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Aura suspends San Andreas miningOct 23, 2018<p>Mid-tier gold-copper producer Aura Minerals (TSX:ORA) has suspended mining operations at its beset San Andres mine, in Honduras.</p> <p>The mine has been illegally occupied since early July and the company has been unable to get to a resolution. It expects ...
World's longest sea bridge to open ... but only to drivers with a special permitOct 22, 2018<p>The world’s longest sea bridge is set to open this week, linking the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland as part of a broader contentious plan to integrate the special administrative regions into China.<br />The $20bn Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ...
China coal mine collapse: 2 workers killed, 2 rescued, 18 still trappedOct 21, 2018<p>BEIJING: Two mine workers were killed, two have been rescued while 18 others remain trapped in a coal mine that was ripped through in a rock burst in east China's Shandong Province, local officials said on Sunday.</p>
India's first railway station inside tunnel to come up in Himachal PradeshOct 17, 2018<p>For the first time in India, a railway station will be built inside a tunnel at a height of 3,000 metres, on the strategic Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line close to the Sino-India border, a senior official told PTI.<br />While many metro stations in Delhi and other ...
Two HUGE earthquakes STRIKE New Caledonia - tremors RICOCHET across Ring of FireOct 16, 2018<p>TWO MASSIVE earthquakes have struck the French island of New Caledonia sending aftershocks ricocheting through the volatile Ring of Fire region. A huge magnitude 6.8 quake rocked the region early on Tuesday morning. <br>The earthquake followed an earlier ...
'Massive' landslide hits eastern Uganda, dozens killedOct 12, 2018<p>At least 34 people have been killed when a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals.</p> <p>Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, looking for survivors and victims of the disaster which ...
Papua New Guinea ROCKED by MASSIVE magnitude 7 earthquakeOct 11, 2018<p>The epicentre of the earthquake was located around 125 miles south-west of the town of Rabaul, at a depth of around 40km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).<br />The quake struck just before 7am local time on Thursday (10pm BST).<br ...
Tape Extensometers - Model 1610
Added on Oct 29, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
GEOGUIDE 1 - GUIDE TO RETAINING WALL DESIGN (2000)
<p>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.</p ...
Added on Sep 08, 2012 in Publications
Geosysta at the 14th International Symposium of continuous surface mining
Geosysta participated in the 14th International Sumposium of continuous surface mining (ISCSM 2018), held on 23-26 September in Thessaloniki, Greece, where professionals from all over the world presented their work and discussed the latest developments on continuous surface mining. Geosysta was one of the main sponsors of the Symposium and presented the following papers: “A … Continue reading Geosysta at the 14th International Symposium of continuous surface mining
Oct 03, 2018
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