In 2016, it became public that the 58–story skyscraper - the biggest residential building of San Francisco - was both sinking and tilting at non-acceptable rates. Blaming the building's inadequate foundation, the city of San Francisco and some of the homeowners have filed lawsuits against the scyscraper's developers, leading to one of the largest real estate litigations in the history of the U.S.
Gilson Sample Ejectors quickly and easily extrude compacted soil or asphalt specimens from 4in and 6in (102mm and 152mm) Soil-Density or Marshall molds.
NovoCPT is designed for processing cone penetration test data and performing interpretations of raw data to probe the soil behavior and estimate soil physical and mechanical properties.
The Electrical Density Gauge (EDG) is a nuclear-free alternative for determining the moisture and density of compacted soils used in road beds and foundations.
Geoengineer.org, with the support of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, is excited to prepare the publication of the 2017 GEOTECHNICAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY, the third in the series of annual publications!
Almost 200,000 people were ordered to evacuate the area around Oroville, California on Sunday afternoon, after erosion caused damage in both spillways of America's tallest dam at Lake Oroville.
Montreal's Champlain Bridge is one of North America's busiest spans, with 50 million vehicles crossing it each year. Increased traffic on the bridge, along with damage caused by road salt and other factors have caused considerable wear and tear to the structure, leading the Government of Canada to the decision to construct a new Champlain Bridge, starting 2015.
POi's new Shaft Quantitative Inspection Device (SQUID) provides measured load-penetration curves at the base of drilled shafts and bored piles.