geotechnical News

  • ARCADIS hires geotechnical engineer in Atlanta

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting and engineering company, today announced the hire of Tracy Hendren, a geotechnical civil engineer with 15 years of experience. Mr. Hendren will be working out of the ARCADIS Atlanta office and will be reporting to Paul Booth, senior geotechnical manager. Mr. Hendren has experience and training in geophysical site characterization, seismic ...


    By Arcadis

  • 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

  • National Geotechnical Engineering Testing Forum, China

    Geomil has been active supporting the ‘National Geotechnical Engineering Testing Forum’ in China. We have assisted to develop the general understandings of CPT technology and its capabilities to support new initiatives. CPT technology providing fast, efficient en reliable data collection method that will get more and more utilized in the fast developing Chinese Geotechnical world. We ...


    By Geomil Equipment B.V.

  • WRScompass Wins Six Geotechnical Remediation Projects

    Treating various media and utilizing site specific treatment chemistry and mixing methodologies Tampa, Florida. WRScompass announced today that it has been awarded multiple Geotechnical Remediation projects at six project sites in Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, and Maryland. They include In-situ Stabilization (ISS) and Hydraulic Barrier Wall (HBW) Construction at environmentally impacted ...


    By WRScompass

  • Marshall Miller & Associates, Inc. expanding geotechnical services with new hires

    Marshall Miller & Associates, Inc., (MM&A) is pleased to announce the addition of new employees in its Raleigh, North Carolina branch office.Mr. William (Bill) Almes, P.E., joins MM&A as Senior Engineer and Director of Geotechnical Services and will be based out of MM&A’s Raleigh, North Carolina office. Mr. Almes founded Almes & Associates’ North Carolina office in 1996 after ...


  • Public release of SVOffice 2009 - Next generation geotechnical software

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. has implemented significant technical upgrades with the release of SVOFFICE 2009™. The improvements can generally be characterized as improvements to the finite element packages as well as the integration of the new SVSLOPE® slope stability software into the suite of geotechnical tools. The SVSLOPE software represents a new paradigm of solving slope stability models with ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Layne Christensen Company Acquires Interest in South American Geotechnical Companies

    MISSION WOODS, Kan. - Layne Christensen Company ("Layne") (Nasdaq:LAYN) today announced the acquisition of a 50% interest in Diberil Sociedad Anonima, a Uruguayan company and parent company to Costa Fortuna (Brazil and Uruguay). Costa Fortuna, with operations in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Montevideo, Uruguay, is one of the largest providers of specialty foundation and specialized marine geotechnical ...


    By Layne

  • Bentley adds geotechnical and geoenvironmental capabilities through acquisition of gINT software

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced, at this invitation-only gathering of top users from around the globe, that it has acquired gINT Software. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, Calif., gINT Software has been a leader in geotechnical and geoenvironmental products since ...

  • Keynetix Launches Major Upgrade for Market Leading Geotechnical Laboratory Management System

    Keynetix is delighted to announce a major upgrade to their popular geotechnical laboratory management software, KeyLAB. KeyLAB Version 2 has been completely rewritten with a determined focus on making all operations simpler and more flexible. KeyLAB 2 contains intelligent new features that will help organizations who run more than one laboratory, work to standards other than ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • JETSJ will be present at the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

    JETSJ will be present at the ’19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering’ [ 19th ICSMGE ] to be held in Seoul, South Korea, September 2017, with the submission of two papers. ...


    By JETSJ Geotecnia

  • Geotechnical Services Resolve Questions for Companies & Property Owners across Chicago and Northern Illinois

    The environmental consulting experts at EC2 provide decades of geotechnical services and experience to identify and solve complex site assessments.  Geotechnical services can encompass and answer a wide range of concerns about the subsurface of a property.  These services are often called upon during the sale of land or during the development or redevelopment of real estate.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • MACTEC Providing Geotechnical, Environmental Services for Westside Subway Extension Heavy Rail Line and Regional Connector Light Rail Line Projects

    MACTEC has been retained as a member of PB Americas team on the Westside Subway Extension project and a member of AECOM/PB Americas team on the Regional Connector Project for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Allen Kibler, President of MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc., ( ...


  • GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. conducts geotechnical offshore investigation for Block Island Wind Farm; Five Wind Turbine Farm - First of its Kind in the Nation

    Proud to announce its participation in the Block Island Wind Farm project. GZA would like to congratulate its client, Deepwater Wind, for achieving the milestone “steel in the water” on Monday, July 27, 2015, and for becoming the first US offshore wind farm to start offshore construction.  When completed, the Block Island Wind Farm will consist of five wind turbines within Rhode ...


    By GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

  • 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

  • WA – Landau Associates Announces New Staff

    Landau Associates is pleased to announce the addition of Erfan Nezami, Ph.D. as Senior Staff Engineer, for the Geotechnical Group, and Laura Ellis, Production/File Coordinator in Edmonds, WA. Erfan recently completed a doctorate degree in geotechnical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During his graduate work, he co-authored more than 16 journal and conference ...


    By Landau Associates

  • Fine launches Portuguese language website

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website in Portuguese! Our goal with this new site is to provide our visitors from Brazil, Portugal and other Portuguese speaking territories with an easier way to learn about our geotechnical software products. We hope you find the new website is easy to use and informative. Fine is the ...


    By Fine spol. s r.o.

  • DIGGS geoenvironmental - not just another format…

    A coalition of representatives from government, industry and software companies worldwide has collaborated with the aim of producing a definitive data transfer format for the geotechnical and geoenvironmental industry. The Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (DIGGS) committee will release the first version of DIGGS in 2008 which will include standards for transfer ...


  • Jewell Instruments to Exhibit at 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

    Jewell Instruments will be displaying some of its highest precision sensors for the geophysical and geotechnical markets at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting. The show will be hosted at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA on December 12-16. This is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Jewell will be showcasing its ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Trimbath Joins CEC as New Vice President

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) welcomes William D. Trimbath, P.E., as a new vice president in the Civil Engineering practice of the firm's Pittsburgh headquarters office. Trimbath is a civil engineer with 39 years of experience in environmental investigations, site remediation, geotechnical engineering, mining, and water resource engineering for private and public sector ...

  • Waterways & Flood Control Expert, Dr. –Ing Michael Heibaum appointed as 2012 – 2013 Mercer Lecturer

    The Mercer Lecture selection committee, chaired by Professor Fumio Tatsuoka, has announced that Dr.-Ing. Michael Heibaum has been appointed as the next lecturer for the 2012 – 2013 Mercer Lecture Series. He will be delivering his presentation on the subject of “Geosynthetics for Waterways and Flood Protection Structures - Controlling the Interaction of Water and Soil”. The ...


    By Tensar International

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