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Kids Saying No to Engineering Careers

That’s the title of a blog post by Loren Faulkner of California Builder and Engineer, an Associated Construction Publication. He cites a recent survey by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). ASQ/Harris conducted its survey […]

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Delicious Geotech

Geotechnical links from  Below you will find a list of the most recent bookmarks saved at tagged with the keywords geotech or geotechnical. Enjoy! And while you’re at it, be sure to add […]

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Bad Azz Drill Rig

I don’t think this is a new CME drill rig (Central Mine Equipment Company), but its a model I’m not familiar with.  The CME-550X is designed to minimize ground contact pressure for jobs with wet […]

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Working Safely in Trenches and Test Pits

The Associated Construction Publications organization have published an article on Working Safely Underground. It’s a good refresher for those of us who occasionally find ourselves working in trenches and test pits. Make sure you do […]

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Missouri River Channel Degradation

A forthcoming draft study by the Army Corps of Engineers will hopefully shed light on an ongoing problem of stream bed degradation along the Missouri River. Portions of the river in Kansas City have dropped […]