Magnus Media did a great job last year covering the Geo-Congress event, and they are here again this year. Here is their video from the first full day of the conference.
The 2012 Geo-Competition was held at the Geo-Congress 2012 conference in Oakland, California. Teams from 17 universities competed in a competition to construct a model mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall out of craft paper […]
Today I was able to speak with several members of the gINT software team from Bentley, a GeoPrac Sponsor. Salvatore Caronna, the original creator of gINT, is still very much involved in the improvement of […]
Geotechnical software company Dataforensics, a GeoPrac sponsor, has a booth at the Geo-Congress conference. I caught up with their President, Scott Deaton this morning. We had a nice chat about a number of things, but […]
Robert V. Whitman, Sc.D., P.E., F.ASCE, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2012. The following memoriam for Professor Whitman is taken from the Geo-Institute: Professor Whitman studied civil engineering at Swarthmore College and took his […]
The Geo-Institute’s GeoCongress 2012 conference kicked off today in Oakland, California. I am grateful that my day-job employer, Golder Associates, Inc. has agreed to send me to this conference, and a short course today on […]
ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association along with Terra Insurance company have released a model agreement for construction and materials testing services (CoMET). This document was created for use by ASFE member firms based on the organization’s […]
Construction or maintenance personnel and a geotechnical engineer narrowly avoided being a victim of a new landslide at the site of a landslide cleanup. They were attempting to clean up a landslide on the State […]