UK National Tunneling Day 2017
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Happy National Tunneling Day (UK)

The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) is encouraging our profession and the public to celebrate National Tunneling Day today, December 7.  Their goal is to promote the industry (and its many professions) to students of all ages […]

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Upgrading Site Investigation Software: Don’t Fear Change

Investing in new equipment is the lifeblood of many manufacturing businesses, especially when technological leaps can deliver large improvements in efficiency and cost-effectiveness. However, many site investigation companies are not benefiting from advances in technology, […]

PalmettoINSITU, a S.C. based geotechnical drilling company
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Starting a Geotechnical Drilling Company

The geotechnical drilling business is not an easy one to enter, just ask Michael Cox of PalmettoINSITU in Charleston, South Carolina.  He recently celebrated two years in business and sat down with National Driller magazine […]

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GeoPrac welcomes new sponsor – Gintegro!

GeoPrac is pleased to announce our newest sponsor, Gintegro!  Please check them out and the powerful geotechnical software they distribute, GEO5.  Be sure to let them know how you heard about them! Gintegro is a […]

Example of a pre-fabricated retaining wall system that would need approval to be used by Ohio DOT
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Ohio DOT Retaining Wall Approval Process

The Ohio DOT Division of Engineering, Office of Geotechnical Engineering, has a new procedure for pre-approval of prefabricated retaining wall systems (PWRS). In an announcement from back in April, they indicate that all wall system […]