AECOM posted a nice summary of their geotechnical expertise on their website a few months ago. It offers a nice overview of what a geotechnical engineer can contribute to a project in terms of expertise, […]
Are you itching for some geo-education? The following is a list of 6 free and awesome sites that provide free webinars, papers, and technical reference manuals for you to get some more in-depth knowledge about our awesome geotech profession:
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November 6, 2012, WASHINGTON – Today’s signing of an Agreement on Standards between the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and ASTM International solidifies coordination between two organizations working in the common interest of highway construction, safety, maintenance, and sustainability in the United States and around the world.
AASHTO Executive Director John Horsley and ASTM President James A. Thomas today signed an agreement which serves as the basis for continued mutual cooperation on the development and publication of highway construction standards.
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According to the Schnabel Engineering website: Schnabelâ€™s NYS office is located in the Capital District region, approximately 20 miles north of Albany in Clifton Park, New York. The NYS office will focus its efforts on […]
Well-known pile hammer manufacturer APE has purchased technology for driving and coupling large diameter helical piles that could help make this technology more mainstream. Rather than pounding the pile into the ground, the steel drill […]
Peat stabilization earns Hayward Baker Project of the Year honors – Source: Hayward Baker China landslide buries school in Yunnan province – Source: BBC News Digging the World’s Widest Tunnel Under Downtown Seattle – Source: […]
This is a great video showing the application of ground freezing to deep excavations in unstable soil and high groundwater table. It’s also a nice overview of the reason the Hetch Hetchy project was undertaken, […]