Available Resources

NAVFAC DM 7.1 Gets 2022 Refresh

Nearly every geotechnical engineer has referred to the venerable 1986 NAVFAC DM 7.1 Manual on Soil Mechanics. There are numerous useful charts, correlations, tables, and equations for a variety of geotechnical challenges, which is probably […]

Nicholson Static Load Test Webinar
Available Resources

Static Load Testing of Piles Webinar

Nicholson Construction is hosting another great webinar in their 60mn webinar series!! Their Former Chief Engineer, Tom Richards is going to present on Static Load Testing of Piles. He will cover the rules to carry out load tests, […]

Geologic Hazards

Taiwan M6.8 Earthquake Causes Major Destruction

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Taiwan on September 19th, toppling buildings and bridges, derailing trains, and causing widespread disruption of services and communications. According to the BBC, at least one person was killed and 146 […]

Earthquake-induced landslide in Japan in April 2016
Geologic Hazards

Landslide Tracking Using Social Media

Some clever researchers have devised an algorithm to collect information on landslides occurring around the world by analyzing social media posts. They use a variety of search terms to flag a post as being potentially […]

Ground Engineering Awards
Giveaways and Contests

2022 Ground Engineering Award Winners

Every year Ground Engineering Magazine hosts the Ground Engineering Awards in the UK. For 2022, they had 233 entries, a new record. Over 800 people attended the event this week at Grosvenor House in London. […]

Clyde N. Baker, Jr. (1930-2022)
In Memoriam

Clyde N. Baker, Jr., 1930-2022

Our profession has lost a “geotechnical giant” in Clyde N. Baker Jr., P.E., S.E. Clyde had a long career at STS Consultants and GEI Consultants and was the recipient of numerous awards, as summarized below […]

Micropile World Cup
Conferences

4th Micropile World Cup – It’s On!

The International Society of Micropiles (ISM) is now accepting project summaries for the 4th International Micropile World Cup competition. The competition is being held at the ISM’s 15th International Workshop on Micropiles, May 31 to […]