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San Francisco Curbed   07 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>The developers behind the sinking Millennium Tower paid for an independent review of the tower itself before it was built, but not of the site it sits on, according to new testimony at City Hall on Thursday.</p> <p>The Government Audit and Oversight Committee ...
Gulf Digital News   25 April 2016   Qatar   Doha  
<p>Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), a leading consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, said it has completed geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys on five construction packages ...
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Stuff.co.nz   30 November 2015   New Zealand   New Plymouth  
<p>Three holes will be drilled into New Plymouth's crust in an effort to better understand the landscape of earthquakes.<br />The New Plymouth District Council has announced it will be drilling "three geotechnical bores" to provide an analysis of the underlying ...
The Chronicle   26 November 2015   Australia   Toowoomba, Queensland  
<p>TOOWOOMBA'S $10&ensp;billion development boom is headlined by the $1.6&ensp;billion Second Range Crossing.<br />Nexus, the consortium building the bypass, is about to establish a work site.<br />A Department of Transport and Main Roads spokesman said geotechnical ...
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Bernews   16 November 2015   Bermuda  
<p>The &ldquo;Development Phase&rdquo; of the airport redevelopment project is now underway with a topographical survey ongoing and a geotechnical study that began on Friday [Nov 13].<br />The Government previously said, &ldquo;Aecon is directing this work ...
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Times of Oman   02 November 2015   Oman   Muscat  
<p>Muscat: Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has floated a tender inviting bids from consultancy firms for conducting a study to identify the best sea-water intake and outfall location to build Salalah and Sharqiya independent water projects.</p><p>Both ...
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<p>GEOTECHNICAL engineering consultants have begun further investigations at the site of the beach collapse near Inskip Point.<br />The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service engaged EGD Consulting to study the underlying causes of the instability affecting ...
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ABC News   17 August 2015   Australia  
<p>A laser scanner used by forensic police to examine crime scenes has now been employed to keep open pit miners safe from collapsing walls. In open cut mines, large walls can collapse without warning, and require constant monitoring from geotechnical engineers. ...
The Daily Telegraph   05 May 2015   Australia   Sydney  
<p>GEOTECHNICAL engineers are working frantically to shore up a Harris Park unit block where a sinkhole opened up, forcing the evacuation of 50 residents. Parramatta Lord Mayor Scott Lloyd said the council would issue orders to three affected properties to ...
PSnews online   15 April 2015   Austria   Sydney  
<p>Preparatory work has begun on the second Sydney Harbour rail crossing intended to ease traffic congestion on the streets. Premier, Mike Baird said geotechnical drilling would occur up to 70 metres below Sydney Harbour in the coming weeks to help determine ...
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