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Lowville apartment’s backyard disappears in landslide

A video has recently emerged showing the backyard of an apartment building in Lowville, New York, getting swallowed by a landslide on Wednesday, July 10th. Furthermore, the property is located at...

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Driving excellence at Aston Martin Residences

As the high-profile Miami skyscraper celebrates its official opening, we look at back at how Keller provided a range of techniques and overcame numerous challenges to help create a modern masterpiece...

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Angola to construct its first motorway

It has recently been reported by several media outlets that Angola has awarded a contract for the construction of the country’s very first motorway. Furthermore, the winning firm is the China Road a...

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Breached Chinese lake dike to be sealed by Tuesday noon

On Friday, July 5, a 10-meter breach occurred on a dike along China’s second largest freshwater lake, Dongting Lake, which had quickly widened to 226 meters by the next day. Restoration work on the...

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RocTunnel3; Your New Software for 3D Underground Rock Stability Analysis and Design

Looking for a more intuitive way to model complex underground geometry? It’s about to get easier with RocTunnel3, Rocscience's revolutionary new 3D block stability analysis program designed specifi...

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Temporary Bridge Foundation Helical Piles Project

Limited access, weight restrictions, environmentally sensitive area, flood plain with river liable to flooding, and time restrictions: a foundation for a temporary bridge needed to be completed – bef...

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Nicholas Cumins Takes Charge as CEO of Bentley Systems, Ushering in a New Era

Following the CEO transition plan previously announced by Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), Nicholas Cumins today takes charge as CEO. Cumins succeeds Greg Bentley, the eldest of the five...

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Leveraging ShapeArray for wireless automated remote deformation monitoring

Wireless automated remote deformation monitoring is transforming how engineers collect data to ensure the safety and durability of their projects.   Through a network of interconnected technology, th...

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The PLAXIS Tunnel Engineer’s Toolbox: Everything You Will Need In One Place

PLAXIS offers a wide range of tools to the Tunnel Engineer, which can be combined to generate almost any ground, tunnel, and reinforcement system geometry. Node-To-Node Anchors  As their name indicat...

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Paul Leonard appointed President of Keller North America

Keller announces Paul Leonard has been appointed President of Keller North America, assuming the role in June 2024. Keller North America is the largest and most profitable division of Keller Group pl...

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GeoWorld Mobile App Launched for Android & iOS

GeoWorld, the biggest online platform for geotechnical engineers, is excited to announce the development and launch of its new mobile app, which is now accessible on both Android and iOS devices!  Th...

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Soil Nails

Soil nails are reinforcement elements—typically steel bars—that stabilize the earth by reducing the effect of the forces driving a slope failure, while increasing the forces resisting this failure....

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Triaxial Test

Triaxial Testing Soil triaxial testing is a fundamental procedure in geotechnical engineering, used to determine a sample’s shear strength parameters. During triaxial testing, a cylindrical...

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Bearing Capacity of Pile Foundations: Calculation Methods for Qs

In this third, and last, article about pile foundations’ load-bearing capacity, we are going to discuss specific methods for the calculation of a single pile’s skin-frictional resistance (Qs)....

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Bearing Capacity of Pile Foundations: Calculation Methods for Qp

Following the previous section that explained the general background and universal equations for the estimation of a single pile’s load-bearing capacity, we will continue with three specific...

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Bearing Capacity of Pile Foundations: Universal Equations

In its most general form, a single pile’s load-carrying capacity (usually referred to as bearing capacity) can be divided in two sections according to the following formula: Qu = Qp + Qs  (1)...

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Numerical Modelling: The Mohr-Coulomb Model

The Mohr-Coulomb, or Linear-Elastic Perfectly-Plastic model, is the second simplest constitutive material model that one can use. This model utilizes the concept of linear elasticity, based on...

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2023 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 32,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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2022 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 26,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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2021 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 23,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...