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It has been two years since GeoWorld introduced the Geotechnical Business Confidence Index (GBCI), which is intended to measure quarterly the short-term (1-year) and long-term (5-year) expectations for business conditions in geotechnical companies throughout the world. During this time, thousands of participants shared their view.

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The landscape of Anak Krakatau volcano that recently erupted causing a disastrous tsunami in Indonesia, has significantly changed.

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A tunnel designed to divert rainfall water has resolved a persistent flooding issue in Chicago's Albany Park.

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A dam collapse in Laos occurred on July 23, 2018, has resulted in severe deforestation of protected areas.

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Monday, 07 January 2019 01:00

Mount Etna erupted in Sicily, Italy

Mount Etna, the most active volcano of Europe, erupted on Christmas Eve, causing numerous earthquakes and closing the airport of Catania.

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For the first time, thermal imaging was used to monitor grout penetration in two shafts segmentally constructed by precast concrete rings.

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373 people are reported dead and more than 1,400 injured after a disastrous tsunami hit the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.

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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 01:00

Huge sinkhole in East Java, Indonesia

An enormous sinkhole has opened in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

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A leak in a cross passage between twin-bored tunnels has led to a ground collapse in Perth's Forrestfield Airport railway, Australia.

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The region of Plomari in the Island of Lesvos, Greece, was struck by rockfalls for the second time in less than a month.

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