geotechnical sampling News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • AMS, Inc. – More than 70 Years of Success

    AMS, Inc., (AMS), previously known as Art’s Manufacturing and Supply, has been in business for over 70 years (founded in 1942) and is a leading manufacturer and provider of high quality sampling equipment.  AMS sampling equipment is primarily used for environmental and geotechnical applications.  The main sampling activities are for collecting soil, soil gas, and ...

  • 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

  • Colsen ISO certified

    Mid 2012 Colsen was able to certify her entire organization according to the NEN-EN-ISO-9001-2008 standard. This means that all of the following activities reside under this quality regime: permit application in the area of environmental & rural planning and waste water discharge; technology development in the area of water treatment, digestion, biological desulphurization, upgrading of ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • EarthSoft Announces Commercial Release of the New EQuIS for AutoCAD

    EarthSoft announced today the commercial release of the new EQuIS for AutoCAD module. EQuIS for AutoCAD will generate advanced environmental and geotechnical graphics within AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map or AutoCAD Civil, from EQuIS Schema databases and EQuIS Professional. Many EarthSoft clients have requested AutoCAD integration to streamline their graphics production and workflows. EQuIS for AutoCAD ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Panama Canal Marine Resistivity Survey with SuperStingR8

    The AGI SuperStingR8 with marine streamer and graphite electrodes(US Patent 6,674,286) were deployed along the entire 77-km long Panama Canal at 25m transect spacing to total 773 line-km of data.  This is the largest towed marine resistivity survey of this type to date.  AGI SuperStingR8 Marine resistivity data were successfully used to estimate geotechnical properties of the canal ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • MiniRAE 3000 available for Rental

    Geotechnical Services, Inc is proud to announce the introduction of the MiniRAE 3000 to the U.S. market. As a premier technical sales and instrumentation company dedicated to ...


    By Geotechnical Services, Inc

  • The MiniRAE 3000 Rental

    Geotechnical Services, Inc is proud to announce the introduction of the MiniRAE 3000 to the U.S. market. As a premier technical sales and instrumentation company dedicated to ...


    By Geotechnical Services, Inc

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • 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

  • 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

  • World Health Organisation’s William Angell is keynote speaker at VOCs and Ground Gas Conference

    The World Health Organisation’s Professor William Angell, who chairs the International Radon Project, is the keynote speaker at this year’s VOCs and Ground Gases Conference: Sampling, Risk Assessment and Remediation. The conference, held in London’s ICO Conference Centre on 18th November 2009, will highlight the current best practices in laboratory sampling, safety, risk assessment, remediation, ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • GEI Enhances Contaminated Sediments Practice with Shoreline Work

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced today the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • NFA! A.G. Wassenaar Achieves Success at Colorado Car Dealership

    I’ve been telling hundreds of versions of this same story with different names and locations for more than 14 years. I never get tired of it! The site is a former gas station that operated from 1959 until approximately 1978. The property was purchased in 1984 and the underground storage tanks were removed in 1985. A car dealership currently operates on the property. While doing some ...

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