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How NASA Tech Is Helping Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano ResponseMay 23, 2018<p>NASA assets in space and in the air are helping first responders deal with the ongoing volcanic outburst in Hawaii.</p><p>Kilauea volcano, on Hawaii's Big Island, has been erupting pretty much continuously for the past 35 years. But Kilauea's activity ratcheted ...
Elon Musk will build a test tunnel for his high-speed Loop system in LA — but angry residents claim the plan is being rushedMay 23, 2018<p>On May 17, Elon Musk outlined his Boring Company's plan to build a test tunnel for a high-speed transit system underneath several neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.<br />Two community groups, made up of LA residents, filed a lawsuit against the City ...
Huge landslide in Tg Bungah hillMay 22, 2018<p>Nobody knew a natural disaster was waiting to happen until Sungai Kelian in Tanjung Bungah turned brown and silty.</p> <p>The sudden profusion of laterite mud flowing out to sea was caused by a landslide even bigger than the one that killed 11 people at ...
Hawaii volcano eruption LIVE: USGS issues RED ALERT for ‘imminent’ eruption TODAY – latestMay 16, 2018<p>HAWAII’s Kilauea volcano could be about to come more violent after intensified explosions sent ash clouds 12,000 feet into the sky, triggering a red alert warning. Here is the latest news and updates.</p>
A new fissure has formed as the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island continues to eruptMay 15, 2018<p>The Hawaii State Department of Health has issued a warning that gases from the current volcanic activity is potentially dangerous and advised local residents to leave the area.</p> <p>People living in the lower Puna area of the Big Island have been issued ...
A Near-Real-Time Tool to Characterize Global Landslide HazardsMay 10, 2018<p>Unlike earthquakes, cyclones, volcanic eruptions, and other natural disasters that are observed in real time by worldwide networks of satellites and sensors, landslides and other types of mass movement are not consistently monitored on a global scale, despite ...
27 killed, 36 hospitalised as Kenyan dam bursts after heavy rainsMay 10, 2018<p>Disaster struck when most people were asleep and their houses were swept away: police<br>At least 27 people died when their homes were swept away after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains, police said on Thursday.</p><p>The incident in Solai, ...
AUTOPROCTOR, automatic Proctor-CBR compactor
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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