This post highlights recent changes to ASTM Standards affecting geotechnical engineers, materials testing engineers, soil and construction laboratory managers and related professionals. Updates for February include: a new standard for geospatial data at coal mines; standards related to pervious concrete; an updated standard for volumetric concrete batching; and an update to D5778 – Standard Test Method for Electronic Friction Cone and Piezocone Penetration Testing of Soils; among others. Click through for the list.
If Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky fails, $6 billion in flood damage is projected to occur downstream. A dam foundation remediation project at Wolf Creek Dam to fix seepage and Karst solutioning problems is a […]
Structural Systems Inc. recently completed tieback anchor projects at two sites along the coast of Hawaii. Failing retaining walls were stabilized using a total of 93 anchors ranging in length from 50 to 65 feet. […]