Redi-Rock launches refreshed website
Website Reviews

Redi-Rock.com Has Been Updated

The folks at Redi-Rock, makers of some of the nicest looking precast modular block retaining walls in the business, have refreshed their website – Redi-Rock.com. And speaking as a geotechnical engineer and occasional retaining wall […]

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G-I Geo Legends Series Interviews Harry Poulos

Most geotechnical engineers will recognize the name Harry Poulos. The Geo-Institute’s Geo-Legends series recently posted an interview with Professor Poulos of Coffey Engineering and the University of Sydney. He has worked on the foundations of […]

Foundations for the tallest skyscrapers
Miscellaneous

Foundations of the World’s Tallest Skyscrapers

How do the foundation configurations compare for six of the world’s tallest skyscrapers? The folks at Groundworks, a residential and commercial foundation repair company, put together this sweet infographic to answer just that! Source: How […]

GEO5 Map Import
Software Updates

GEO5 2021 Software Updates

The geotechnical software suite, GEO5, has been recently updated with a host of new features. As always, you can download a 30-day demo version without any analysis limitations from Fine Software. Some of the new […]

Geologic Hazards

Bute Inlet Landslide and Tsunami in BC

A massive November 2020 landslide and glacial lake outburst near Bute Inlet in BC created a seismic signal equivalent to a 4.9 magnitude earthquake! On November 28, 2020, at about 6 a.m., approximately 18.5 million […]

Cone penetration testing rig courtesy of ConeTec
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TRB CPT Webinar on June 29, 2021

The Transportation Research Board will be hosting a webinar entitled “One Pack to Rule Them All-The Cone Penetration Test Expansion Pack” on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern. The webinar will identify available […]

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GBA Updates Guide to Third-Party Reliance

Third-party reliance is a legal concept that is important for all practicing geoengineers to understand. We produce work products meant for a specific client and a specific purpose. But what if a third party wants […]