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Intensive design-phase pile test program for the I-480 Valley View Bridge project near Cleveland, Ohio by GRL

The I-480 Valley View Bridge project near Cleveland, Ohio involved the construction of a third bridge structure between two existing structures. The design-build team of Walsh Construction and CH2M (...

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New Zealand volcano eruption: At least 5 dead

At least 5 people were reported dead after a volcano erupted in New Zealand's White Island on Monday, December 9, 2019. White Island is one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes that experienced an...

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Keller returns to Egypt for the second phase of PVD project

Following the installation of more than 82.5 million meters of PVDs (Prefabricated Vertical Drains) in a vast industrial area near the city of Port Said in Egypt, Keller returns for the second phase...

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Over 1,680 dams in the United States are considered to be high hazard

According to extended research conducted by the Associated Press, 1,688 dams located in 44 states and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico are in poor or unsatisfactory condition. In March 2019, Spence...

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Rockfall in South African gold mine: 4 workers dead

4 mineworkers were found dead after a rockfall occurred in a gold mine located in Orkney, South Africa. The incident occurred on Friday, December 6, 2019. A rockfall triggered by a minor earthquake i...

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Get 15% off on the Plaxis Connect Edition until December 21st

By purchasing PLAXIS CONNECT Introductory Offer, until December 21st, 2019, you save 15%. With over 50 years of experience and hundreds of constitutive models, PLAXIS applications provide the support...

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New pile monitoring system by Keller divisions

Two Keller divisions, GEO-Instruments and the Geotechnique, have been working together to develop a new, bespoke pile monitoring system on a prestigious project in the heart of the City of London. Th...

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CONTROLS receives award at Geotehnika 2019

During the opening ceremony, CONTROLS Group was proud to be awarded for its long-time friendship relationship and technical cooperation with Geotechnical experts of Bosnia Herzegovina. On 23-25 Octob...

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Bentley introduces OpenGround Cloud application

During the Year In Infrastructure Conference 2019 in Singapore, Bentley announced the release of OpenGround Cloud product, a new cloud service (available end of 2019) to store, manage, report, and sh...

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IoT Advancements in Thermal Integrity Profiling

Thermal Integrity Profiling is a method that has been implemented in drilled shafts and bored piles to offer reliable integrity data for engineers. Shaft excavations have numerous variables to accoun...

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A Rare Film of Karl Terzaghi featuring also Casagrande, Ruth Terzaghi, Schaffernak, and Forchheimer

Geoengineer.org is extremely pleased to make available to what is, to date, a rare film featuring Karl & Ruth Terzaghi and colleagues. The original material was provided by Prof. Bengt H. Felle...

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Unconfined Compression Test

The Unconfined Compression Test is a laboratory test used to derive the Unconfirmed Compressive Strength (UCS) of a rock specimen. Unconfirmed Compressive Strength (UCS) stands for the maximum axia...

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A Rare Film of Karl Terzaghi featuring also Casagrande, Ruth Terzaghi, Schaffernak, and Forchheimer

Geoengineer.org is extremely pleased to make available to what is, to date, a rare film featuring Karl & Ruth Terzaghi and colleagues. The original material was provided by Prof. Bengt H. Felle...

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Photo of the 1st International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering that was held in 1936 in Harvard

This is a photo of the attendees of the 1st International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering that was held in 1936 in Harvard. This high-resolution photo was re-published in t...

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Guajataca Dam Spillway Failure

Contributed by: Alesandra C. Morales-Vélez (Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering at UPRM). Hurricanes Irma and María were classified as category 5 hurricanes on the Saffir-Simpson hu...

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Bull’s Liver Soil

This is a video of rock flour, also known as Bull’s liver. Although it is fine grained, and is commonly confused to be clayey, it is essentially a silt, with particles of quartz grounded to small s...

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Reliability of Shallow Foundation Design Using the Standard Penetration Test

Download paper, available by permission of the publisher. Reference: Zekkos, D.P., Bray, J.D., Der Kiureghian, A. (2004), “Reliability of shallow foundation design using the standard penetration test...

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Atterberg Limits

The consistency and behavior of a clayey soil is different as are the engineering properties at varying degrees of moisture content. Thus, the boundary between each state can be defined based on a ch...

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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...