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Tsunami hits South Pacific island of Tonga following a giant volcanic eruption: streets and buildings flooded

Tonga's largest island, Tongatapu, has been hit by a tsunami when an underwater volcano in the South Pacific exploded in a violent eruption on Saturday. Satellite imagery shows a massive ash cloud an...

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Bentley Systems Announces License-Free Data Upload Features for OpenGround

Bentley Systems announced that the Data Upload features for OpenGround are now available to use license-free via the new upload portal. Any user with an OpenGround login, can visit the upload portal,...

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Northern Ireland: new consortium to explore geothermal energy projects

Projects that provide 100% renewable energy to homes and businesses across the region will be brought forward by Geothermal NI, which is formed of MJM Renewables, Arup, Queen’s University Belfast and...

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Captivating Geotechnical Engineering News in 2021

Geoengineer.org is pleased to launch a video with a selection of the most captivating news that were posted in 2021. Big things happened in 2021 at the Geotechnical world as we posted a total of 188...

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Continuous Software Means Continuous Innovation: The New Slide3-RSPile Integration

Slide3: The forefront of 3D slope stability analysis From the get-go, Rocscience's engineering team has invested much of their effort into ensuring Slide3 is more powerful than any other 3D Limit Equ...

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Rocscience's Year in Review - 2021

2021 has been a spectacular year for Rocscience! Read the annual review below and get a sneak peek into what is coming in 2022! Q1...

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Equivalent Fluid Pressure: A New Retaining Wall Support for Slide2 | Rocscience

By Alexander S. Greene, Feffer Geological Consulting The world of numerical modeling has revolutionized the way we analyze and understand the world around us. It allows us to predict change by combin...

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Deep Foundation “Feedback”: Valuable Early Data From The Jobsite

Learn how Geotechnical Engineers use valuable jobsite data to validate their recommendations for deep foundations. The Reality A recognized challenge for geotechnical engineers designing deep found...

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GEO5 2022 - New Edition released!

The new Edition brings many improvements that allow working according to the principles of geotechnical BIM. The improvements include: Loading of users maps and plans Planning of geological survey D...

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Real-Life Projects: Green Line Metro - Design of Underground Metro Stations with PLAXIS 2D

Tel Aviv, Israel has  the largest economy per capita in the Middle East. In recent years, the increasing demand for improved mobility has resulted in the fast-tracked development of the...

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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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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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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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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...