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Two Michigan dams breached causing extensive flooding and massive evacuations (NEW video footage)

Thousands of people have been evacuated after 2 dams in Michigan breached following heavy rainfalls. Both the Edenville and the Sanford dams, distanced about 11 kilometers apart and situated 225 kilo...

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Numerous submarine landslides detected in the Gulf of Mexico

In a new study, scientists have identified 85, previously unknown, submarine landslides in the Gulf of Mexico that occurred in a 7-year period (from 2008 to 2015). The results of the study have been...

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A slow-moving landslide may lead to a massive tsunami in Alaska

A, recently identified, unstable slope could collapse resulting in a massive tsunami in Alaska. The slope is located in Barry Arm, about 97 kilometers east of Anchorage. A letter, signed by 14 scien...

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Making geotechnical engineering more sustainable

KELLER has initiated a collaboration with the University Of Surrey, in United Kingdom in search of new concepts that will make geotechnical practices more sustainable. Keller has teamed up with Luke...

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The Water Conservancy Project Monitoring in Guangzhou China

1. Project overview The water conservancy project is located in Guangzhou China, and its main goal is the installation of water conservancy tunnels between two cities. To improve the construction e...

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Keller teams keep infrastructure projects alive despite the COVID-19 outburst

Keller teams across the world are doing everything they can to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and keep projects running safely wherever possible. In certain cases, Keller Colleagues...

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CONTROLS Group Universal Automatic Proctor/CBR Compactor

CONTROLS Group introduces its Multi-Standards Universal Automatic Proctor/CBR Compactor. The Proctor Compaction is an experimental procedure that derives the optimal moisture content at which a soil...

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Keller in Follo Line Project, Norway

A complex project which demonstrated KELLER collaboration and expertise at its best, Follo Line saw three different business units (and nearly 70 employees) work together to implement numerous ground...

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Request for Proposals For Open Access Content Creation in Geotechnics Extended to May 31, 2020

Note: In an effort to facilitate and encourage submittals during these particularly challenging times, the deadline for proposal submission has been extended to May 31, 2020. Since its inception, Ge...

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Resources to support Online Education in Geotechnics due to COVID-19

In the wake of the continuing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease, and the concerns of the health, safety and well-being of the communities at academic institutions around the globe, many Un...

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Limit State Design Framework for Geosynthetic Reinforced Structures - Burmister Lecture 2020, by Prof. Dov Leshchinsky

For the 2020 Burmister Lecture, Emeritus Professor Dov  Leshchinsky of University of Delaware focuses on Limit State Stability Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Structures. In this one-hour long...

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Soil Mechanics Education: (What) to Teach or not to Teach - From Theory to Practice

In this 2019 webinar, offered by the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), Dr. Laurence D. Wesley focuses on soil mechanics undergraduate education. The pres...

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Soil Compaction Test

Introduction Compaction of soils is a procedure in which a soil sustains mechanical stress and is densified.  Soil consists of solid particles and voids filled with water or/and air. A more deta...

Query about Settlement

20 May 2020

Rocfall software

By Edinson Michue, 17 May 2020

Geofoam for peat fire mitigation

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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...