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Transforming Liverpool: Stunning New Images of £100m Liverpool Baltic Station Plan

Liverpool City Region is set to undergo a major transformation with the unveiling of the GBP 100 million (EUR 117 million) Liverpool Baltic station scheme. This ambitious project will introduce a new...

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Hard Rock Rectangular Pipe Jacking Machine Breaks New Ground in Chongqing

In a groundbreaking development for infrastructure engineering, the world’s first hard rock rectangular pipe jacking machine, named CREC 1112, has successfully completed a major project in Chongqing,...

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The Devastating Impact and Solutions to Flooding in Brazil

The recent catastrophic flooding in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has brought widespread devastation and highlighted the challenges of managing such extreme weather events. The magnitude of rainfall tha...

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British Steel Secures Major Contract for Turkish High-Speed Railway

British Steel has secured a significant multi-million-pound contract to supply rail for a new high-speed electric railway in Turkey. This substantial agreement involves delivering tens of thousands o...

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Foundation Installation Campaign Begins on Dogger Bank B

The journey to establish the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank, has reached a significant milestone with the commencement of the foundation installation for the second phase, Dogger Ban...

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Rexy Completes Its Journey in the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

The end of April 2024 marks a significant milestone for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension as the tunnel boring machine, Rexy, emerges triumphant from the western underground segment. This achieve...

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Revolutionizing Structural Health Monitoring: The Power of Color-Changing Sensor Materials

Traditional sensor techniques for monitoring structural health are often expensive, complex, and unreliable for long-term operation. Addressing these challenges, Assistant Professor Mohammad Fotouhi...

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Collaborative Effort Explores Algae for Lower-Carbon Road Construction

In the quest to mitigate the environmental impact of construction, a unique collaboration spearheaded by carbon removal company CO2CO Ltd is setting the stage for a revolution in road construction....

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Aquarabia, Saudi Arabia’s First Water Theme Park, Announced for Qiddiya City

The Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) has recently unveiled plans for Aquarabia, poised to be the first and largest water theme park in Saudi Arabia. This exciting new development is set in Qiddiya Ci...

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Züblin Constructs 'World First' Load-Bearing Concrete Walls with 3D Printer

In a pioneering development in construction technology, Züblin, a leading Germany-based construction engineering company and a subsidiary of both Putzmeister and Strabag, has made headlines by constr...

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Mass Timber in Affordable Housing

Mass timber is earning its place not only in high-end projects but also in affordable housing, where it offers sustainability and aesthetic benefits. A standout example is the 340+ Dixwell project, w...

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Calf Robe Bridge Abutment

The Calf Robe Bridge in Calgary, Alberta, situated along the vital corridor of Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail), faced a critical challenge during the upgrade of the adjacent Wastewater Treatment Plant (WW...

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Sandlake Road partially reopens to one lane

Four months after heavy Oregon rains washed out a coastal road, Sandlake Road has finally reopened to one lane, marking a significant milestone in the recovery process. However, the journey towards r...

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Royal View Drive Stabilization Project

GeoStabilization International, in partnership with the City of Kelowna, undertook a significant endeavor to address the instability plaguing the historic Knox Mountain landslide area. Nestled in the...

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Rockfall prevention project at Bozeman, MT

The USFS feared that a catastrophic failure of the upper mantle’s colluvium at Hyalite Canyon Road near Bozeman, Montana, could conceivably deposit thousands of cubic yards of material into Hyalite C...

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Bluff stabilization project with soil nail technology

Failing bluffs, shoreline erosion, landslides, and other geohazards can dangerously threaten transportation and require a rapid emergency response for public safety and to minimize the impact on the...

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Rockfall Mitigation Project in West Virginia

The highly traveled US 340 in West Virginia is back open after a much-needed safety upgrade. Led by Access Limited , a leading rockfall mitigation firm, and Triton Construction Inc., a top Heavy/High...

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GeoStabilization International® Earns ENR Best of the Best Award

GeoStabilization International wins the 2023 Best of the Best Award in Specialty Construction from Engineering News-Record (ENR) for innovative stabilization work at a Maryland quarry. The company wa...

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Unveiling Access Limited: Redefining the Boundaries of Geohazard Mitigation Industry Powerhouses' Partner for Expanded Capabilities, Enhanced Technology and Increased Support Across North Ame

OCEANO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2024 / With a new operating model, an updated brand, and a combined drive to increase protection against geohazards, Access Limited Construction is announcing the l...

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Best Project Specialty Construction: Martin Marietta Texas Quarry Highwall Stabilization

This innovative project, by GeoStabilization International, required stabilizing two areas of a quarry that were experiencing frequent rockfalls and that posed a risk to critical infrastructure under...

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GeoStabilization International Boosts Productivity, Efficiency and Safety In Railway Repair

EIN Presswire Sep 28, 2023, 1:03 PM ET Enhancements to the RailJET Subgrade Stabilization System minimize repair and maintenance downtime, keeping trains on schedule. COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO, UNITED...

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Earn Credentials in Sustainable Waterfront Design

You are invited to earn your WEDG Associate credential. An urban planner in Singapore, a chief sustainability officer in San Diego, port engineers in Miami, Los Angeles, and Seattle, and real estate...

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Guinness World Record for Vietnam's new glass bridge

Suspended approximately 492 feet above ground and measuring 2,073 feet in length, the glass bridge was a joint collaboration between local tourism authorities and a French construction company to rev...

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The history of the Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937, and has since been standing as a landmark synonym to the city of San Fransisco. It was constructed between 1933 and 1937 in the Bay Area, and...

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Calculation example - Find the bearing of an apparent dip (two symmetrical to full dip directions), given the rate and direction of full dip

Given the rate and direction of full dip of a plane or seam, find the bearing of an apparent dip. Two directions noted, in which a given apparent dip occurs. Known values: Full dip direction = α...

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Calculation example - Find path gradients in different directions, given the rate and direction of full dip

Given the rate and direction of full dip of a plane or seam, find path gradients in three different directions, (a) due N, (b) N 75o E, (c) due E. Known values: Full dip direction = N 30o E Full...

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Calculation example - Find the apparent dip of a plane or seam in any direction

Given the rate and direction of full dip of a plane or seam, find the apparent dip in any other direction. Known values: Horizontal length along full dip direction = x Full dip rate = 1 in x Sol...

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Calculation example - Find the rate of full dip of a plane or seam, given its direction and the rate and direction of an apparent dip

Given the direction of full dip and the rate and direction of an apparent dip of a plane or seam, find the rate of full dip. Known values: Full dip direction = α Apparent dip direction = &b...

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Calculation example - Seam true thickness and gradient calculation

A vertical borehole passes through a seam with a known dip at 43o. If the apparent thickness of the seam as shown by the borehole core is 2m, calculate: (a) the true thickness of the seam and (b) the...

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Calculation example - Find the coordinates of the intersection of two lines

Calculate the coordinates of the intersection of two lines given the coordinates of four stations. Known values: Coordinates A (EA, NA), B (EB, NB), C (EC, NC), D (ED, ND) i.e. A  &nbs...