NEC Corporation (Japan), in collaboration with Thailand's National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC), announced a few days ago the completion of the trial for a prediction system that identifies areas prone to landslide danger in Thailand.
The FHWA National Geotechnical Team has announced an update to the Soil Nail Analysis Program (SNAP-2), a geotech software that follows the current FHWA guidelines for designing a soil nail earth retaining structure.
Software developed by researchers at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Spain is taking off with large Spanish construction companies. The simulation software, which can be used on the cloud, simulates the effects of design choices and construction scenarios. Users are able to obtain an analysis of the entire building life cycle from creation to deconstruction.