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Turmoil in Sweden & Denmark due to flash floods

Turmoil in Sweden & Denmark due to flash floods

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Up to 43mm of rain left about 500 homes without electricity

 Flash floods in Sweden and Denmark have mainly caused traffic problems, trapping cars and regional buses under water and threatening…

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The monthly e-newsletter of Geoengineer.org, issue #114 from August 2014 is out !

The monthly e-newsletter of Geoengineer.org, issue #114 from August 2014 is out !

News on Publications

Be informed of the latest news, events, publications and job opportunities in the geotechnical community!

The August issue #114 of our monthly e-newsletter has been sent out today !

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Flash floods in Washington block roads & damage homes

Flash floods in Washington block roads & damage homes

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

No injuries reported so far

Areas burnt from wildfires, in north central Washington, are now buried under rocks, mud and water as a result of…

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The Napa earthquake highlights the need for an early warning system in California

The Napa earthquake highlights the need for an early warning system in California

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Lack of funding is holding the research program from being widely tested and released in its final form

The recent magnitude 6.0 earthquake that jolted Napa Valley has caused extensive damage to wineries and properties and has particularly…

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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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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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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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