Jean-Louis Briaud (left) honored for his 2013 Osterberg Memorial Lecture
Comings and Goings

Jean-Louis Briaud Running for President of ASCE

Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, DIST.M.ASCE is running for the office of President of ASCE.  Briaud is a past president of the Geo-Institute, and a past president of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and […]


Matt Ryan, President and CEO of S&ME
Comings and Goings

S&ME Have New President and CEO, New CFO

Matt Ryan has been announced as the CEO of geotechnical, civil, and environmental consulting firm S&ME. He was appointed as president of the firm in 2018 and now has assumed the role of president and […]

Keynetix.cloud geotechnical knowledge management system streamlines geotechnical workflows and enables easy access to project data.
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Bentley Systems Announces the Acquisition of Keynetix, Provider of Geotechnical Data Management Cloud Services

EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Keynetix, a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based […]


Geologic Hazards

Video: Geobrugg Rockfall Protection in Open Pit Mines

The latest Geobruug newsletter talked about the variety of rockfall mitigation solutions they have installed at the Kanmantoo open pit mine in Australia in recent years.  Those include flexible rockfall barriers, anchored mesh, rockfall attenuators, […]

Top 500 Design Firms - With a Geo Emphasis
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Geo-Companies in ENR 2019 Top 500 Design Firms

Engineering News Record (ENR) has published their annual list of Top 500 Design Firms, and as is the tradition on GeoPrac, I have highlighted geo-companies that are involved in geotechnical engineering, geological consulting services, and […]


Sumner Road in New Zealand reopens after repair of earthquake damage
Geologic Hazards

Earthquake Ravaged Sumner Road Reopens in New Zealand

Sumner Road in Christchurch, New Zealand is a critical infrastructure link between Christchurch, the Port of Lyttleton, and the communities of Sumner and Lyttelton.  It was severely damaged in the 2010-2011 earthquakes that struck the […]