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Geo-Institute 2019-2020 awards

The Geo-Institute presents several prestigious awards every year at the annual Geo-Congress conference. These awards are named after the founding fathers of our profession, men like Terzaghi and Peck. Here are the winners for 2019-2020.

Jim Cahill is inducted into the ADSC Hall of Fame
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Jim Cahill inducted into ADSC Hall of Fame

Jim Cahill, a long-time executive with Case Foundation Company (now Keller North America) was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC) at their annual meeting in January. Jim […]

Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam Breach and Stream Restoration Project - GZA
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GZA Acquires Minnesota-based Vieau Associates Inc.

Geotechnical and multi-disciplinary firm GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) recently announced the acquisition of Vieau Associates Inc. (Vieau), an environmental services firm founded in Minneapolis-St. Paul over 20 years ago. Vieau provides a variety of environmental […]

Happy Geologist's Day
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Happy Geologists’ Day 2019!

In the US, we celebrate all the contributions that Geologists make to our society on September 20th. Well, I don’t know that the entire US celebrates, but by God, they should! The Association of Engineering […]

Marc Basnight Bridge in the Outer Banks, North Carolina
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DFI Announces 2019 Outstanding Project Award Winners

Hawthorne, N.J. (June 19, 2019): The winner of the 2019 DFI Outstanding Project Award (OPA) is the team of HDR (engineer), PCL Civil Constructors (general and foundation contractor) and North Carolina Department of Transportation (owner) […]

Jean-Louis Briaud (left) honored for his 2013 Osterberg Memorial Lecture
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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 […]