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Simple Slope is a new application for Engineers that calculates Slope Stability simple and fast on your mobile device developed…

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Landslides in Indonesia engulf entire villages and cause casualties

Landslides in Indonesia engulf entire villages and cause casualties

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

More rain in expected in the next days

 Following days of heavy rains, massive landslides in Indonesia caused many casualties and burried entire villages under mud and rubble.…

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Top 20 most popular geotechnical news in 2014!

Top 20 most popular geotechnical news in 2014!

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As the end of the year approaches, we are glad to present 2014’s top 20 most popular breaking news in…

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Ormenio, Greece saved by flooding thanks to last-minute levee

Ormenio, Greece saved by flooding thanks to last-minute levee

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

The original levee was damaged due to the rising Evros River waters

The construction of a kilometer long levee resulted in saving the village of Ormenio in the northeast of Greece from…

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Constructing a cut-and-cover tunnel in a congested Manhattan area

Constructing a cut-and-cover tunnel in a congested Manhattan area

News on Projects / Industry

The project is estimated at $370 million

A cut-and-cover tunnel project in New York, involving the construction of the shell of a subway station underneath Second Avenue,…

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Photogallery: London's Crossrail new tunnels

Photogallery: London's Crossrail new tunnels

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Funding for Europe's largest construction project is estimated at £14.8bn

London's Crossrail, the most significant infrastructure project currently in the U.K. aims to improve commuting services across London, alleviate congestion…

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November's newsletter of Geoengineer.org, is out !

November's newsletter of Geoengineer.org, is out !

News on Publications

The November issue #117 of our monthly newsletter has been sent out today !

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Special announcement: ISSMGE's International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories is now indexed in Georef Database

Special announcement: ISSMGE's International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories is now indexed in Georef Database

News on Publications

Read the announcement for more information!

ISSMGE's International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories has recently launched a special announcement to disseminate its latest news, concerning its…

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Possible second tunnel in Sydney harbour

Possible second tunnel in Sydney harbour

News on Projects / Industry

It will support the 33km WestConnex motorway

A second harbour tunnel is within the State Infrastructure Strategy's development plans in Sydney. The new tunnel will be an…

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Satellite nightlight images shed light on human exposure to floods

Satellite nightlight images shed light on human exposure to floods

News on Research / Academia

The Nile river is among the most flood prone regions

According to a recent study, the number of people living in flood susceptible regions has increased in the last 20…

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Has the world's largest landslide occurred in Utah?

Has the world's largest landslide occurred in Utah?

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

The landslide covers an area about 40 times the size of Manhattan

Millions of years ago, the sloping ground of southwest Utah was frequently covered with ash and debris, as a result…

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The Philae instrumentation and the importance of anticipated measurements

The Philae instrumentation and the importance of anticipated measurements

News on Projects / Industry

The instruments' weight sum up to one fourth of the total mass of the lander

While Philae's landing attempts are still under progress, a set of 10 high end instruments will significantly contribute to the…

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