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The causes of the Whaley Bridge dam failure

Back in August 2019, the Whaley bridge dam partially collapsed and officials evacuated a town in fear of a total failure. Now, the causes of the dam's failure have been revealed. The dam is establish...

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Working from home with your Bentley Geotechnical Software

While Covid-19 is imposing significant disruptions to day to day activities and affecting normal business flow for all geoprofessionals, Bentley geotechnical software can ensure a smooth transition o...

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Landslide in Papua New Guinea: At least 12 people dead

A landslide that struck near a village in Papua New Guinea has resulted in, at least, 12 casualties. The ground failure occurred on March 21, 2020, in Lamindi, a village located in Western Highlands...

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Resources to teach an introductory course on Sustainable Engineering (Credit: Dr. Krishna R. Reddy)

Short course offered to help develop and teach a semester course on Sustainable Engineering Instructors: Krishna R. Reddy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; Claudio Cames...

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Resources to teach an introductory course on Geoenvironmental Engineering (Credit: Dr. Krishna R. Reddy)

Short course offered to help develop and teach a semester course on Introduction to Geoenvironmental Engineering Instructors:  Krishna R. Reddy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; Jyoti K....

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Keller helps Neste – a global leader in renewable products – towards a greener future

As the world looks to meet growing demand for low-carbon energy sources, Neste – a global leader in renewable products – is investing S$2.2 billion (€1.4 billion) to increase biofuel production in Si...

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Reliable Testing in the West with GRL Washington

GRL Engineers, Inc.  has provided reliable testing for over 40 years in the deep foundations industry. Known for quick response-time, the engineering firm covers testing throughout the United States,...

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Oil, gas and chemical solutions by Keller

Planned LNG (liquefied natural gas) storage facilities may require ground improvement to increase soil bearing capacity and control settlement, deep foundations to transfer loads to competent bearing...

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Students Design Rail Observation Platform with Helical Piles

Radford, Virginia, a town of about 16,000 people, was founded around the New River, but it was the arrival of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad that caused the town to grow. Utilizing helical piles...

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Submit your geotechnical project for the Year in Infrastructure (YII) 2020 Awards

The Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference, to be held from October 12-15 in Vancouver Conversion Centre will conclude with the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards gala and ceremony, where the winners...

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Request for Proposals For Open Access Content Creation

Since its inception, Geoengineer.org has been a leader in the creation and dissemination of open access content that can advance globally geotechnical engineering research and practice. To that end,...

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Geotechnical Engineering Lab Manual, by Prof. William A. Kitch (Angelo State University)

Prof. William A. Kitch of Angelo State University has prepared a comprehensive manual for the most common Laboratory Tests in Geotechnical Engineering. The manual is intended primarily for use in an...

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Step-by-Step Guide for Grain Size Analysis

Grain size analysis is a typical laboratory test conducted in the soil mechanics field. The purpose of the analysis is to derive the particle size distribution of soils. The analysis is c...

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Introduction to Biogeotechnical Engineering

The NSF-funded Center for Biomediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) has developed a series of modules on biogeotechnics for K-12 and University.  All lessons have been vetted by CBBG fac...

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Geotechnical engineering software package in R, by Dr. James Kaklamanos (Merrimack College)

Prof. James Kaklamanos of Merrimack College composed a geotechnical engineering software package within the statistical language and environment R.  The software package, aptly named geotech,...

Hydro seismicity

23 Mar 2020

numerical modelling of full height panel walls

By Krishna Karthika Gorla, 20 Feb 2020

Geotechnical Companies in Korea

By Yoshi Kin, 07 Jan 2020

Books

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2019 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 9,000+ professionals and 700+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network for g...

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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...