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Unprecedented flooding in Nebraska has caused the partial failure of Spencer dam.

Freezing cold in Chicago may have caused shaking related to cracking action in frozen ground.

Published in Geology Highlights
Friday, 01 February 2019 01:00

Is tunneling safe in Los Angeles?

Following Elon Musk's attempt to introduce underground transportation systems a question is raised. Is tunneling safe in Los Angeles?

Published in Other News

A brand-new application is able to alert people in time when earthquakes strike in California.

Published in News on Software

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

The Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that was used to achieve Atlanta's water supply tunnel overcame extreme hard rock conditions.

A research from scientists at Oregon State University shows that a severe earthquake can cause other quakes on the opposite side of the planet.

Dam removal has become a mainstream option for dam safety management restoring river, coastal ecosystems and the human communities that depend on them.

A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, USA, on Thursday November 16, according to TransCanada, the pipeline's operator.

The City of Fort Collins, Colorado recently completed the construction of a 70-feet hiking/biking tunnel, underneath Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway tracks, which will ultimately connect more than 30 miles of trails.

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