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‘Rest of the world’ looking at Hawthorne as Elon Musk prepares to dig test tunnelJul 27, 2017<p>The first electric-vehicle freeway tunnel designed and built by Elon Musk’s Boring Co. could begin construction as soon as October across from SpaceX in Hawthorne.<br><br>The City Council late Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement among The Boring Co., ...
Landslides kill 5 moreJul 26, 2017<p>Monsoon torrential rain triggered fresh landslides in Cox's Bazar killing at least five people yesterday.<br>Heavy rainfall in the peak of monsoon has caused water-logging in the coastal and hill districts for the last few days disrupting usual business ...
Solution to incessant road failures in NigeriaJul 25, 2017<p>Most Nigerian roads are in deplorable state. This makes travelling along such roads very unpleasant, while failed sections are zones of operation by armed robbers and kidnappers. Flexible highway pavements in Nigeria often show signs of failure shortly ...
Greece-Turkey earthquake: Two killed on island of KosJul 21, 2017<p>A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, officials say.<br>The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, with a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said.<br>At ...
BLACK & VEATCH APPOINTS SENIOR LEADERS TO WORK ON WATER SUPPLY ISSUES IN COLORADOJul 19, 2017<p>DENVER, JULY 19, 2017 -- Black & Veatch, a market leader in dams, water storage and conveyance, is working to ensure sustainable water supply in Colorado by assigning two senior practice leaders to help meet client needs. Greg Zamensky and Chris Mueller ...
N.L., Quebec agree to work togetherJul 19, 2017<p>Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard (left) and Premier Dwight Ball announced an agreement to come to an agreement Wednesday in Edmonton, a first step toward co-operation on mining development and transportation around the Labrador-Quebec border.</p> <p>It’s ...
Geotechnical work underway along portion of California projectJul 18, 2017<p>The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and its contractor Kleinfelder are currently performing geotechnical work along State Route 152 in the Pacheco Pass.</p> <p>CHSRA says getting a head start on geotechnical investigations is crucial even with ...
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Added on Dec 13, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
CONSTRUCTION OF COFFERDAM -A CASE STUDY (2014)
<p>This paper presents an overview of the present state of construction of cofferdam techniques with special emphasis and a brief on other techniques developed world over for mitigating hydraulic forces on the temporary structures. A cofferdam is a temporary ...
Added on Apr 09, 2014 in Publications
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
Geotechnical Risk Management
In our first ever post in Geotechpedia’s blog we tried to answer the most common question among professionals in the Geotechnical engineering industry “Geotechnical Investigation data, always not enough?”. In the specific post, it has been mentioned that “some of us proudly state “I saved so much by reducing the geotechnical investigation” but all this … Continue reading Geotechnical Risk Management
May 25, 2017