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Robotic underwater miners can go where humans can’tOct 24, 2017<p>The scene around the flooded Whitehill Yeo pit in Devon, UK, resembles a lunar landscape. Until it was abandoned just a few years ago, an endless stream of diesel trucks carried china clay out of the mine seven days a week.</p><p>But don’t be fooled by ...
Tanjung Bungah landslide: ‘DOE rejected developer’s application’Oct 23, 2017<p>PETALING JAYA: The developer’s application to build a residential project at the site of a massive landslide that took the lives of nine construction workers was rejected by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry as it was located near a quarry ...
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTUREOct 20, 2017<p>INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE<br />NEW YORK, NEW YORK | OCTOBER 26–28, 2017</p> <p>Sustainable Cities for an Uncertain World</p> <p>ASCE's International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure will provide an opportunity ...
Only 450m of Metro tunnelling leftOct 20, 2017<p>CHENNAI: Chennai Metro Rail has to burrow only 450 metres more to complete the entire tunnelling under the first phase of the Chennai Metro.Thee much awaited breakthrough in the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) in the 3.7 km longest continuous tunnel drive ...
Incredible footage shows the world's longest sea bridge stretching a whopping 34 MILES over the water in ChinaOct 19, 2017<p>Construction workers in China are carrying out the last step in completing the world's longest cross sea bridge which measures 34 miles long.</p><p>Engineers began paving the surface of the four-mile-long undersea tunnel on October 13, the most important ...
The Tyne Tunnel at 50: Its story in 27 archive photographs and videoOct 19, 2017<p>Recalling the construction of the Tyne Tunnel - and its opening by the Queen on this day 50 years ago.</p><p>It’s 50 years today since the first of the two Tyne Tunnels was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen.</p><p>The tunnels are a triumph of engineering ...
Rio Tinto declares force majeure at Kennecott following fatal accidentOct 18, 2017<p>Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO), the second largest mining company, declared force majeure last Friday on shipments of refined copper from its Kennecott unit in the U.S. following the death of a worker earlier in the week.</p> <p>Albert Lozano died on October ...
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Added on Dec 13, 2012 in Equipment
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GEOGUIDE 1 - GUIDE TO RETAINING WALL DESIGN (2000)
This Geoguide presents a recommended standard of good practice for the design of retaining walls in Hong Kong. This guide covers the types of retaining walls, including conventional reinforced concrete walls, gravity walls, crib walls, gabion walls etc.
Added on Sep 08, 2012 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