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Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP April 26, 2010

Some juicy geoengineering news items in this post. I could turn just about all of them into a separate blog post if I had time, maybe I still will for some of them. Don’t miss this list! All of the links are active when you view it on the site. If you’re looking at this in your RSS feed reader or on your daily email, you won’t see the actual links, sorry.

…And 13 more! […]

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Standards and Codes

ASTM Updates April 2010

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMStandards governing the testing of tensile strength of geogrid and geotextile tensile strength are among the standards updated over the past month by the ASTM. This includes a new standard for "Determining Small-Strain Tensile Properties of Geogrids and Geotextiles by In-Air Cyclic Tension Tests". A number of standards relating to concrete including capping of concrete cyllinders for testing have also been updated. Click through for the list.


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Geologic Hazards

What Makes a Sinkhole a Sinkhole?

The Florida Geological Survey probably deals with more sinkholes than most agencies. The most frequent geologic cause of sinkholes is dissolution of limestone and other soluble rocks and the collapse of the soil cover over […]

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Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP for April 20, 2010

New images of the Attabad landslide – Dave’s Landslide Blog Southern California Quake Damaged Treatment and Storage Infrastructure – ENR: Engineering News Record Eyewitness Account of Chile Devastation in COPRI Blog – ASCE Team in […]