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Keller donates £300,000 to Vaccines Appeal

Keller is proud to announce a funding contribution of £300,000 to UNICEF's COVID-19 Vaccines Appeal. This funding will help UNICEF to deliver two billion doses of vaccines by the start of 2022 for fr...

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Rocscience International Conference : Proceedings are Now Available

In celebration of Rocscience's 25th year as a company, the Rocscience International Conference was created as a way to connect with engineers and create a platform for the exchange of ideas and innov...

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Four metro tunnels are completed in Hong Kong

Dragages Hong Kong has built one of Hong Kong’s most technically challenging series of tunnels – part of the 6km extension of the ongoing Sha Tin to Central Link works from Hung Hom to the Admiralty...

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Floods and landslides in Vietnam after heavy rains, 18 missing

Floods and landslides in central Vietnam, caused by heavy rains, have left at least 18 people missing, some feared dead on Thursday.  Houses are destroyed and roads are damaged, authorities said. T...

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Raising Warragamba Dam wall reduces the risk of a 'catastrophic' flooding

Raising the wall of the dam is essential for reducing the risk of "catastrophic flooding" in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley, Sydney’s west, according to Floodplain Management Australia (FMA). A seco...

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North American City Strengthens Riverbank Slope Stability Using PLAXIS

The following was prepared by a Bentley Expert and first presented by Virtuosity. A city’s engineering department engaged Bentley’s geotechnical analysis team to train their staff to design a 3D...

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Keller acquires Voges

Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of Voges Drilling Inc., a drilled shaft contractor in New Braunfels, Texas, with over 30 years of experience. Acquisition of Voges further expa...

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Bentley YII 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure: Finalists in Geotechnical Engineering Project Delivery

Finalists in this industry category demonstrate excellence and significant digital advancements. Under each finalist, you will find the link to the corresponding video presentation to learn more and...

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Keller ranks #1 on on Excavation and Foundation firms for 2021 ENR

Engineering News Record (ENR) ranks for the third year in a row Keller #1 Excavation and Foundation firm. This is Keller’s third year holding this top position. Before 2019, this position was held by...

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How to bid helical pile foundations

This is an in depth explanation, through an example project, of how an engineer or contractor can use HeliCAP software to create an accurate helical pile design and bid for deep foundations. Written...

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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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Books

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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...