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Hochtief team wins €1.3bn German motorway PPPOct 24, 2016<p>The ViA6West consortium has won the contract for the planning, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the section of Germany’s A6 motorway between Wiesloch and Weinsberg.</p> <p>ViaA6West is made up of Hochtief PPP Solutions (30%), ...
New Zealand outlines $100bn infrastructure pipelineOct 24, 2016<p>The New Zealand government’s latest capital plan sets out a pipeline of NZ$100.9bn (£59bn) of infrastructure projects over the next decade.</p><p>The Ten Year Capital Intentions Plan (CIP) covers the period from 2016-2025. It is the third of its kind since ...
Work starts on landmark building for 2018 APEC summitOct 21, 2016<p>Work is now under way in Papua New Guinea (PNG) on the construction of the eye-catching venue for the APEC Leaders Summit in 2018.</p> <p>PNG’s prime minister Peter O’Neill CMG MP welcomed the groundbreaking at the site of the new building. ...
Dubai Expo 2020 update on progress of works (audio)Oct 21, 2016<p>Paul Stevens is Vice President of Delivery at Expo 2020 Dubai. He gave us a tour of the site. Hala Ghandour, Chief Development Officer for Expo 2020, describes her vision for the next 4 years.</p>
New technique developed for strengthening dykesOct 21, 2016<p>A new technique is being used to strengthen an 18km stretch of dykes in the Netherlands.</p><p>Cooperation between Van Oord, GMB, BAM Speciale Technieken and RoyalHaskoningDHV has led to the development of the dyke pins as a new reinforcement method.</p ...
6.2 magnitude quake hits JapanOct 21, 2016<p>A powerful earthquake with a suspected magnitude of 6.6 has shaken western Japan, injuring seven people - one seriously.</p><p>The Meteorological Agency said the earthquake occurred Friday at 2:10 p.m. (05:10 GMT) in Japan's western prefecture of Tottori, ...
Aldar awards Yas Acres early works contract to BauerOct 20, 2016<p>Aldar Properties has awarded an AED155 million ($42.2m) contract to Bauer Geotechnical Specialized Foundation for early works at its flagship golf and waterfront development Yas Acres.</p> <p>The Abu Dhabi-based heavyweight developer said in a statement ...
H-60 Hand Held Vane Tester
Added on Nov 19, 2012 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
Estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewalls
Proposal for estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewall in rock cuts A common design issue many Geotechnical Engineers have come across in their career is the estimation of earth pressures on a Cut and Cover (C&C) sidewall located close to a rock cut. Usually, a C&C structure is designed and constructed close to … Continue reading Estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewalls
Oct 06, 2016
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Aug 29, 2016