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TheCivilEngineer.org launches new website and daily-updated News Center

TheCivilEngineer.org launches new website and daily-updated News Center

News on Publications

New Website

TheCivilEngineer.org was founded in 2000, almost 15 years ago and is currenlty visited by thousands of visitors every…

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Geological Survey of India towards developing a landslide Early Warning System

Geological Survey of India towards developing a landslide Early Warning System

News on Research / Academia

The system will require three years of development

Destruction pictures like this could be avoided in the near future and casualties could be reduced or even eliminated with…

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Costa Rica's 70 most destructive earthquakes at a glance!

Costa Rica's 70 most destructive earthquakes at a glance!

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Have a look at the photo gallery for a damage overview!

Being along the Pacific "Ring of Fire", Costa Rica has been often hit by destructive earthquakes causing extensive damages and…

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Water contamination attributed to gas leaks from faulty wells

Water contamination attributed to gas leaks from faulty wells

News on Research / Academia

A source of groundwater contamination (labeled 5, center right) was identified by group of researchers

A recent study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences points out that drinking-water wells'…

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I-70 twin tunnels to be lined with concrete

I-70 twin tunnels to be lined with concrete

News on Projects / Industry

Concrete lining will increase the strength of the tunnels, expected to open in December!

The Colorado Department of Trasportation is going to line the I-70 twin tunnels, near Idaho Springs with concrete to enhance the…

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Video: Mine spill in British Columbia to release toxic silt to nearby lake

Video: Mine spill in British Columbia to release toxic silt to nearby lake

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Water consumption was banned in the area

A tailings pond at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in central B.C. failed last month and released millions…

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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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Tunnels as tall as the Eiffel Tower discovered under ice layer in Antarctica

Tunnels as tall as the Eiffel Tower discovered under ice layer in Antarctica

Geology Highlights

The tunnels are over 800ft high

Scientists have discovered tunnels beneath thick ice layers in Antarctica, which are comparable in height to the Eiffel Tower. Their…

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Hayward Baker's ground improvement services in the Atlanta Stadium Project

Hayward Baker's ground improvement services in the Atlanta Stadium Project

News on Projects / Industry

The stadium is expected to finish by 2017

Hayward Baker Inc., North America's leader in geotechnical construction, was recently awarded a contract for the New Atlanta Stadium project.…

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Subsurface Asset Management: What Lies Beneath? New webinar series by Bentley!

Subsurface Asset Management: What Lies Beneath? New webinar series by Bentley!

News on Events

Check out the events' database for more information!

Do you want to learn how to improve the management and reporting of your subsurface information? With Bentley's new webinar…

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Different tunneling methods applied in the SCL railway extension, Hong Kong

Different tunneling methods applied in the SCL railway extension, Hong Kong

News on Projects / Industry

Rail tunnels, stations and pedestrian subways are included among the construction works

Shatin to Central Link (SCL) is a major infrastructure investment currently under construction in Hong Kong and aims in connecting…

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Video: Man climbs down to an active volcano crater

Video: Man climbs down to an active volcano crater

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

"It was a window to hell; both dramatic and violent"

An explorer and adventurer along with a co-explorer and filmmaker dived into an active volcano's crater and filmed their adventure.…

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