The OctoKopter hovering on a previous project in Antartica
Geologic Hazards

Micro-copter UAVs mapping landslide

A professor from the University of Tasmania and as many as 20 of his students are using two ‘OctoKopters’ UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles to create a detailed 3D map of a landslide in Ranelagh, […]

TBM named Brenda for Seattle Sound Transit's Capital Hill tunnel project
Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP for July 22, 2011

Photos: Meet ‘Brenda,’ the Capitol Hill tunnel boring machine – Source: via ASCE SmartBrief Ancient trees found buried in clay a Maine mystery 13,500 years in the making – Source: Ark. panel seeks […]

Portals for the Devil's Slide tunnels
Project Related

Devil’s Slide tunnels delayed

The Devil’s Slide Tunnels that bypass a landslide prone stretch of California coast will not open until late 2012, a full year later than anticipated according to Caltrans. The tunnels broke through back in October, […]