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<p>The national highways are always considered as the economic backbone of the country and have often assisted development work all along their routes. The National Highway (NH-1D) is the most strategic and the only all weather surface link between the two ...
Reference: Geomaterials, 2015, 5, 56-67
<p>This guidance document is intended to be used by VTrans Geotechnical Engineering staff. The secondary audience is the Consultant community who provide geotechnical engineering services to VTrans and whose services are reviewed by the Geotechnical Engineering ...
Reference: VTrans GEI 14 - 01
Laboratory cyclic loading tests have been employed as a basis to understand the post shaking bearing capacity of Anzali Sand. Bearing capacity of foundations has been always one of the most challenging research subjects in the field of geotechnical engineering. ...
Reference: International Symposium of Advances in Science and Technology, Iran 2013
<p>The purpose of this chapter is to identify, either by reference or explicitly herein, appropriate methods of soil and rock property assessment, and how to use that soil and rock property data to establish the final soil and rock parameters to be used for ...
Reference: NYSDOT Geotechnical Page 6-1 June 17, 2013 Design Manual
<p>Bangkok metropolitan located on thick river soft clay deposit has recently construction project on mass rapid transit underground railway (MRT). This paper presents a finite element study on the Bangkok MRT underground construction project. The Sukhumvit ...
Reference: Soils and Foundations Volume 53, Issue 5, October 2013, Pages 756–773
<p>Fly ash is a major by-product of thermal power plants that adversely affects land, water, and air. Its gainful utilization in many areas is being continuously explored. Use of fly ash in opencast coal mine haul road construction is one such option. This ...
Reference: Coal Combustion and Gasification Products 5, 49-56
<p>The formation of cracks in structural elements and other parts of a building such as walls is often unavoidable; that is why some standard of practice specify the maximum allowable width of cracks depending on the type and exposure conditions of a structure. ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 18 [2013], Bund. N
<p>Churchill Falls Airport is located in Churchill Falls, Labrador and is owned and operated by Nalcor Energy Company. The airside pavements at the airport include Runway 13-31, Taxiway Alpha and an apron. There is relatively limited aircraft traffic at the ...
Filed under: Pavement -  Pavement Design
Reference: 2013 Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba
<p>This manual presents the requirements for geotechnical work for development projects within the County of Los Angeles (County). Many civil engineering projects require geotechnical investigations with input from both an engineering geologist licensed in ...
Reference: Manual for Preparation of Geotechnical Reports July 2013
<p>This paper presents a case of a lignite mine in Northern Greece with excavated slopes exceeding 100-120m in depth in which substantial movement is occurring, with an average rate 10-20mm/day. The Mavropigi mine is very important for the power supply of ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, September 2-6 2013, ICSMGE, 2193-2196
Software by  Geosysta Ltd
<p>Drillysis is a cloud based <strong>borehole log database</strong>, which can be accessed from any device (PC, Laptop, tablet or smartphone) from anywhere, requiring just an internet connection.</p> <p>Drillysis in its core is a <strong>borehole log application</strong>, ...
Software by  iXBlue
<p>DELPH Seismic is the most advanced and complete acquisition, processing and interpretation software package in the industry. It provides geologists and geophysicists with an easy access to ALL data collected from shallow seismic systems and sub-bottom profilers. ...
Software by  Geologismiki
<p>CPeT-IT is an easy to use yet detailed software package for the interpretation of Cone Penetration Test (CPTu) data. CPeT-IT is the result of a collaborative effort with Gregg Drilling Inc., a leading company in geotechnical site investigation and cone ...
Software by  iXBlue
<p>iXBlue delivers a unique operational solution for the mapping of buried objects: DELPH Mag Locator software maps magnetic anomalies in real-time and post-processing. Although requiring no prior expertise in magnetic science, it will provide an accurate ...
Software by  iXBlue
<p>DELPH Sonar is a complete and highly productive acquisition, processing and interpretation software package that is designed to easily and accurately perform side-scan sonar surveys.<br />Its modular architecture includes a data logged to interface and ...
Software by  Keynetix Ltd
<p>State-of-the-art geotechnical knowledge management.<br /><br />HoleBASE SI will help you stay in control of your geotechnical project data and streamline reporting throughout every stage of a site investigation.<br /><br />HoleBASE SI Standard allows you ...
Software by  Geologismiki
<p>SPAS 2016 is a simple seismic signal processing and seismic analysis software. It reads seismic data acquired during a CPTUs measurement (or downhole test) and creates the profile of the shear waves velocity (Vs) or compression waves (Vp) for that measurement. ...
Software by  Civiltech, Inc
<p>SuperLog generates boring log and test pit graphical reports for field drilling and geotechnical investigations. It is a user-friendly, easy to learn, powerful, and flexible program, which will increase your productivity significantly.<br /><br />Advanced ...
The reliable and robust Geotec 6 drilling rig has a pullback capacity of 6000kgf and is capable of drilling to depths of 600m for geotechnical and site investigation drilling. The geotechnical drilling rig can be mounted on a heavy duty 4 x 4 truck or, alternatively, ...
The small crawler mounted Dando Terrier has been designed as a multipurpose drilling rig capable of using techniques from drive sampling to down the hole hammer drilling (DTH.) It can deploy SPT (standard penetration test), dynamic probing and undisturbed ...
<p>GEORIG 504 is a multipurpose drilling rig powered by a 36 kW diesel engine or a 50 kW diesel engine Tier 4 &amp; Stage 3b.<br />The rig can be equipped for most geotechnical investigation methods such as soil rock drilling, swedish weight sounding, dynamic ...
<p>GEORIG 605 is a multipurpose drilling rig powered by a 105 kW diesel engine.<br />The rig is equipped for most geotechnical investigation methods such as soil rock drilling, swedish weight sounding, dynamic sounding/SPT, CPT and more. The rig can also perform ...
<p>GEORIG 607 is a multipurpose drilling rig powered by a 126 kW diesel engine, Tier 4 &amp; Stage 3b.<br />The rig is equipped with Geotech Digital Sytem, GDS, which allows you to pre-set all parameters digitally. Parameters such as penetration speed, feed ...
<p>The Geonor H-60 hand-held vane tester is a fully professional instrument for preliminary FVST investigations. Each unit is delivered with its individual calibration certificate. The authentic Geonor H-60 was originally developed in 1966 by the Norwegian ...
<p>2D monitoring for movements and displacements<br /><br />The IBIS-FL interferometric radar is a highly innovative technology for 2D monitoring of displacements and movements in slopes and structures. Required to prevent or forecast natural disasters that ...
<p>The Dando Multitec 9000 is a truly multitpurpose drilling rig incorperating a pullback capacity of 10,000kg within a lightweight and compact structure. Designed for use in water well, mineral exploration, geotechnical investigation and geothermal (GSHP) ...
RT&S   18 July 2017   USA   California  
<p>The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and its contractor Kleinfelder are currently performing geotechnical work along State Route 152 in the Pacheco Pass.</p> <p>CHSRA says getting a head start on geotechnical investigations is crucial even with ...
Filed under: Construction News
San Francisco Curbed   07 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>The developers behind the sinking Millennium Tower paid for an independent review of the tower itself before it was built, but not of the site it sits on, according to new testimony at City Hall on Thursday.</p> <p>The Government Audit and Oversight Committee ...
osj   20 July 2016   India  
<p>Fugro is to commence a major programme of offshore geotechnical investigations under a contract awarded by Indian oil and gas company ONGC.</p>
Gulf Digital News   25 April 2016   Qatar   Doha  
<p>Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), a leading consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, said it has completed geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys on five construction packages ...
Filed under: Construction News
Stuff.co.nz   30 November 2015   New Zealand   New Plymouth  
<p>Three holes will be drilled into New Plymouth's crust in an effort to better understand the landscape of earthquakes.<br />The New Plymouth District Council has announced it will be drilling "three geotechnical bores" to provide an analysis of the underlying ...
The Chronicle   26 November 2015   Australia   Toowoomba, Queensland  
<p>TOOWOOMBA'S $10&ensp;billion development boom is headlined by the $1.6&ensp;billion Second Range Crossing.<br />Nexus, the consortium building the bypass, is about to establish a work site.<br />A Department of Transport and Main Roads spokesman said geotechnical ...
Filed under: Construction News
Bernews   16 November 2015   Bermuda  
<p>The &ldquo;Development Phase&rdquo; of the airport redevelopment project is now underway with a topographical survey ongoing and a geotechnical study that began on Friday [Nov 13].<br />The Government previously said, &ldquo;Aecon is directing this work ...
Filed under: Construction News
Times of Oman   02 November 2015   Oman   Muscat  
<p>Muscat: Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has floated a tender inviting bids from consultancy firms for conducting a study to identify the best sea-water intake and outfall location to build Salalah and Sharqiya independent water projects.</p><p>Both ...
Filed under: Construction News
<p>GEOTECHNICAL engineering consultants have begun further investigations at the site of the beach collapse near Inskip Point.<br />The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service engaged EGD Consulting to study the underlying causes of the instability affecting ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Marine Trader   02 October 2015   UK  
<p>Fugro has integrated and rebranded its UK-based geotechnical specialists services. <br />The renaming completes the integration of key UK specialists - Fugro Seacore, Fugro Engineering Services, EM Drilling, Fugro Loadtest, Fugro Instrumentation &amp; Monitoring ...