Bentley's SIG Workshop: Geotechnical Analysis – Working With 3D Deep Excavation in PLAXIS, Part 2 begins on Jun 9th 2020
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A sinkhole opened near Pantheon, Rome, revealing slabs of ancient streets

A sinkhole that opened near Pantheon in Rome revealed an ancient Roman street. The Pantheon is an ancient structure in Rome which was completed around 126-128 A.D. It is nowadays utilized as a Cathol...

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EERI Webinar: Case Studies of Financial Decision-Making using Near Real time Post Earthquake Information, by Dr. David J. Wald

In a 2019 webinar, offered by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Young Members Committee, Dr. David J. Wald, Seismologist at the U.S. Geological Survey, explains how several newly d...

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Michigan dam failures raise concerns about United States deteriorating infrastructure

On May 19, 2020, two dams in Michigan breached causing extensive flooding and infrastructure damage, and raising questions about the United States deteriorating dam structures. Both earth dams were l...

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Direct Shear Test

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Introduction The Direct Shear Test is an experimental procedure conducted in geotechnical engineering practice and research that aims to determine the shear strength of soil materials. Shear str...

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Two Michigan dams breached causing extensive flooding and massive evacuations

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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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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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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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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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

By Yee Loon Lee, 14 May 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...