The Arizona DOT has posted three new LRFD geotechnical policy memoranda and revised three others. Use of LRFD or Load and Resistance Factor Design is now mandatory on all federally funded roadway projects and agencies […]
[Editor] Updated 12-13-2010, Forgot the link! Sorry about that. [/Editor] The Ohio DOT issued what appears to be a comprehensive rock slope design manual back in June of this year that was also released by […]
The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) is pleased to announce the Winter, 2011 series of review courses for the ASBOG® geology licensing exam and/or the California Supplemental exam taught by REG REVIEW, Inc. AEG and REG REVIEW, Inc. have partnered to provide these courses since 1992. In the Winter of 2011, ten one-day review courses for the ASBOG® licensing exam will be offered regionally throughout the U.S., these ten courses will be spread out into the following regions, the West Coast (which includes the Pacific Northwest as well as Northern and Southern California locations), the Eastern US, and the Central U.S. The California locations now consist of 2 sections — one day for the ASBOG® exam and part of a day for the CA Supplemental exam. Specific locations are listed below.
[Editor] Info reposted from AEG email. Click through for more details. [/Editor]
Specialty geotechnical drilling contractor Holocene Drilling of Edgewood, WA recently completed work on an interesting project for Sound Transit’s U-220 TBM Tunnel Project at the University of Washington Campus in Seattle. Their scope included drilling […]
An interesting interview with an experienced geotechnical engineer, Frank Callanan, a Vice President at Geotechnology in St. Louis. He shares some interesting insights on the challenging projects he’s worked on in his career, and his […]
Any geological engineer or engineering geologist worth their salt knows that the Hayward Fault goes right through Cal’s Memorial Stadium. The stadium will be undergoing some $321 in repairs and seismic upgrades before it reopens […]
GEO-SLOPE just announced last week that they have posted over 30 hours of training videos for learning their popular GeoStudio 2007 geotechnical software package. The videos are based on the content of their training workshops, […]