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Tunnelling awards 2017Dec 15, 2017<p>Congratulations to the winners of 2017 Tunnelling Awards!</p><p>Our own Geosysta participated with Klokova Tunnel Design in Tunnelling Project of the Year (up to $150m) category.</p><p>It has been a great honor to be shortlisted in this competition. </p ...
Did air pollution cause a deadly Chinese landslide?Dec 12, 2017<p>Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and—according to The Lancet—it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from ...
Tunneling nearly complete on Metro's Regional Connector projectDec 11, 2017<p>Construction crews are nearly finished excavating the second of two tunnels for Metro's Regional Connector project, and on Friday, the tunnel reached the future Grand Avenue Arts/Bunker Hill subway station in Downtown LA.</p><p>A video from Metro captures ...
Norway to build world’s tallest timber buildingDec 10, 2017<p>“Mjøstårnet” will be more than 80 metres tall and stand 30 metres higher than what is today considered the world’s tallest timber building. “Mjøstårnet sets new standards for timber constructions. The building ...
Why 2018 will be year for miningDec 10, 2017<p>BIS Oxford Economics today release a report Mining in Australia 2017 to 2032, with results signalling a resurgence in the nation’s resource sector — particularly in the Bowen Basin.</p> <p>The major annual report, which provides comprehensive ...
Poldark beach landslide may mean coast path has to be moved at Dollar Cove at Gunwalloe on the LizardDec 06, 2017<p>This dramatic image captures the scale of a large landslip in Cornwall at a beach regularly used to film Poldark.</p> <p>The National Trust, which owns the coastline, has said it will look at moving the Cornwall coastal footpath away from the new cliff ...
Tunneling works for the extension of Athens Metro Line 3, completedNov 30, 2017<p>Within a festive atmosphere, TBM "Ippodamos" completed the opening of the tunnel for the extension of Athens Metro Line 3 (currently Aghia Marina-Airport), having passed through 5 stations, reaching the 6th and last station, which will also be the future ...
Added on Aug 26, 2013 in Equipment
This is a fully interactive program for the analysis of structural cross sections.
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
GEOGUIDE 2 - GUIDE TO SITE INVESTIGATION (2000)
This Geoguide presents a recommended standard of good practice for site investigation in Hong Kong. The Geoguide follows closely the British Standards BS 5930:1981 but recommendations adapted to suit local conditions and practices. This guide gives good site ...
Added on Sep 08, 2012 in Publications
Research Update on Geomembranes at Tailings Storage Facilities
This is a guest post by Sahar Pakzad, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. Professor Kerry Rowe and Klohn Crippen Berger (KCB) alumnus Alan Chou of the GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s University recently presented an update to KCB staff on the use of geomembranes at tailings storage facilities (TSFs). This update is a result … Continue reading Research Update on Geomembranes at Tailings Storage Facilities
Sep 06, 2017
New era in site investigation data access
Our industry is a bit behind when it comes to new technologies, maybe it is because the scientific progress is moving slowly or not even significantly changing with time. For instance, we’re all still using Terzaghi’s early 1940’s one dimensional consolidation theory or the SPT to conduct our soil investigation. SPT was standardized between 1920 … Continue reading New era in site investigation data access
Jun 19, 2017