For the hard core geologists and gemologists, why carry a hand lens in the field when you can snap a photo with your phone? Reviewer is a gemologist, but could potentially have other applications as […]
PITTSBURGH, PA – January 3, 2011 – Nicholson Construction Company has acquired Advanced Foundation Systems, Inc., a geotechnical contractor located in Denver, Colorado. The acquisition strengthens Nicholson’s position in the Western United States, where Advanced Foundation Systems has completed numerous of earth retention, piling, and ground improvement projects.
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My colleague at DBA, Robert has posted some new photos for this interesting project involving micropiles supported piers, rock bearing footings at the abutments augmented with rock anchors, and rock bolted slopes. Scroll down for […]
Dragados, Tutor Perini to Build Seattle’s Alaskan Way Project – Source: Tunnel Business Online Seattle’s landslide-control measures pay off, but cuts may come – Source: Puget Sound Business Journal Geotechnical testing begins in LAÂ -Â Railway Track […]
I can’t believe it’s that time of year again. Here are the top 100 geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, engineering geology and geoconstruction articles posted in 2010! As I have mentioned before, I don’t like to rank based purely on the number of hits since it biases content that has been published for longer. Instead, I normalize to hits per day. As a bonus, I threw in the top 100 of all time based purely on hits. Without further ado…
(Irvine, CA – December 29, 2010) As Digital Map Products (DMP) concludes its 10th year, CEO Jim Skurzynski predicts 2011 will be the year spatial technology goes mainstream. DMP, a leading provider of software-as-a-service spatial technology solutions, is experiencing record sales as mapping and cloud computing converge. Skurzynski expects the melding of these two powerful technologies to continue and for additional markets to open up as more sectors continue to discover uses for advanced spatial display and analysis.
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The devastating failure of a tailings dam in Kolontar, Hungary made headlines for the incredible environmental disaster created by the bauxite tails. In a presentation by an investigator that was located by Dr. Dave, the […]