The world’s largest Tunnel Boring Machine or TBM just arrived in Seattle last week from Japan. Hitachi Zosen Corp built the 57 foot diameter TBM and tested it before disassembling it for the journey by […]
Green energy from cheese? That’s right, whey is not just for Miss Muffett I guess. In 2011, Foundation Service Corporation, the licensed installer of GeoPier GP3™ systems in Wisconsin installed over 1,600 GeoPier elements to […]
Onsite Visit Leads To Ledgewood-Bonair Landslide Quick Report OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources Division of Geology & Earth Resources has released their quick report on the Whidbey Island “Ledgewood-Bonair” landslide that […]
Six years ago today I officially launched the GeoPrac.net website! It’s been my honor to try to serve my fellow geoprofessionals over that time, providing news and articles in a format unlike any other site on the internet. I want to take this opportunity to thank all the folks who have contributed content, provided feedback or otherwise helped over the years. I would also like to thank all of my sponsors. Their support compensates me for the considerable time and energy I pour into the site. And of course, thank you to all of my readers and subscribers!
I thought it would be fun to look back at some of my favorite posts and articles over the years. Some of them are contributed and some I wrote. So join me on a trip down memory lane and read on!
A frightening moment was captured on video when a security guard in Shenzhen city, China was swallowed by a sinkhole. The video indicated that residents complained of vibrations or tremors from a nearby construction site […]
Steel augers reportedly from a piling operation at the ground surface broke through a railway tunnel in East London. Fortunately the train drivers noticed and reported the damage before any serious accident occurred. The busy […]