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  • Campbell Scientific Canada selects KISTERS WISKI to support Field and Data Services Department

    After a detailed evaluation process of several meteorological data management solutions, both in-house and those from third party suppliers, Campbell Scientific Canada's (CSC) Field and Data Services Department decided to select the WISKI software from KISTERS as their preferred solution for managing client monitoring networks. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Campbell Scientific Canada is an ISO ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • 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., ( ...


  • Data Management Seminar and EQuIS Demonstration

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - SGS Office, Sulzbach, Germnay Register by Friday, 11 July Please contact Karl.Daines@SGS.com EQuIS data management software improves data quality and decision support. EQuIS is used in more than 42 countries and is the most widely used ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • ASTM D6063 - 11 Standard Guide for Sampling of Drums and Similar Containers by Field Personnel

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide covers information, including flow charts, for field personnel to follow in order to collect samples from drums and similar containers. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to help field personnel in planning and obtaining samples from drums and similar containers, using equipment and techniques that will ensure that the ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • GEI`s Washington, D.C. Office Announces Work on Three Major Projects

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today work on three new projects under the leadership of its Washington, D.C. office. The Marriott Marquis Hotel and Blue Plains Tunnel are situated within the nation's capital. Wolf Creek Dam, the highest hazard dam within the purview of ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • 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

  • Managing and reporting of concrete with GEOSYSTEM

    Von Gunten Engineering Software, Inc., makers of GEOSYSTEM Software, produces geotechnical software for storage and reporting of concrete and cement products strength test results and quality control. The flagship product is the Quality Control for Concrete Module (QC-Concrete), a database for management and reporting of concrete, mortar and grout and block data, including cylinders, beams, ...

  • 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

  • NGWA offers short course on LNAPL volume, mobility and recoverability

    The National Ground Water Association is offering a one-day course on LNAPL volume, mobility and recoverability for recovery systems design on November 4 in Costa Mesa, California.The course will show how diverse information such as soil core analysis, product bail-down tests, historical fluid levels, and recovery system performance can be integrated into an LNAPL Conceptual Site Model (LCSM) ...

  • ASTM D4511 - 11 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity of Essentially Saturated Peat

    Values of hydraulic conductivity determined by this test method may be useful in making rough preliminary estimates of the initial rates of drainage and compression of peat deposits when the only effective stress increase on the deposit is that resulting from a moderate, gradual lowering of the water table. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Introducing the LS250 MiniSonic, a Versatile Compact Sonic Rig

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services and drilling products, is proud to introduce the LS™250 MiniSonic™, a compact rig suitable for a wide variety of environmental, geotechnical, water and mining projects. Capable of drilling to depths of up to 250 feet (78m) when used with 4.75 ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7100 - 11 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Compatibility Testing of Soils with Aqueous Solutions

    1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers hydraulic conductivity compatibility testing of saturated soils in the laboratory with aqueous solutions that may alter hydraulic conductivity (for example, waste related liquids) using a flexible-wall permeameter. A hydraulic conductivity test ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D4829 - 11 standard test method for expansion index of soils

    The expansion index, EI, provides an indication of swelling potential of a compacted soil. The EI test is not used to duplicate any particular field conditions such as soil density, water content, loading, in-place soil structure, or soil water chemistry. However, consistent test conditions are used in preparation of ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D6066 - 11 Standard Practice for Determining the Normalized Penetration Resistance of Sands for Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

    Normalization of penetration resistance data is a frequently used method to evaluate the liquefaction susceptibility of sands. A large case history database from many countries has been accumulated to estimate instability of saturated sands during earthquakes (1,2,3,4). This test is used extensively for a great variety of geotechnical exploration programs where ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D6009 - 12 Standard Guide for Sampling Waste Piles

    This guide is intended to provide guidance for sampling waste piles. It can be used to obtain samples for waste characterization related to use, treatment, or disposal; to monitor an active pile; to prepare for closure of the waste pile; or to investigate the contents of an abandoned pile. Techniques used to sample include both in-place evaluations of the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Hydraulic Fracturing

    A new standards initiative in Subcommittee D18.26 on hydraulic fracturing will drive best practices for this energy-producing process. A newly formed ASTM International subcommittee is tackling the topic of hydraulic fracturing, addressing the need for consensus standards in this rapidly growing area of the energy field. Subcommittee D18.26 on Hydraulic Fracturing, part of ASTM Committee ...


    By ASTM International

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