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Most roads in and out of Makah Reservation are blocked by landslides

After two days of heavy rain and wind, a series of landslides along Highway 112 and debris covering Highway 101 have effectively prevented anyone from leaving or entering the town of Makah Reservatio...

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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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Landslide west of Lillooet: officials confirm two fatalities while search continues

Two fatalities from a landslide on Highway 99 west of Lillooet in British Columbia, Canada, have been confirmed by the officials. The search continues for other missing people. David MacKenzie of P...

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Barcelona’s new tunnel lets the city breathe easy

Barcelona’s new tunnel was considered one of the most complex urban planning operations in the city. The much-awaited tunnel, under the Plaza de las Glòries in Barcelona, opened the previous weekend....

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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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Keller launches new global wellbeing framework

In an ever-changing world, it has never been more important to support employee mental health and wellbeing. Prioritizing wellbeing not only enhances our employees’ health and happiness, it makes goo...

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Keller acquires Subterranean based in Manitoba, Winnipeg

Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of Subterranean (Manitoba) Ltd., a highly respected geotechnical contractor based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the region’s leading caisson servic...

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More than 50% of U.S. infrastructure threatened by natural hazards

According to a new study from the University of Colorado, Boulder, about 57% of infrastructure established in the United States is threatened by natural hazards. Despite significant advances in infra...

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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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Slope Stability: Example Analysis

Slope Stability Analysis In this chapter of the Geoengineer.org series on Slope Stability, a simple example of slope stability analysis will be illustrated. The analysis will be conducted in Sl...

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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...