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Quake strikes Russia's far east - magnitude 6.6Mar 29, 2017<p>An earthquake has struck Russia’s far east near Kamchatka peninsula according to the US Geographical Survey. It’s magnitude is said to be 6.6. It was originally recorded with a magnitude 7.0.</p> <p>It struck at a depth of around 33 km just ...
Bouygues team launches BIM guideMar 29, 2017<p>Four construction businesses have teamed up to develop a guide to verification processes in building information modelling (BIM).</p> <p>The work by the four - Bureau Veritas, Setec Bâtiment, Agence Coste Architectures and Bouygues Construction – ...
Pile foundations complete at The TowerMar 29, 2017<p>Emaar Properties, the Dubai-based real estate developer, has announced that pile foundations for The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour have been completed.</p> <p>Developed as a joint venture between Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding, The Tower is situated ...
Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm batters AustraliaMar 28, 2017<p>A powerful cyclone has pummelled the north-east Australian coast, causing major damage, torrential rain and power cuts to tens of thousands of homes.<br /><br />Cyclone Debbie made landfall between Bowen and Airlie Beach in Queensland as a category four ...
New mine in Iran to add 800,000 tonnes of zinc concentrate every yearMar 28, 2017<p>Zinc has rallied of late, being the best performing commodity on the London Metal Exchange for the week March 13-17.<br><br>Up 12% year to date, the corrosion-resistant metal is being buoyed by record refined output in China and tight supply after a number ...
Tender awarded for record-breaking Turkish solar power plantMar 27, 2017<p>The contract has been awarded for a solar power plant with the capacity to supply more than 600,000 households in Turkey.</p> <p>The tender for the plant - which will be the largest in the region and one of the largest in the world – was won by a ...
UAE ‘set to boost infrastructure spending’Mar 27, 2017<p>The UAE is expected to increase expenditure, primarily in areas of infrastructure and developmental enterprises, which will reflect positively on the government’s revenues, according to a report released by an international consultancy.</p><p>Knight Frank, ...
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Measuring Permeability and Fluid Storage in the Ground
This is a guest post by Mr. Ian Gray, Managing Director of Sigra Pty Ltd. Towards a technology for shallow testing in civil projects We have found that the equipment and methodology being employed for permeability testing in shallow wells to be, if not inadequate, at the very least misapplied. We propose a cross-disciplinary approach — involving … Continue reading Measuring Permeability and Fluid Storage in the Ground
Mar 03, 2017
Estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewalls
Proposal for estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewall in rock cuts A common design issue many Geotechnical Engineers have come across in their career is the estimation of earth pressures on a Cut and Cover (C&C) sidewall located close to a rock cut. Usually, a C&C structure is designed and constructed close to … Continue reading Estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewalls
Oct 06, 2016