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KATU   18 April 2017   USA   Washington State  
<p>Above average rainfall since October has led to a rash of landslides around northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.<br />Geologists with the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) and the Washington Department of Natural Resources ...
Next Reality   24 March 2017   USA   Washington  
<p>LOOOK, a Seattle-based mixed reality and development studio, can now peer into the future with their new geotechnical engineering visualization application for Microsoft HoloLens.<br /><br />Developed in partnership with BGC Engineering, a geotechnical ...
BBC NEWS   17 March 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>Could circular runways be the future of air travel? Aviation expert Henk Hesselink of the Netherlands Aerospace Centre believes so.</p><p>An interesting approach on circular runways and deriving benefits!</p><p> </p>
Science Alert   28 February 2017   Siberia   Asia  
<p>It's no secret that Siberia's permafrost has been on thin ice lately. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing out of nowhere, and, in some places, tundra is quite literally bubbling underneath people's feet.</p> <p>But new research ...
The Gazette   15 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Colorado Springs residents might be able to make the 70-mile trip to Denver in less than 10 minutes in the next decade if a Los Angeles-based company selects a Colorado proposal later this year as one of three locations where it will build a supersonic-speed ...
avweb.com   14 February 2017   United Arab Emirates   Middle East  
<p>Just over a year after EHang&rsquo;s passenger-carrying autonomous drone was unveiled in Las Vegas, officials in Dubai said this week they plan to provide flights to the public in the aircraft by this summer. &ldquo;The AAV [autonomous aerial vehicle] on ...
Los Angeles Times   14 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Santa Monica is poised to require safety improvements to as many as 2,000 earthquake-vulnerable buildings in what would be the nation’s most extensive seismic retrofitting effort.</p><p>Santa Monica’s safety rules would go beyond what Los Angeles has done ...
VolkerWessels & GIGadgets   08 February 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>A really intersting idea brought to us by VolkerWessels and a great animation by GIGadgets.</p> <p>Dutch construction firm VolkerWessels has unveiled a new concept named PlasticRoad, and is looking for partners to further progress the idea.</p> <p>The company ...
ME Construction News   07 February 2017   GCC   Middle East  
<p>One of the most important steps towards improving electricity diversification and conservation in the GCC, is to develop smart grid and smart metering roll-out under the overall umbrella of demand side management, according to a recent Ventures Report commissioned ...
Saudi Gazette   03 February 2017   United Arab Emirates   Middle East  
<p>Remarkable discoveries by archeologists from Abu Dhabi Tourism &amp; Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) at ancient sites on the island of Marawah and in Baynunah have shed new light on Abu Dhabi&rsquo;s earliest inhabitants, showing a rich history stretching ...