I know this video made the rounds by email and on Geoengineer a while back, but I haven’t posted it here. It shows a novel way of installing piles in softer soil. Those guys have some nice rhythm! Happy Friday.
There is nothing funny about landslides, particularly when you consider the tremendous loss of life that happens all the time around the world, most recently in Taiwan, China, Sierra Leone and elsewhere. But the well known humor site, the Onion has taken a pretty good crack at this usually unfunny subject in their video “news” clip Reporter In Helicopter Pretty Sure Landslide Down There Somewhere. Its a very amusing video that’s really about journalists and their attempts to get the scoop about a story, not really about landslides at all. Click through for the embedded video. Happy weekend. […]
Missouri S&T (known as UM Rolla a while back) has a number of courses that are available through their YouTube channel. One such course is their GeoEng 341 course, Engineering Geology and Geotechnics taught by […]
About two-thirds of a 57-km-long “fence” of sheet piling has already been driven to encircle polluted industrial sites in Porto Marghera that flow into a 550-sq-kilometer lagoon. [Source: ENR: Engineering News Record. Image: Peter Reina, […]