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Geotechnical works in progress for Doha metro

Geotechnical works in progress for Doha metro

News on Projects / Industry

Geotechnical works are estimated at $1.37 million

Geotechnical investigations are on their way for the metro line in Doha. The $1.37 million project is about to complete…

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How possible is a next Oso landslide event?

How possible is a next Oso landslide event?

News on Projects / Industry

Geologists push for better mapping and landslide hazard identification

Since the Oso landslide, the emerging question in many meetings, panel discussions and brainstorming sessions is about other slopes across…

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Siberia: Scientists to investigate giant crater formation

Siberia: Scientists to investigate giant crater formation

Geology Highlights

Underground gas exlosion due to global warming could explain the phenomenon

Four new craters in the Siberian permafrost in northern Russia are raising fears that global warming may be causing underground…

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See now online the February issue of the Geoengineer.org newsletter !

See now online the February issue of the Geoengineer.org newsletter !

News on Publications

Geoengineer.org is pleased to announce the February issue #120 of our monthly Newsletter!

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Massive U.K. landslide connected to deforestation of slope

Massive U.K. landslide connected to deforestation of slope

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Deforestation is frequently connected to deadly landslides

The railway line connecting Banbury and Leamington Spa was blocked with nearly 350,000 tonnes of soil and rubble after a…

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Photogallery & video: Landslide in Evritania; Greece cuts road in half

Photogallery & video: Landslide in Evritania; Greece cuts road in half

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

This is the second event within the last months

A landslide in the area of Dipotama, Karpenisi, Greece cuts the local road network in two, for a second time…

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Seattle: TBM Bertha starts moving again!

Seattle: TBM Bertha starts moving again!

News on Projects / Industry

The project is already 2 years behind schedule

TBM Bertha, used for opening the tunnel in the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project is on the move again, after…

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Elwha River Project: learn about the effects of the largest dam removal in the U.S. history!

Elwha River Project: learn about the effects of the largest dam removal in the U.S. history!

News on Publications

27 million cubic yards of sediment have been released in just two years

Five peer-reviewed papers written by government, tribal and university researchers, scientifically establish the effects of the Elwha River dam removal. The…

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Video: Aerial view of Mount Polley mining pond failure; official report released!

Video: Aerial view of Mount Polley mining pond failure; official report released!

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Poor design and steep rockfill slope the report's conclusions about the failure

A few months after the extensive destruction at Mount Polley copper and gold mine, the independent panel, responsible for investigating…

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London Power Tunnels, UK: TBM Evelyn sets a new record in tunneling

London Power Tunnels, UK: TBM Evelyn sets a new record in tunneling

News on Projects / Industry

55.2 meters in a 12-hour shift is the TMB's new project best!

TBM Evelyn has set a new project record at National Grid's London Power Tunnels project, digging 55.2 meters in a…

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Video: The chronicle of a slow moving landslide; Val Parghera Switzerland

Video: The chronicle of a slow moving landslide; Val Parghera Switzerland

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Motion has been recorded within a period of 20 months

Contrary to the common belief that landslides are violent, quickly evolving natural phenomena, triggered by heavy rain, earthquakes or volcanic…

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