geotechnical analysis News

  • 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.

  • The latest technology in landfill gas analysis

    Part II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped - as a minimum, sites must not qualify as contaminated land once they have been developed. The utilisation of brownfield sites therefore necessitates environmental investigation work, but Matthew Penfold from Geotechnical and Environmental Assessment Associates (GEA) says ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Phase2 8.0 - advanced finite element analysis for excavations and slopes

    Rocscience is pleased to announce the release of Phase2 version 8.0, an advanced finite element analysis program for underground or surface excavations in rock or soil. Phase2 is used for a wide range of geotechnical engineering projects including stress analysis, slope stability, support design and groundwater seepage. Typical applications include tunnel design, soil and rock slope stability, ...


    By Rocscience Inc.

  • Webinar in June: Best Practices for Collecting Soil Samples for VOC Analysis

    About the webinar When it comes to getting accurate and reliable data on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil samples, collecting and preserving the samples correctly is the most important step in the process – the data are only as good as the samples you get.  This webinar will take you through the alternatives for soil sample collecting and provide recommendations for ...


    By Geotech

  • Keynetix announces strategic partnership with EarthSoft

    18th June 2008. Keynetix today announced that it has signed a collaborative development agreement with US environmental specialist EarthSoft, Inc. (EarthSoft), developer of the EQuIS environmental data management system. The two companies will cooperate on the emerging DIGGS (Data Interchange for Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specials) format and will exploit the synergies between their ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • KeyLogBook Wins "Product & Equipment Innovation" Award at GE Awards 2013

    This year’s GE Awards were especially exciting for us here at Keynetix as both KeyLAB and KeyLogBook were finalists in the Product & Equipment Innovation Category, with KeyLogBook winning first prize! It was a year when geotechnical ground modelling and BIM were also strongly represented with the editor’s choice award going to a BIM implementation project and the young engineer ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • Large Strain Consolidation Software Packages Released

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of 1D, 2D (pseudo and quasi) and 3D (pseudo and quasi) large strain consolidation software packages. The ability to perform large strain consolidation has been integrated within the coupled solution of the existing SVFlux™ and SVSolid™ flow and stress deformation software packages. The release is the result of many years of ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • New Office and New Staff

    MM&A, a multi-service energy, mining, environmental, and engineering consulting firm is pleased to announce the addition of a new employee and a new branch office. MM&A hired Penny L. Meighen as Senior Geologist. We are also pleased to announce that she will be heading up a new office location for MM&A and it will be located in Evansville, Indiana. This will allow MM&A to better ...


  • EOS Remediation Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Company and Hayward Baker

    EOS Remediation (EOS), Raleigh, NC announces the formation of a Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Co., Ltd. (CG Co.), Tokyo, Japan, and Hayward Baker (HB), Hanover, MD: for the commercialization of the BioJet™ Technology.  This co-patent-pending (US and Japan) technology developed jointly by EOS and CG Co. is the product of 8 years of extensive research and development.  ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • 6 Bevis Marks wins GE Sustainability award

    Waterman are pleased to announce that 6 Bevis Marks has triumphed in the Sustainability Category at the Ground Engineering awards 2013.   The awards were presented on the 25th April at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane, which had an audience of over 450 leaders in geotechnical engineering consultancy and contracting.  Waterman are providing ...


    By Waterman Group

  • Eco-friendly sustainable water resources solutions

    A technology services centreis an outcome of a felt need of services on “eco-friendly geotechnical & environmental solutions” for sustainable water resources solutions for industrial & agriculture farm sites / project areas by getting status checked on environmental related land & water resources. The business entrepreneurs / managers; who give emphasis on the water sources in ...

  • Golder associates acquires global mining consulting firm Marston and Marston Inc.

    Golder Associates has acquired the Marston group of companies, a full-service mining consultancy that specializes in mine planning and geologic services for open pit and underground coal, metals, oil sands, and industrial mineral mines. The acquisition boosts Golder's capabilities as a global leader in mining by expanding its mine planning and resource evaluation capabilities in energy minerals, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Soil Particle Size Distribution

    Particle size distribution, also known as gradation, refers to the proportions by dry mass of a soil distributed over specified particle-size ranges. Gradation is used to classify soils for engineering and agricultural purposes, since particle size influences how fast or slow water or other fluid moves through a soil. Two proposed new ASTM standards provide test methods for determining particle ...


    By ASTM International

  • MiniRAE 3000 Correction Factors

    Geotechnical Services, Inc. is proud to announce the introduction of the MiniRAE 3000 to the U.S. market. As a premier consulting organization and instrumentation sales company dedicated to providing laboratory and field analytical solutions, Geotechnical Services - a leader in elemental and materials ...


    By Geotechnical Services, Inc

  • GEI Hires Eight Senior Professionals

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has hired eight senior professionals in several of its offices throughout the country.  Joining the firm are Christopher Bradley, P.E.; Mike Carosotto, P.E., PMP, CFM; Ying-Kit Choi, Ph.D., P.E.; ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • Argillon LLC has been awarded a contract from Mitsubishi Cement Corporation to provide a SINOx® Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) system at the Port of Long Beach, California.

    Argillon LLC of Alpharetta, Georgia announced today that it has received a significant contract to provide a SINOx® SCR system that will abate emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from Mitsubishi cargo ships that are loading/unloading bulk material at the Port of Long Beach, CA. These cargo ships produce emissions while entering and exiting the port and the SINOx® SCR system provided by Argillon ...


  • 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 ...

  • DOE awards contract to small business for mercury project at Y-12

    On Feb. 26, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) awarded a task order to Strata-G, a Knoxville-based small business, to collect data and perform characterization at Outfall 200, the proposed site for the mercury water treatment facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex. The task order is the first project within a five year, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EQuIS for ArcGIS & ArcGIS server supports ArcGIS 10

    EarthSoft announced today support for ArcGIS 10 for the EQuIS for ArcGIS extension for ESRI’s ArcMap and ArcScene 3D Analyst applications and ArcGIS Server. In addition to supporting all of the existing EQuIS for ArcGIS features on the ArcGIS 10 platform, added support for ArcGIS 10-specific features include: ArcGIS 10 Time-Aware Layers The EQuIS EZView ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Geosyntec Consultants Awarded WERF Funding for Innovative High-Performance Green Infrastructure Research

    Geosyntec Consultants (Geosyntec) announced today it has been awarded funding under a Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) program for the design, installation, measurement, and analysis of a series of actively controlled, distributed green infrastructure ('high-performance green infrastructure") approaches for urban stormwater control.  Geosyntec will demonstrate through this ...


    By GeoSyntec Consultants, Inc.

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