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Jiribam-Imphal Railway Line: Excavation Work of Longest Tunnel Completed

The Jiribam-Imphal railway line's tunnel-12 excavation work has been successfully finished, according to a statement from the Northeast Frontier Railway (Construction) on Wednesday. It was also state...

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Drilled shafts and Micropiles Project at Logan International Airport, Massachusetts

As part of Massport’s 4-year Capital Program, a multi-billion-dollar upgrade initiative was launched at Logan, which included the construction of a new elevated roadway connecting Terminals B and C....

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Sustainable Foundations for Sustainable Building Projects

When revitalizing a community, mixing new with the old requires experience and innovation. Learn how Chance partners made sustainability possible in the revitalization of a historic district in Richm...

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China’s new dam in Tibet near Indian border

China is constructed a new dam on the Mabja Zangbo river in Tibet, near to the tri-junction, which is a matter that worries both India and Nepal. The Mabja Zangbo river has its source in Nagari count...

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Floods and landslides in Santa Catarina, Brazil: 3 fatalities

The state government said that 26 towns have reported damages brought on by the recent storms, while Rio Negrinho and Ascurra have both proclaimed states of emergency. According to the municipality...

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Rocscience | RSLog now integrates with Slide2 and Settle3

RSLog is Rocscience’s easy-to-use web-based borehole log application. It allows users to log their test borehole data on an online platform which can be accessed from anywhere, on any device. One of...

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Rocscience | Settle3 is set to unveil New Features and Enhanced User Experience

Many engineers are faced with challenges in defining a soil profile with CPT points. They are often provided with a soil classification chart which allows them to estimate the soil layering of the...

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Keller wins ABC New Orleans 2022 Excellence in Construction award

Keller was contracted to install support of excavation for launch and receiving shafts to connect a 680-ft micro-tunnel in Avondale, LA. The tunnel would allow carrier pipes to pass under a 14-track...

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Rocscience | Improved Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Piles in RSPile

Introduction This article depicts how the pile analysis under lateral loading, or couples is improved in RSPile by updating the pile flexural stiffness during the solution in cases of piles with com...

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Geopier Solution for a 12-Story Residential Structure with Parking Garage

The Resia Ten Oaks development, located at Houston, Texas, consists of four new structures, including three identical 12-story residential buildings and one standalone 6-level parking garage (column...

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Geotechnical Engineers can now publish technical related content on GeoWorld, get DOIs, and reach thousands of geo-professionals

GeoWorld, the professional networking platform for geotechnical engineers, recently launched a brand-new resources section, which expands the classic blog functionality. It is now possible for every...

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Vibration monitoring

Vibrations In simple words, a vibration is a rapid back and forth motion. Construction activities causes vibrations which generate different body and surface waves. These waves travel through the...

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Geotechnical Engineering Practice in the Mycenaen Civilization (1600-1100 BC)

by Dimitrios Zekkos, John Manousakis, Adda G. Athanasopoulos Reference: Zekkos, D., Manousakis, J., Athanasopoulos, A. (2005), “Geotechnical engineering practice in the Mycenaean Civilization (1600...

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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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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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2022 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 26,000+ 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...