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Tongan volcano activity forms island in the Pacific [Video]

Tongan volcano activity forms island in the Pacific [Video]

Geology Highlights

Ash and acidic rain spread over 10km around the volcano

A new island is being formed in the Pacific Ocean as a result of volcanic eruption. The volcanic activity is…

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Amtrak rail corridor major reliability upgrade undertaken by WSDOT

Amtrak rail corridor major reliability upgrade undertaken by WSDOT

News on Projects / Industry

232,000 passengers will benefit from the rail line reliability upgrade

WSDOT is currently undertaking a landslide prevention project along its Amtrak Cascades rail corridor aiming in eliminating service disruptions due…

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Earthquake resistant pipes installed in the LA water network

Earthquake resistant pipes installed in the LA water network

News on Projects / Industry

The project involves the installation of 6,500ft of pipes

The 21st anniversary of the magnitude 6.7 1994 Northridge Earthquake, became the opportunity for announcing the upgrade of the water-pipe…

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The Oakwood Beach before and after reconstruction

The Oakwood Beach before and after reconstruction

News on Projects / Industry

346,000 cubic yards of sand were used for the project

 A two-mile long heavily eroded shoreline was reconstructed along the Delaware River in Salem County, New Jersey. The beach's erosion…

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Video: Rock-A-Nore rockfall - cliff collapses and caught on video!

Video: Rock-A-Nore rockfall - cliff collapses and caught on video!

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

The collapse occured after days of heavy rains and strong winds

A steep coastal cliff collapses at Rock-a-Nore in Hastings, UK, and the event is captured in video! The collapse occurred…

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Video: The abandoned Dupont circle tunnels in Washington DC

Video: The abandoned Dupont circle tunnels in Washington DC

News on Projects / Industry

75,000 square feet of underground forgotten space

A very important landmark of Washington DC lies under its ground and remains unknown to many of the nation's capital…

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Virtual Reality system offers engineers new monitoring perspectives!

Virtual Reality system offers engineers new monitoring perspectives!

News on Projects / Industry

The system provides virtual representations at a very competitive cost

An innovative virtual reality system, developed in the UK, for various engineering purposes, aims in helping scientists as well as…

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News on Software

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

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Fascinating Video with Geotechnical Engineering News 2014

Fascinating Video with Geotechnical Engineering News 2014

Other News

Have a look at the 298 geotechnical news posted in Geoengineer.org's News Center

Geoengineer.org is pleased to launch a video with a selection of the most fascinating news that were posted in its…

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Have a look at 2014's Top Geological Events!

Have a look at 2014's Top Geological Events!

Geology Highlights

Landslides, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes that marked 2014!

At the beginning of the New Year, here are the top geological events for 2014, as reported by the Weather…

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Satelite data reveal Calaveras fault's creep

Satelite data reveal Calaveras fault's creep

News on Projects / Industry

New data reveal the underground structure of the fault complex

Satellite data of the last to decades, helped in mapping the land creep along the Calaveras and the Hayward faults…

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