John Bachner celebrated his 40th anniversary with ASFE: The Geoprofessional Business Association. He has worked tirelessly during that time to help geoprofessionals with the softer side of our business, including improving our writing, understanding contracts […]
Specialty geotechnical contractor Moretrench is pleased to announce two new senior management positions. Scott D. Dodds has joined the company as General Manager–Geotechnical Group, Mid-Atlantic & Midwest Regions. Mr. Dodds is a graduate of the […]
One of the advantages of LIDAR topography data is the ability to “see through” vegetation so to speak. The light beams aren’t actually seeing through physical objects, but because of the high density of LIDAR […]
I came across this video that introduces DAT Instruments, an Italian Company that builds dataloggers for geotechnical construction such as grouting, jet grouting, soil mixing, diaphragm walls and more. DAT Instruments Company Video [Source: YouTube. […]
Hawthorne, NJ (January 6, 2014): The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting its seventh annual SuperPile conference on June 18-20, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA. SuperPile ‘14 is a collaboration of seven DFI […]
The Seattle Tunnel Partners JV is attempting to remove the rest of an 8 inch diameter steel well casing that has been blocking the Bertha tunnel boring machine since December 8, 2013. The upper 55 […]
Pittsburgh, PA – January, 7, 2014 – Nicholson Construction was recently awarded a $72.1 million dollar Design-Build contract to replace an existing force main from the Virginia Key Central District Wastewater Treatment Plant (CDWWTP) under Biscayne Bay Norris Cut to Fisher Island.
The project, which involves changing out the current 54-inch sewer force main for a 60-inch replacement, is set to last approximately 26 months. The main scope includes the installation of a precast concrete segmental tunnel, which will stretch more than a mile from the treatment plant on Virginia Key to Fisher Island.
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WSDOT held a press conference on Friday to discuss findings regarding the obstruction that had stalled the Bertha Tunnel Boring Machine since December 6. It is an 8 inch well casing, 119 feet deep from […]
DATAFORENSICS IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE NEXT EVOLUTION IN GEOTECHNICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD DATA COLLECTION – pLog Tablet.
Norcross, Georgia, January 2014 – Dataforensics, developer of geotechnical and geoenvironmental data management solutions, announces that pLog Tablet for Android is now available for immediate download from the Google Play store.
The evolution of pLog now allows users a new range of hardware options for field data collection, furthering the digital data collection model that Dataforensics has been a proponent of from the inception of the company 10 years ago.
This iteration of pLog greatly enhances usability by allowing users to leverage new hardware options with bigger screen sizes, faster processors, greater storage capacity, integrated GPS, and real time data sharing. (*Availability of cellular network as well as WIFI connections will determine real time capabilities).
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