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Mudslide strikes roadway near Williams Lake, Canada

A roadway in British Columbia, Canada was closed after a mudslide struck north of Williams Lake City. The damaged roadway is known as Soda Creek-MacAlister Road and is linked with Highway 97, the lon...

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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...

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Science Education Resource Center (Carleton College)

Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College has an extensive collection of on-line teaching resources and peer-reviewed activities that can be incorporated into a variety of ge...

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Stunning video of rockfall in Alborz mountains, Iran

A massive rockfall that struck a village in Alborz mountains, Iran, was caught on camera. Alborz mountains extend from southwestern Azerbaijan to northeastern Iran stretching for about 900 kilometers...

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Helical Piles Used for Ballistic Barrier Foundations

In October 20, 2019, an EF-3 tornado hit northwest Dallas, Texas causing a trail of damage in the densely-populated area. One local business affected by the storm was Dallas Pistol Club, located in C...

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Working from home with your Bentley Geotechnical Software

PLAXIS Office Hour LIVE webinar on April 3rd. An interactive event, with Q&A, to cover all questions regarding PLAXIS and working from home. While Covid-19 is imposing significant disruption...

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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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Request for Proposals For Open Access Content Creation

Since its inception, 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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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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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...

Hydro seismicity

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numerical modelling of full height panel walls

By Krishna Karthika Gorla, 20 Feb 2020

Geotechnical Companies in Korea

By Yoshi Kin, 07 Jan 2020


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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...