The geotechnical program is about to begin on the $2.2B AUS ($1.4B USD) Coffs Harbour Bypass project in New South Wales, Australia. The design-builder will be conducting over 300 boreholes between 4 and 70 m […]
Regional Roads Victoria (Australia) has announced the completion of slope stabilization work at Namesone Point along the scenic Great Alpine Road in Gippsland. The work was part of $4.3M (AUS) in landslip remediation funding that […]
Geosynthetics manufacturers around the world are trying to find ways to use more recycled plastics in their products, to use greener energy to produce their products, and to find more and better ways to recycle […]
Tetra Tech will buy Australia-based geotechnical engineering firm Coffey Geotechnics for $0.31 per share. The move is expected to strengthen Tetra Tech’s presence in Australia. Tetra Tech currently employs 13,000 staff globally, and Coffey a […]
Police were called out to one geotechnical investigation site in metro Sydney, Australia last week after residents unhappy with the proposed WestConnex project entered the work site. The crew abandoned drilling tools and equipment on […]
URS (Australia/New Zealand) and EarthScience Information Systems (EScIS) are pleased to announce the purchase of an unlimited usage ESdat Licence by URS for its Australian and New Zealand Offices.
URS will use ESdat to manage laboratory and field data related to groundwater, contaminated site, and other environmental projects.
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Woodside Petroleum says that there is no danger to fossilized dinosaur footprints posed by off-shore geotechnical surveys being conducted for a study in advanced of a possible $30 Billion (AU) project near the West Kimberly […]
The picturesque Sea Cliff Bridge South of Sydney, Australia has been built only 7 years and is already threatened by a landslide. Portions of the site have moved 1.5 m since 2006. The Australian Roads […]
Geotechnical drilling has commenced for a massive Australian rail that will consist of Australia’s longest rail tunnel at 15.5km between Epping and Kellyville. The overall route will be 23km long. The investigations consist of 150 […]
Fortunately nobody was seriously injured as a drilled shaft rig toppled over at a construction site in Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia. No word on what caused the accident at the building site. The operator was inside […]