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Keller acquires Voges

Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of Voges Drilling Inc., a drilled shaft contractor in New Braunfels, Texas, with over 30 years of experience. Acquisition of Voges further expa...

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The Upper and Lower San Fernando Dams: 50 Years of Advances in Seismic Analysis of Dams Potentially Susceptible to Seismic Soil Liquefaction

Prof. Raymond Seed of UC Berkeley, in an invited lecturer as part of EERI Sacramento Chapter on December 2nd 2021 presents some of his latest work with colleagues on the analysis of the upper and low...

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Buchanan Lecture 2021: video available

The following material has been provided by ASCE President and Distinguished Professor and Buchanan Chair Holder Jean-Louis Briaud of Texas A&M University. The 2021 Buchanan Lecture, held on Nove...

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Bentley YII 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure: Finalists in Geotechnical Engineering Project Delivery

Finalists in this industry category demonstrate excellence and significant digital advancements. Under each finalist, you will find the link to the corresponding video presentation to learn more and...

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Tornados and landslides hit Western Greece

Tornados, landslides and heavy rain hit several parts of western Greece on Friday, causing damage to buildings and flooding on many roads throughout the region. Particularly hard-hit was the Ionian...

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Keller ranks #1 on on Excavation and Foundation firms for 2021 ENR

Engineering News Record (ENR) ranks for the third year in a row Keller #1 Excavation and Foundation firm. This is Keller’s third year holding this top position. Before 2019, this position was held by...

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How to bid helical pile foundations

This is an in depth explanation, through an example project, of how an engineer or contractor can use HeliCAP software to create an accurate helical pile design and bid for deep foundations. Written...

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Two-dimensional probabilistic slope stability analysis of Fundão dam

Introduction In this paper, Linda Inêz Garcia Bessa and Gilson de F. N. Gitirana Jr. from Universidade Federal de Goiás in Brazil, as well as Bentley Systems Geotechnical Strategic Advisor Murray...

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Column Resolution Impacts on 3D Open Pit Stability

In this paper, Bentley Systems specialists Marina Trevizolli, Murray Fredlund, and Hai Hua Lu illustrate the importance of using 3D limit equilibrium (LE) analysis for complex open pit sidewalls, w...

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Bentley Education Program Expands to Global Scope

Now, with global expansion, the Bentley Education program is accessible to all students and educators at middle schools, high schools, community colleges, polytechnics, institutes, and universities a...

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"Geo-Trends Review" seventeenth issue is published!

GeoWorld, the biggest online platform for geotechnical engineers, is excited to announce the publication of the seventeenth issue of "Geo-Trends Review" magazine.  The seventeenth issue was just dis...

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New ISSMGE TC304 Course on “Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering” by Dr. Jie Zhang

Professor Jie Zhang of Tongji University (China) is delivering a course on Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering under the auspices of the Virtual University of the International Society of Soil...

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In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor Paul G. Marinos (1944-2021)

The following obituary was prepared and presented by the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). May the earth be light to you, rest in peace Prof. Paul Mari...

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Numerical Modelling: The Soft-Soil and Soft-Soil Creep Model

The following was prepared by Dr. Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, and first presented by Virtuosity. The term ‘soft soil’ is associated with fine-grained soils (mostly normally-consolidated clays). For examp...

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Numerical Modelling: The Hardening Soil Model

The following was prepared by Dr. Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, and first presented by Virtuosity. In a previous blog, the importance of using advanced soil models for geotechnical finite element calculati...

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Numerical Modelling: On the Importance of an Appropriate Soil Model

The following was prepared by Dr. Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, and first presented by Virtuosity. Numerical modelling of geotechnical applications requires appropriate soil models to obtain realistic an...

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2021 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 23,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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Practical Soil Dynamics

The objective of this book is to fill some of the gaps in the existing engineering codes and standards related to soil dynamics, concerning issues in earthquake engineering and ground vibrations, by...

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Practical Guide to Green Technology for Ground Engineering

Over the last 50 years there has been rapid development of construction techniques, analytical methods and materials for use in ground engineering. One of the major techniques which has been developed...