A species of badgers is protected by law in the UK but their burrows can cause significant damage, undermining structures. At one site in Bexhill, East Sussex the problem was handled with a geophysics solution, […]
Researchers in the University of Arizona’s Compressed Air Energy Storage or CAES program are studying ways to store renewable energy in the form of compressed air. They are looking at various options, from tanks similar […]
A pile static load test went awry in Singapore when a pyramid of dozens of concrete blocks used for the reaction force toppled over into Gilstead Road. The force of the collapse caused a gas main to rupture but there were no reports of injuries. Click through for the video.
An iPhone and iPad App put together by Columbia University. From the iTunes Description: Explore your planet as never before with the mobility of EarthObserver. Use your fingertips to travel through terrestrial landscapes and across […]
From CSM: The Portsmouth Force Main Segment 1 project will be honored at the annual Colorado School of Mines Microtunneling banquet on Thursday, Feb. 10. The recently completed project for the City of Portland serves […]
Specialty geotechnical contractor Moretrench is pleased to announce that Drew Floyd, P.E., has been appointed to the position of Vice President. Mr. Floyd is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he earned a Master […]
A new version of the popular gridding and contouring software, Surfer 10 is now available from Rockware, Inc. Some of the improvements include a 64-bit version, the ability to mix data with different map projections […]
A crane setting girders for a bridge in New Zealand toppled over as the temporary embankment it was sitting on gave way. [Source: The Landslide Blog. Image: Vertical.net]