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China is building the world's longest double-deck suspension bridge with an incredible 5,570ft spanNov 20, 2018<p>The Yangsigang Bridge boasts a single span of 1,700 metres (5,577 feet) over the Yangtze River and will cost a whopping eight billion yuan (£900 million) to construct.<br />The bridge's span is 221 metres (725 feet) shorter than that of Japan's Akashi ...
Australia’s rehabilitation of abandoned mines offers lessons for the worldNov 16, 2018<p>Across the globe, countries are figuring out how to bring plants and animals back to abandoned mines. With as many as 60,000 such sites, Australia could offer important lessons. Bianca Nogrady reports.</p>
A Massive Geological Surprise Has Been Discovered Under Greenland's Ice SheetNov 14, 2018<p>In the far North of the globe, hidden under continental sheet ice nearly a kilometre thick, geologists have found evidence that, not so long ago, Greenland was rocked by a collision with a massive meteorite.<br />The proof? A huge impact crater, 31 kilometres ...
At least ten dead in Brazil landslideNov 12, 2018<p>Rescuers are searching for survivors of a mudslide in Brazil that has left at least ten people dead including a child. At least four people are still missing. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Niteroi area outside the capital Rio ...
MAJOR earthquake strikes near Norwegian VOLCANIC island in Arctic Sea with 6.8 magnitudeNov 09, 2018<p>A STRONG earthquake has hit by a Norwegian volcanic island called Jan Mayen in the Arctic Ocean, measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale.<br />The quake took place 10km deep and 722km from Akureyri, Iceland.There is no yet known information of whether the quake ...
Geologists Map Secret Tunnel And Chamber Found Beneath Aztec PyramidNov 07, 2018<p>Teotihuacan, translated from the Aztec language as "birthplace of the gods," or "place where gods were born," was an important religious and cultural center during the Aztec empire.</p> <p>In 2003, archaeologists discovered an almost 60-foot vertical shaft ...
The 11 most dangerous volcanoes in California, rankedNov 07, 2018<p>In October, the US Geological Survey released a new report detailing the relative threats posed by volcanoes in the United States. It was the first updated threat assessment since 2005, and officials will use the data to prioritize volcanoes for research ...
Added on Aug 26, 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
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