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Sunday, 28 April 2019 10:56

Robotic solutions for sheet piling

A team of robot engineers at Harvard's Wyss Institute has developed a robot that can autonomously drive interlocking steel sheet piles into soil.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 06:47

GeopierĀ® MSE Wall & Embankment Support

Constructing MSE walls and embankments on weak or soft foundation soils can result in excessive settlement or inadequate factors of safety for global stability or bearing capacity.

Heavy rainfall in Nepal continues and mass flooding is causing severe damage. Flash flooding and landslides in Butwal in the Rupandehi district just over a week ago were responsible for over 58 deaths in two days. In the video below, residents of the area are filming and have to quickly flee as the flood water breaks through a flood defense wall.

A mini-landslide was caused by the collapse of a retaining wall in Castle Rock, Colorado.