Geotechnical software company Rocscience has had a very busy 2020 with significant updates across their product list. They summarized their achievements in a nice infographic reproduced below.
A landslide struck the village of Gjerdrum, which is about 25km (15 miles) north-east of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The slide is already being called a “quick clay” landslide by officials. It occurred around 4 […]
A few weeks back I was a panelist on a webinar with Bentley as part of their Year in Infrastructure (YII) conference. The webinar was titled “YII ACCELERATE: REALIZE the benefits of a connected data […]
A static load test was being performed on (presumably) a group of piles at a construction site on Gilstead Road in Singapore in 2011 when the massive pile of concrete blocks toppled over, blocking the […]
A virtual conference on Lightweight Fill will be held on October 20-21, 2021. Lightweight fill materials are materials that have a lower unit weight than the unit weight of locally available compacted natural soil fill. […]
The Geo-Institute of ASCE presents a number of prestigious awards every year to deserving members of the geotechnical engineering community. Congratulations to this year’s awardees: Karl Terzaghi Lecturer – Gregory B. Baecher, Ph.D. P.E., NAE, M.ASCE […]
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Golder Associates Corporation’s parent company, Enterra Holdings Ltd. (“Golder” or the “Company”) announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”) with a wholly-owned […]
The FHWA’s Advanced Geotechnical Methods in Exploration (A-GaME) initiative is part of their EDC-5 Everyday Counts program. The FHWA Resource Center is hosting a webinar on December 8 regarding A-GaME. See below for more info, […]