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Solution to buildings collapseJun 22, 2017<p>Sir: Collapse of buildings is so rampant in Nigeria that there is hardly any day when it does not happen. This often causes loss of lives and property. This dangerous phenomenon can be caused by many factors.</p>
Free geology series launches Saturday in Wise RiverJun 20, 2017<p>EarthBook Montana — a four-week series of Saturday classes on area geology — starts in the Wise River Community Building in Wise River at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 24.</p>
3rd worker rescued after Queens construction accidentJun 20, 2017<p>Emergency crews worked frantically to free a worker following an accident at a construction site in Queens Tuesday.<br />There was a massive sigh of relief when firefighters finally rescued the trapped construction worker and gave him hope for another day.<br ...
Earthquake in Greenland triggers fatal landslide-induced tsunamiJun 19, 2017<p>Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland’s western coast caused a massive landslide, triggering a tsunami that inundated small settlements on the coast. At this stage, four people are feared to have died, nine others were injured, and 11 ...
Construction industry faces tough timesJun 19, 2017<p>For more than 15 years, Mr Fong went underground.<br>As the founder of a construction firm that specialises in geotechnical engineering services, he toiled at making sure that the soil is stable enough to be built on. But a few years ago, he threw in the ...
Russian oil major Rosneft discovers new hydrocarbon deposit on Artic shelfJun 18, 2017<p>MOSCOW, June 18. /TASS/. Russian oil major Rosneft has discovered a new hydrocarbon deposit while drilling an exploration well in Khatanga Bay of the Laptev Sea in the east Arctic area, the company announced on Sunday.<br>The resource potential of the newly-discovered ...
Landslides, flooding kill 147 people in Bangladesh and northeast IndiaJun 14, 2017<p>At least 147 people have died in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and extensive flooding, officials said.</p> <p>Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides ...
H-10 - Field Shear Vane Borer
Added on Nov 19, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
SLOPE STABILITY PRISM MONITORING: A GUIDE FOR PRACTISING MINE SURVEYORS (2011)
<p>The requirements for a slope stability monitoring system are outlined in this research report with guidelines for establishing and maintaining a slope stability monitoring system. The guidelines have been compiled based on the findings of operational reviews ...
Added on Oct 17, 2012 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