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Tunnel collapses at Mozambique ruby mine kill 11 illegal minersFeb 14, 2020<p>At least 11 illegal miners in northern Mozambique’s Montepuez ruby mine have died following a series of tunnel collapses over three days.<br />The mine is 75% owned by the UK-based natural resources firm Gemfields.<br />According to Gemfields, approximately ...
Dam the North Sea: Dutch scientist proposes €750bn mega dams to protect Europe from floodsFeb 13, 2020<p>A scientist working for the Dutch government is to propose building two immense dams to enclose the North Sea and protect some 25 million Europeans from the rising sea levels.<br />One dam would be between Scotland and Norway, with the other between France ...
Car-sized turtle fossils unearthedFeb 13, 2020<p>Fossils of a turtle the size of a car have been unearthed in what is now northern South America.<br />The turtle - Stupendemys geographicus - is believed to have roamed the region between 13 and 7 million years ago.<br />The fossils were found in Colombia's ...
Japan is rattled by 5.2-magnitude earthquake near FukushimaFeb 12, 2020<p>Japan was rattled by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima province today. <br />The quake struck just over 50 miles from the city of Fukushima where the nuclear disaster occurred in 2011. <br />Witnesses said they had felt a 10-second ...
'Reaper of death': scientists discover new dinosaur species related to T rexFeb 10, 2020<p>Scientists in Canada have announced the discovery of a new species of dinosaur closely related to Tyrannosaurus rex that strode the plain of North America about 80m years ago. Thanatotheristes degrootorum – Greek for “reaper of death” – is thought to be ...
Fossil-shaped buildings showcase geology in the Arabian desertFeb 07, 2020<p>The recently-completed Buhais Geology Park is quite unusual but takes its place well among the rugged desert landscape in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The project is inspired by fossils that are present on the site and is designed to resemble fossilized ...
Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles Puerto Rico causing damage to the south of the island - as U.S. territory suffers 11th aftershock in last 30 daysFeb 04, 2020<p>A magnitude 5.0 aftershock rattled southern Puerto Rico on Tuesday, causing some cracks but no reported injuries in a region that has been shaken by continuing quakes for more than a month.<br />Officials in the southwest coastal town of Guayanilla reported ...
DR580 Surface DTH drill rig
Added on Dec 13, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
SOIL COMPACTION HANDBOOK
<p>Soil compaction is defined as the method of mechanically increasing the density of soil. In construction, this is a significant part of the building process. If performed improperly, settlement of the soil could occur and result in unnecessary maintenance ...
Added on Apr 08, 2014 in Publications
Geotechpedia reached a 1000 links on Geotechnical Software Applications!
Since 2012 Geotechpedia’s database is continually growing of geotechnical engineering information, including links for free geotechnical paper and publications, links for geotechnical equipment, hardware and heavy duty machinery, links for geotechnical software applications etc. Geotechpedia team is now pleased to announce that a thousand links on Geotechnical Software Applications have been registered! Each software is … Continue reading Geotechpedia reached a 1000 links on Geotechnical Software Applications!
Feb 07, 2019
Geosysta winning the Greece Challenge for ReTiMoS landslide monitor system, in the ESNC 2018!
Geosysta participated in the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) with the idea: “Real time monitoring of slopes and landslides with low cost GNSS receivers (ReTiMoS)” and was the Regional Winner of Greece. Geosysta’s real time, cloud-based software Minefeed produces reliable storage, evaluation and alerts for slope stability monitoring based on records captured by topographic and … Continue reading Geosysta winning the Greece Challenge for ReTiMoS landslide monitor system, in the ESNC 2018!
Dec 17, 2018