves ahead with planning for the United States’ first high-speed railway.  This segment is 84 miles, spanning between San Jose and Merced.  Kleinfelder is the geotechnical consultant, and they [...]
  • Deadly landslide buries Xinmo village in Sichuan Province, China
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    Massive Landslide in Xinmo, Sichuan Province

    There was a huge rockslide in Sichuan Province of China on June 24th that buried the town of Xinmo early in the morning. Early figures were that 118 people were missing and 15 victims had already been recovered. It’s hard [...]
  • PalmettoINSITU, a S.C. based geotechnical drilling company
    The geotechnical drilling business is not an easy one to enter, just ask Michael Cox of PalmettoINSITU in Charleston, South Carolina.  He recently celebrated two years in business and sat down with National Driller magazine to discuss some of the [...]
  • Well points on what appears to be a temporary shoring job
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    The May/June issue of Deep Foundations Magazine is now available online

    The May/June issue of Deep Foundations Magazine by the DFI features a special look at Dewatering and Groundwater Control. One of the articles is by Gregory Landry, the Chief Dewatering Engineer at GeoPrac sponsor, Moretrench. I love the anecdote at [...]

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