I just watched a July episode of the DFI rumble that I missed before – the numerical modeler versus the skeptic. Approaching from the numerical modeling perspective was Augusto Lucarelli from Itasca (the makers of FLAC and FLAC3D among other programs). Providing a dose of skepticism about how numerical models are used in practice was Dr. Brian Anderson, of Auburn University. The referee for the bout was Tim Siegel, and I think he did a great job. I’d say he’s one of the best referees from this DFI series. Enjoy the bout!
According to NCE, Keller has announced that it has acquired Canada-based geotechnical contractor Geo-Foundation Contractors in a deal valued at Â£5.7M (US$9.1M). The brief article notes that Geo-Foundation Contractors specializes in micro-piling, ground anchors, and […]
Hawthorne, NJ (December 27, 2012): Elections for the Deep Foundations Institute 18-member Board of Trustees were held in advance of the 2012 Annual Conference and Members’ Meeting.
Incumbent trustees elected to additional terms include: James A. Morrison, manager, Kiewit Engineering; Rudolph P. Frizzi, P.E., GE, Senior Principal at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services; and Patrick Bermingham, CEO of Bermingham Foundation Solutions Inc., each elected for a fourth three-year term, and Matthew Janes, P.Eng., M.E.Sc., MBA, senior engineer at Isherwood; Arturo Ressi di Cervia, special projects executive at Kiewit and a Foundation and Geotechnical consultant; and James O. Johnson, executive vice president of Condon-Johnson & Associates, Inc., each elected for a second three-year term.
[Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from DFI, including a list of the new DFI Executive Committee members. [/Editor]
Hawthorne, N.J. (October 4, 2018): Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) has introduced the DFI Traveling Lecturer program to promote the field of geotechnical engineering and deep foundation construction by encouraging students to explore a career in […]