Geotechnical Monitoring News

  • Sinorock: Continuing a proud heritage as the pioneer of self drilling anchor bolt system

    Continuing a proud heritage as the pioneer of self drilling anchor bolt system,Sinorock further demonstrates its commitment to quality manufacturing and transparency of product performance, by increasing the number of independent accreditations to include CE Marking.Sinorock CE Marked products create additional security for Engineers, Architects and Specifiers as ...


    By sinorock

  • New Black Diamond tiltmeter series for rugged geotechnical monitoring

    Jewell Instruments is proud to introduce the 750 Black Diamond series of tiltmeters. This series offers ruggedized, high precision tilt sensing solutions for the geotechnical market. The 750 Black Diamond series consists of five families with a resolution up to 1 µradian (0.000057°), up to a +/-90º measuring range and smaller footprints to accommodate space constraints. They ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Graco Acquires Landtec/GeoTech

    Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment and parent company of QED Environmental Systems, Inc., announced today the finalized acquisition of Geotechnical Instruments (UK) Limited and Landtec North America. Both Geotechnical Instruments and Landtec will become part of QED Environmental Systems, Inc. Geotechnical Instruments is a Warwickshire, U.K. manufacturer of ...

  • KeyLAB – Finalist at Ground Engineering Awards 2013

    The Ground Engineering Awards attracts some of the biggest names in the Industry, as it provides an unequalled celebration of geotechnical and geoenvironmental achievements. Why are so many laboratories now using KeyLAB? A geotechnical laboratory generates large amounts of data for each test which is then used to only produce one or two reported results for the client. As a result the majority of ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • Army Corps Awards Sullivan Critical Levee Repair Project

    Sullivan International Group, Inc. (Sullivan) announced the award of a $17.8 Million levee construction project by the Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The levee project, which is located on the Missouri River in Freemont County, Iowa, includes the repair and construction of 3 breaches in the levee from the flooding in 2011. The project is estimated to cover a length of 3.6 miles of the ...

  • Short Course: 2D / 3D Slope Stability Analysis Related to Mining Earth Structures

    Topics include: Correct numerical analysis of slopes by the limit equilibrium methodology Advanced concepts of slope stability analysis and their application Applications of 3D solutions to real-world problems Advances in the area of slope stability analysis in applying unsaturated principles to models The applicability to practical problems of classic limit ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • EarthSoft Announces Viewer License Agreement

    EarthSoft today announces new License Agreements for delivering EQuIS Schema information to third party users on demand over the web via hosted EQuIS Enterprise EZView. The Viewer License Agreements are optional add-on licenses available to Named EQuIS Schema Licensees supporting internal user EQuIS Enterprise configurations; VLA offers controlled live reporting from EQuIS to external users ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • SVSlope 3D beta now available

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. continues on the path of technical excellence with the beta release of the SVSlope® 3D slope stability software package. The package represents a blend of classic method of columns analysis methods with a comprehensive 3D CAD-based graphical environment for full 3D model creation as well as 2D and 3D visualization of results. The software extends current analysis ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • SVSlope continued development

    SVSlope Continued Development Work has continued over the past number of months on SVSlope and the ease-of-use of the software continues to improve. We would like to extend thanks to the number of firms that have helped us refine SVSlope on real world projects. We also continue to welcome new firms to explore the benefits of the most technically advanced slope stability software currently ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Bentley publishes May 2010 annual report

    Be Together: The Be Communities LIVE Conference – May 18, 2010 – At this gathering of infrastructure professionals, Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the availability of its May 2010 Annual Report at ...

  • EarthSoft announces new EQuis 5.4 release & strong second quarter

    EarthSoft last week released its fourth major EQuIS 5 release, EQuIS 5.4, with significant new functionality, features and modules. EQuIS 5.4 provides WQX and STORET integration for several large state government clients, a new ArcGIS Server module, and a .NET version of EQuIS for ArcGIS. Limnology and geotechnical data structure extensions are integrated into the EQuIS 5 schema from LakeWatch ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Introducing SVSlope from SoilVision Systems Ltd.

    SoilVision Systems continues on the path of technical excellence with the introduction of the SVSlope® slope stability software package. The package represents a blend of classic 'method of slices' analysis methods with sophisticated new probabilistic analysis methods and advanced searching algorithms for the critical slip surface. The software is the result of many years of effort by a ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Get the complete picture with SVOffice™ 2009!

    SoilVision Systems is proud to introduce SVOffice™ 2009, our most advanced modeling software to date. Take the step into 3D with advanced visualization and model analysis packages. SVOffice™ 2009 also introduces SVSlope®, our new comprehensive slope stability package! SVSlope® raises the bar on ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • EarthSoft Announces Partnership With Keynetix

    June 17, 2008. EarthSoft today announced that it has signed a collaborative development agreement with Keynetix, LTD (Keynetix). As part of this agreement, EarthSoft and Keynetix will cooperate on the emerging DIGGS (Data Interchange for Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists) EDD designs for EQuIS, AGS interfaces, and other geotechnical software development efforts. Keynetix will ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Ohio DOT to use EQuIS for Geotechnical Data Management

    June 19, 2008. EarthSoft today announced that it has received a contract from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for an Enterprise version of EQuIS for geotechnical data management, including support of new DIGGS (Data Interchange for Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists) EDDs.The contract from ODOT includes EQuIS Enterprise in Oracle, an unlimited Distribution License of the ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Exodus of Philippines’ geologists to adversely affect government’s geohazard mapping program

    The government’s geohazard mapping program is in danger of encountering a snag in its performance starting next year with the increasing number of geologists leaving government service. Antonio Apostol, geohazard mapping project leader of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), said the decision of several MGB geologists to resign and seek better pay in private mining firms here and abroad can ...

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