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The underground nuclear explosion in North Korea on September 3rd, 2017 was so powerful that it moved a mountain, according to new research. 

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Sinkholes aren't rare in the area, but this one is especially large, geologists say

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 08:59

Static Load Testing by GRL Featured

GRL performs both highly instrumented static load tests to meet the need of project design tests as well as basic load tests, for construction quality assurance.

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In southeast Beijing, China’s declining groundwater supplies caused water shortages for the Tongzhou District. To address this challenge and assure a continuous water supply to area residents, Beijing Institute of Water initiated a CNY 354 million Tongzhou Water Works project that will increase capacity to 2.8 times the amount provided in 2011 and drop reliance on groundwater from 74.2 to 21.4 percent. The project will include a water treatment workshop, a clear water pool, and an integrated office building and other ancillary buildings. 

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Boulders as big as refrigerators could be tossed a half-mile, and ash plumes could soar as high as 20,000 feet spread over a 12-mile area, according to Hawaii Civil Defense

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Hayward Baker, Inc. (HBI) announces the opening of a new office location in Cleveland, OH.

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New tall buildings in San Francisco to comply with updated guidelines for foundation peer review and monitoring.

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Wednesday, 09 May 2018 10:38

"Geo-Trends Review" third issue is here! Featured

GeoWorld, the biggest online platform for geotechnical engineers, is excited to announce the publication of the third issue of "Geo-Trends Review" magazine.

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If your project requires rock compression testing by ASTM D7012 Methods A through D then end preparation by ASTM D4543- Preparing Rock Core as Cylindrical Test Specimens and Verifying Conformance to Dimensional and Shape Tolerances MUST be performed to produce suitable specimens.

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The Humboldt H-3031CL Portable, Continuous-Load, Concrete Beam Breaker is a great quality control tool for contractors, DOTs and consultants for quickly and accurately determining flexural strengths of concrete using 4" x 4" x 14" test beams.

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