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Dubai gets set for semi-finals of Hyperloop competitionSep 28, 2016<p>Teams from 26 countries will compete next week in the semi-finals of Dubai’s Hyperloop design competition.</p> <p>In total, Dubai Future Foundation has shortlisted 65 teams from universities and specialist engineering firms, from a pool of about 250 ...
John Holland kicks off work on Melbourne’s $10.9bn metro tunnelSep 28, 2016<p>John Holland has started the early works contract that forms the AU$10.9bn (£6.4bn) project’s first package. Acting premier and minister for public transport Jacinta Allan, visited the site at Domain to announce the start of the enabling works.</p ...
Indonesian volcano eruption sparks evacuation of touristsSep 28, 2016<p>Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after Mount Barujari on Lombok island spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere.</p> <p>More than 1,100 others have been evacuated, the country’s disaster agency said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The ...
International Mining and Resources ConferenceSep 28, 2016<p>The International Mining and Resources Conference is Australia’s largest mining conference and includes Mines and Money Australia, the country’s largest mining investment forum.</p><p>Join over 2500 mining leaders, policy makers, financiers, technical experts, ...
Construction formally commences at Expo 2020 Dubai siteSep 27, 2016<p>Construction at the Expo 2020 Dubai site in the Dubai South district has formally commenced, with the first of four infrastructure sections (worth collectively Dh1.3 billion) — or “packages” as the Expo 2020 Bureau calls it, underway, ...
Emaar unveils Dubai beach hotel projectSep 27, 2016<p><span lang="EN-US">Emaar Properties’ hospitality subsidiary on Monday unveiled plans for a two-tower hotel and residential development in Dubai.</span></p> <p><span lang="EN-US">Emaar Hospitality Group says The Address Jumeirah Resort + Spa will be ...
Alberta signs $1.42bn ring-road contractSep 27, 2016<p>The Canadian province of Alberta has signed a 35-year design-build-finance-operate (DBFO) contract for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road.</p> <p>The work will be carried out by the Mountain View Partners consortium, which includes contractors Graham, Kiewit ...
DD321 mining jumbo
Added on Dec 13, 2012 in Equipment
This is a fully interactive program for the analysis of structural cross sections.
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
Geotechpedia Online Survey Questionnaire Results
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Aug 29, 2016
Ultimate Bond Strength of Anchors in Rock
An anchor is a structure consisting of a tendon free length (designed to satisfy overall structural stability) and a restraint (designed to transmit tensile forces to the surrounding ground). According to Eurocode 7 (EC7) – Part 1 , the design pull-out resistance of an anchorage Ra,d must satisfy the following inequality: Pd ≤ Ra,d ,where … Continue reading Ultimate Bond Strength of Anchors in Rock
Aug 25, 2016