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FORBES   28 December 2018   World   World  
<p>As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to wrap up some geology-related stories that made it into the news, be it discoveries, strange events or natural disasters.</p> <p>In January drone footage showed a large crack, 250 feet deep, forming on Rattlesnake Ridge, ...
Tunnel Business Magazine   05 July 2018   World   World  
<p>The geology intersected along a tunnel is an overriding factor in many of the decisions that must be made in planning, designing, and construction. During planning and design, the geotechnical engineer must anticipate the behavior of the tunnel under several ...
EOS   10 May 2018   World   World  
<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 ...
<p>ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the offshore industry, has published Guidance Notes that includes the first industry best practices on design methodology for dynamically installed piles. The new ABS Guidance Notes on Design and Installation ...
Science   14 July 2016   World   World  
<p>Landslides kill thousands of people each year worldwide. They can strike without warning, triggered by earthquakes, erosion, or human construction activity. Since 2002, geoscientist Dave Petley has made it his mission to track landslide-related deaths and ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Reuters   08 February 2016   World   World  
<p>Green power is cheap enough to compete with fossil fuels and will buck the trend of falling investment in oil and gas as it can offer long-term returns sheltered from political risk, investors and industry analysts say.</p> <p>Oil prices have dropped by ...
Filed under: Energy resources
SPLOID   12 January 2016   World   World  
<p>Yeah, I&rsquo;m not ashamed to admit this: I feel slightly less comfortable when I&rsquo;m under a tunnel than when I&rsquo;m not. It&rsquo;s not that I think that the tunnel will collapse on me but it&rsquo;s because I know the sky absolutely won&rsquo;t. ...
Filed under: Construction News
ITA - AITES   08 January 2016   World   World  
<p>This video presents the major tunnelling works in progress in 2015 as well as some future projects..</p>
Filed under: Construction News