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Torrential rain in Japan causes landslides and costs lives of 50

Torrential rain in Japan causes landslides and costs lives of 50

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

The affected area received about 9.5 inches of rain within 24 hours

Rains, exceeding all historical records since 1976, have caused massive landslides last week in the outskirts of Hiroshima, urging the…

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Massive crack appears in Mexican ground, geological investigations are in progress

Massive crack appears in Mexican ground, geological investigations are in progress

Geology Highlights

The collapse is probably attributed to an underground stream

An enormous crack emerged between the Costa de Hermosillo and the coast, in Sonora, northwest Mexico, baffling the locals and initiating…

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Hayward Baker receives PCI Plant Certification

Hayward Baker receives PCI Plant Certification

News on Awards

The certification is awarded since 1967 to over 280 facilities

North America's leader in geotechnical construction, Hayward Baker, recently announced that the New England office in the Providence Metro area…

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Vertek CPT proposes a glossary of terms for Cone Penetration Testing

Vertek CPT proposes a glossary of terms for Cone Penetration Testing

News on Publications

More than 20 words explained in this glossary

Vertek CPT, a Geoengineer.org Corporate Sponsor, published the following glossary of terms for those who want to learn…

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Hayward Baker Breaks Ground on K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway Ground Improvement Project

Hayward Baker Breaks Ground on K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway Ground Improvement Project

News on Projects / Industry

The company will construct 6,800 36-inch diameter stone columns to depths up to 62 feet.

Hayward Baker has recently started a significant ground improvement project in the K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway (SLT), providing its expertise…

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Measurand's SAA equipment used in slope stability monitoring

Measurand's SAA equipment used in slope stability monitoring

News on Projects / Industry

Monitoring was necessary given the economic importance of the site

An active 0.5 Mm3 coastal rockslide affecting the Gascons region of the Gaspe Peninsula was threatening a local railroad which…

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Keynetix Present Two Papers at the Second International Conference on Information Technology in Geo-Engineering

Keynetix Present Two Papers at the Second International Conference on Information Technology in Geo-Engineering

News on Events

In addition to the company's trade stand in the Conference

The Second International Conference on Information Technology in Geo-Engineering took place this July and attendees from as far away as…

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Announcing CEECareers.com: the Job portal for the Construction, Civil and Environmental Engineering Industry.

Announcing CEECareers.com: the Job portal for the Construction, Civil and Environmental Engineering Industry.

News on Events

Finally, companies can post and individuals can find geotechnical engineering jobs immediately, at no cost!

Attracting talent is becoming more competitive, challenging and expensive. CEECareers.com aims to change all that! CEECareeers.com is a…

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Strong earthquake hits Southwest China, hundreds dead, thousands injured

Strong earthquake hits Southwest China, hundreds dead, thousands injured

Other News

Thousands of homes collapsed, trapping people under the rubble

A strong earthquake struck a mountainous region in Southwest China, yesterday, August 3rd as 4:30 p.m. local time. So far,…

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The monthly e-newsletter of Geoengineer.org, issue #113 from July 2014 is out !

The monthly e-newsletter of Geoengineer.org, issue #113 from July 2014 is out !

News on Publications

Check out the latest news from the Industry and many more!

The July issue #113 of our monthly e-newsletter has been sent out today !

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Earth opens up in Trikala, Greece, due to erosion and karstification

Earth opens up in Trikala, Greece, due to erosion and karstification

Other News

The sinkhole opened next to a hiking path

An impressive sinkhole opened in Koziakas mountain in Trikala, Greece, upsetting the residents of a nearby village. Luckily no damage…

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