A large sinkhole near Dunedin, Florida destroyed two homes, but the occupants were not injured. The 90′ diameter by 50′ deep sinkhole opened up in an area of Florida that is prone to sinkhole activity. […]
Thousands of cute, cuddly rabbits like the one pictured here are having quite an impact on the Scottish Island of Canna. These critters, estimated to number around 16,000 (compared to the human population of 12 […]
Anderson Drilling has a unique tradition dating back to the founders of the compnay where they name most items in their fleet of foundation drilling equipment. They recently purchases a 48-inch Atlas Copco cluster drill […]
A foundation drill rig toppled over at a condo site in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida and struck an adjacent building. No immediate cause of the accident has been reported, but the region had been experiencing […]
Dimitrios at Deep Excavation posted an article last month about a new settlement method for helical piles that he is developing with Michael Perlow. The method is already showing promising results according to the article. […]
Hawthorne, NJ (October 23, 2013): Four of the 15 DFI Technical Committees have new committee chairs. It is the role of the Technical Committees to focus on the unique issues of major methods and technologies within deep foundations and excavation, and to keep DFI members and the industry up to date with the state of practice through publications, guidance documents, peer-review of papers, educational events and committee reports in Deep Foundations magazine.
[Editor] Click through for the list of the new committee chairs. [/Editor]
The 2013 H. Bolton Seed Lecture at Geo-Congress 2013 was given by Prof. Stephen Wright of UT Austin, a living geo-legend and one of the world’s foremost experts on slope stability. His lecture is destined […]