President Barack Obama tours the Port of Miami Tunnel project before delivering remarks on infrastructure, in Miami, Fla., March 29, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Miscellaneous

Weekend CUP for June 11, 2013

Here are some stories from May (and perhaps earlier) that are still worth a look! President Obama Tours Port of Miami Tunnel Project – Source: Tunnel Business Magazine ISSMGE e-Lexicon Translates Geotechnical Terms – Source: […]

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Weekend CUP for February 10, 2011

Haiti One Year On… – Source: Natural Hazard Media Monitoring Design change to again delay Lake Mead project – Source: ReviewJournal.com via AGC SmartBrief Family member receives $100,000 for Logan, UT landslide loss – Source: […]


Belo Monte Dam Complex
Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP for September 1, 2010

China: Three Gorges Dam’s image showing some cracks – Source: latimes.com via ASCE SmartBrief After the serious flooding in China this summer, Chinese officials have downgraded the design flood that they expect the dam to […]

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Standards and Codes

ASTM Updates August 2010

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMThe folks at the ASTM Committee on Concrete and Concrete Aggregate have been very busy recently.  The past month has seen a whole slew of new and revised standards on concrete sampling and testing.  Be sure to check it out if you are in the CQA biz.

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Miscellaneous

Weekend CUP for August 15, 2010

Eco-friendly transit station a failure, officials say – Source: ASCE SmartBrief The CAD App – Source: Constructech magazine via AGC SmartBrief A company in my neck of the woods, Scottsdale, Arizona, has a software package […]

Mount Hood, Oregon, as seen from Lost Lake. United States Geological Survey photo taken in 1985 by Lyn Topinka.
Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP August 9, 2010

Protocols for Geologic Hazards Response by the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory – Source: USGS 40 stranded by Leadville-area mudslides – Source: KWGN via USGS Landslide Events 12 Rules for Making Better Spreadsheets – Source: Chandoo.org Most […]

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Weekend CUP August 3, 2010 – Vacation Edition

Here are some interesting stories that have been piling up since I got back from vacation last week.  Read carefully, there are some gems in here.

And about 20 more! Click through for the rest.

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Weekend CUP for April 20, 2010

New images of the Attabad landslide – Dave’s Landslide Blog Southern California Quake Damaged Treatment and Storage Infrastructure – ENR: Engineering News Record Eyewitness Account of Chile Devastation in COPRI Blog – ASCE Team in […]

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Weekend CUP March 22, 2010

Compressed air storage of renewable energy – Arizona Geology Parsons Brinckerhoff marks 125th anniversary – CE News Tunnel bids for Crossrail – New Civil Engineer Open to the public for the first time in 145 […]