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Lyon–Torino base tunnel contracts awardedFeb 15, 2018<p>Franco-Italian base tunnel promoter Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin has awarded three project management contracts totalling €90m to oversee civil engineering work on the French side of the border, accounting for around 80% of the 57.5 km tunnel.</p> <p>Announcing ...
Cars swallowed up and houses evacuated after massive landslide in Rome metro constructionFeb 15, 2018<p>Several cars were swallowed up and dozens of people were evacuated when a construction site apparently collapsed.<br /><br />At least six cars fell into the 30ft hole in Rome when the ground collapsed beneath them at around 5.30pm.<br /><br />The collapse ...
New Acland Coal mine expansion given second chance by Queensland GovernmentFeb 13, 2018<p>Queensland's Environment Department has thrown embattled miner New Acland Coal a lifeline, despite its historic loss in the Land Court last year.</p> <p>The court recommended against the coal mine's expansion into agricultural land on Queensland's Darling ...
Tokyo will build a wooden skyscraperFeb 13, 2018<p>The skyscraper will become the first 70-storey wooden building.</p> <p>The Japanese company, Sumitomo Forestry announced its plans to build in Tokyo for a 70-story skyscraper made of wood last year, and recently finally presented a detailed plan for the ...
New vertical forest to be built in EindhovenFeb 12, 2018<p>The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.</p> <p>The Trudo Vertical Forest Tower will be a 75-meter high skyscraper, which will include space for 125 trees, and 5,200 ...
'It was like an explosion': Western France shaken by 4.8 magnitude earthquakeFeb 12, 2018<p>Residents in western France were given a fairly rude awakening at 4am on Monday morning when they were shaken from their sleep by an earthquake measuring 4.8 magnitude.</p> <p>The epicentre of the tremor, which didn't cause any injuries or fatalities, was ...
Landslide at North Spur, Land Protectors demand actionFeb 11, 2018<p>Residents who live downstream from the North Spur fear the worst after a landslide there near the Muskrat Falls dam.</p> <p>"We're basically living in fear," said Mud Lake resident Craig Chaulk. "We have been uneasy ever since the flood of last spring, ...
MB600 Continuous bolter miner
Added on Mar 20, 2013 in Equipment
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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