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Tunnel entrance collapse caught on camera (VIDEO)Dec 05, 2016<p>According to Hurriyet article, the tunnel is located in Yusufeli district of Erzurum.</p><p>The failure is connected to the Yusufeli dam located in close proximity with the construction site. </p><p>The site was evacuated on Tuesday (29th November) and ...
Tunnelling begins for Finnish nuclear repositoryDec 01, 2016<p>Contractor YIT has signed a €20m (£17m) contract for the excavation of the first tunnels for a 430m-deep nuclear disposal facility in Finland.</p> <p>YIT’s contract is with Posiva, the nuclear waste management business appointed by Finland’s ...
Siemens wins €273m contract on European electricity highwayDec 01, 2016<p>Siemens has been appointed as contractor for a €273m (£232m) project to build two converter stations to serve a new 90km underground electricity highway linking Germany and Belgium.</p> <p>The project for German transmission system operator Amprion ...
Oman’s ONEIC bags four contracts worth $14.3 millionDec 01, 2016<p>Oman National Engineering and Investment Company (ONEIC) has bagged four contracts worth around $14.3million.</p> <p>In posts on its website, ONEIC CEO Dr. Rashid Bin Mohammed Al Ghailani said that two contracts were awarded by the Dhofar Power Company ...
Amsterdam picks team for waterside developmentNov 30, 2016<p>A team led by Vorm and Besix has beaten three other finalists for the development of Sluishuis in IJburg Steigereiland, an emerging urban district in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam.</p> <p>The four finalists of the two‐phase competition had been refining ...
New Zealand awards major expressway contractNov 30, 2016<p>Fletcher Construction has been awarded the contract for the next section of the Kāpiti Expressway in New Zealand.</p> <p>The contract for the NZ Transport Agency involves the construction of the 13km stretch from Peka Peka to Ōtaki. “The tender process ...
Bahrain's Riyada Group and India's DCI sign MOU for business cooperationNov 30, 2016<p>Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), Government of India undertaking, a premier public sector dredging company, and Riyada Group of Companies, Kingdom of Bahrain, has signed a Business cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutual cooperation ...
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Added on Dec 13, 2012 in Equipment
Laterally Loaded Pile Analysis, Version 2.0. Computer Program COM624P has been developed for use in the analysis of stresses and deflection of piles or drilled shafts under lateral loads. The program is especially written for highway engineers who wish to ...
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
ENGINEERING AND DESIGN OF I-WALLS (2011)
<p>This EC provides guidance on the design of I-walls used as flood barriers on either coastal or inland flood risk management systems. This EC will be updated periodically as more information becomes available to incorporate results of additional physical ...
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