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Italy highway bridge collapses in Genoa, at least 22 deadAug 14, 2018<p>GENOA, Italy: At least 22 are dead after a motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday (Aug 14) over the northern Italian port city of Genoa in what the transport minister said was likely to be "an immense tragedy".</p><p>The Italian fire service said that the ...
Rain fury in Kerala: 10 killed in landslides, dam shutters raisedAug 09, 2018<p>Heavy rain continued to lash parts of Kerala on Thursday, claiming 10 lives and causing widespread damage. Five of a family were killed after landslide struck Adimali in Idukki. Another five of a family was killed in landslide at Nilambur in Malappuram.<br ...
Two dead, 100 evacuated after landslides in northern Italian townAug 07, 2018<p>Two landslides close to the northern resort town of Courmayeur have killed one tourist and caused panic among many others, with over 100 people evacuated.<br />A couple from Milan was reported to have died after the landslides, caused by storms in the Val ...
At Least 2 People Dead, 70 Hurt After Massive Truck Explosion Causes Partial Bridge Collapse in ItalyAug 06, 2018<p>(MILAN) — A tanker truck carrying flammable material exploded Monday on a highway overpass near the northern Italian city of Bologna, killing at least two people and injuring up to 70 as it partially collapsed the raised roadway, police said.</p>
A Day Before Laos Dam Failed, Builders Saw TroubleJul 27, 2018<p>ATTAPEU TOWN, Laos — The day before this week’s catastrophic dam failure in Laos, the companies building the dam knew that it was deteriorating, and one of them saw a potential trouble sign three days in advance. Yet many people living downstream ...
26 People Confirmed Dead as Rescuers Continue Search for Survivors of Laos Dam DisasterJul 26, 2018<p>Rescue teams are continuing to search through submerged villages to locate missing people after part of a newly constructed dam in southern Laos collapsed on Monday night, sending walls of water into the surrounding rural towns.<br>The disaster has rendered ...
Thousands stranded after dam collapse triggers flash floods in LaosJul 25, 2018<p>Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and more than 3,000 need to be rescued after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, local media reported on Wednesday.</p>
H-60 Hand Held Vane Tester
Added on Nov 19, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
COLLAPSE OF BRACED EXCAVATION IN SINGAPORE (2011)
After the collapse of the subway excavation in the Nicoll Highway, extensive in-situ investigations were carried out to identify causes of the accident. The results of detailed studies disclosed that lack of toe-in depth of the diaphragm wall into the stiff ...
Added on Sep 19, 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