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Historic Floods, Landslides Devastate The Hawaiian Island Of KauaiApr 19, 2018<p>HONOLULU ― Hundreds of people have been evacuated from homes and hiking trails as historic levels of rain pummeled the Hawaiian island of Kauai last weekend, causing multiple landslides and flooding.</p> <p>The rains have forced families and travelers to ...
Construction for Singapore’s end of HSR to start in 2019Apr 16, 2018<p>SINGAPORE: The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has called for tenders for the design and construction of tunnels and associated facilities for Singapore’s end of the high-speed rail (HSR) project connecting with Kuala Lumpur, The Straits ...
DNR: Rattlesnake Ridge landslide not speeding up; seismometer stolenApr 12, 2018<p>UNION GAP, Wash. - A few months ago, Union Gap and Yakima County declared a state of emergency because of the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide. Today, the 20 acres of rock is still making its way down, but it's not thought of as the disaster waiting to happen ...
1 dead, 5 unaccounted for after landslide in southwestern JapanApr 11, 2018<p>OITA, Japan (Kyodo) -- A massive landslide engulfed houses in a tourist town in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Oita early Wednesday morning, leaving one person dead and five others unaccounted for and severing a road leading to the site, local authorities ...
Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government helpApr 02, 2018<p>Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribute to the local economy.</p> <p>In an interview with ...
With final piece of roadway in place, the SR 99 tunnel begins to take shapeMar 27, 2018<p>It’s been almost a year since Bertha the tunnel-boring machine completed its job drilling the tunnel that will eventually replace the State Route 99 Viaduct, and in the drill’s wake, crews have been busy building a road. Now, that work is largely ...
Africa ‘being torn in TWO’ by giant fault line that ripped 72-year-old's home in halfMar 21, 2018<p>The stunning video shows deep fissures running along large sections Kenya’s Rift Valley, with one giant crevice having recently destroyed a main road.</p> <p>As the drone flies overhead, the full scale of the tear – which is said to be more ...
Deformation Meters - Model 4430
Added on Oct 29, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 16, 2012 in Software
EVALUATION OF COEFFICIENTS OF SUBGRADE REACTION (1955)
The theories of vertical and horizontal subgrade reaction are based on the simplifying assumptions that the subgrade obeys Hooke's law, and that the subgrade reaction on the base of a rigid centrally loaded plate resting on the horizontal surface of the subgrade ...
Added on May 08, 2013 in Publications
Research Update on Geomembranes at Tailings Storage Facilities
This is a guest post by Sahar Pakzad, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. Professor Kerry Rowe and Klohn Crippen Berger (KCB) alumnus Alan Chou of the GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s University recently presented an update to KCB staff on the use of geomembranes at tailings storage facilities (TSFs). This update is a result … Continue reading Research Update on Geomembranes at Tailings Storage Facilities
Sep 06, 2017
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